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Kwanza is a made up holiday... I don't think it's celebrated in Africa....?
 

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Kwanza is a made up holiday... I don't think it's celebrated in Africa....?

Nope. Some professor out in Kalifornia dreamed it up.
 

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Man fumbled gun at Christmas party, shooting two partiers, including an 11-year-old, prosecutors say​

December 26, 2021 CWBChicago Avondale
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Tyquan Scott | CPD
An Avondale man who illegally carried a firearm to a family Christmas party wound up shooting two attendees, including an 11-year-old, when he fumbled the gun and it discharged — twice — prosecutors said. The family took his gun away and told him to leave the party.
Tyquan Scott, 23, headed to his girlfriend’s family’s home on the 5400 block of North Austin in Jefferson Park to celebrate Christmas Eve with a gun tucked into his waistband, prosecutors said.
Scott began drinking and, around 11:30 p.m., his gun began to fall out of his waist, according to the allegations.
He grabbed for the weapon to keep it from falling, but it fired, striking an 11-year-old boy, prosecutors said. Then, it fired again, striking a 25-year-old man. Both victims were shot in their legs. Police said they were listed in good condition after the shooting.
“We won’t quite categorize it as a Christmas miracle, but it is fortunate to be sure,” Judge David Navarro said during Scott’s bond hearing.
Other family members took Scott’s gun away and asked him to leave, prosecutors said. Police recovered the gun from a table in the home.
Officers radioed a description of Scott, and cops found him sitting at a bus stop about three blocks away, according to prosecutors.
The 11-year-old’s mother reportedly identified Scott as the person who had the gun and caused it to fire. An assistant state’s attorney said Scott admitted to having the gun and said he “grabbed it by the trigger as it began to fall.”
Assistant Public Defender Courtney Smallwood emphasized that the alleged shootings were accidents. Scott lives with his girlfriend and two children, Smallwood said.
Prosecutors charged Scott with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Navarro set bail at $50,000, meaning Scott must post a $5,000 deposit to get out of jail.
 

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The IQ level in that town alone must be dragging down the national average all by itself...
 

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How would that thing have ever gotten "elected" without the "voting machine rigging"??? Can anybody find another reason?
It wouldn't
 

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asked for ATF help to get spiraling crime under control
why ask them for help?

that's part of the problem, there are too many departments.....

our gov grows, it never shrinks
Navarro set bail at $50,000, meaning Scott must post a $5,000 deposit to get out of jail.
3, 2, 1, and he's gone to Detroit, never to be heard from again
 

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Man fumbled gun at Christmas party, shooting two partiers, including an 11-year-old, prosecutors say​

December 26, 2021 CWBChicago Avondale
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Tyquan Scott | CPD
An Avondale man who illegally carried a firearm to a family Christmas party wound up shooting two attendees, including an 11-year-old, when he fumbled the gun and it discharged — twice — prosecutors said. The family took his gun away and told him to leave the party.
Tyquan Scott, 23, headed to his girlfriend’s family’s home on the 5400 block of North Austin in Jefferson Park to celebrate Christmas Eve with a gun tucked into his waistband, prosecutors said.
Scott began drinking and, around 11:30 p.m., his gun began to fall out of his waist, according to the allegations.
He grabbed for the weapon to keep it from falling, but it fired, striking an 11-year-old boy, prosecutors said. Then, it fired again, striking a 25-year-old man. Both victims were shot in their legs. Police said they were listed in good condition after the shooting.
“We won’t quite categorize it as a Christmas miracle, but it is fortunate to be sure,” Judge David Navarro said during Scott’s bond hearing.
Other family members took Scott’s gun away and asked him to leave, prosecutors said. Police recovered the gun from a table in the home.
Officers radioed a description of Scott, and cops found him sitting at a bus stop about three blocks away, according to prosecutors.
The 11-year-old’s mother reportedly identified Scott as the person who had the gun and caused it to fire. An assistant state’s attorney said Scott admitted to having the gun and said he “grabbed it by the trigger as it began to fall.”
Assistant Public Defender Courtney Smallwood emphasized that the alleged shootings were accidents. Scott lives with his girlfriend and two children, Smallwood said.
Prosecutors charged Scott with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Navarro set bail at $50,000, meaning Scott must post a $5,000 deposit to get out of jail.

Notice how the article states that the gun fired and not that the retard fired the gun. If the weapon did the shooting melt it down and let the retard go, else jail the retard.
 

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Life in urban America!!

Out of all the murders, shootings and crime sprees, I'd estimate a huge majority (>98% probably) occur in the densely populated cities, and a few here and there in the hinterlands. Why would someone emphasize the few percent, other than subterfuge...
 

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Notice how the article states that the gun fired and not that the retard fired the gun. If the weapon did the shooting melt it down and let the retard go, else jail the retard.
"No gun in history has ever pulled its own trigger."
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This is turning into the Good News thread!:drive by:
 

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Days after $1 million smash-and-grab, Lightfoot walked out of meeting with “idiot” luxury car dealer — then a city inspector showed up with a ticket book​

January 12, 2022 CWBChicago Gold Coast
It’s almost cliché. If a business owner angers Chicago City Hall, they can expect to be visited by one of the city’s enthusiastic ticket-writing ordinance enforcers. But that doesn’t really happen … Right?
After two men smashed a display case in Joe Perillo’s Gold Coast Exotic Motor Cars showroom and escaped with over $1 million in luxury watches on December 11, the well-known car dealer appeared on local and national TV news programs, demanding that the city and county take immediate steps to curb crime.
“It’s only a fool who keeps doing things the same way and expects different results. If the Mayor and Kim Foxx don’t do anything to get control of this, it’s not going to get better. It’s going to get worse,” Perillo told CBS2.
“If they don’t do anything about this, they’re going to lose a lot of businesses. They lost Macy’s. They’re losing Neiman Marcus. They may lose this store,” he said in another interview.
Perillo got Lightfoot’s attention.
Days after the smash-and-grab, Lightfoot walked in to Perillo’s showroom at 834 North Rush Street, where Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, and Bentley models are on display. She wasn’t there to buy.
Instead, she met with Perillo and, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, it did not go well. One said that the famously abrasive mayor “got into a fight and walked out.”
The second source confirmed the conversation soured and said Lightfoot called Perillo an “idiot” as she headed for the door.
Efforts to contact Perillo were unsuccessful. Messages to his dealership were not answered.
A mayor’s office spokesperson confirmed that Lightfoot met with Perillo but declined to provide details about the conversation, citing privacy expectations.
“The Mayor routinely meets with victims of crime and reached out to Mr. Perillo which resulted in a meeting. The Mayor offered to work with him to address safety and security matters at any of his dealership locations,” the spokesperson said.
A day or two after Lightfoot walked out, Perillo’s dealership received another visitor from the city: an inspector from the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP). She brought her ticket book.
Lightfoot’s spokesperson said the inspector was following up on an anonymous complaint that the city received on December 15 about a public health violation at the dealership.
“It was unrelated to the mayor’s meeting with Mr. Perillo,” the spokesperson said.
In fact, CWBChicago has learned, the city inspector slapped Perillo’s dealership with four tickets for six violations during her visit shortly after 2 p.m. on December 17. Only one ticket and two of the alleged violations are health-related.
The inspector allegedly saw three employees and one customer not wearing COVID masks inside the dealership. She issued a ticket for two violations: failing to comply with the commissioner of health’s mask order and failing to comply with BACP’s order to comply with the commissioner of health’s mask order.
Perillo received another ticket for “storing, receiving, possessing, selling nineteen bottles of liquor. One whiskey, champagnes, wine, etc” The fourth ticket alleges two violations: failure to display an incidental consumption liquor license and failure to have a required liquor license.
The inspector wrote a fourth ticket for “interfering with or obstructing the commissioner’s designee in the performance of duties.” According to the citation, the inspector announced an inspection at the dealership’s front desk, and the attendant presented her with the business’ licenses. When she asked for the man’s personal identification or the ID of any of the company’s representatives, he walked away, the inspector wrote.
On November 1, city records show, Perillo’s dealership received a ticket for “allowing employees and/or customers in an indoor setting without face masks.” In July 2020, it was cited for disobeying social distancing and masking requirements, according to BACP records.
On a different note, after the smash and grab, but before she met with Perillo, Lightfoot addressed the crime during her own media appearance:
“It’s not acceptable. We’re aggressively going after these folks. I’m confident that we will find them. And fundamentally we’ve got to send a message that if you do this, you’re gonna be held accountable.”
CPD has not announced any arrests or charges in the case.
 

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Days after $1 million smash-and-grab, Lightfoot walked out of meeting with “idiot” luxury car dealer — then a city inspector showed up with a ticket book​

January 12, 2022 CWBChicago Gold Coast
It’s almost cliché. If a business owner angers Chicago City Hall, they can expect to be visited by one of the city’s enthusiastic ticket-writing ordinance enforcers. But that doesn’t really happen … Right?
After two men smashed a display case in Joe Perillo’s Gold Coast Exotic Motor Cars showroom and escaped with over $1 million in luxury watches on December 11, the well-known car dealer appeared on local and national TV news programs, demanding that the city and county take immediate steps to curb crime.
“It’s only a fool who keeps doing things the same way and expects different results. If the Mayor and Kim Foxx don’t do anything to get control of this, it’s not going to get better. It’s going to get worse,” Perillo told CBS2.
“If they don’t do anything about this, they’re going to lose a lot of businesses. They lost Macy’s. They’re losing Neiman Marcus. They may lose this store,” he said in another interview.
Perillo got Lightfoot’s attention.
Days after the smash-and-grab, Lightfoot walked in to Perillo’s showroom at 834 North Rush Street, where Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, and Bentley models are on display. She wasn’t there to buy.
Instead, she met with Perillo and, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, it did not go well. One said that the famously abrasive mayor “got into a fight and walked out.”
The second source confirmed the conversation soured and said Lightfoot called Perillo an “idiot” as she headed for the door.
Efforts to contact Perillo were unsuccessful. Messages to his dealership were not answered.
A mayor’s office spokesperson confirmed that Lightfoot met with Perillo but declined to provide details about the conversation, citing privacy expectations.
“The Mayor routinely meets with victims of crime and reached out to Mr. Perillo which resulted in a meeting. The Mayor offered to work with him to address safety and security matters at any of his dealership locations,” the spokesperson said.
A day or two after Lightfoot walked out, Perillo’s dealership received another visitor from the city: an inspector from the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP). She brought her ticket book.
Lightfoot’s spokesperson said the inspector was following up on an anonymous complaint that the city received on December 15 about a public health violation at the dealership.
“It was unrelated to the mayor’s meeting with Mr. Perillo,” the spokesperson said.
In fact, CWBChicago has learned, the city inspector slapped Perillo’s dealership with four tickets for six violations during her visit shortly after 2 p.m. on December 17. Only one ticket and two of the alleged violations are health-related.
The inspector allegedly saw three employees and one customer not wearing COVID masks inside the dealership. She issued a ticket for two violations: failing to comply with the commissioner of health’s mask order and failing to comply with BACP’s order to comply with the commissioner of health’s mask order.
Perillo received another ticket for “storing, receiving, possessing, selling nineteen bottles of liquor. One whiskey, champagnes, wine, etc” The fourth ticket alleges two violations: failure to display an incidental consumption liquor license and failure to have a required liquor license.
The inspector wrote a fourth ticket for “interfering with or obstructing the commissioner’s designee in the performance of duties.” According to the citation, the inspector announced an inspection at the dealership’s front desk, and the attendant presented her with the business’ licenses. When she asked for the man’s personal identification or the ID of any of the company’s representatives, he walked away, the inspector wrote.
On November 1, city records show, Perillo’s dealership received a ticket for “allowing employees and/or customers in an indoor setting without face masks.” In July 2020, it was cited for disobeying social distancing and masking requirements, according to BACP records.
On a different note, after the smash and grab, but before she met with Perillo, Lightfoot addressed the crime during her own media appearance:
“It’s not acceptable. We’re aggressively going after these folks. I’m confident that we will find them. And fundamentally we’ve got to send a message that if you do this, you’re gonna be held accountable.”
CPD has not announced any arrests or charges in the case.

Businesses should leave the area and locate just outside the Chicongo corporate limits to areas better situated for business and still within reach of the people they're trying to sell to.
 

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Businesses should leave the area and locate just outside the Chicongo corporate limits to areas better situated for business and still within reach of the people they're trying to sell to.
Yeah, my thought.

That dealer should have just locked up. All un-completed deals put aside...and start making calls to the franchise people with the car brands he carries. And a realtor...it would be worth it if he had to re-open in a TENT for a few months.

Just, outside of Beteljuice's territory. Preferably out of Cook County.

People who want luxury cars...most of them can probably make the trip. Until he sells the old shop, he could have a full-time stretch-limo shuttle customers, until they acclimate to the new location.