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5 dead, 12 wounded in attacks across Chicago
Chicago Tribune ^ | March 18, 2012 | Liam Ford and Peter Nickeas

Posted on 03/18/2012 10:46:57 AM PDT by John W

Five people were killed and at least 12 other people wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city.

The evening attacks follow the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old girl and the wounding of four other people in Chicago within an hour Saturday afternoon, and 16 shootings, including the slaying of a 42-year-old man, overnight Friday and early Saturday morning.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; democrats; democratutopia; gunfreezone; illinois

1 posted on 03/18/2012 10:47:01 AM PDT by John W
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To: John W

I guess the Amish got their green on again.


2 posted on 03/18/2012 10:50:17 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: John W

Really?

“Across” huge Chicagoland?

Or, largely centered in the BLACK neighborhoods?


3 posted on 03/18/2012 10:50:55 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: John W

Latin Kings. I had a run in with these thugs in Chicago once. Truly pieces of extreme garbage!


4 posted on 03/18/2012 10:52:30 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: EyeGuy

Cursory review of the map of the incidents shows that almost all are in predominantly minority/high crime areas.

Rahm Emmanuel said he wanted to confront the violence in Chicago when he was running for mayor. I wonder if he has put together any plans for this yet. It would be interesting to get the mayor’s reaction to this spate of violence in his city.


5 posted on 03/18/2012 10:53:47 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: John W

ahhh....Springtime in South Chicago. Nothing like the smell of gunpowder on a cool spring evening.


6 posted on 03/18/2012 10:55:01 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: John W

I work sometimes in chicago, but live in Indiana. When I really want to know what the hell is going on in chicago, I go to http://www.secondcitycop.blogspot.com/ Its not my blog, and I am not pimping it. I just really enjoy the new pajamas media out there now.


7 posted on 03/18/2012 10:55:54 AM PDT by hoosierboy (I am not a gun nut, I am a firearm enthusiast!!!)
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To: John W
A slow Saturday night, it must have rained all night.
8 posted on 03/18/2012 10:56:17 AM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: EyeGuy
Or, largely centered in the BLACK neighborhoods?

Pretty much this.

Without looking at the details, I'd guess this is mostly black on black gang related violence.

As a Chicago "community organizer", I'm curious if Obama can point to one single actual accomplishment that reduced the level of violence or improved anyone's lives for the better.

9 posted on 03/18/2012 10:57:17 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Rahm Emmanuel said he wanted to confront the violence in Chicago when he was running for mayor. I wonder if he has put together any plans for this yet?”

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Deployment of racial profiling would be by far, the most effective and efficient initial law enforcement tool they could bring to bear on this issue.

Does that answer your question?


10 posted on 03/18/2012 10:59:07 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
I wonder if he has put together any plans for this yet. It would be interesting to get the mayor’s reaction to this spate of violence in his city.

Without knowing what Emmanuel said, I can already provide the answer. To fix this crime wave, he will almost certainly suggest we tax the rich more and spend even larger amounts of money on social programs. It is the boilerplate urban Democrat answer to everything. Always has been, probably always will be.

11 posted on 03/18/2012 10:59:58 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: hoosierboy

Ditto’s on secondcitycop - a most excellent site.


12 posted on 03/18/2012 11:08:57 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: John W

They bring a knife, you bring a gun. They put one of your guys in the hospital, you put one of their guys in the morgue. It’s the Chicago way.


13 posted on 03/18/2012 11:14:20 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("And the public gets what the public wants" -- The Jam)
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To: John W

Warm weather always brings the Chicago thugs out to play.


14 posted on 03/18/2012 11:16:52 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: hoosierboy
Scc, consider downtown shitcago lost. Tonight was endless baby sitting of the savages throughout the 18th district. They had tact teams from different districts helping out, but yet still extremely short handed on manpower. The shitbirds were at different locations: Clark & Ontario, Oak Street beach, Water tower place and McDonalds on Chicago & State. It was nice to see that shit hole gathering spot, McDonalds shut down for business. A 10-1 was called out in the area of either Chicago and State or Wabash. When the 10-1 was done a group of French tourists asked if it was safe, I replied no it is not we are having gang problems in this area. these tourists said that they were in Chicago 4 years ago, but do not like the fact that the police can not arrest or control the unruly shitbirds and that they do not feel safe as tourists in the city. Looks like tourism is going to drop. Hmmm...can not control gang mobs, yep the city is ready for NATO.

Car 1800 was calling for citywide assists according to numerous comments.

And the media says....... [crickets chirping]

That's quite a link there, hoosierboy. Thanks. Here's one for you - it's 'why' - - why 'the media says...... crickets' chirping}

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBFOmUXR080

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Thanks for sharing. If you like it, pass it on - we all need to know how the MSM feels about us.

15 posted on 03/18/2012 11:18:59 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: John W

I watched a program on NPR one night called The Interruptors about a group of ex-gang members in Chicago who were trying to intervene in the violence. It was truly sad and I had to force myself to watch it because the stupidity grinds on you. Some of the interruptors got shot too when they tried to intervene. Maybe the best solution is to wait until they run out of ammo? Here is the Ceasefire group that uses the interruptors: http://ceasefirechicago.org/


16 posted on 03/18/2012 11:22:35 AM PDT by epithermal
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To: GOPJ

“When the 10-1 was done a group of French tourists asked if it was safe, I replied no it is not we are having gang problems in this area. these tourists said that they were in Chicago 4 years ago, but do not like the fact that the police can not arrest or control the unruly shitbirds and that they do not feel safe as tourists in the city.”

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Really? Really!

Sound JUST like Paris and the inaction against THEIR Islamic scum to me.


17 posted on 03/18/2012 11:23:18 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: John W

Chicago=Detroit=Los Angeles=Obamaville USA!


18 posted on 03/18/2012 11:25:50 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: John W

Natives are restless.


19 posted on 03/18/2012 11:26:51 AM PDT by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: John W
Just another day in Obama's 'hood.

You know, the one he "transformed into a new America."

I'm presuming that it is being blamed on St. Patty's Day "celebrations" or was it another "George Bush's fault?"

Whatever, I'm certain that the "stop the hate" campaign rages on in Chi-town, thanks to the "community organizer" in the WH.

20 posted on 03/18/2012 11:28:20 AM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: Longbow1969
As a Chicago "community organizer", I'm curious if Obama can point to one single actual accomplishment that reduced the level of violence or improved anyone's lives for the better.

As a devout American Hating Muslim it was never his plan to reduce tensions and violence but quite the opposite to further the need for a bigger and more powerful central government police state with the likes of him at the helm.

21 posted on 03/18/2012 11:29:48 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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Hope and Change

22 posted on 03/18/2012 11:42:16 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks John W.


23 posted on 03/18/2012 11:42:48 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: John W
This is pure BS!!!

Everybody knows that guns are outlawed in Chicago. There is NO POSSIBLE way that anybody was shot there in the last 20 years.

...oh yeah /s

24 posted on 03/18/2012 11:50:05 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

More gun control?


25 posted on 03/18/2012 12:25:42 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: John W

It is safer to be a Marine in trashganistan than to be a civilian in Chicago.

I blame the defrocked king richie, rahmbo, and the community organizing poser.


26 posted on 03/18/2012 1:01:23 PM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: John W

Democratic voters offing Democratic voters, ho hum.


27 posted on 03/18/2012 1:48:18 PM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Petruchio

I blame Kony. /s


28 posted on 03/18/2012 1:54:05 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: John W

Emanuel’s fault.


29 posted on 03/18/2012 2:05:42 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Rahm Emmanuel said he wanted to confront the violence in Chicago when he was running for mayor. I wonder if he has put together any plans for this yet. It would be interesting to get the mayor’s reaction to this spate of violence in his city.

He'll find that he will need a 2nd and probably third term to effectively combat the problem. Since this is "diversity crime", look for no hard measures to be implemented.

30 posted on 03/18/2012 2:13:31 PM PDT by Hacksaw (It's too bad Rick had to kill Shane (Walking Dead))
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To: hoosierboy
Having spent some time in Evanston/the Loop in the early 80s, thanks for that link !

Having followed it, I veered off to the comments re one of the site op's leading posts:

Last night I took the misses out for a nice dinner to a restaurant near water tower. I have never in my life seen such animalistic behavior. I hate to describe it that way, but that is exactly what these youths were acting like. Walking in packs (I estimated one pack at about 75), yelling, running in traffic, fighting in the park. These animals really have no type of social skills that will ever make them worthy of mixing with civilized society. Where are thre parents, how come the reverends, community representatives and the alderman don't have anything to say about this.

If this continues there is no way a tragedy will not occur soon. But I'm sure then the parents, reverends, and other community representatives will be have something to say and sue.

Some days it's really hard to keep from thinking that all the toothpaste is already outta the tube . . .


31 posted on 03/18/2012 2:43:44 PM PDT by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: Longbow1969
Obama's "community organizing" left Chicago neighborhoods in ruins.

Grim proving ground for Obama's housing policy

"About 99 of the units are vacant, many rendered uninhabitable by unfixed problems, such as collapsed roofs and fire damage. Mice scamper through the halls. Battered mailboxes hang open. Sewage backs up into kitchen sinks. In 2006, federal inspectors graded the condition of the complex an 11 on a 100-point scale - a score so bad the buildings now face demolition."

That was all 0bama's doing.

32 posted on 03/18/2012 3:54:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: GOPJ

Thanks for the link. The G8 summit was cancelled, but the nato summit is still coming and so are the protesters. I have been following the site for awhile keeping up with all the preparations. Chicago is in no way prepared for the NATO or G8 summit and its amazing how much the press covers for Rahm. FYI the cops refer to him as 9.5 because he is missing half a finger. A lot of cops put in for retirement the week before the protests and when they cancelled the G8 people wanted to stay in but were refused. Its not going to be pretty and I will be following the site to see what you wont get in the tribune or the sun times.

I am putting in my calendar to stay as far as possible away from the city the week of the NATO summit. Its not going to be pretty and since I cant be armed in Illinois, I will work from home.


33 posted on 03/18/2012 5:57:44 PM PDT by hoosierboy (I am not a gun nut, I am a firearm enthusiast!!!)
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To: hoosierboy

Thanks - keep me posted.


34 posted on 03/18/2012 6:02:04 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: EyeGuy

I skimmed the article. The first half of the neighborhoods are mostly black. The second half are mixed to varying degrees. But probably its mostly black victims with a few mexican victims thrown in.

Today I was in one of the neighborhoods that has drivebys and the locals were out due to the warm weather. When I got stuck on a block as somebody is chatting with a car in front of me (yah they just block the road like that) I started to feel a bit uncomfortable.


35 posted on 03/18/2012 7:24:58 PM PDT by BJ1
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