Chicago has been a laughing stock of America lately, Daley had his pride hurt when Rahm made an ass of Daley by joking around he would like to be mayor of Chicago. Rahm has no interest of becoming mayor of Chicago because it would be a large demotion. Quinn got it right. John Fritchey an Illinois State Representative from Chicago suggested the Illinois Guard called to restore calm in Chicago's streets. Daley and the Chicago press have not been reporting the nuts and bolts of Chicago's actual financial condition. The City of Chicago and the State of Illinois are in dire straits. Taxes need to be increased dramatically as soon as possible. That is a fact. Instead Daley has been acting like an infant squealing about guns, new gun control laws, playing the blame game on gangs in black neighborhoods. The facts are clear, Daley is paranoid anyone would get any positive press like Rahm or John Fritchey. Daley will not, cannot, and has never done anything about the blacks living condition, other than watch it become worse. I will make it very simple. Blacks are going to march downtown demanding more from Illinois. Sooooooooo......In the meantime, contracts fixing the streets will go to companies like PanAmerican. The crew looked entirely Hispanic. One of the workers on the crew could hardly understand English, but he understood enough to return a stolen official Department of Water Management safety helmet. Are these workers union and paid prevailing wage? This happened on Wednesday April 28, 2010. Many contractors working for the City of Chicago hire whites and to a lesser extent Hispanics, many of the workers live in the suburbs. So I hope all my black brothers on the ready to march today understand something very simple. Look in your neighborhoods and count all the vacant businesses. Look at all the factories that have closed in your neighborhoods. The best bet will be to vote for another mayor of Chicago. Chicago has closed its doors to manufacturing. The black cut of the pie gets smaller and smaller. Chicago blacks need good paying jobs that can uplift the community. Forget the gang summits, forget the little crumbs, and let's have some job summits for blacks in Chicago. Photo by Patrick McDonough.