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Re: Chicago
« Reply #125 on: November 27, 2023, 09:36:15 PM »
Democrats count the votes in Chicago, so Republican candidates often don't even run for mayor. Some years back, the D's wanted "an investigation" of the GOP for not running a candidate for mayor in Chicago - they were upset that the GOP put ALL their Illinois campaign money into places where they could - and sometimes did - actually win. The D's got the bright idea of making the GOP waste money in rigged Chicago races instead, but they couldn't actually come up with a way to force that.
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #126 on: November 28, 2023, 09:47:42 AM »
Meanwhile

Shocking moment woman is robbed by rifle-wielding gang on busy Chicago street - before suspects stick up three other people and cops REFUSED to follow them
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12797245/Chicago-robbery-rifle-woman-video-police-suspects.html
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #127 on: November 28, 2023, 10:03:25 AM »
Meanwhile

Shocking moment woman is robbed by rifle-wielding gang on busy Chicago street - before suspects stick up three other people and cops REFUSED to follow them
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12797245/Chicago-robbery-rifle-woman-video-police-suspects.html

The gun guy in me notes:  I watched that video a bunch thinking that maybe the weapon was a PGO shotgun, but I think it was a sidefolder of some type.  You can clearly see when the guy gets out of the car and one hands it there is nothing protruding back from the receiver.  What I took at first watch to be a small mag protruding down from the middle I know think is a folded stock.  I don't actually see a magazine in that admittedly blurry video.

Which begs the question:  what was it really?  I wonder if these robbers just brandished an unloaded, LAW Adapter equipped and folded AR?  Or was it something else?  Doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things, I'm just curious.

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Re: Chicago
« Reply #128 on: January 11, 2024, 01:44:29 PM »
Chicago public schools has apparently lost a few laptops and iPads.
Guess how many.
77,000 in one school year.
Yeah...........

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The Chicago Sun-Times reported this week that while 3 percent of CPS's "technology assets" went missing in the 2018-19 school year, the figure was 8 percent in 2020-21 and 11 percent in 2021-22. Either students have gotten almost four times more careless, or somebody has found a juicy new revenue stream.

Notice I did not say that students lost 77,000 laptops and iPads, although surely a few careless students really did misplace their equipment. But a couple of things don't add up.

Where there is smoke there is fire

Chicago Public Schools 'Lost' HOW Many Laptops and iPads???
https://pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/2024/01/11/chicago-public-schools-lost-how-many-laptops-and-ipads-n4925382
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #129 on: January 11, 2024, 08:51:41 PM »
77,000 in one school year.

Wow, that's almost one for every four students.  Sounds like organized crime.
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #130 on: January 12, 2024, 08:02:36 AM »
This surprises me not one bit. CPS is notorious for blatant mismanagement incompetence and corruption, just like the city and county government.
My step daughter taught high school in an urban Chicago public school for 5 years. The place is full of people who won’t be fired for not doing their jobs.
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #131 on: May 18, 2024, 10:06:16 AM »
You get what you voted for

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has a bold idea to reduce crime in Chicago: refusing to prosecute offenses that are discovered during routine traffic stops.
https://bearingarms.com/camedwards/2024/05/18/cook-county-prosecutor-doesnt-want-to-prosecute-drug-or-gun-cases-stemming-from-traffic-stops-n1224952

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Under the policy, her office would decline to file drug, gun and theft charges in cases that begin with traffic stops for minor issues, such as having an expired vehicle registration, a missing license plate or nonfunctioning brake lights and headlights.
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #132 on: May 18, 2024, 06:41:08 PM »
You get what you voted for

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has a bold idea to reduce crime in Chicago: refusing to prosecute offenses that are discovered during routine traffic stops.
https://bearingarms.com/camedwards/2024/05/18/cook-county-prosecutor-doesnt-want-to-prosecute-drug-or-gun-cases-stemming-from-traffic-stops-n1224952

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Re: Chicago
« Reply #133 on: June 05, 2024, 08:42:34 AM »
Feral yutes taking over the streets

Chicago woman loses unborn baby after she and husband were attacked on date night by '14 year-old boy and 17 year-old girl'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13495835/Chicago-unborn-baby-streeterville-pregnant-attack-teenagers-gang.html
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #134 on: June 05, 2024, 09:52:00 AM »
You get what you voted for

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has a bold idea to reduce crime in Chicago: refusing to prosecute offenses that are discovered during routine traffic stops.
https://bearingarms.com/camedwards/2024/05/18/cook-county-prosecutor-doesnt-want-to-prosecute-drug-or-gun-cases-stemming-from-traffic-stops-n1224952
But they can't just stop doing the traffic stops.  That would cut down on revenue. 
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #135 on: June 05, 2024, 09:58:31 AM »
Feral yutes taking over the streets

Chicago woman loses unborn baby after she and husband were attacked on date night by '14 year-old boy and 17 year-old girl'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13495835/Chicago-unborn-baby-streeterville-pregnant-attack-teenagers-gang.html

They caused her to miscarry. From the article:

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The pair were each charged with one count of misdemeanor battery and released pending court appearances.
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #136 on: June 05, 2024, 11:33:26 AM »
And the teens though to have caused the injuries have been released

Edit: As your above quote says. Overlooked it.
« Last Edit: June 05, 2024, 12:21:07 PM by WLJ »
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #137 on: June 05, 2024, 12:18:25 PM »
Feral yutes taking over the streets

Chicago woman loses unborn baby after she and husband were attacked on date night by '14 year-old boy and 17 year-old girl'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13495835/Chicago-unborn-baby-streeterville-pregnant-attack-teenagers-gang.html

And the teens though to have caused the injuries have been released

Honestly, I kinda hope they get killed before their court appearance.  Save everyone a lot of trouble.

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Re: Chicago
« Reply #138 on: June 05, 2024, 12:44:22 PM »
Honestly, I kinda hope they get killed before their court appearance.  Save everyone a lot of trouble.

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Re: Chicago
« Reply #139 on: July 08, 2024, 09:04:05 PM »
You can't make this S up

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Over 100 people were shot in Chicago last weekend, including 18 fatally.

Mayor Brandon Johnson blamed it on Richard Nixon in his press conference today.

No, that is not a joke.

https://x.com/greg_price11/status/1810405202085949612

Tricky Dick: Watch Chicago's Mayor Blame Richard Nixon for Crime in Chicago (No, Really)
https://twitchy.com/amy-curtis/2024/07/08/tricky-dick-chicagos-mayor-blames-richard-nixon-for-crime-in-chicago-in-2024-n2398135
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #140 on: July 10, 2024, 12:32:56 AM »
You can't make this S up

https://x.com/greg_price11/status/1810405202085949612

Tricky Dick: Watch Chicago's Mayor Blame Richard Nixon for Crime in Chicago (No, Really)
https://twitchy.com/amy-curtis/2024/07/08/tricky-dick-chicagos-mayor-blames-richard-nixon-for-crime-in-chicago-in-2024-n2398135

Naturally.  They have to be able to blame "someone else" as their own records show their ineptitude.  [barf]  :facepalm:
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Re: Chicago
« Reply #141 on: July 10, 2024, 06:38:11 PM »
Chicago Mayor Blames Spike In Violence On 9th Century Chinese Monks Who Invented Gunpowder
https://babylonbee.com/news/chicago-mayor-blames-recent-gun-deaths-on-the-taft-hartley-act-of-1947









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Re: Chicago
« Reply #142 on: July 10, 2024, 06:57:20 PM »
To really understand Chicago, one must read "Second City Cop" and "Hey Jackass."

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Re: Chicago
« Reply #143 on: July 10, 2024, 07:06:10 PM »
To really understand Chicago, one must read "Second City Cop" and "Hey Jackass."

You will thank me!

Yeah I've pointed to Hey Jackass quite a few times. It scary there.
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