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47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet
CNN ^ | Lorenzo Ferrigno

Posted on 08/03/2014 6:51:23 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

(CNN) -- After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

The girl was just one of 47 shooting victims in Chicago over the weekend, five of which were fatal, according to statistics released by the Chicago Police Department.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: chicago; chicagocrime; chicagomurders; chicagoshootings; violence
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I wonder if the taxpayers paid for coffee and donuts at this meeting.
1 posted on 08/03/2014 6:51:24 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

and the several hundred page reports..that were passed out to all...losting various proposals...etc..etc..


2 posted on 08/03/2014 6:52:57 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Of course we did. Just like we pay for everything else for the pols here in the People’s Republik of Illinois.


3 posted on 08/03/2014 6:53:10 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Weve just GOT to have a Heart to Heart Talk with these “kids”. ..Rahm Emanuel


4 posted on 08/03/2014 6:54:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The answer is obviously to remove guns from the hands of law-abiding Chicago citizens.


5 posted on 08/03/2014 6:55:03 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
I saw one of these shirts recently. The young lady wearing it is very likely a supporter of left wing politics.


6 posted on 08/03/2014 6:56:58 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: MeshugeMikey

And every one of those reports will call for increased spending.


7 posted on 08/03/2014 6:57:22 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

47 shot, five dead over just the weekend? We haven’t had that many shot or killed here in the county I live in for over 160 years, including the Indian wars of the 1860s. And almost everyone here owns a gun. Its not a gun problem, it is a criminal problem.


8 posted on 08/03/2014 7:00:27 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: MeshugeMikey
and the several hundred page reports..that were passed out to all...losting various proposals...etc..etc..

Then, after the keynote address, the attendees will split up into breakout sessions, each of which will brainstorm new ideas.

9 posted on 08/03/2014 7:01:26 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Shitcago officials met Monday to discuss the city’s recent surge in gun violence.”

Seems like a “surge” every weekend, better when it’s hot or a four-day holiday weekend.

Blood running in the streets courtesy of liberal DemoRAT controlled city government.

FUBO


10 posted on 08/03/2014 7:02:37 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I feel sorry for the great grandmother who’s wearing the Obama shirt but I hope she realizes that Obama is going to provide much safer places for all the illegals than they have for her great grandchild.


11 posted on 08/03/2014 7:02:40 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Lurker

Reccomendations include providing at risk yout with

!
!.Two IPODS on every breakfast table...etc.etc.


12 posted on 08/03/2014 7:02:52 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Too bad we can’t take way American citizenship.


13 posted on 08/03/2014 7:03:57 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Nervous Tick
Well, it can't be the breakdown of the family due to generations of welfare, or lenient judges, or taking God out of the schools, or disarming law abiding citizens or...(well, you get the point).
14 posted on 08/03/2014 7:04:27 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Steely Tom
morning break...10 am through 11:30 AM

Lunch at 11:45 AM...

Etc

etc

etc

very similar in nature to the great leader's:


15 posted on 08/03/2014 7:05:14 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

amazing! we really have “come a long way” straight downhill


16 posted on 08/03/2014 7:06:12 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

How ‘bout making “Daddy Control” possible in these areas?


17 posted on 08/03/2014 7:08:35 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: Nervous Tick
The answer is obviously to remove guns from the hands of law-abiding Chicago citizens.

Yes, their gun control laws are not working, so they need more gun control laws. /s Do these idiots actually believe the BS coming out of their mouths, or do they like to see lots of innocent people get killed?

18 posted on 08/03/2014 7:09:58 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero played a fiddle, while Obama plays a "flute")
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To: ConservativeStatement

47 shot, and only 5 Ks? that’s some crappy shooting. I’m assuming their gun training was conducted by Hollywood.


19 posted on 08/03/2014 7:12:45 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Obama, Kerry, the UN should demand a 72 hour truce.


20 posted on 08/03/2014 7:21:50 PM PDT by umgud (I couldn't understand why the ball kept getting bigger......... then it hit me.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think we need some Midnight Basketball.


21 posted on 08/03/2014 7:24:07 PM PDT by SIDENET
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To: ConservativeStatement

47?

a week-end?

and its not Gaza?

It’s democRatically controlled territory?

wow.

just wow.


22 posted on 08/03/2014 7:25:03 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Couldn’t they just declare the whole city a gun-free zone?

That would do it, right?

Oh, wait .........


23 posted on 08/03/2014 7:26:00 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Steely Tom
Then, after the keynote address, the attendees will split up into breakout sessions, each of which will brainstorm new ideas.

Yeah, sad. It takes changes in behavior, but who know if that will ever happen.

Reminds me of a time when I was visiting my brother in St. Louis. He had a vanity plate that read "GONTOKY". We were in the parking lot at a grocery store one afternoon and a middle-aged A.A. lady looked at his plate and said something like "you be serious?" She looked like a nice enough lady and my brother said "yes ma'am...I have a place in Kentucky where I go down to to fish". It means "Gone to Kentucky"

She broke out laughing. Me and my brother looked at each other quizzically...then she said..."Lordy, I thought it meant "(Going) to kill you".

I just thought...wow...different worlds
24 posted on 08/03/2014 7:27:37 PM PDT by DJlaysitup
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To: ConservativeStatement

The answer will be to prevent law abiding citizens from protecting themselves.


25 posted on 08/03/2014 7:31:36 PM PDT by wastedyears (Everything Obama does wrong is Bush's fault.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder what is the total death count in Chicago? As we see gun control doesn’t work in the thug culture.


26 posted on 08/03/2014 7:38:09 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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Info about chicago homicides

http://homicides.redeyechicago.com


27 posted on 08/03/2014 7:45:30 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: ConservativeStatement

Let me guess..they will blame the mean mean gun for all of this..meanwhile, they will continue to take guns away from hard working citizens and give them to the gang bangers


28 posted on 08/03/2014 7:47:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Busko

For this year it is 228 with these five (which is below they yearly tally of last year). Last year was 440. Based on the monthly average at the end of July, 2014 will come in at 382. Augsut of last year was the highest moth at 54 so that average could go up some, but total is unlikely to hit 440.

I don’t have stats handy for prior years.


29 posted on 08/03/2014 7:48:07 PM PDT by Steven Scharf
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What the hell is going on in Chicago? Are those incompetent boob leaders greasing
the revolving doors from the Prisons? This is actually what they want, everyone
killing each other. Grats Dems. Your utopia.
30 posted on 08/03/2014 7:50:42 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This was a special meeting, you see. In prior meetings, the topic matter was 39 shot and 4 dead. Or, maybe it was 23 shot and 3 dead. Or it could have been 41 shot and 5 dead. These numbers are different, therefore they must be due to different causes. I’m glad local gov’t is on it and are sensitive to the nuances, because they are such effective managers of these things.


31 posted on 08/03/2014 7:52:12 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: SIDENET

Some more Cowbell would clean this right up.


32 posted on 08/03/2014 7:52:53 PM PDT by bakeneko
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To: JohnBrowdie
You should realize that Chicago trauma centers have had more recent experience with treating 9mm gunshot wounds than the Army and Navy medical services, combined.

If you get hit by a stray while at a convention, you couldn't pick a better place for emergency care than Stroger or Northwestern in Chicago. Hence the survival rates.

You have to wonder if the Chicago Tourist Bureau is using this fact as a selling point...

33 posted on 08/03/2014 8:01:20 PM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: ConservativeStatement

47 shooting victims. Oh ho ho ho ho!! These jokesters! Please, everyone knows guns are illegal in Chicago.


34 posted on 08/03/2014 8:07:04 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

You are safer in Gaza!!!


35 posted on 08/03/2014 8:15:28 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: ConservativeStatement

The weekend is not over yet. There will be more.


36 posted on 08/03/2014 8:16:35 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: ConservativeStatement

This out to be good enough for Obama to play 2 rounds of golf, attend 3 fundraisers, and host a party for his hamas friends, Beyonce, and Penelope Cruz.


37 posted on 08/03/2014 8:44:53 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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“Chicago police superintendent ... blamed weak gun laws.”

I blame a lack of love and peace. We gots to stop just hatin’ all the time.


38 posted on 08/03/2014 8:46:36 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: Nervous Tick

That and establish a select committee to study the problem.


39 posted on 08/03/2014 8:53:20 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Inyo-Mono

Same here!


40 posted on 08/03/2014 10:57:58 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: tumblindice

I blame weekends. All of these good people working 9 to 5 on the weekdays and too tired to cause any trouble after an honest days work. I say - no more weekends off!


41 posted on 08/03/2014 11:01:15 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Didn’t the blues brothers sing a song called “sweet homicide chicago”?


42 posted on 08/03/2014 11:12:47 PM PDT by Vision Thing (obama wants his suicidal worshipers to become suicidal bombers.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They’d pass gun control - oh wait


43 posted on 08/03/2014 11:27:45 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: Lurker; ConservativeStatement
The girl was just one of 47 shooting victims in Chicago over the weekend, five of which were fatal, according to statistics released by the Chicago Police Department.

Chicago a place to raise your family brought to you by the Democrat Party since 1931.

44 posted on 08/03/2014 11:31:57 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: DJlaysitup
different worlds

different Gods

45 posted on 08/03/2014 11:43:58 PM PDT by Ace's Dad (Proud grandpa of a "Brit Chick" named Poppy Loucks (Call sign "Popsickle").)
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To: JohnBrowdie
47 shot, and only 5 Ks? that’s some crappy shooting.

When you hold your gun sideways and upside down, that's about the best you can expect.

46 posted on 08/03/2014 11:52:02 PM PDT by Octar
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To: ConservativeStatement

Obvious solution is to ban guns. Don’t do anything to curb the criminals, just ban guns.


47 posted on 08/04/2014 12:43:36 AM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: 21twelve

But you assume these shootings are done by working individuals. I’ll bet the typical shooter relies on the government and street scams for a living.


48 posted on 08/04/2014 6:18:15 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: SIDENET

Midnight Ebola.


49 posted on 08/04/2014 1:50:16 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Inyo-Mono

Its a philosophical problem

A failed political ideology that is in effect bullet proof from removal by the electoral process


50 posted on 08/04/2014 1:54:00 PM PDT by Rome2000
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