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The National Guard to the Rescue in Chicago
NBC News.com ^ | July, 11, 2013 | Tracy Connor, Staff Writer, NBC News

Posted on 07/12/2013 4:02:06 PM PDT by Q-ManRN

“Every single day we wake up in the city of Chicago, some child, some young adult, some African-American male has been murdered,” state Rep. Monique Davis said Thursday. “This is not acceptable.

“I’m hearing from mothers that they are afraid to go outside,” she said. “Hospitals are overburdened with 70 gunshot wounds in one day. Ambulances are so busy people are driving victims in their own cars.”

Davis held a press conference this week to ask Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to call in National Guard “to protect our children so they can go to the park and swim and play and have a childhood.” She said the governor has not responded."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; guncontrol; illinois; moniquedavis; nationalguard; patquinn; secondamendment
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Of course, we would not want to arm decent citizens in Chicago to protect themselves and their neighborhoods after the lawmakers have failed for decades to do so!

The liberal answer: bring in the military to shoot American citizens in the streets of Chicago in order to restore order. After all, that solution is very popular in the third world especially among dictators.

Wait! I thought the violence in Chicago was no worse than in any other major city according to the liberal media. Strange how other cities have not issued a call for the military to take back the streets. Those requests must be stuck in committee.

It is frightening that people like Representative Davis are in positions of authority.

Here is a suggestion: get out of Chicago now!

1 posted on 07/12/2013 4:02:06 PM PDT by Q-ManRN
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To: Q-ManRN

bump for later


2 posted on 07/12/2013 4:05:01 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: gonzo; MinuteGal; M Kehoe; mcmuffin; Matchett-PI; Seeking the truth; JulieRNR21; surfer; ...

Please see the latest liberal madness in Chicago.


3 posted on 07/12/2013 4:06:11 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN

The 1st urban “yute” shot by a Nat. Guardsman will be the signal to riot.


4 posted on 07/12/2013 4:06:11 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: Q-ManRN

Wow!! Talk about sugar coating an approach to martial law!


5 posted on 07/12/2013 4:06:20 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Bitter clinger & creepy-ass cracker)
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To: Q-ManRN

This is impossible because Chicago has excellent Gun Control laws.


6 posted on 07/12/2013 4:07:20 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If youÂ’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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To: Q-ManRN

Government to the rescue! Forget about addressing the real issue: lack of fathers, lack of education and government dependency.


7 posted on 07/12/2013 4:07:30 PM PDT by rintense
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To: Q-ManRN

There are legitimate civilian uses for the national guard but normal policing ain’t one of them.


8 posted on 07/12/2013 4:07:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Q-ManRN

In the neighborhoods she’s talking about I almost wouldn’t mind seeing the Guard go in there with tanks and air support. Almost....


9 posted on 07/12/2013 4:08:29 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Q-ManRN
...some child, some young adult, some African-American male has been murdered,”

Murdered by some child, some young adult, some African-American male.

10 posted on 07/12/2013 4:08:30 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: Uncle Miltie

But, if this happened, and trouble broke out, and a black youth was shot by a non black National Guard member, then you would have another Trayvon martin case on our hands.


11 posted on 07/12/2013 4:08:35 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: dynachrome

Until the government steps in. Oh wait!


12 posted on 07/12/2013 4:08:47 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN; Liz

Is Mayor Rahm on vacation with Hussein or something?


13 posted on 07/12/2013 4:09:29 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: surroundedbyblue

My point exactly!


14 posted on 07/12/2013 4:10:02 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: rintense

And inability to protect yourself.


15 posted on 07/12/2013 4:11:06 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN

This is a hoax. Liberal Democrats control Chicago. Gun crimes are not possible when guns are outlawed. I’ll bet evil conservatives are somehow the cause of this. GW Bush is probably orchestrating the violence from Texas.


16 posted on 07/12/2013 4:11:20 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: Kenton

Just like the third world.


17 posted on 07/12/2013 4:13:10 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN

Police = Military = end of Constitution


18 posted on 07/12/2013 4:13:32 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: Q-ManRN

USA OUT OF CHICAGO NOW!


19 posted on 07/12/2013 4:14:02 PM PDT by dinodino
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To: cripplecreek

I absolutely agree.


20 posted on 07/12/2013 4:14:16 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Libloather

Possibly. Mayor not mentioned in excerpt.


21 posted on 07/12/2013 4:14:55 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Libloather
Chicago deserves the same military aid as Egypt or Syria. ;-)
22 posted on 07/12/2013 4:15:15 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: Q-ManRN

Its the children causing the problem.


23 posted on 07/12/2013 4:15:41 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Q-ManRN
Of course, we would not want to arm decent citizens in Chicago to protect themselves and their neighborhoods after the lawmakers have failed for decades to do so!

I'm not sure if anyone else is paying attention, but if you get on the local newspaper forums (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Reader, etc..) you'll see that some of the happiest folks that "conceal carry" (really: fanny pack carry) has passed are the blacks living in the two or three neighborhoods where all this violence is occurring.

They are quite literally celebrating at having the ability to DEFEND themselves against the gang-banging thugs.

24 posted on 07/12/2013 4:16:34 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Libloather

Rahm is on a permanent vacation. Of course, he is very well protected from gangs and criminals. It would take the National Guard to get to him.


25 posted on 07/12/2013 4:16:52 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN
Chicago is lost.
Detroit, too.

I would say, Wall them off and require passports... but our government is so inept at that sort of thing that it doesn't matter.

26 posted on 07/12/2013 4:17:16 PM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Q-ManRN

Rep Davis needs to ask, what’s Chicago’s mayor doing for Chicago? What about the anti-gun laws there? If either were worth a hoot why the need for the National Guard?


27 posted on 07/12/2013 4:18:31 PM PDT by South40
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To: dynachrome

She’s just trying to co-ordinate the chicago riots with the florida riots.


28 posted on 07/12/2013 4:18:54 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: gotribe

That is what should worry every American.


29 posted on 07/12/2013 4:18:57 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN

Quinn needs to personally disarm all of the illegal gun owners in Crook County.


30 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: grobdriver

Yep, we can’t even wall off Mexico.


31 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:45 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Lurker
In the neighborhoods she’s talking about I almost wouldn’t mind seeing the Guard go in there with tanks and air support. Almost....

I've posted this before, but I have an alternative idea:

Wall off the Austin and Gresham neighborhoods in Chicago.

Get all the kids out. Any kid under 15, chances are can be saved from the death culture.

Once the kids are all out and Austin and Gresham are walled off so no one can get in or out, drop as much ammunition and weapons of every kind right smack dab in the middle of those neighborhoods.

Wait two weeks, or until the shooting has stopped - whichever comes first.

THEN send in the national guard and arrest anyone left alive for murder. Put them on trial, convict them, and throw them in jail for the rest of their lives.

Problem solved.

32 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:49 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Q-ManRN

PLEASE Mr. Gubmint, comes on in an takes aways our freedoms, wees just to ignant to cares fors uselves. Please takes cares a us.


33 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:54 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: grobdriver

Our regressive government would prefer all of America was like Chicago and Detroit.


34 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:05 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: Q-ManRN

I thought there were strict gun control laws in Chicago. Just wait until GZ is found “Not guilty”, and there will be hundreds of dead Trayvons.


35 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:15 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Chicago you gave birth to and bred these gangsters.
This is not new it has has been there for years. Best scenerio would be to let it die out. The head of your snake would be left, and then that could be taken off. How many of those fearful mothers have innocent childern that belong to and are the same gang members that creates your world of fear on Chicago Streets. Chicago has allowed it’s streets to be over ran with druggies and criminals. Maybe it’s time for a tale from the old west to return. The bounty hunter with Wanted Dead or Alive 10K!
One thing for sure your Funeral Directors see a gold mine every weekend! If I was in the Buis. I would beat a path for the Windy City! Property speculation has to be goin on for new acreage for Cemetary Plots! Now is the time for That Gerber policy to pay off! No College just Death bennies!


36 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:20 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Q-ManRN.
state Rep. Monique Davis... held a press conference this week to ask Illinois Gov. Pat [Drama Queen] Quinn to call in National Guard "to protect our children so they can go to the park and swim and play and have a childhood."
And the presence of the National Guard in the racist cesspool that is urban Chicagoland will?...


37 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: cripplecreek
There are legitimate civilian uses for the national guard but normal policing ain’t one of them.

I'm sorry, but the IL Constitution clearly states otherwise:

Constitution of the State of Illinois
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 4. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AND OFFICERS
     (a) The Governor is commander-in-chief of the organized militia, except when they are in the service of the United States. He may call them out to enforce the laws, suppress insurrection or repel invasion.
     (b) The Governor shall commission militia officers who shall hold their commissions for such time as may be provided by law.
As you can see, the militia clearly must have the power to enforce civil law, otherwise the Governor could not call them to do so. This is one reason why I think people need tou read their state constitutions: they present a far different picture of what is and isn't allowed than what the politicians paint. (The IN Supreme Court travesty of unilaterally deciding that the right to reasonably resist an unlawful police entry into a home is no longer recognized under Indiana law illustrates that perfectly as the State constitution contained a word-for-word copy of the US Constitution 4th Amendment.)
38 posted on 07/12/2013 4:23:35 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Q-ManRN

No troops in Chicago! Avoid that quaqmire, no more Vietnams!!!


39 posted on 07/12/2013 4:23:42 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Q-ManRN

“This American Life” did an episode on what it’s like to go to school in one of these Chicago neighborhoods. Beyond appalling.

They walk home in the middle of the street because they consider the sidewalks too dangerous. It’s not safe to walk alone but if your group is too big the thugs consider it provocative, and it’s not safe. Talked about one kid (Christian) who refused to join gang. The poor kid literally had no life. Couldn’t go outside, couldn’t go near a window, had no friends. Just broke my heart.


40 posted on 07/12/2013 4:24:15 PM PDT by DManA
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To: cripplecreek
There are legitimate civilian uses for the national guard but normal policing ain’t one of them.

Seems to working GREAT in Afghanistan.

41 posted on 07/12/2013 4:24:39 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: OneWingedShark

Then let the democrats do it because no conservative will ever live it down.


42 posted on 07/12/2013 4:24:57 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: duffee

Don’t be a H8r. She’s helping us stop SSM.


43 posted on 07/12/2013 4:25:17 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

Has to be a hoax. If it was true the Republicans would make an issue out of it. Wouldn’t they?


44 posted on 07/12/2013 4:25:57 PM PDT by DManA
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To: anyone
Yes


             

(WGN hotlink)

45 posted on 07/12/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Q-ManRN
I got out!

Never lived in the city of Chicago, but in an adjoining county abutting Cook county, a county full of lovely Republican, tree-lined suburbs. Du Page county is conservative and safe....but I wonder for how long.

I think the racial terrorists will be abandoning the riot-and-burn-the-cities, mob techniques of the sixties and begin using more Alinsky-style tactical approaches...raining cement blocks down from overpasses on the suburban cars driving to and from their jobs in the cities, flash mobs unexpectedly gathering at large stores like K-Marts and WalMarts that are full of enticing, fence-ible loot, breaking in and smashing and then running with their gains....that sort of thing....smaller groups, better planning, safer tactics. They have plenty of more brainy "community organizers" leading and directing them now.

The suburbs are safer by and large, but for how long!

Leni

46 posted on 07/12/2013 4:26:08 PM PDT by MinuteGal (')
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To: All
CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL STRONGLY DEFENDS "CHICAGO VALUES."

Just recently, Mayor Rahm gracefully plied into the controversy created after Alderman Proco Joe Moreno (1st ward) publicly announced his opposition to Chick-Fil-A opening in his ward.

Mayor Rham chuckled while doing a graceful 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 by Chicago PD to shoot 10-12 customers per month,

(5) Any CFA customers actually killed must be registered to vote as Democrats at the autopsies,

(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.

=========================================

THIS JUST IN: The Chicago Ballet Ensemble announces that
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will debut in the presentation of a new
Chicago ballet:

Mayor Rahm at dress rehearsal for new ballet:
"The Godfather--Bang-Bang, You're Dead."

47 posted on 07/12/2013 4:26:28 PM PDT by Liz
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To: usconservative

Concealed carry has not been enacted in Chicago yet despite a recent court order and passage of a highly restrictive concealed carry law. The Attorney General is still prosecuting legal gun owners who carry concealed in Chicago outside their homes.


48 posted on 07/12/2013 4:27:05 PM PDT by Q-ManRN (Progressivism is regressive!)
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To: grobdriver; cripplecreek; Perdogg

Detroit has seen its population plummet since the incompetent racist Coleman Young was mayor; a lot of that was due to the cratering of the auto industry, which itself resulted from the deadly combination of the 1973 OPEC embargo and permanent high oil prices controlled by a cartel, along with the need for higher-markup smaller vehicles — to support the UAW welfare state — and those are difficult to sell without a constant drive for quality improvement a la the Japanese. I remember when Japanese cars were first starting to appear, they were small, fuel efficient, piles of junk that disintegrated from the winter salt. So, the gubmint said, knock it off with the salt. :’)

Anyway, the Detroit of the 1960s riots and 1970s shuttered storefronts is basically gone, literally demolished. My last trip downtown there was about ten years ago, it was already beginning to look like I could farm there.


49 posted on 07/12/2013 4:28:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Q-ManRN

maybe... juuuuuust maybe... the policies, morals, values and ethics play some part in the well being of a community.

if that community starts destroying itself, it might be a sign of failed practices.

and if those practices yield similar results in different cities... quite possibility the practices are at fault... those practices being those employed by the progressive left for decades.

but hey, what do i know. please, continue shooting each other.

no, seriously... keep blasting away. i’ve got more popcorn and there’s nothing better then watching liberal policies disintegrate in real-time


50 posted on 07/12/2013 4:29:44 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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