Chicago
Jun 2017

Not the sort of records you should be striving to break

Isn’t that special…

May 2017

The bad news is that there is no good news

But of course…

Apr 2017

An ill wind blows no good in the Windy City

Be careful what you wish for

You don’t want *all* your statistics going up

It’s come to this

Slowing it down

Feb 2017

This is not a joke. Or if it is, it’s a really bad one

He’s a lobbyist, not a hobbyist

Jan 2017

Isn’t this Rahm Emanuel’s problem?

Audition?

“The City received over 30,000 complaints of police misconduct…but fewer than 2% were sustained.”

Live at 9 p.m. ET: The final scolding

Allahpundit Jan 10, 2017 8:21 PM

Farewell.

Bad for the goose is bad for the gander

Obama: Race relations are getting better, not worse

Ed Morrissey Jan 06, 2017 9:21 AM

Attack on mentally disabled man a “despicable … hate crime.”

Dec 2016

It wasn’t a merry Christmas in Chicago

Jazz Shaw Dec 26, 2016 8:01 AM

Ho ho homicide

Nov 2016

Hard to stop the killing rate without catching the killers

Oct 2016

Rationing.

Thankfully, this never happens. I’m sure this is all some terrible misunderstanding

With a soaring murder rate and a broken city budget, why not shut down the schools too?

Sep 2016

AP: Why Chicago is the murder capital

John Sexton Sep 29, 2016 10:01 PM

“…this is all fun for them.”

“They still stop, they will frisk, and they will take the gun away…”

Will 1,000 new cops solve Chicago’s problems?

Jazz Shaw Sep 21, 2016 12:31 PM

It’s probably a good start, but sheer numbers don’t relieve the underlying problem

We must protect free speech and democracy for the children, so shut up

This is the new version of the big, RICO mob trials of the seventies

BBC Video: The lost streets of Chicago

John Sexton Sep 13, 2016 9:41 PM

“All day long they ride around trying to find somebody to shoot.”

A new high and a devastating new low at the same time. When will the gang violence problem be addressed?

Based on the number of deaths this puts most natural disasters to shame

Aug 2016

Not like the old days

The outrage over Donald Trump’s tweet equating this weekend’s shooting death of NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin in Chicago with failed …

Free speech isn’t quite dead yet

This is the cost of illegal gun violence

This is why we can’t have nice things

Jul 2016

This is not surprising news

Stop funding violations of the law

ICYMI: 2,100 people have been shot in Chicago

Matt Vespa Jul 12, 2016 10:01 PM

Grim.

Bloody Sunday… and Saturday. And Monday.

May 2016

Bloody Sunday… and Monday