Mayor Emanuel’s ‘Chicago Values’: Chicago, Deadliest Global City

-By Warner Todd Huston

Well, thank goodness for Rahm Emanuel’s “Chicago values,” eh? NBC Chicago is now reporting that it is more dangerous to live in Chicago than any other great city of the world.

Isn’t it wonderful that Rahm Emanuel came from Washington to save the city?

As the TV station reports it, Chicago is worse than even New York… even worse than MEXICO CITY, fer cripes sakes … in the number of murders we have here.

As measured in murders per 100,000 citizens, here is the list with worst (Chicago) listed first:

  • Chicago 19.4
  • Sao Paulo 15.6
  • Moscow 9.6
  • Mexico City 8.0
  • Los Angeles 7.5
  • New York 6.0
  • Paris 4.4
  • Amsterdam 1.8
  • Toronto 1.7
  • London 1.4
  • Sydney 1.0
  • Berlin 1.0
  • Hong Kong 0.6
  • Tokyo 0.5
  • Singapore 0.4

Thanks, Rahm!

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's and,,,,, Human Events Magazine, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events. Warner is also the editor of the Midwest Editor for He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the new book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions, EMAIL Warner Todd Huston: igcolonel .at. "The only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life, or better to endure it." --Samuel Johnson
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