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Kick That Can Rahm!!

Kick it! Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking to put off a massive teacher pension payment that’s due at the end of the month until Aug. 10 under a measure that surfaced Tuesday in the Illinois House.The request for a delay comes after a series...Show More Summary

Bill Crawford Radio Appearance

This is the gentleman who just had a book published outlining exactly how the Northwestern University professor, his students, and the media sprang a guilty Anthony Porter from under a death sentence and railroaded an innocent man into 17-years in prison: Tune in tomorrow (Wednesday) to WIND-AM 560 after 8:35 AM. Show More Summary

Short? We're not Short

For what we think is the first time in history the Chicago Police Department is going to 12-hour days in response to a regularly scheduled holiday. Days and Midnights will be holding down the Districts while Third Watch is still awaiting assignments from Special Events. Show More Summary

New Ferris Wheel?

This just seems like a bunch of nonsense - tear down a perfectly good attraction to build one 50 feet higher? Navy Pier's Ferris wheel, an icon of the Chicago lakefront, will be dismantled this fall and replaced by a taller ride featuring...Show More Summary

Prickwrinkle to Raise Taxes

Is there anything that democrats can't cure by raising taxes? When it was a bad thing, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle referred to it as the “Stroger sales tax.”Now, Preckwinkle is considering bringing back a penny-on-the-dollar sales tax increase that helped her defeat her predecessor, Todd Stroger. Show More Summary

Look Who's Out of Prison

Has it been seventeen months already? Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. began three months of home detention Monday and proclaimed it a "great day" to be with family and friends.Jackson waved to onlookers Monday morning as he left the Volunteers of America Chesapeake Residential Re-entry Center, a halfway house in Baltimore. Show More Summary

Another Bloody Weekend

"Murder Mayor" isn't cutting it in the nickname department any more : Three men were killed — including a man who died shielding his mother from gunfire — and at least 32 others were wounded in weekend shootings as summer started inShow More Summary

The Confederate Flag's Image and Meaning…

Charleston, SC—It’s never the losers of wars that write the history books. With glee, the winners demonize the losers at every opportunity in anything published about the conflicts. Our Civil War was much more about a heavy handed federal government and states rights than slavery. Show More Summary

Drip Drip Drip

cBS gets in on the act: As Police Supt. Garry McCarthy begins his fifth year running the Chicago Police Department, some aldermen – old and new – appeared to be losing confidence in his ability to reduce gun violence as summer approaches. Show More Summary

Words Aren't Doing it Rahm

Typical leftist thinking - if we just talk about things, it'll all be rainbows and unicorns: Promises made and promises still to be kept. Violence continues to plague a South Side neighborhood, where exactly one year ago, civic and corporate...Show More Summary

Safety Safety Safety

The bloody year continues : A handcuffed prisoner in a moving police cruiser managed to grab a gun, fatally shoot the officer at the wheel and escape from the vehicle, which careened into a utility pole at a busy intersection, police said Saturday.Officer Daryle Holloway, 45, died at a hospital, police chief Michael Harrison said. Show More Summary

Police Shooting

Missed this one over the weekend: A Chicago police officer shot a man early Saturday while responding to a call of men with guns in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.Several Area Central Gun Team units responded to a call of men with guns about 12:10 a.m. Show More Summary

Time to Dump the Fest

Once again, our annual call to discontinue what turns out to be a vehicle for mayhem and bloodshed : An 18-year-old was fatally shot in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood in what has been a violent weekend in the neighborhood despite festivals and parades. Show More Summary

Uber Ridesharing Service and Their Laughable New Gun Ban

Los Angeles, CA—Uber has taken the taxi business to new highs or perhaps lows. The convenient but overpriced service you order and pay for on your smartphone has suddenly banned firearms both drivers and passengers. The right of self-defense is not something politicians or corporate suits can abridge. Show More Summary

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