"We've got in this country such distorted values. In the last 30 or 40 years we've invested all this money in our prison system, and our schools are starving for money." Toni Preckwinkle on America
Inmates get 24/hour care for roughly $ 39.000 per inmate - that's for 365 days per annum.
CPS children attend school for roughly 5 hours and 52 mintes (on the heavy side) at a cost of $ 26.500 - that's for 161 days per annum.
"We ought to invest a lot more in our public schools. You know, feed the kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner; have after-school activities; keep the schools open until nine o'clock in the evenings and on weekends; invest in things like the Boys and Girls Club and the Park District—I mean, everything, basically, to dramatically ramp up the investments in our children." -Toni Preckwinkle on Fighting Crime in Chicago
Toni Preckwinkle is bone stupid.
Then there is Karen Lewis ( read Jesse Sharkey)
”The labor leaders of that time, though, were ready to kill. They were. They were just - off with their heads. They were seriously talking about that.” -<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Rf-N7Fe_Wc4?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Karen Lewis is considered a ripe plum to Mayor of Chicago.
As for Rahm? Meh. With regard to Education and Chicago Crime, Rahm versus Toni and Karen is a debate about the difference between horse poop and manure.
"I wake up some mornings hating me too." -Rahm Emanuel