Chicago, and the State of Illinois, are ‘failed states.’ Parasitic city and state governments have sucked their taxpayers dry, almost to death. See here.
The region–which once harbored brilliant entrepreneurs and spawned major manufacturers and businesses–is now a socialist hellhole, which imposes ever-higher taxes on its impoverished citizens.
Chicago’s police department has openly operated a torture and interrogation facility where suspects and arrestees are taken “off the books” to be interrogated without access to lawyers or telephones. A blood-stained record of brutality has been documented at the facility. See here.
Now we read that that long-suffering City taxpayers have been forced to pay out a half billion dollars to pay for police brutality settlements. See here.