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REPORT: 4 PEOPLE SHOT WITHIN 90 MINUTES IN CHICAGO AFTER PRESIDENT OBAMA’S DEPARTURE
The Blaze ^ | Feb. 16, 2013 | Feb. 16, 2013 7:47pm Erica Ritz

Posted on 02/17/2013 6:10:05 AM PST by SMGFan

President Barack Obama spoke about his new gun control initiatives during a quick visit to his hometown of Chicago Friday, but the violence in one of the most dangerous cities in the United States did not abate.

The Politico relates:

Four separate shootings took place in the span of 90 minutes Friday evening in Chicago, the first coming less than an hour after Air Force One departed O’Hare Airport after President Obama spoke on the culture of gun violence and economic decay that plagues many cities, including his hometown. [...] An hour earlier, Obama wrapped up a personal speech at Hyde Park Academy on the South Side, where he mourned the killing of Hadiya Pendleton, the teen who visited Washington for his inauguration just a week before she was gunned down not far from the school. “This is not just a gun issue. It’s also an issue of the kinds of communities that we’re building, and for that we all share a responsibility as citizens to fix it,” he said. Obama had said little about Chicago’s murder problem — there were more than 500 in 2012 — before Friday, instead focusing on mass shootings in his post-Newtown gun control push. But at a high school just two miles away from his Chicago home, he acknowledged the depths of devastation that street violence generated in the city.

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If "the One" cannot appeal to his people in Chicago then what hope do we have?

He needs to broadcast an appeal every day to the victims of society to stop the violence. If anyone can do it he can. /s

1 posted on 02/17/2013 6:10:15 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Law and order is wacist.


2 posted on 02/17/2013 6:11:15 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: SMGFan

The Chicago community organizer now organizing the country organized a community of murderers.


3 posted on 02/17/2013 6:13:06 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: SMGFan

It might help if the gub’mint buys more bullets and makes more laws against these crimes. Just keep trying the same thing hoping it works.


4 posted on 02/17/2013 6:22:07 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: rovenstinez

I believe that’s the definition of insanity.


5 posted on 02/17/2013 6:25:45 AM PST by brivette
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To: SMGFan
Send more tax money.

IT'S YOUR FAULT!

6 posted on 02/17/2013 6:29:47 AM PST by blam
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To: SMGFan

In all of the discussions of gun control - bans, registration, etc. - there’s also the faction that wants to restrict the availability of ammo. No ammo, no shootings.

I have to wonder how much ammo a gang banger really needs over the course of his “career”. After all, they don’t practice or shoot competitively. Seems like a few boxes would do it.


7 posted on 02/17/2013 6:36:12 AM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: rovenstinez

We need to start multi-year studies as to why they cannot get along.


8 posted on 02/17/2013 6:36:59 AM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SMGFan

I dunno. Maybe if we stopped all welfare and these people were forced to keep their families together we wouldn’t see so much of this? Maybe if they actually raised decent kids who didn’t turn into gang bangers and killers we wouldn’t have this problem?

Just a suggestion. I know The Plantation Owners wouldn’t be having any of THAT, though.

Then again, maybe NONE of the above options can help these people, either. Maybe they are just genetically not programmed to be, well, normal and/or civilized.

Because who in their right mind would accept being on welfare, year after year, generation after generation? Wouldn’t MOST normal people strive to get off that crap?

Most would. These people do not.


9 posted on 02/17/2013 6:53:19 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: SMGFan

Obama seems to leave a lot of death in his wake.


10 posted on 02/17/2013 6:54:06 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: SMGFan

But here in gun-free Britain, another shooting has occured. I shall be glad to get home to the safety of the USA and resume my true alter ego.


11 posted on 02/17/2013 7:01:05 AM PST by Richard Brandon Abroad
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To: SMGFan
Democrat social policies have destroyed the Black Family to the point Gangs have replaced real families.

Where Black kids demand respect without earning any.

When wearing the wrong color or being in the wrong place can get you killed.

The problem isn't Gun Culture, it is Black Culture that teaches if you are accidently bumped the offender must be killed. ...where gangs drive-by family homes and shoot them up with total disregard who is in them, often the wrong house or the intended target isn't even there.

12 posted on 02/17/2013 7:02:13 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SMGFan

Almost all violence in America is committed by a small group of people who contribute little or nothing to society. They and their baby mamas and children are supported by taxpayers. They consider themselves victims and believe they are entitled to do whatever they want and have everything handed to them.

These people are supported by the Democrats. They break the laws and there is no focus on stopping them. The focus of the Democrats is on taking guns from law abiding citizens.


13 posted on 02/17/2013 7:07:03 AM PST by detective
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To: SMGFan
Chicago like all major Democratic controlled cities that steep themselves in victim-hood are nothing but incubators for parasites and predators. Fatherless families surviving on welfare with no hope of escaping and breeding to get more largess from their government masters. They will continue to be the source of conflict for the meager bits they can gather. The common thread between all the young people is that they are going to die in the streets anyway so reap as much as you can before that time comes.
14 posted on 02/17/2013 7:09:40 AM PST by JayAr36 (In a compromise between good and evil, evil ALWAYS BENEFITS.)
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To: detective

Almost all violence in America is committed by a small group of people who contribute little or nothing to society. They and their baby mamas and children are supported by taxpayers. They consider themselves victims and believe they are entitled to do whatever they want and have everything handed to them.

These people are supported by the Democrats. They break the laws and there is no focus on stopping them. The focus of the Democrats is on taking guns from law abiding citizens.


Well stated. Take the guns from people who wouldn’t think of using them on another human, and let slide the leeches of society.

All in the name of “ protecting the children”. Hey, what about me ... I’m a
former child who is now grown up, and I don’t like what you are doing to me.....


15 posted on 02/17/2013 7:14:56 AM PST by patriotspride
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To: SMGFan

It’s those darn people from Indiana trafficking guns into Chicago!


16 posted on 02/17/2013 7:16:11 AM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: patriotspride

It seems the gang-banging thugs in Chicago are taking Barry’s gun confiscation threats seriously too. They’re hurrying up and going out ‘n killing all their enemies as quick as they can. Thin the herd.

80% or more of all shootings & murders in Chicago are felon on felon crimes (Chicago Tribune, Jan 6th.) Do I really care if a bunch of gang-bangers kill each other? Nope. Do I care when those gang banging idiots kill innocent kids playing at a park or in their own homes by stray bullets? Sure I do.

So here’s what we do: evacuate all the kids out of the two neighborhoods responsible for 90% or more of the murders in Chicago: Austin and Gresham.

Wall off Austin & Gresham, and air drop a bunch of guns and ammo into them and let the gang bangers kill each other off. Wait two weeks. Anyone left alive in those two neighborhoods after two weeks gets thrown in jail for life for murder. Problem solved. (I’ll leave you guessing as to whether I’m serious or that’s sarcasm.)


17 posted on 02/17/2013 7:18:33 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: SMGFan

BO had his photo op, slavishly reported by his kept media hacks, so what difference does it make (a la Hillary)? He had to get down to FL to play golf with his buds, while he and his family have 24/7 protection for life paid for by the stupidest bunch of taxpayers in the history of the world.


18 posted on 02/17/2013 7:35:50 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: usconservative

So here’s what we do: evacuate all the kids out of the two neighborhoods responsible for 90% or more of the murders in Chicago: Austin and Gresham.

Wall off Austin & Gresham, and air drop a bunch of guns and ammo into them and let the gang bangers kill each other off. Wait two weeks. Anyone left alive in those two neighborhoods after two weeks gets thrown in jail for life for murder. Problem solved. (I’ll leave you guessing as to whether I’m serious or that’s sarcasm.)


In either case. I like your style :) :) :)


19 posted on 02/17/2013 7:38:23 AM PST by patriotspride
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To: SMGFan

Chicago, model for gun control. Where only criminals have guns.


20 posted on 02/17/2013 8:09:41 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: SMGFan

How disrespectful of them.

Just who do they think they are?


21 posted on 02/17/2013 8:10:32 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: usconservative

Since Barry is so good at it, he should have proposed building skeet shooting ranges in Chicago’s West Side. Only it would be BYOGA (bring your own guns and ammo).

But I still like your idea.


22 posted on 02/17/2013 8:12:55 AM PST by bushbuddy
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To: NewHampshireDuo
...restrict the availability of ammo. No ammo, no shootings.

The 18th Amendment didn't stop the importation or consumption of spirits; high cigarette taxes encourage cigarette smuggling today. Would offshore ammo factories pop up and smugglers make a fortune on ammo? Of course.

23 posted on 02/17/2013 9:40:02 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: SMGFan

Obama’s solution to those inner city problems is to remove those rights provided by the constitution to have and bear arms legally obtained and used from all US citizens.

Before any search and seizure of illegal guns begins in those troublesome areas.NOBODY SHOULD HAVE A GUN
BECAUSE THAT WOULDN’T BE EQUAL IN THE EYES OF ANY SOCIALIST...THAT’S THE WAY THESE DEMO-COMS THINK

Which by the way will never happen but sounds great.
BUT IF GIVEN A CHANCE THEY WILL TAKE YOUR GUNS..... So gun owners better wake up and fight this.


24 posted on 02/17/2013 10:00:12 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("It's a sin to tell a lie", in telling others that , got me my nickname .Ex Chi" mechanic"ret)
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To: bushbuddy
Since Barry is so good at it, he should have proposed building skeet shooting ranges in Chicago’s West Side. Only it would be BYOGA (bring your own guns and ammo).

Allow me to improve on your most excellent idea.

Rather than simply using skeet, let's modify those trap throwing devices so that they can hold something larger. Say, a gang-banging thug.

Perhaps us tax-payers who are sick and tired of paying for these bastards could have some fun and clean up society (while also improving the lives of inner-city children.)

So I have this design in my head that enables me to strap a gang-banging thug onto a trap thrower. Once I yell "PULL!" the gang-banging thug is thrown into the air (much like a skeet target) and let's just say we exercise some good old fashioned justice by blasting them out of the air.

Now, I have to confess this isn't an original idea, it just popped into my head from one of my favorite movies.

PULL!!

25 posted on 02/17/2013 10:54:45 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: SMGFan
I'm reminded of the "It's A Wonderful Life" saying, "every time a bell rings an angel gets their wings".

Updated version, "Every time Bronco Bama speaks about gun control, someone gets shot in Chicago"

26 posted on 02/17/2013 10:59:05 AM PST by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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