Posts Tagged “protests”

Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics

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Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics

Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics Podcaster Marc Sims discusses the challenges facing Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in fighting rising crime  and how the gun violence can be addressed effectively during his podcast, “Just a Few Questions.” Hanania and Sims also talk about the battle between President Donald Trump and Joe…

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Reflecting on the past week’s violence

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Reflecting on the past week’s violence

Reflecting on the past week’s violence The Black Lives Matter protestors should be held accountable for the violence of many of those who participated. Although supporting Black Lives is a just cause, the organizers failed to take responsibility for the widespread violence, looting, arson and shootings that took place in the midsts of their protests….

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot puts her own personal agenda ahead of the safety of not only the citizens of Chicago but all of Cook County in a selfish political display that jeopardizes the safety of everyone who doesn’t embrace violence. Lightfoot has done nothing to prosecute the looters…

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Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

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Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism With residents across the state coming together to stand against racism and police brutality, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state’s flags and to call for an 8 minute and 46 second moment…

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When will people in Chicago get serious about violence?

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When will people in Chicago get serious about violence?

When will people in Chicago get serious about violence? Organized protests may bring attention to the problem of neighborhood violence. But if community homeowners and families don’t stand up to the violence in their own community, they can’t make a difference and violence will continue. The past weekend when Chicago saw 74 brutal shootings and…

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Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence

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Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence

Pfleger publicity stunts do nothing to stop violence Father Pfleger organized a protest of community residents and activists to block traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway recently to protest increasing gang violence. But are the protests good for the community or his own personal interests. What he should be doing is helping residents to stand…

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