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Riots follow killing of Martin Luther King Jr. (Mayor Daley's order to shoot to kill, maim.)
Chicago Tribune ^ | James Coates

Posted on 08/17/2014 11:47:33 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles

Sounds about right to me... "...Mayor Richard J. Daley later told reporters that he had ordered police "to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand . . . and . . . to shoot to maim or cripple anyone looting any stores in our city."

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: daley; kill; maim; shoot

1 posted on 08/17/2014 11:47:33 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
Mayor Richard J. Daley later told reporters that he had ordered police "to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand . . . and . . . to shoot to maim or cripple anyone looting any stores in our city."

I'm very offended - he used the word "cripple".

2 posted on 08/17/2014 11:53:15 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Veggie Todd

Lol


3 posted on 08/17/2014 11:57:04 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (To be a Liberal is to be anti-American, by definition.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles; All

Golly gee, a Democrat Mayor ordered that. No wonder there is so much killing in Chicago.


4 posted on 08/18/2014 12:02:23 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin

Can you imagine any mayor (D or R) saying anything close to that nowadays? Heck, today’s mayors are usually out there alongside the looters throwing rocks at the cops.


5 posted on 08/18/2014 12:06:34 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand
Great Chicago Fire
6 posted on 08/18/2014 12:09:02 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Boomshakalaka!)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
(Mayor Daley's order to shoot to kill, maim.)

Can't say that Daley is on my list of historical heroes, but he was spot on with this order!

Why would any leader NOT act similarly, boggles my mind.

Playing nice with ignorant irrational lethal criminals ALWAYS enables and re-energizes them.

Why should those common sense orders ever be relaxed?

7 posted on 08/18/2014 12:18:09 AM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

I find this surprising.

A dem mayor using common sense.

Violent criminals wielding a very lethal weapon must be stopped whatever it takes.

I have no patience and no sympathy for violent thugs.


8 posted on 08/18/2014 12:34:36 AM PDT by Bobalu (Neutrality helps the oppressor never the victim silence encourages the tormentor never the tormented)
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To: publius911

When local government refuses to protect the lives or property of the lawful from the lawless, I shudder to think of the long term effects on our crumbling society.

Those burned out property owners will not be made whole, for insurance does not cover damage from civil disturbances. Many have mortgages whose service depended on their business. They have been screwed in the name of social justice and may never recover.


9 posted on 08/18/2014 1:59:20 AM PDT by Jacquerie (Article V. If not now, when?)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

The only quarrel that I have with Daley’s order was to shoot to maim or cripple. All shots should be to kill. It is dangerous to try and shoot only to wound and really difficult, as well. When lethal force is employed, it should be used for maximum effect.


10 posted on 08/18/2014 3:06:00 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29

For us “older” folks, Those Were The Days!

There isn’t a mayor or politician alive today that would even consider giving such an order as “Shoot To Kill”. If there were, you would see a DRAMATIC reduction in what is going on in Ferguson. MO. Get a few of the looters, stealers and such lying face down in the streets and the crap will stop. Well past time to “Get Er Done!!!!


11 posted on 08/18/2014 5:07:35 AM PDT by DaveA37
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