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Chicago looks to Twitter for answer to gun problem
Associated Press ^ | September 29, 2012

Posted on 09/29/2012 4:07:51 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

CHICAGO — The city of Chicago is asking residents with ideas on how to get illegal guns off the streets to share their thoughts — in 140 characters or fewer on Twitter.

The initiative is part of Chicago Ideas Week, an annual forum for innovators, artists, scientists and others to share ideas and inspire action.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; guns; twitter
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1 posted on 09/29/2012 4:07:55 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

If you can find them, the A Team?


2 posted on 09/29/2012 4:12:24 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

“World Peace 1.20.09”


3 posted on 09/29/2012 4:14:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Turn in a gun, get an iphone....oh....never mind.


4 posted on 09/29/2012 4:14:46 PM PDT by Panzerlied ("We shall never surrender!")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Allow the law-abiding citizens to exercise their God-given right to self-defense.


5 posted on 09/29/2012 4:15:14 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
20 characters:

Legalize self-defense

9 characters:

Restore 2A

6 posted on 09/29/2012 4:15:28 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: ConservativeStatement

1) Allow honest citizens of the state to conceal carry.

2) Round up all gang members and imprison them.

3) Vote out of office all of the filth that are in public office.


7 posted on 09/29/2012 4:16:20 PM PDT by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Chicago doesn’t have a gun problem.

If you could magically remove every gun from Chicago, violence would remain.

If you left all the guns, but removed all the criminals, the violence would end.


8 posted on 09/29/2012 4:16:47 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Panzerlied

Have a cow kick over a lantern.


9 posted on 09/29/2012 4:18:58 PM PDT by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Let the thugs thunderdome each other and then just sweep the entire mess into lake Michigan.


10 posted on 09/29/2012 4:19:32 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Maybe something like less-than-lethal gladiatorial matches.

When gang bangers are arrested for lesser charges, give them the choice of prison or to fight it out, with the winners facing new challengers for a small purse. If you win three matches you get to walk. If you lose three, back to prison with you.


11 posted on 09/29/2012 4:20:19 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: ConservativeStatement

How about we send a Community Organizer back. Start date - Jan 20th, 2013?


12 posted on 09/29/2012 4:20:22 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Thanks fer the spellin’ reepreve;-)

Tactical Nuclear Device


13 posted on 09/29/2012 4:20:46 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
What do they mean by “illegal guns?” Were they manufactured in someone’s basement? Or, do they mean “illegally-owned guns?” If that is the case, how are they “illegally owned?” If it's because Chicago's draconian gun laws criminalize guns themselves, en masse, the answer is simple: Decriminalize those guns. If “illegal guns” refer to illegally-owned guns (i.e., guns owned by felons, confirmed psychopaths, illegal aliens, etc.) then simply enforce the law against the perpetrators.
14 posted on 09/29/2012 4:21:16 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't Chicago already have some of the strictest "gun control" laws around? If so then I'm afraid the genie is out of the bottle. Chicago's gangbanger culture is beyond redemption given the prevailing political atmosphere..
15 posted on 09/29/2012 4:21:28 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: ConservativeStatement
20 characters:

Legalize self-defense

9 characters:

Restore 2A

16 posted on 09/29/2012 4:23:29 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Hope and change.


17 posted on 09/29/2012 4:25:17 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Prison.


18 posted on 09/29/2012 4:31:23 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: ConservativeStatement

Get illegal guns off the street? NO PROBLEM!

Just put A LOT MORE LEGAL GUNS on the street. The good guys will kill a number of the bad guys and the numbers will start to drop.

Of course, you will have to teach a lot of liberals to shoot and carry first, so maybe it won’t work. Guns are eeevil.


19 posted on 09/29/2012 4:37:23 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Shorter version:

Kill bad guys.


20 posted on 09/29/2012 4:39:15 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Arm all the thugs and let the natural law of attrition take care of the problem.......


21 posted on 09/29/2012 4:47:15 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: ConservativeStatement
I suppose you could declare an open season on gangbangers 24/7/365 with an unlimited bag limit. Chicago doesn't have a gun problem; Chicago has a crime problem and the rot extends from the mayor's office to the gangs.
22 posted on 09/29/2012 4:57:29 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Welcome to Thunderdome!


23 posted on 09/29/2012 5:02:12 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Shoot back,oh wait nevermind.


24 posted on 09/29/2012 5:27:20 PM PDT by bikerman (How will Democrats stand up to terrorism when they can’t even face Fox News?”)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Shoot the bad guys.

Why do some people have a hard time understanding this simple solution?


25 posted on 09/29/2012 5:50:16 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: andyk

Bust a deal, face the wheel!

}:-)4


26 posted on 09/29/2012 6:21:25 PM PDT by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Exactly! Let law abiding citizens have guns. Only the criminals are allowed to have guns in Chicago. Is this a$$ backwards, or what????


27 posted on 09/29/2012 7:13:54 PM PDT by abclily
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To: ConservativeStatement
Obviously, a ban isn't enough.

Maybe they should try DOUBLE-banning 'em.

28 posted on 09/29/2012 8:59:34 PM PDT by Skibane
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