Posts tagged "Chicago Police Department"

Seven Deadly Sins: Anger - "Gun Violence In Chicago"

I am seething with anger over all of this shooting. On Sunday a man was shot in the head two blocks south of my home.  Yesterday five people were shot in the vicinity of a South Shore Currency Exchange. The gun violence in this city is out of control.  Scratch that—gun violence in Chicago was... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day Recap: Thank God The G8 Got Taken Away

I had a few epiphanies sitting on the couch yesterday thinking about what I saw on Saturday. 1.  I’m too old for St. Patrick’s Day. 2.  Thank God the G8 got taken away. Saturday was a train wreck of epic proportions. It was the young woman throwing up in a planter on Michigan Avenue that... Read more »

Illinois Concealed Carry: Perhaps It Isn't Such A Bad Idea

It pains me to agree with the NRA but I’ve got to support the passage of concealed carry in the state of Illinois. According to Chicago Tribune reporter Peter Nickeas‘ Twitter feed, the first ten days of March brought 51 people shot city wide with 9 of those shootings being fatal. It doesn’t take a... Read more »