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Old 13 January 2018, 14:47
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I guess he got the "authentic moment" that he was looking for.

"Candidate for Illinois attorney general robbed at gunpoint"

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...111-story.html
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Old 13 January 2018, 15:02
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Heard this story on NPR this morning. Too damn funny right there.
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Old 13 January 2018, 16:21
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CCW scores again, quick open to the new year.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...108-story.html

I'd be interested in the geometry of the gunfight where the savage gets shot in the "back of the head", but not enough to screw over an otherwise decent CCW. It's long past time to give any damns about the minor bullshit of any CCW shooting. It's simply time to absolutely favor "good guy" over "felonious shithead" every.... fucking..... time. I don't even care if he chased dude down the street and executed the MF'r with a magazine full of Glasers to the groin, he gets an "atta boy." There is no other way this city gets cleaned up. The county prosecutor is more concerned with releasing shitheads than with getting shitheads off the street to protect the decent. It's truly a criminal enterprise, all the way up. S/F....Ken M
We need to bring Col. Charlie Askins back from the afterlife if he's willing. While a bit of a racist by today's standards, the man was in this regard a product of the times, (recall that the Armed Forces were not integrated in his day) but he "killed a lot of people who just needed killing" (an affirmative defense in Texas IIRC) and if you have never read his autobiography, it's a great read. Still available from Paladin Press in softcover, they are not doing any new stuff but the doors are still open for books they had in stock. If you want any of the SOG coffee table books by Plaster or Greco, probably want to do that before they run out.
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Old 15 January 2018, 07:46
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I'm sure the bullets will be flying on MLK day.
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Old 15 January 2018, 21:28
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We need to bring Col. Charlie Askins back from the afterlife if he's willing. While a bit of a racist by today's standards, the man was in this regard a product of the times, (recall that the Armed Forces were not integrated in his day) but he "killed a lot of people who just needed killing" (an affirmative defense in Texas IIRC) and if you have never read his autobiography, it's a great read. Still available from Paladin Press in softcover, they are not doing any new stuff but the doors are still open for books they had in stock. If you want any of the SOG coffee table books by Plaster or Greco, probably want to do that before they run out.
Forgot to add the title, "Unrepentant Sinner".
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Old 15 January 2018, 21:42
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Forgot to add the title, "Unrepentant Sinner".
Very good read. Rough part in the book about when his young son dies. But, yeah a warrior for sure . His tales of serving in vietn in the 50s were pretty interesting.
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Old 16 January 2018, 09:45
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Bodycount from MLK day?

Going to have to look for Unrepentant Sinner.
FYI Paladin Press stopped selling books last year.
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Old 16 January 2018, 16:24
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Bodycount from MLK day?

Going to have to look for Unrepentant Sinner.
FYI Paladin Press stopped selling books last year.
25 shot over the weekend, to include the holiday. I'm sure as they were pulling the trigger that MLK's message of peace and non-violence weighed heavily on their minds.

Here's an interesting youtube account run by some guy named Vic Maggio, called Bloody Chicago. He's out there documenting the violence, in ways the regular media covers only in passing, and none of them ever delve into the many reasons why it's so bad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWTBhbn5MG8

I was down in the city on Saturday night, in what is considered one of the best north side neighborhoods. Even though most of the violence is concentrated on the south and west sides, the thuggery has been migrating into the gold coast and beyond for several years. Easy pickings for the carjackers and armed robbers.

No problems, but I would not have been surprised if something had happened.
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Old 25 January 2018, 14:49
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Came across this novel, and by the looks of it very effective, remedy for the epidemic of car jacking in Chicago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=aLhWzMOccTg
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Came across this novel, and by the looks of it very effective, remedy for the epidemic of car jacking in Chicago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=aLhWzMOccTg
If I recall correctly that was more or less immediately outlawed by some fucking killjoys.
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Old 25 January 2018, 15:31
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In the video it said it was lawful in South Africa, but perhaps that has changed in the last few years.
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Old 25 January 2018, 16:08
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Came across this novel, and by the looks of it very effective, remedy for the epidemic of car jacking in Chicago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=aLhWzMOccTg
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Old 25 January 2018, 16:35
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Yeah, the original inventor of the flame-throwing zoomie pipes contacted my employer back in the early 90s. He wanted OC spray capability too. And a bizillion volts of AC in the door-handles. Basically I envisioned piles of charred carjacker-bodies smelling like roasted peppers piled around some SA yuppie's Beemer.
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Old 25 January 2018, 17:14
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Old 31 January 2018, 16:08
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Man fatally shot by accomplice during home invasion

A happy ending!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...131-story.html

The best part is, when they finally catch up with the guy who shot him he'll be on the hook for a felony murder charge for shooting his partner during the commission of another felony.

Win-win.
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Not exactly Chicago, but greater Chicagoland. Doubtlessly these same shitheads travel Chicago proper during their depredations.

Let's just summarize, shitheads involved in crash, flee the scene like roaches, are chased, in a fight, steal a cruiser, get shot, crash it, etc etc etc.

The should look at filming the next Mad Max saga in Chicagoland. S/F....Ken M

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburb...131-story.html
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A happy ending!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...131-story.html

The best part is, when they finally catch up with the guy who shot him he'll be on the hook for a felony murder charge for shooting his partner during the commission of another felony.

Win-win.
And as a result of Illinois stellar accounting, hopefully he will do both years in prison.
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Not exactly Chicago, but greater Chicagoland. Doubtlessly these same shitheads travel Chicago proper during their depredations.

Let's just summarize, shitheads involved in crash, flee the scene like roaches, are chased, in a fight, steal a cruiser, get shot, crash it, etc etc etc.

The should look at filming the next Mad Max saga in Chicagoland. S/F....Ken M

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburb...131-story.html
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And as a result of Illinois stellar accounting, hopefully he will do both years in prison.
They'll plead it down to criminal mischief, he'll probably get probation.
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Harvey is merely an extension of some of the worst neighborhoods on the south side.
I was a young reporter for the Harvey Tribune in the early 60s. Back then it was Blue Collar fighting black influx from the south side. I did school boards, the police beat, answered the phone for whatever. It was always entertaining. Nowdays, its a lot rougher but I know a few of the younger blacks who are trying to push back against the criminal element through sports. Its a battle.
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