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Chicago woman loses 4th child to gun violence
Tri-City Herald ^ | January 26, 2013 | ap staff

Posted on 01/26/2013 10:35:26 PM PST by Rabin

five (un-armed) people were gunned down Saturday in Chicago, including an (un-armed) man whose mother had already lost her three (un-armed) children to shootings.

>Chicago<

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KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
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A reasonable definition of one form of insanity, involves a conviction that >unworkable> works.

Rab.

1 posted on 01/26/2013 10:35:30 PM PST by Rabin
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To: Rabin

The golden sombrero.


2 posted on 01/26/2013 10:39:01 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Rabin

Keep electing Democrats as mayors and you will die.


3 posted on 01/26/2013 10:45:35 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Rabin

she oughtta get the bleep outta that cursed neighborhood if not the city!


4 posted on 01/26/2013 10:49:31 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

this sounds like my aunt in Albuqueque... she had six sons... only 2 are now alive... ahe has also lost 2 grandsons to gun violence... one just last summer...


5 posted on 01/26/2013 10:52:22 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: latina4dubya

Gangs or drugs?


6 posted on 01/26/2013 11:02:32 PM PST by sarasmom
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To: latina4dubya
this sounds like my aunt in Albuqueque... she had six sons... only 2 are now alive... ahe has also lost 2 grandsons to gun violence... one just last summer...

What a horrible tragedy. She and you have my condolences.

If you don't mind my asking... she's had 4 children and 2 grandchildren killed by people with guns? What do you think has caused such a large number of people from one family to have this happen?

7 posted on 01/26/2013 11:04:09 PM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: Rabin

They really have a hell of mayor there. Can you get more stupid?


8 posted on 01/26/2013 11:09:21 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: latina4dubya

l4d,

Has she or her kith & kin lost any to water violence, or bacteria violence or... talking point Violence?

Rab can but wounder.

Blessed are the lost, whom are used as tools by their destroyers.


9 posted on 01/26/2013 11:10:52 PM PST by Rabin
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The woman said, that despite the murder of her “baby”, she’s not bitter or angry.

WHOA!


10 posted on 01/26/2013 11:20:32 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
Well...Obama is the President after all...no need to be sad./s
11 posted on 01/26/2013 11:24:55 PM PST by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: onyx

“The woman said, that despite the murder of her “baby”, she’s not bitter or angry.”

Late abortion by gun!


12 posted on 01/26/2013 11:33:33 PM PST by dalereed
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To: sarasmom

Two sides of the same coin?


13 posted on 01/26/2013 11:41:57 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: sarasmom

Two sides of the same coin?


14 posted on 01/26/2013 11:42:39 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: sarasmom
Gangs or drugs?

let's just say lifestyle... she had six sons and one daughter... two sons and the one daughter are still living... the one daughter lost her only son last summer... he was shot for 20 bucks... my aunt's youngest son accidentally shot and killed her grandson (they were the same age)... the thing is, none of us here in California were all that surprised when we heard what had happened... she lost one son, my cousin Lawrence--who was my age, and i was close to, to cancer... but he had almost died years before that to a drug overdose... in fact, his heart had stopped beating... and he was once shot twice in the face and survived...

yes, God bless my aunt, who is a strong Christian woman... she is my mother's youngest sister... she and my mom (who has seven children) have had very different experiences... i won't even go into the children of my mother's older sister, or the children of my father's oldest sister--also in New Mexico... lots of loss to gun violence, lots of prison time... sad, sad, sad...

15 posted on 01/26/2013 11:47:54 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: latina4dubya

oh no.....


16 posted on 01/26/2013 11:49:52 PM PST by cherry
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

I don’t know what Rahm could do other than put curfews on the black neighborhoods, and you know that’s going to go loverlike a lead balloon.


17 posted on 01/26/2013 11:51:11 PM PST by cherry
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To: latina4dubya

I’m so sorry. That’s all so very sad.


18 posted on 01/26/2013 11:53:31 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Jeff Winston
What do you think has caused such a large number of people from one family to have this happen?

some of the differences i see between my cousins in NM and my family here in California are this: my parents have been married for 69 years... the others had broken homes... my parents had expectations for us--to go to school, do well, be productive members of society... they didn't have that... in fact, they were all really good at working the system... my parents were somewhat "strict," with us... my aunt gave into every whim and desire of her sons... they were spoiled to where they could not hold a job... just stuff like that... they all did jail and prison time... none of my brothers and sisters ever got into trouble like that... i think it's the little things everyday that turn into big things in the long run...

19 posted on 01/26/2013 11:56:29 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: dalereed

^5


20 posted on 01/27/2013 12:00:28 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: latina4dubya

...my parents have been married for 69 years... the others had broken homes... my parents had expectations for us—
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Very good posting! It reflects the upbringing you had and your understanding of why your family members are different from others who are related.


21 posted on 01/27/2013 12:25:30 AM PST by octex
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To: Rabin

The Rap Culture strikes again!


22 posted on 01/27/2013 12:34:44 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: latina4dubya

Your story made me count my blessings.

Stay strong....


23 posted on 01/27/2013 12:34:54 AM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: dalereed

No doubt a welfare breeder. No father. No parental direction. No moral
authority.

The chicago media is full of it. These were bust-out ghetto trash gang-bangers
living in the sess pool of Chicago gangdom.

They are not victims. This is a manipulation to further Zer0’s anti-gun agenda.


24 posted on 01/27/2013 12:38:56 AM PST by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: Rabin

I believe after the SECOND loss of a child, I’d damn well move somewhere else.


25 posted on 01/27/2013 1:40:51 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: KoRn

I believe after the SECOND loss of a child

Depending on the reason for the loss, I’d move after the first.


26 posted on 01/27/2013 2:44:20 AM PST by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by Obama")
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To: Rabin

Raise a family of gang bangers and this is what happens.


27 posted on 01/27/2013 2:46:56 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: latina4dubya
You are fortunate to have had such role models as your parents. It is ashamed what your aunt has had to endure such pain but the lesson in contrast between the two families could not be any clearer!!
28 posted on 01/27/2013 2:55:28 AM PST by ontap
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To: Dallas59

More Obama sons?


29 posted on 01/27/2013 3:15:06 AM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: onyx

They got her trained well


30 posted on 01/27/2013 3:21:00 AM PST by Morris70
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To: Rabin
Years ago in my old hometown in SoCal, I recall the local fishwrap that did a Sunday paper 'Local' special section about a single mother who'd lost three children to 'gun violence'. Giant picture above the fold of a teary-eyed woman sitting in a darkened room illuminated by light coming from a slight opening in the curtains, the whole bit. How's she going to get by on what welfare pays in such a violent neighborhood? Whole article read like poetry, just chock full of schmaltz.

There was an accompanying editorial about the need to do something about guns, help 'at risk' children go to college and turn their lives around, and what we can all do to help, etc. You can probably guess.

My police officer friend in that city told me "Yeah, that woman is basically Ma Barker and raised a gang of drug criminals. The most recent dead one was about to get indicted for a gang slaying, but I guess the rival gang found him before our detectives did. By the way, that woman has relatives that were suspects in the murder of a police officer about 20 years ago but there wasn't enough evidence to pin anything on them. They ended up dying in prison while serving a sentence on other charges, so there's basically no case now."

This same city I grew up in was the city where a young black girl was shot to death in 1998 by policemen when they tried to wake her up as she slept in an idling car and didn't respond to commands. They broke her car window with a billy club and she woke up and pointed a gun at the officer nearest to her. The other cops just lit her up with 20-some rounds. The NAACP had a conniption fit and Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton organized a march through the city and got the blacks up in arms.

That girl who got shot to death was a member of another crime family in town. She had a relative who was the suspect in the shotgun murders of two city policemen in 1971, but he was finally acquitted of the crimes after key evidence was excluded from the trial. The police officers who shot the sleeping girl were all fired.

I went to high school with the daughter of one of the officers who was murdered in 1971. She was only two years old when he was slain.

I wouldn't go back to live in that rotten smoggy craphole of a city if you gave me a million dollars and made me mayor for life.

31 posted on 01/27/2013 3:23:01 AM PST by The KG9 Kid (Bring back the booby hatches.)
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To: sarasmom

Ronnie Chambers, who was his mother Shirley’s youngest child, was shot in the head while sitting in a parked car on the city’s West Side. A 21-year-old man who was also in the car was wounded, police said.

Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/01/26/2251791/at-least-5-die-in-shootings-on.html#storylink=cpy
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Could be gangs OR drugs ,, probably both ...


32 posted on 01/27/2013 3:54:27 AM PST by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I'm just amused.)
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To: Neidermeyer

Hide Yo Kids
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl8ENLRehE4


33 posted on 01/27/2013 4:33:13 AM PST by Phinneous
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To: Rabin

Proof that gun laws do not work.


34 posted on 01/27/2013 5:23:21 AM PST by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: Rabin
Why do reasonably intelligent people keep proposing gun control as if it would solve the murder problem?

The immediate answer that conservatives frequently offer is that the left seeks to control the populace but I believe that real the answer is even more sinister.

Consider the following:

"He was given power to make war against the saints and to conquer them"

"Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them."

"As I watched, this horn was waging war against the saints and defeating them"

"Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to make war against the rest of her offspring--those who obey God's commandments and hold to the testimony of Jesus.Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to make war against the rest of her offspring--those who obey God's commandments and hold to the testimony of Jesus."

These quotes from Daniel and Revelation all reference the SAME event; Satan's inevitable and successful attempt to finally eradicate Christians from the Earth.

This makes sense of the resolute yet irrational drive for gun control in our society. It also gives me pause.

35 posted on 01/27/2013 5:29:57 AM PST by UnChained
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To: onyx

That is a disturbing insight into some of the sheep. Life or death mean nothing.


36 posted on 01/27/2013 5:33:57 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Rabin

Solution: move out of Chicago!

How many kids do you have to lose to Chicago thug-ism before you decide it’s time to leave?


37 posted on 01/27/2013 5:46:25 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: ChiMark

The result of 40 plus years of Democrat created welfare that resulted in inner city slums and teaching people that the only way to have a better life is through crime. These entitlement programs do not create opportunity, incentive, or self worth. They only create a society that has learned the way to get “bling” is through crime.


38 posted on 01/27/2013 5:48:09 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: KoRn

Maybe the kids wouldn’t move.The gang life takes over and that’s all they know or want to know.


39 posted on 01/27/2013 5:53:37 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Rabin

I think Rahm Emanuel should see if he can back into ballet dancing.


40 posted on 01/27/2013 5:58:21 AM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: From The Deer Stand

According to this, 7 were killed yesterday in Chicago.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-boy-16-and-man-32-gunned-down-on-west-side-street-20130126,0,3833533.story


41 posted on 01/27/2013 6:00:29 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: cherry

“I don’t know what Rahm could do other than put curfews on the black neighborhoods, and you know that’s going to go loverlike a lead balloon”

What happened to midnight basketball?


42 posted on 01/27/2013 6:01:42 AM PST by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: Rabin

Executive Mansion,
Washington, Jan. 25, 2013.

Dear Madam,

I have been shown in the files of the FBI a statement of the Special Agent in Charge of Chicago that you are the mother of four sons who have died gloriously on the field of crime. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I may, Insha’Allah, assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Progress.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

B. Obama


43 posted on 01/27/2013 6:57:46 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Rabin

Executive Mansion,
Washington, Jan. 25, 2013.

Dear Madam,

I have been shown in the files of the FBI a statement of the Special Agent in Charge of Chicago that you are the mother of four sons who have died gloriously on the field of crime. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I may, Insha’Allah, assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Progress.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

B. Obama


44 posted on 01/27/2013 6:57:46 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Rabin

They were not killed by guns. They were killed by people. There is no such thing as gun violence, because guns do not cause violence.


45 posted on 01/27/2013 6:58:23 AM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: ColdSteelTalon
They were not killed by guns. They were killed by people. There is no such thing as gun violence, because guns do not cause violence.

Thank you. That central truth cannot be repeated enough.

Besides, guns are illegal in Chicago. Ten thousand more gun laws would not make a damned bit of difference when the government refuses to deal with the cause - bad behavior resulting from an absence of moral values, as occasioned by the intentional destruction of the family as the central organizing unit of human life and the denigration of faith in God in favor of multi-generational dependency upon the state.

46 posted on 01/27/2013 7:06:15 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: Rabin
five (un-armed) people were gunned down Saturday in Chicago, including an (un-armed) man whose mother had already lost her three (un-armed) children to shootings.

What makes you say they were all un-armed? Fact is, most homicide victims in this country are hardly angels themselves and have their own extensive criminal records. They run with the wrong crowds, engage in the wrong pasttimes and piss off the wrong people. I'm sure many of these "victims" in bloody Chicago were found dead with their own illegal handguns tucked into the waistbands of their sagging pants, a time-old failure to draw faster than the other guy.

47 posted on 01/27/2013 7:16:06 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Morris70

That’s very apparent and sickening.
JMJ.


48 posted on 01/27/2013 8:22:06 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: listenhillary
That is a disturbing insight into some of the sheep. Life or death mean nothing.

You're right.

I was rather blown away by her attitude. Neither angry nor bitter!

WHOA!

49 posted on 01/27/2013 8:26:40 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Rabin

Chicago’s a ‘gun free zone’ - only the criminals are armed... On the lighter brighter side, Chicago’s liberal elites live in buildings with 24/7 paid security in the downstairs lobby - and they’re just fine - thank you very much...


50 posted on 01/27/2013 8:32:52 AM PST by GOPJ ( Do murder laws control murders?..freeper Red Badger Let's try Criminal control - Fr:MadMax)
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