Posts tagged "Garry McCarthy"

Has Garry McCarthy gone into hiding?

Here’s some spot-on commentary from Second City Cop about the firing of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. He asks: “So why is no media outlet hunting down Garry for his reaction to being pushed under a bus?” Good question, but the eye-opening summary of Rahm Emanuel’s appointments hits home: Rahm has a bad history selecting outsiders... Read more »

Who is Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s clout?

Who is Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s clout? That would be the guy who was able to protect what appears to be a rogue cop from discipline and firing. This is the person  once was  called, in Chicago  parlance, his “chinaman,” but political correctness has annihilated that offensive usage. Nonetheless, one can legitimately not be... Read more »

CeaseFire? Do the names El Rukn and Jeff Fort ring a bell?

In an act of desperation, Chicago has handed over $1 million to  CeaseFire, an anti-violence organization that counts ex-felons among its “interrupters” who try to calm street disputes and thus prevent shootings. Well, I wouldn’t know what else to do if I were Chicago’s police superintendent Garry McCarthy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the City Council and... Read more »

Chicago protesters, get a grip

Chicago’s aging hippy, dippy yippies and their spawn have a legitimate point in their opposition to Mayor Rahm Emanuel‘s crackdown on potentially violent public protests. By anticipating such conduct at May’s G-8 and NATO summits here, do the new proposed rules infringe on the constitutional right of free assembly? Marilyn Katz, an anti-war activist in... Read more »
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