The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Murder City, U.S.A.: Chicago Has More Murders Than L.A. and N.Y.C. Combined

The Associated Press: Malik Causey was one of 91 homicide victims in Chicago in August, the deadliest month in the city in two decades and the latest milestone for a metropolis becoming known for its murder rate. Already, killings here have jumped 46 percent over the same period last year, climbing past the 500 mark […]

Chicago: Murder City, U.S.A.

If violent death is your idea of fun, Chicago is a fun place: The Chicago Police Department announced Friday that murders and shootings rose significantly in 2015 . . . The year-end crime statistics showed there were 468 murders in Chicago in 2015 compared with 416 the year before, a 12.5% increase, as well as 2,900 […]

The #LaquanMcDonald Farce

PCP (phencyclidine) is a dangerous drug. It is a depressant, originally marketed as an animal tranquilizer. Taken orally in moderate dosage, PCP produces a mellow high. However, when used as “angel dust” — sprinkled onto marijuana and smoked — PCP induces a sort of instant psychosis, which can include violent craziness. One evening in the […]

Illegal Alien Who Murdered Woman Had Exploited S.F. ‘Sanctuary City’ Policy

Francisco Sanchez’s murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco last week was a result not only of the Obama administration’s failed immigration policy, but also of the city’s policy: An undocumented immigrant suspected of killing a woman at a San Francisco pier said he chose the city for its sanctuary policies — that is, he knew […]

‘Got Issues? Lube! Lube! Lube!’

Chicago schools are having what is called a “controversy,” a word that means parents found out what their children are learning: Parents at a Near West Side school say they are “shocked” and “horrified” after viewing a new sex education curriculum intended for fifth-graders, saying the way the information is presented is over the top […]

Also, This Is Covered by ObamaCare

As rational as any Democrat voter. http://t.co/cnwMmVI6Lg @oliverdarcy — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) November 19, 2013  

Chicago School System’s $1 Billion Deficit Forces Layoffs for 850 Teachers, Staff

Is this the Hope or the Change? The worst fears of Chicago Public School teachers and staffers were confirmed Friday when district officials announced it was laying off some 850 employees. “Given the historic financial crisis facing our District, next year’s budget will not come without painful decisions, which is why we are making tough choices […]

GUILTY! GUILTY! GUILTY!

That’s right, folks. Another corrupt Chicago Democrat — but I repeat myself — is on his way to federal prison: With moist eyes and soft voices, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife pleaded guilty to federal charges on Wednesday related to years of using campaign funds for personal expenses that included purchases […]

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