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June 28, 2022

Chicago Mayor: ‘F— Clarence Thomas!’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) cursed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas over his opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade.

“So we know what happened in the Supreme Court yesterday,” Lightfoot said at a Pride event in Chicago on Saturday.

“If you read Clarence Thomas’ concurrence — Thank you. F—k Clarence Thomas!”

“He thinks we’re going to stand idly by while they take our rights,” said Lightfoot, the city’s first openly-gay mayor. “Our right to marry, our right to have children.”

June 26, 2022

Chicago’s Richest Man Moves $22B to Miami Following Crime Complaints

Chicago’s wealthiest man is moving his $22 billion company from Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) city to Miami over complaints about crime.

Ken Griffin is moving his hedge fund, Citadel Securities, to Florida, citing the state’s business environment.

“If people aren’t safe here, they’re not going to live here,” Griffin told the Wall Street Journal.

“I’ve had multiple colleagues mugged at gunpoint. I’ve had a colleague stabbed on the way to work, countless issues of burglary. I mean, that’s a really difficult backdrop with which to draw talent to your city from.”

Griffin’s relocation will negatively impact the finances of both Chicago and Illinois as a whole. According to spokesman Zia Ahmed, he had donated hundreds of millions of dollars to local charities while living in the Windy City.

Crime in Chicago has jumped since the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing by 36% in 2021.

December 26, 2021

Report: 60+ Felons Charged with Violent Crimes While Out on Bond

More than 60 Chicago felons were arrested again and charged with violent crimes while out on bond this year.

Reports show the charges included murder, attempted murder, and gun violence.

According to CWBChicago, Malik Perteet is the most recent felon to be rearrested while out on bond awaiting trial. In March, prosecutors charged the 22-year-old with felony gun possession after he allegedly exchanged gunfire with someone who shot at him at a gas station. An 11-year-old girl was killed in the crossfire by a bullet from the other gunman’s weapon, prosecutors said.

Records show that Chicago police also wanted to charge Perteet with reckless discharge of a firearm. Instead, he went home under electronic monitoring after posting a $7,500 bond.

However, the electronic monitoring didn’t prove to be much of a deterrent. According to prosecutors, Perteet shot and tried to kill a 17-year-old girl during a marijuana transaction earlier this month.

“He is the 60th person accused of killing, trying to kill, or shooting someone in Chicago this year while awaiting trial for a felony. A total of 92 victims are involved in those crimes,” CWBChicago reported.

Perteet is now being held without bond on charges of aggravated battery by discharging a firearm and first-degree murder.



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At least 60 felons charged with violent crimes while out on bond in Chicago in 2021

October 16, 2021

Head of Chicago police union urges cops to defy vaccine mandate

In Chicago, Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara called on police officers to defy the city’s vaccine mandate.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s mandate requires city workers to report their vaccination status by Friday. After that, workers who don’t agree to semiweekly COVID-19 testing will be placed on administrative leave.

Cantazara posted a video vowing to challenge the mandate in court if Lightfoot’s administration tries to enforce it.

“It’s safe to say that the city of Chicago will have a police force at 50 percent or less for this weekend coming up,” Catanzara said in the video.

Lightfoot dismissed most of Catanzara’s statements as “untrue or patently false.”

“The data is very clear. It is unfortunate that the FOP leadership has chosen to put out a counter-narrative,” Lightfoot said. “But the fact of the matter is, if you are not vaccinated, you are playing with your life, the life of your family, the life of your colleagues and members of the public.”

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Chicago police union head urges cops to defy vaccine mandate

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