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Corrupt Chicago politics / politicians invade the White House

Chicago Machine Takes over Washington

You must remember – the media won’t tell you this – that Barack Obama is a product of the corrupt political machine in Chicago headed by Mayor Richard Daley.

Chicago is run as a one-party city. The Democratic political machine and the government are one in the same.

Just like we saw recently in Congress, there is no real debate in Chicago. Deals are brokered in the back rooms among the ward leaders, the mayor and their cronies.

What the political machine decides, the public has to accept it. The city council serves simply as a rubber stamp – much the same way the Congress just acted for Obama.

And public money in Chicago is used to protect and serve the interests of the machine.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:31 AM on Feb. 21, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (14)
  • Obama – as I will reveal to you with the stimulus plan – is simply replicating the Chicago machine in Washington.

    It is a frightening thought because our freedoms depend on a vibrant two-party system.

    But that’s what you believe, not what Obama and his crew believe.

    Barack Obama and his Chicago gang, which includes his Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, also a congressman from the Chicago machine, have a starkly different view.

    They want a one-party system headed by a strong man.

    Is this the change - corrupt Chicago politics?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:32 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • corruption has always been there!!!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • Just have to go with the flow I guess......
    foreverb3

    Answer by foreverb3 at 10:40 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • Chicago politics are notorious for corruption beyond any entity anywhere, worse than DC, Chicago politics bring a new level of corruption, lies, strong arming, pay offs!!!!!!!!! The Mob....But you know, the NObamanites will excuse every corrupt crooked criminal appointee and they will excuse anything he has done or will do. Look at history, Chicago politics are like none other, a breed all their own, now occupying the White House! Great OP, changing from a low level corruption, business as usual, to an extreme high level of corruption that is unprecedented and dangerous!

    blessed5x

    Answer by blessed5x at 10:43 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • I am Hoping for Change.... Jindal/Rice 2012..... lol..
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:41 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • Grly I so wish we could have that.So far Jindal imo is impressive and Condi for sure.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 11:44 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • We can't wait until 2012. Let's work to get the House back to the GOP in 2010.
    patobello

    Answer by patobello at 12:02 PM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • I'll second that reply, that Chicago has always been corrupt, no news to anyone!
    New Orleans is the next runner-up!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:21 PM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • Yes you are right pato
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 1:22 PM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • YEP Chicago has ALWAYS been corrupt. Daley is very crooked, but he will run that city as long as he wants to.
    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 1:26 PM on Feb. 21, 2009