Chicago Taxes Plastic Grocery Bags to Save the ‘Environment’ (wink-wink)

by Steve MacDonald November 29, 2016

Chicago recently instituted a new $0.07 per bag tax on plastic grocery/store bags. No price is too high to save the environment, right? What if the “environment” is the city budget? Roughly 70% of that green-tax will go directly to the city to plug holes in the municipal budget. The stealth tax does not quite […]

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Voter Fraud – Democrats: “We’ll bring out your dead!”

by Skip November 1, 2016

Classic reference in the title.  It is so nice to see that there is life after death but in Chicago, there’s a whole new meaning to “…bring out your dead” (emphasis mine): 119 people voted 229 times in Chicago, but there’s a catch… The dead vote again… 119 people voted 229 times in Chicago after they […]

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O’Keefe Embarasses Democrat Gun Grabbers

by Mike July 12, 2016

They’re back!! Just like they embarrassed the New York newspaper who wanted to ‘out’ gun owners by publishing addresses, The Project Veritas finds that Congressional staffers aren’t so keen to advertise their lack of armaments as they are to take away yours – hmmm…. When everybody is disarmed, only criminals and government (but I repeat […]

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If #BlackLivesMatter …

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2016
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While more than a few on the left are mourning a gorilla who got shot last week, Chicago had the most murders in the month of May since 1975. What do you mean you hadn’t heard? Democrat-run Chicago. The town with some of the strictest anti-gun laws in the land. Laws Democrats say protect people […]

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Looks Like Trump Was The P***Y

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2016
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From David Marcus at The Federalist. Back in August, Donald Trump had strong words for Bernie Sanders after a Black Lives Matter protest interrupted a Sanders rally. Trump said, “I would never give up my microphone. I thought that was disgusting.” He went on to say, “That will never happen with me…I don’t know if […]

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Chicagoland on Record Pace for Murders in 2016

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2016
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News from the progressive gun-free utopia that is Chicago. The number of homicides so far this year in Chicago climbed past 100 over the weekend, the deadliest start to a year in the city in nearly two decades, according to statistics kept by the Police Department and the Tribune. At least two people were killed and […]

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Rick Manning on HUD and Regional Planning

by Steve MacDonald January 27, 2016
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According to the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Dubuque, Iowa is part of Chicago, Illinois. Under the same thinking Concord, New Hampshire and all points south are part of Boston. So pay attention, as Rick Manning from American’s for Limited Government explains the situation in Dubuque and with HUD because if your community […]

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I Just Can’t Pass Up Rahm Emanuel’s Recent Crisis

by Ed Naile January 3, 2016

Oh, it’s a hum dinger of a crisis for Rahm Emanuel, the left wing prodigy who never lost a fight with cowardly Republicans. His latest dilemma is his total lack of a way out of being Mayor of Chicago – it’s an executive position, and with all things progressive and liberal, the ability to get […]

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Good question – go ahead gun grabbers, what’s your answer?

by Skip December 20, 2015

If advocates of stricter gun-control regulations are correct that easier access to hand guns necessarily leads to more violence committed with guns, why do we never hear of mass shootings (of people) at firing ranges? Yes, there was the killing of Chris Kyle at a gun range.  That admitted, this question speaks to the normal operations […]

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Concealed Carry Saves Lives – Chicago Edition

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2015
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Last April a concealed carry permit holder in….Chicago, saved a bunch of people’s lives. Chicago Trib | Authorities say no charges will be filed against an Uber driver who shot and wounded a gunman who opened fire on a crowd of people in Logan Square over the weekend. The driver had a concealed-carry permit and acted […]

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Democrat Murderland

by Scott Morales October 2, 2015

Don’t fall for the distraction from His Disgrace.  It’s politically expedient and self serving for His Disgrace to scold and glower the public on the shooting in Oregon.  If he really cared about gun violence, he would look in his own backyard.  Literally.  Below is a tiny sample of the murders in Chicago this last […]

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“Athens on the Lake”

by Susan Olsen July 17, 2015

“Pension payments to Chicago public union employees have become so high that today all the property taxes paid by the households of Chicago go exclusively to pensions. The operating expenses are paid by additional taxes on things from packs of cigarettes, to gasoline, sales tax, and cable TV bills. Given these facts about how Chicago’s […]

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The Result of Relaxed Gun Laws in Illinois

by Steve MacDonald August 31, 2014
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The Daily Signal is reporting crime rates in Chicago after the state of Illinois ‘Relaxed” its gun control laws.  Illinois is issuing concealed carry permits to law-abiding citizens, even though all the Liberal ‘lights’ continue to resist. The data will  mean nothing to them because crime has nothing to do with liberal gun policy.  But […]

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The Democrat Intifada Against the Law Abiding American Citizen

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2014
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Your average, so-called, “anti-gun-violence” liberal Democrat wants your town, city, or state, to have the same sort of gun laws they have in Chicago.  But they don’t want you to truly grasp what that means.  Every weekend there are reports the dozens of new shootings and mounting death toll in the gun-free land of Chicago.  […]

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Democrats promise: If You Disarm, The Government Will Protect You. They Lied.

by Steve MacDonald May 27, 2014
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The Democrats promised that if you disarm, the government will protect you, but they lied.  Six more people are dead and thirteen injured (in Santa Barbra), all of whom either believed the government’s lie, or were prohibited from arming themselves as a matter of policy.  They followed the rules, and in return they were injured […]

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Judge Overturns Chicago Ban on Retail Gun Shops In City

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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Trib A federal judge on Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago’s gun ordinance, ruling that it is unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city. U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang found that the city failed to convince him that banning the sale of guns by licensed dealers was necessary to […]

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Remove Just 4 Democrat Cities And The US Global Ranking for Murder Drops to 4th lowest on the Planet?

by Steve MacDonald September 25, 2013
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Interesting… The United States is currently 3rd in murders throughout the world. But if you take out Chicago, Detroit, (cont) — IrritatedWoman™ (@irritatedwoman) September 25, 2013 Here’s the entire thing. The United States is currently 3rd in murders throughout the world. But if you take out Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC and New Orleans, the […]

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What Anti-Self Defense Democrats Want For Your Town

by Steve MacDonald September 19, 2013
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Chicago has some of the strictest anti-gun laws in the nation because they can pass whatever laws they please with little or no opposition from anyone with even a lick of common sense.  It is a laboratory for their anti-gun policies.  And it is a ‘labratory’ with the the highest murder rate in the nation. […]

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Are They Imbeciles or Advocates?

by Steve MacDonald September 16, 2013
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Democrats claim that the state can and will protect you.  That you do not need to protect yourself.  It is a legislative priority of theirs, disarming you.  What does that tell us about Democrats? Every time the Progressives, Democrats, Liberals, remark, mock, or complain about the private and lawful ownership of any tool to defend […]

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“Anti-Gun Violence” Means That Democrats Are Anti-Gun, and Want More Violence

by Steve MacDonald September 3, 2013
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When the anti-gun violence polices you demand we implement consistently demonstrate that more people will be killed and more people will be killed by guns, and you leave that out of your “conversation about ant-gun violence,”  people should be suspicious of your actual intentions. And so you should be suspicious of OFA and Minnesota based […]

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Notable Quote – Heather Mac Donald

by Skip August 30, 2013

The New Racism whose name cannot be mentioned (emphasis mine): Children on Chicago’s South Side are escorted to school through a phalanx of “security workers in neon vests, police officers on patrol, an idling city fire truck and, briefly, a police helicopter hovering above.” Similar school escort programs exist in other cities. It’s no longer […]

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America’s Democrat Anti-Gun Mayors Enhance Crime

by Rick Olson May 29, 2013

“Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.”   —Lucius Annaeus Seneca On February 7, 2012, I wrote, “America’s Democrat Mayors Ruining The Country For Decades. The entry followed Kurt Badenhausen’s article in Forbes detailing America’s ten most miserable cities. Badenhausen examined America’s largest metropolitan areas with a  minimum population of 256,000 people and  ranked each area […]

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Paging Mary Stuart Bile!

by Susan Olsen May 20, 2013

Even the Chicago Teachers’ Union gets it…. Via Weasel Zippers

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Democrats and Communists…

by Scott Morales May 3, 2013

… usually begets the hyperbole induced eye-roll from many, but stick with me. Breitbart headline: “Dick Durbin at May Day Immigration Rally: Communists? What Communists?” Together again, deluded communist rubes and a Democrat, what a surprise. Senator Dick Durbin attended a May Day march in Chicago the other day. It turns out that it was […]

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Chicago’s strong gun control laws…

by Tim Condon February 15, 2013

Some of the strictest gun control laws in the U.S. in fact. So, this just in: EAST CHICAGO (CBS) — Home from Afghanistan for just five months, 25-year-old Indiana National Guardsman Willie Cook was gunned down while shielding his two-year-old son.

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The Real Cause For Murder

by Steve MacDonald February 1, 2013

Iowahawk posted this at Breitbart yesterday and there is simply no way to excerpt it, without losing the point so I have included it in it’s entirety.  The conclusion is Iowahawks as well….(enjoy) Chicago, IL  Houston, TX  Population  2.7 million  2.15 million Median HH income  $38,600  $37,000  % African-American  32.9%  24%  % Hispanic  28.9%  44% […]

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Is it Time To Pull Out…of Chicagostan?

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2013

WND is reporting that since the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan (2001 to present) 2,166 Americans have died there.  From 2003 to present, 4,797 people have been murdered in the city of Chicago. Chicagostan is more dangerous to the life expectancy of American’s than Afghanistan.  And in case you forgot, Afghanistan is a […]

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Second Amendment Chicago slap down…

by Tom January 22, 2013

Second Amendment fever is spreading like wildfire…even into the sanctum of Chicago-area Democrat meetings. “Molon Labe”, my friends, and enjoy (watch until the end).  

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Black Vote In Question?

by Steve MacDonald October 5, 2012

The fact that I even have to write a title like that is absurd but that’s where we are.  And we’re more ‘there’ now than before the great uniter floated into the Oval Office on a glowing cloud drawn by a color-blind team of bipartian BS.  So why might the black vote be in question? […]

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Yeah, this fits

by Skip September 14, 2012

We’ve kinda left the Chicago Teacher strike alone thus far.  To be sure, I think it is rather emblematic of the Blue Social model – large public unions pulling more and more from the taxpayers via in-the-Union-Pocket elected officials. In this case, we have the CTU members earning an average wage of approximately $71-76K / […]

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