Grim Reality Mars Chicago’s Once Magnificent Mile

Crime in Chicago has reached epic proportions, retailers are in a mass exodus and citizens have had just about enough.

A would-be shopper pauses to look into a looted and vandalized Bloomingdale’s store on Wabash Avenue. (Stephen Hogan)

Nervous local and state politicians in Chicago Illinois, Democrats all, are on the horns of a fundamental dilemma.

That human beings tend to be self-deceiving is a well-known and documented flaw in human nature and facing reality, as it…