The Other McCain

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

Stupid City, Stupid Mayor: Homicide Increases 55% in Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Remember, dead people are still eligible to vote in Chicago: A 41-year-old man was shot and killed early Friday morning in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, marking the city’s first homicide of 2021 and following a year of spiking crime rates there and around the nation. According to Chicago police data, the city recorded 769 homicides in […]

The Planners and Their Plans

If you are my age, the very mention of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing project calls to mind memories of how liberalism’s “War on Poverty” ultimately ended in catastrophic defeat: At its peak, Cabrini-Green was home to 15,000 people, mostly living in mid- and high-rise apartment buildings, totaling 3,607 units. Over the years, crime and neglect created […]

A Short Probation in Chicago

Say hello to Kamari Pleasant of Cook County, Illinois. On Nov. 2, Kamari was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to a gun charge. Less than three weeks later, he was back in custody: A convicted felon who just started serving probation on a weapons charge was hunting for rivals in a South […]

Store Security Guard Stabbed by Sisters After Asking Them to Wear Masks

Jessica Hill, 21, and her sister Jayla Hill, 18, were arrested Sunday after they attacked a security guard in a shoe store on the West Side of Chicago. The sisters were not wearing masks, as required under the city’s COVID-19 policy. The guard was stabbed repeatedly: After refusing requests to wear face masks or use […]

Chicago Democrat Arrested Again

  Recently, I’ve stopped calling them criminals. They’re just Democrats: Three Chicago men were arrested for Armed Robbery and other offenses following an incident in Joliet [Feb. 15]. According to the Joliet Police Department, officers arrested 43-year-old Tirnell Williams, 27-year-old Blaine Goodall and 44-year-old Tobert Walls for Armed Robbery. Goodall and Walls were additionally charged […]

The Death of ‘Quono’

  Say hello to Aquoness “Quono” Cathery, who was an “aspiring rapper” according to an obituary in the Revolutionary Communist Party press. Basically every time cops shoot a criminal, the Commies confer sainthood on the departed hoodlum, and this was the case with Quono: Aquoness Cathery was murdered by the police on Wednesday, November 29 […]

Chicago: ‘Find Some Place to Loot’

  Say hello to Aaron Neal, criminal mastermind: A 20-year-old man announced: “I’m going to find some place to loot” while filming himself on Facebook Live breaking into a Gold Coast neighborhood ATM with a hammer during the second widespread Mag Mile looting of the summer, prosecutors said Saturday afternoon. The suspect, Aaron Neal, was […]

Chicago: Crime City, U.S.A.

Yesterday’s report of widespread looting in downtown Chicago was followed by an even more shocking report, that a mob of protesters showed up at the jail demanding release of the looters arrested: Black Lives Matter Chicago said early Monday’s looting of stores was a form of ‘reparations’ as the group held a protest Monday night […]

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