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  • Old, White Communists Lead Anti-Cop Protests In Chicago Over McDonald Death

    11/27/2015 2:49:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 26, 2015 | Eric Owens
    ...........The main communist agitator who shouted a continuous barrage of chants through the bullhorn is longtime Chicago activist Grant Newburger. Newburger, 57, called himself a leader of the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade as a fortysomething, according to the Chicago Reader, the Second City's main alternative weekly....... Another communist agitator who spoke into the communal Maoist bullhorn during Wednesday night's protest in Chicago is Revolutionary Communist Party member Lou Downey..... "We are the people! The mighty mighty, mighty people," was a communist agitator-led chant. Also: "Whose streets? OUR STREETS!"......... The Revolutionary Communist Party regularly seeks to conceal itself in growing radical...
  • The Official Chicago Bears v. Green Bay Packers Thanksgiving Day Game Drinking Game

    11/26/2015 9:18:28 AM PST · by usconservative · 41 replies | 11/26/2015 | Chris Bourg
    Chicagoans have one more reason to be thankful tonight, as the Bears take on the Packers in Lambeau Field for a primetime Thanksgiving matchup. Even though the Bears have been playing a little better as of late, the Packers are a superior team and will almost certainly destroy them like they did in September. So to cap off your Thanksgiving night right, here's a fun drinking game to play while you watch the game to make the viewing experience a little more enjoyable. (Optional) Pre-game warm-up: Try to name all 27 quarterbacks the Bears have started since 1992 when Brett...
  • Chicago Protesters Caught on Video Vandalizing City Holiday Display: ‘F*** Your Christmas Tree!’

    11/26/2015 8:13:50 AM PST · by redreno · 35 replies ^ | Nov. 26, 2015 12:17am | Dave Urbanski
    Chicago protesters pulled down barricades and tore light strands off the city Christmas tree Wednesday night in Millennium Park, WGN-TV reported. It was the second night of protests over the death of Laquan McDonald, a black 17-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer.
  • Commentary: Is there a magic bullet to reduce police misconduct?

    11/26/2015 5:38:21 AM PST · by rellimpank · 56 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 26 nov 2015 | Arthur Acevedo
    Imagine if the first bullet in a cop's chamber were a blank bullet. Would this approach save lives? What if a police department adopted this approach as standard procedure. Or, better yet, if legislation mandated this requirement for state and local police departments. Would it help save lives? Police in Britain, Ireland, Norway, Iceland and New Zealand typically do not carry weapons at all when they are patrolling the streets. Surely, crimes in those countries are no less threatening than what we experience in the U.S. The idea is not to ban guns from the police departments here. Rather, it...
  • How Should Police Stop A Knife-Swinging Laquan On PCP?

    11/25/2015 11:57:19 AM PST · by IChing · 191 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 11/25/15 | Donald Joy
    In the latest high-profile racial railroading of a white policeman for obvious political reasons, it has taken authorities over a full year to decide to charge Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke in the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The obviousness of the racial/political theater here is largely due to the fact that the timing of the ridiculous charge — first degree murder — being suddenly announced after all these months, so transparently coincides with the sudden FOIA public release of a police dashcam video of the shooting which, to the untrained eye, looks pretty bad. The video in...
  • Raw Video: Chicago Police dashcam video of Laquan McDonald shooting

    11/24/2015 5:03:03 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 130 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11/24/2015
    McDonald runs towards one police cruiser while brandishing a knife, a 2nd cruiser rolls up, cop steps out walks towards McDonald and proceeds to shoot him 16 times.
  • Report Laquan MacDonald videos to YouTube

    11/25/2015 6:25:40 AM PST · by sampai · 11 replies
    When a white man got beaten up by a crowd of black thugs, and Drudge put it on his front page, YouTube immediately took down the video because it had been reported as "disgusting" content. I'd suggest everyone report all Laquan MacDonald videos on YouTube similarly. You'd be helping MacDonald's family out. Following a $5 million settlement with the city of Chicago, they urged the judge overseeing the video case to not release the video: "Like any mother, she doesn't want to see the execution of her son over and over again on YouTube and television. It's graphic, it's disturbing,...
  • Chicago homicides [433 so far in 2015, protests in the street over ONE]

    11/25/2015 5:45:27 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    ....based on around-the-clock reporting by the Chicago Tribune staff....
  • Protests Erupt in Chicago After Video of Laquan McDonald Being Shot by Police Released

    11/24/2015 6:52:30 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 148 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/24/2015 | TOM LIDDY
    Protesters took to the streets in the wake of the release of dash cam footage showing police shooting a teen being shot by police, chanting "16 shots" for the number of times the officer allegedly shot him.The dash cam video, released by police today a day ahead of a court-ordered deadline, shows officers confronting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who later died at a hospital, as he walked down the street on Oct. 20, 2014. snip Chicago police officials said they were responding to a report of a person walking down the street with a knife and that McDonald refused to drop...
  • Obama: Packages had explosives

    10/29/2010 2:14:25 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 62 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 10/29/10 | MATT NEGRIN & ABBY PHILLIP
    The packages found on U.S.-bound airplanes contained explosives and were intended to hit two places of Jewish worship in Chicago, President Obama announced Friday. The packages originated in Yemen and were identified in Dubai and London, he said, calling it a credible terrorist threat against our country.
  • THE WARFARE OF WORSHIP [Charismatic Caucus]

    11/24/2015 7:23:31 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    bible, the joshua chronicles ^ | bible,Holy Spirit
    Jursidiction is when My Spirit overwhelms the rulers,thrones and principalities with the heavenlies and you shall always find this in worship and praise for it causes an immediate setback and hedge of Holy Fire for My Seraphim guard My Glory and such is the worship of My Children to their KING ! Job 1:6-10 6 Now there was a day when the sons (the angels) of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan (the adversary and accuser) also came among them. 7 And the Lord said to Satan, From where did you come? Then Satan answered the...
  • (Chicago) Who was LaQuan McDonald?

    11/23/2015 7:56:51 PM PST · by VideoPaul · 21 replies
    WMAQ-TV Chicago ^ | 11/23/2015 | Carol Marin
    The single image of LaQuan McDonald for the past six months has been that of a 17-year-old African-American teenager dressed in a red graduation cap and gown. Beyond the fact that he was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer the night of October 20, 2014, only a few facts about the remainder of his life have been reported. /See video at link)
  • TRUE VIRTUE [charismatic Caucus]

    11/23/2015 7:44:25 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles,Bible ^ | 11-23-15 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    My opportunities come with decisions made from a righteous mindset and it is only as one decides to walk in Virtue NOT Guile that heavens open and the Highway of Holiness is then revealed before your very eyes as Stephen ~ ~ ~ Acts 6:8-15 8 Now Stephen, full of grace (divine blessing and favor) and power (strength and ability) worked great wonders and signs (miracles) among the people. 9 However, some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (freed Jewish slaves), as it was called, and [of the synagogues] of the Cyrenians and of the Alexandrians...
  • Police: 5 killed, 12 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

    11/22/2015 10:10:12 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | November 21, 2015
    Five people were killed and at least 12 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday afternoon, police said.
  • Terror Threats (Chicago is being cased)

    11/22/2015 1:31:35 PM PST · by InMemoriam · 13 replies
    Second City Cop ^ | November 22, 2015 | Second City Cop
    From Second City Cop, the blog of a Chicago cop: Anyone have the scoop on this? About three hours ago, a male in his twenties, apparently of middle eastern descent, walked into the lobby of 024 with a bucket full of an unknown substance stating "this is a gift for your chief". When confronted by officers, he quickly exited the building while leaving the bucket just outside the front door. Officers successfully pursued the suspect who was brought back into the station. The subject stated the bucket was full of water and was a "gift". When Lt's DH and NS...
  • Trumps Silent Majority Makes Loud Ugly Noises Online

    09/30/2015 7:51:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    WhoWhatWhy ^ | September 30, 2015 | Klaus Marre
    Early in September, Shaquandra Ratliff was killed in Chicago. The young mother was shot when a fight broke out at a death remembrance party for a gang member slain a year ago. But police say Ratliff had no gang affiliation and simply was at the wrong place at the wrong time. In other words, this is a story about yet another innocent black person shot to death. A report on the killing was posted on Yahoo! News, the most popular news site in the United States. Yahoo! News allows people to comment on articles and/or to vote on comments. A...
  • Drop the gun or forget sex forever

    11/22/2015 9:20:26 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 40 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/22/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    When all else fails, try no sex. Chicago’s street violence is so bad that a very brave and self-composed South Side woman, April Lawson, is organizing black women to vow no sex until the killing stops, like now! “Make sure these fools put down their guns,” she’s telling her lady warriors. And her sex strike mission is based on Aristophanes’ classic Greek play, “Lysistrata!” To stop the perpetual war between Athens and Sparta, a strong Athenian woman “explains to the other women: They are to withhold sexual privileges from their menfolk as a means of forcing them to bring an...
  • Republicans who fault the media show bias

    11/22/2015 6:40:22 AM PST · by skimbell · 31 replies
    TNS via QCOnline ^ | November 22, 2015 | Cass R. Sunstein
    For Republican presidential contenders challenged by the media, the go-to answer has become a claim of victimhood: You are biased against us. As Marco Rubio put it at the CNBC debate last month, "The Democrats have the ultimate super PAC. It’s called the mainstream media." Are media outlets really biased against Republican candidates? One of the most careful studies, by Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse Shapiro of the University of Chicago, doesn’t find much evidence of that. Its central conclusion is that readers...
  • Season's first snow is Chicago's largest November snowfall in 120 years

    11/22/2015 3:39:12 AM PST · by george76 · 38 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 21, 2015 | Marwa Eltagouri
    Chicago gets its largest November snowfall in 120 years. The season's first snowfall dropped as much as 17 inches across Chicago's northern suburbs, and the total of 11.2 inches at O'Hare International Airport made it the largest November snowfall in 120 years. ... According to the weather service, this was the second-largest November snowstorm, behind only a 12-inch snowfall Nov. 25-26, 1895. This month is catapulted to the fourth snowiest November on record with more than a week remaining. The three snowiest Novembers were: 1940 with 14.8 inches, 1895 with 14.5 inches and 1951 with 14.3 inches.
  • Fire Breaks Out In John Hancock Building

    11/21/2015 1:12:36 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 61 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | November 21, 2015
    (CBS) — The Chicago Fire Department is on the scene of the John Hancock Building battling a fire Saturday afternoon.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

    11/20/2015 8:06:29 PM PST · by DemforBush · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    February, 1929. Chicago is a big town, but it's not big enough for its two most powerful gangsters. Al Capone (Jason Robards) controls the south side, Arch-rival Bugs Moran (Ralph Meeker) controls the north side. War seems inevitable, until one comes up with a scheme to rid himself of the other for good... Directed by Roger Corman. Co-starring George Segal and Bruce Dern.
  • ISIS Terrorist Released in Plea Deal Months Ago in Illinois

    11/16/2015 4:22:36 PM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 11/16/15
    The Paris terrorist attacks bring to mind the frightening case of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) operative arrested in Chicago last fall and released earlier this year to serve probation in Illinois for a state crime that secretly drew federal intervention.His name is Emad Karakrah, the ringleader of a sophisticated narco-terror operation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) facilitated his release from Cook County Jail in January. Judicial Watch uncovered Karakrah’s terrorism record and has reported extensively on his extremist activities, including a 2009 plot to bomb talk-show host Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studios and the iconic...
  • A NOW Word to The "TRUE" OVERCOMERS [Charismatic Caucus]

    11/20/2015 7:56:18 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    Bible,The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-20-15 | Jedediah
    Systematic changes are in effect now for all those accessing The Highway of Holiness for Truly as you meet each waypoint in Steps of Faith , your "Knowing" what has changed from where you were to where you are now shall be entrusted to you for your hands have been found clean and your hearts free from guile for this is the road for all those that "HAVE" Overcome ! 2 Peter 1:1-11 1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle (special messenger) of Jesus Christ, to those who have received (obtained an equal privilege of) like precious faith with ourselves...
  • Chicago children keep being murdered, and politicians keep moving on

    --(snip)--State legislators and aldermen shouldn't move on. Yet they always do: •In the weeks since someone killed Tyshawn, how many Chicago state senators and representatives have you heard pledging to toughen Illinois' light sentences for gun offenders? Two years ago, the legislators' power play blocked a mildly stronger gun-sentences bill that united Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the National Rifle Association as odd-couple supporters. We don't know if that legislation would have protected Tyshawn. We do know that by keeping shooters off the streets longer, and maybe deterring some gun crimes, it would make Chicago safer. Yet Chicago's lawmakers, legislative leaders...
  • South Side woman launches 'sex strike' to end violence (Obama's Chicago)

    11/18/2015 10:14:19 AM PST · by simpson96 · 80 replies
    Fox32 News ^ | 11/17/2015 | Anita Padilla
    CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - No justice, no sex. A South Side woman thinks sex is the solution to Chicago's violence problem. She is reportedly launching an online petition for a "sex strike."April Lawson hopes women will sign up for her cause on and agree to abstinence until the men of their communities put down their guns.The idea of a "sex strike" is the premise behind Spike Lee's soon-to-be released movie "Chiraq." Lawson said she was inspired to start the petition because she is tired of the violence in the city and thinks "you have to hit people where...
  • BELIEVE and declare your Breakthrough into SUBSTANCE[charismatic caucus]

    11/18/2015 2:39:05 PM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    bible,the joshua chronicles ^ | 11-18-15 | Jedediah,
    Your substantiality will always be found in me for I will part the waters for you in all you come against! So never let something appear as impossible but "speak grace to your mountains" proudly for as My Blood was shed for you it is I that Rend the Heavens to aid you with My healing Balm of Grace. (( ( Declare ) )) My Children everything "into substance and Being" for I AM your Sword as you speak your needs into LIFE! Step up from faith into the "KNOWING" you CAN Trust , Lean on and Rest in the...
  • 19-year-old dropped newborn from high-rise after hiding pregnancy: prosecutors

    11/18/2015 11:04:15 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/18/15 | Genevieve Bookwalter and Megan Crepeau
    An Uptown woman dropped her newborn girl from an eighth-floor window late Wednesday, killing the baby, because she feared discovery by her family, prosecutors said Saturday. Mubashra Uddin, 19, was ordered held without bail on a first-degree murder charge Saturday after a hearing in Cook County Bond Court. The newborn, being called Baby Jane Uddin in police reports, was found in the grass outside a high-rise in the 800 block of West Eastwood Avenue about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. Uddin did not appear in court Saturday because she is hospitalized.
  • No Trayvon outcry for Tyshawn

    11/18/2015 7:26:56 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/18/15 | David Hunter
    Execution-style vengeance killing of nine-year old Chicago resident Tyshawn Lee The November 2nd execution-style vengeance killing of nine-year old Chicago resident Tyshawn Lee has been completely ignored by the Black Lives Matter movement. Likewise, his tragic death remains unacknowledged by so-called black “leaders” like the rabble-rousing Al Sharpton or fellow Chicagoan Jesse Jackson. Even the former Chicago community-organizer Barack Obama—and his pouty-faced “bring back our girls” wife Michelle—have interestingly chosen silence despite their polarizing, knee-jerk history of inserting themselves into the political discourse. Unlike, Trayvon Martin who garnered country-wide attention and outrage regarding his unfortunate fate—a life cut short by...
  • Poll: Do you agree with Trump that tough French gun laws led to more deaths in terrorist attacks?

    11/15/2015 10:29:40 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 118 replies ^ | 11/15/2015 | Ken Thorbourne
    As France and the rest of the world comes to grips with Friday night's horrific terrorist attacks in and around Paris that claimed at least 129 lives, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is blaming tough gun control laws in France for the dimensions of the tragedy. At a rally in southeast Texas Saturday afternoon, Trump told the crowd "nobody had guns but the bad guys." "You can say what you want, but if they had guns -- if our people had guns, if they were allowed to carry -- it would have been a much, much different situation," Trump said,...
  • Ben Carson’s “Red Herring” fishing fleet

    11/15/2015 8:21:52 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/15/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The tenor of our times requires this disclaimer: I think Ben Carson is a nice man who got attacked with phony charges regarding whether or not he was offered a chance to go to West Point. Oh, and I think he is brilliant. Now that Carson-the RNC’s current favor of the month-has bombed once again in the latest Republican candidates’ debate the man they are hoping will derail Donald Trump needs lots of help. In five available public polls Carson registered an anemic 5.5% of those who voted. In a survey released Wednesday morning on the question of who...
  • THE WATCHDOGS: Police failing to ensure mentally ill don’t have guns

    11/15/2015 6:31:57 AM PST · by rellimpank · 17 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 15 nov 2015
    Thousands of people with mental illnesses have been barred from owning guns in Illinois in recent years under measures put in place amid a wave of deadly mass shootings across the country. But the laws have done little to take guns out of their hands, a Chicago Sun-Times investigation has found. The laws led to an explosion in the number of people deemed psychologically unfit to own a gun in Illinois.
  • Hastert Reportedly Paid Individual From His Past To Hide Sexual Misconduct

    05/29/2015 12:21:39 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies ^ | 05-29-2015 | John Stanton, Andrew Kaczynski, Evan McMorris-Santoro
    What We Know So Far Hastert, the former Speaker of the House, was indicted Thursday on federal charges of evading reporting requirements and lying to the FBI The Illinois Republican allegedly agreed to pay an unnamed individual $3.5 million for previous misconduct Source: Investigators considered including a second alleged victim in the Hastert indictment, but ultimately chose not to do so. A source familiar with the investigation told BuzzFeed News that U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon considered but did not pursue additional charges against former Speaker Dennis Hastert, which would have included a reference to an Individual B, one of potentially...
  • Woman Arrested For Denny's Pancake Rage

    11/14/2015 5:54:28 AM PST · by Carl Vehse · 71 replies
    the smoking gun ^ | November 13, 2015 | the smoking gun
    Meet Natasha West. The Chicagoan, 27, is facing assault and property damage charges after becoming unhinged when a Denny's waitress explained that she was not allowed to share her $4 all-you-can-eat pancake special with her friends.
  • Maybe Obama library can inspire city to tackle gun violence (barf alert)

    11/14/2015 5:38:13 AM PST · by rellimpank · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 14 nov2015 | Dawn M. Turner
    In the past, I have criticized President Barack Obama for not saying enough about urban gun violence, and mostly mentioning it in a tacked-on, ornamental way after there had been a mass killing on a college campus or in a small-town movie theater. But earlier this week, the president had words for Chicago about its violence problem. And, although it wasn't him speaking directly to us, the message was poignant and came through loud and clear from the chairman of the Barack Obama Foundation leading the development of the Obama presidential library. Whether the library will wind up in Jackson...
  • Editorial: To fight gun violence, get the facts (barf alert)

    11/13/2015 6:21:01 AM PST · by rellimpank · 16 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 13 nov 2015
    Nineteen years ago, Congress put a brick on most federal funding to support basic research on gun violence. Wherever one stands on the issue of gun control, this is foolish. If 32,000 Americans a year were dying of anything else, you can bet we’d be working overtime to find the cause and a way to stop it. But crucial research into gun safety remains undone.
  • Shooting Shows Why Gun Control Activists Hate Concealed Carry

    11/13/2015 4:20:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A shooting in Gage Park, in Southwest Chicago, illustrates why gun control activists (disarmists) have fought so hard to keep people with concealed carry permits out of the city. In this case, the armed customer shot and killed an armed robber who was attempting to rob a cash exchange store where the owner's two teenage sons were working. To understand why disarmists hate the idea of concealed carry permits, read the comments from people in the area. From From the store owner and the boys' mother: "All I know is that someone came in here threatening my sons,...
  • LIMITLESS "JEHOVAH" [charismatic caucus]

    11/09/2015 1:58:31 PM PST · by Jedediah · 7 replies
    Bible,the Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-9-15 | Holy Spirit,bible
    Limitless and eternity walk in tandem, In other words they both speak I AM, The power and knowledge of all that is or can be, The the sum of which is infinity, to walk and breathe yeah exist in and through all, Understanding that there is no wall, Nothing can stop the synergy, Of The Creator for I AM HE, Job 38 38 Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said, 2 Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? 3 Gird up now your loins like a man, and I will demand of you,...
  • Mom of slain boy, 14, had just returned to Chicago: 'I wish I never came back'

    11/09/2015 6:00:20 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 9, 2015 | Rosemary Regina Sobol
    Franika Marshall, expecting twin girls in March, lost her 14-year-old son over the weekend just weeks after returning to a city she had left because of the gun violence. "I'm numb," said Marshall, sitting on a dining room chair in her mother's home in the 5700 block of South Seeley Avenue on Sunday morning, hours after J-Quantae Riles was gunned down on a West Englewood sidewalk. Surrounded by friends and family, she spoke with her eyes half-closed, tears streaming down her cheeks, her left hand never leaving her baby bump.
  • Mother of boy shot dead denies spending donated funds on new car (Chicago)

    11/08/2015 6:05:57 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 49 replies
    WLS Chicago ^ | November 07, 2015 | Evelyn Holmes
    Mother of boy shot dead denies spending donated funds on new car WLS By Evelyn Holmes Saturday, November 07, 2015 10:56PM CHICAGO (WLS) -- The mother of a 9-year-old boy shot to death earlier this week is being accused of spending money donated through a "Go Fund Me" effort intended for funeral expenses on a new car. Karla Lee is strongly denying the claim Saturday night and commenting on those who have taken to social media to criticize her. The mother of slain Tyshawn Lee says it's simply not true. She said she did not use money donated to help...
  • Keystone Pipeline Quiz

    11/07/2015 9:08:00 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-7-2015 | MOTUS
    Barack Hussein Obama, Joe Biden and John Kerry walk into a room…BO, Joe and Jean arrive for the Keystone Pipeline funeralQuestion: how many degrees does the ambient I.Q. drop?Yesterday, after 6 years of courting environmentalists, El Presidente finally stuck a fork in the Keystone Pipeline. Because he is the Decider.And besides, who needs energy independence now that the Decider has stabilized relations with all the oil producing companies in the Middle East? Indeed, who needs to rely on any of those disgusting fossil fuels when our Decider has paved the way for alternate energy sources like wind, solar, algae and...
  • Environmental activists tip their hand in the post-Keystone world -- Keep Everything in the Ground

    11/07/2015 11:33:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/07/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    After Barack Obama’s totally predictable cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline project (for now, at least) there was great celebration among the environmental brigade of the Social Justice Warriors. The evil pipeline was dead, along with all the jobs it would bring and the opportunity for us to capture and process much of Canada’s wealth of energy rather than it being shipped to China. (Which it will be anyway when the Northern Gateway Pipeline is complete, whether we get some of it or not.) But as with all things in the liberal enclaves of the country, one victory is...
  • Woman struck by motorbike, left unconscious on Chicago sidewalk; Video

    11/07/2015 6:20:11 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | Nov 5, 2015 | Sarah Schulte
    Woman struck by motorbike, left unconscious on Chicago sidewalk; Surveillance video shows hit-and-run WLS By Sarah Schulte Thursday, November 05, 2015 12:00AM CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was struck and knocked unconscious by a motorbike on a Chicago sidewalk. The driver stopped briefly, but left. Surveillance video shows the hit-and-run crash outside the South Side auto shop where Catalina Gomez works as a receptionist. About three weeks ago, the 24-year-old woman was on her way home when she was struck by the minibike. "I honestly do not remember any of it. I remember waking up in the hospital," Gomez said....
  • Chicago gun violence: Each child's dying breath

    11/07/2015 5:47:09 AM PST · by rellimpank · 26 replies
    Chicag Tribune ^ | 07 nov 2015
    Over time we all will learn more about the savaging of Tyshawn Lee, the basketball devotee who won't celebrate his 10th birthday. Multiple gunshot wounds pre-empted that prospect Monday afternoon. Depending on where the first bullet hit, his body responded as best it could: His nerves likely activated chemical neurotransmitters that created an atmosphere of pain, shock and fear in his brain. Owing to massive tissue damage, loss of oxygen-carrying blood or both, Tyshawn ultimately drew one dying breath. We hope every Illinois lawmaker finds a private moment to imagine that annihilation of a child on this city's South Side....
  • [Chicago] Three Teens Shot Near High School In Marquette Park

    11/06/2015 4:57:49 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 16 replies
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Three teenagers were shot outside of a high school Friday afternoon in the Marquette Park neighborhood. Two boys and a girl were standing outside in the 7000 block of South Washtenaw at 12:45 p.m. when they were shot. It happened in front of Excel Southwest High School and across the street from McKay Elementary. All three were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the torso and was listed in serious-to-critical condition.
  • 9-year-old Chicago boy ‘lured’ into alley and shot

    11/06/2015 6:23:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 6, 2015
    CHICAGO — A 9-year-old Chicago boy who was fatally shot this week was “lured” from a park into an alley and executed because of his father’s alleged gang connections, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday, in a crime he described as among the most “unfathomable” in his 35 years in policing. Tyshawn Lee, an elementary school student headed to his grandmother’s house, was shot in the head and back Monday in a neighborhood alley on the city’s South Side.

    11/06/2015 12:50:53 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/5/15 | Lee Stranahan
    Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, and James Kilgore—three communist revolutionaries who were part of domestic terror groups and who all spent years on the run from the law—approved as a man called for “citizen’s tribunals” against the National Rifle Association to be held at the United Nations. The comments came at an event promoting the criminal justice reform being pushed by President Obama and the Black Lives Matter movement. After a question about gun violence in Chicago, a man in the front row suggested one solution would be to “indict the NRA.” It’s unclear how that would solve the high murder...
  • Cops: Chicago boy, 9, was lured into alley in execution killing

    11/05/2015 8:33:37 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
    CHICAGO -- Police say a 9-year-old Chicago boy was lured into an alley and killed in apparent gang-related retaliation, reports CBS News' Dean Reynolds. Tyshawn Lee, a fourth-grader, was shot in the head and back Monday afternoon near his grandmother's house in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. 1atyshawn.jpg Tyshawn Lee Superintendent of Police Garry McCarthy said at a press conference at the murder scene Thursday it was the most "abhorrent, cowardly, unfathomable crime" in his 35 years of police work. He said Tyshawn was on his way to his grandmother's on Monday afternoon when he joined others in the alley near...
  • Kraft Heinz to move Oscar Mayer HQ to Chicago (out of Madistan)

    11/05/2015 3:42:07 PM PST · by bigbob · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11-4-15 | Greg Trotter, Samantha Bomkamp and Corilyn Shropshir
    Kraft Heinz announced Wednesday that it will move Oscar Mayer and the company's U.S. meats business from Madison, Wis., to Chicago — a move that will add 250 jobs to Chicago's Aon Center. The company also announced plans to consolidate its production facilities during the next two years, which will result in the shutdown of seven North American manufacturing facilities: Fullerton, Calif.; San Leandro, Calif.; Federalsburg, Md.; St. Mary's, Canada; Campbell, N.Y.; Lehigh Valley, Pa., and the one in Madison. The closings will result in the loss of about 2,600 manufacturing jobs at the company, including 700 in Madison. About...
  • Hillary Clinton accused of race smear against Bernie Sanders - gun violence a 'black problem'

    11/05/2015 2:53:15 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/04/15 | Nikki Schwab
    Hillary Clinton accused of race smear against Bernie Sanders by hinting he is calling gun violence a 'black problem' Hillary Clinton seems to have a new critique of Bernie Sanders' gun stance. While not naming her Democratic rival directly, Clinton said before the Charleston, South Carolina, branch of the NAACP Friday that talking about 'urban' gun violence, as Sanders did at the first debate, was simply code for 'black.' 'There are some who say that it is an urban problem,' Clinton stated. 'Sometimes what they mean by that is: It's a black problem. But it's not. It's not black. It's...
  • Drudge is Right About Obama's Gun-Free Zone Hypocrisy

    11/04/2015 9:37:00 AM PST · by raptor22 · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 4 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    In President Obama’s hometown of Chicago on Halloween night Saturday, a robbery was thwarted when a concealed carry permit holder with a valid firearm owner’s ID card under Illinois law shot the thug dead. It showed that even in Obama’s Chicago, more guns mean less crime and, in this case, one less career criminal. It also shows that opponents’ fears that concealed carry laws will mean carnage in the streets as garden-variety disputes escalate into a proverbial gunfight at the OK Corral are false. Since the U.S. 7th Court of appeals struck down Illinois’ ban on concealed carry as unconstitutional...