Skip to comments.19 people shot Thursday afternoon, Friday morning (Chicago values)
Posted on 08/24/2012 5:43:58 AM PDT by rellimpank
Nineteen people were shot in attacks across the South and West sides between about 5:20 p.m. Thursday and 1:30 a.m. Friday - including 13 people during a single 30-minute period - according to the Chicago Police Department.
The shootings peaked between about 9:15 and 9:45 p.m. Thursday when 13 people were shot, including eight in a single incident at 79th Street and Essex Avenue about 9:30 p.m.
Police are still trying to sort out that shooting, the second of three incidents that left multiple people wounded since 8 p.m.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
How’s that gun control thing working out in Chicago?
More people have died in Chicago this year than in Afghanistan. This hellhole is completely run by Democrats, best buds of BO. And half the people in this country still think this bunch of incompetents can run the entire country in spite of the past four years of utter failure. Amazing.
HOG Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders:
They tell me you are wicked and I believe them, for I
have seen your painted women under the gas lamps
luring the farm boys.
And they tell me you are crooked and I answer: Yes, it
is true I have seen the gunman kill and go free to
And they tell me you are brutal and my reply is: On the
faces of women and children I have seen the marks
of wanton hunger.
And having answered so I turn once more to those who
sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer
and say to them:
Come and show me another city with lifted head singing
so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.
Flinging magnetic curses amid the toil of piling job on
job, here is a tall bold slugger set vivid against the
little soft cities;
Fierce as a dog with tongue lapping for action, cunning
as a savage pitted against the wilderness,
Building, breaking, rebuilding,
Under the smoke, dust all over his mouth, laughing with
Under the terrible burden of destiny laughing as a young
Laughing even as an ignorant fighter laughs who has
never lost a battle,
Bragging and laughing that under his wrist is the pulse.
and under his ribs the heart of the people,
Laughing the stormy, husky, brawling laughter of
Youth, half-naked, sweating, proud to be Hog
Butcher, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with
Railroads and Freight Handler to the Nation
It would seem that gun control is working out quite well.
It seems to be working out great for the criminals. Not so great for everybody else though.
The “Reverends” don’t care.
Nope - not possible. Chicago has strict gun control, and as every liberal knows those criminals who would kill or rob someone without a qualm will nevertheless obey gun control laws. And also as every liberal knows having a gun to defend yourself is a lot more dangerous than being an unarmed victim. SO I repeat - not possible in Chicago.
The police will protct you, and in Chicago they're doing a bang up job. I wonder how many armed police are on the mayor's personal protection detail.
—yep—and Carl Sandburg was recently seen with Elvis-—
They can’t even wait for the weekend anymore.
Ceasefire on the first of the month,so everyone can replenish their EBT cards!
I don’t know where this fiction comes from; everyone knows that guns are illegal in Chicago.
Just gettin ready for the weekend.
Shades of our future if Obama is re-elected.
Wait, if any of these were black folks shot by white folks you just might have a story here. Otherwise...
Darn good thing they don’t have any gun stores, concealed weapons, or assault weapons there! I mail ordered another 1600 rounds of ammo.
Had to be them crazy christians going after them mizzlems because they can’t geit No Chiken!
I’m so glad Dead Fish took over as mayor of the Windy City so that things could finally be straightened out.
19 only wounded. Bad shots. They need to open a pratice range.
P.S. Send more ammo
Lucky for Chicago, they had a very famous “Community Organizer” whose task was to rid that city of violence.
He is now President.
Amazing how some spectacular failures can be promoted from one catastrophic failure to another. Hopefully, this ends in November.
It’s all part of a master plan. F&F didn’t work out for Obama/Holder, so they instructed Rahmbo to allow the gang violence in Chicagoland to spike so as to create a sense of a crisis.
Remember, never let a good crisis go to waste...
Just getting a jump on the weekend.
Isn’t 19 Louis Farrakhan’s mysterious number in his conspiracy theories? That’s the answer then. White people are responsible for these shootings.
Just a warm-up for the weekend.
Have a good weekend, Rahmmed up your derriere, Ballerina!
thank goodness calypso louie was there few weeks back, he sure had an impact......
Mayor Rahm in dress rehearsal.
Mayor Rahm danced into the controversy after Alderman Proco Joe Moreno (1st ward) had publicly announced his opposition to Chick-Fil-A opening in his ward.
Mayor Rham chuckled while doing a plie: "It's easy to do business in Chicago when you know 'the rules.' Chick-Fil-A can open in our town as long as it adopts 'Chicago Values.' "
(1) weekly cash pay off to the alderman;
(2) hire six of the alderman's friends who work only random days of the month,
(3) BIG AL from the Mayor's office picks up all cash in brown paper bags at CFA's back door,
(4) Chick Fil A staff trained to shoot 10-12 customers per month,
(5) Any CFA customers actually killed must be registered to vote as Democrats,
(6) $100,00 campaign contribution to Obama,
(7) Free food to Jesse Jackson, Jr, who is now "convalescing," b/c he screwed up buying Obama's Senate seat.
Chicago - It’s a Toddlin’ Town.
Working hard to alleviate the over-population problem.
Is there an article on that?
Here we have the ultimate proof of the Peter Principle.
Have they put the flag at half mast?
Oh wait, never mind
They use the "L" loosely. They put the "sans L" on a full mast.
A shooting in Chicago? Who cares! Now, the shooting at the Empire State Building in NY, THAT’S NEWS!
That, is a good one.
19 people shot (none by Chicago PD) in about 8 hours on a weeknight. Proof positive that marksmanship classes in the gummint skewels and an ammunition stamps program are desperately needed in Chicago.
Drug dealers dying is no comparison to our Military men dying for no reason in the hellhole.
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