Sep 2016

“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?

Chicago priest: Our city is in a state of emergency

Jazz Shaw Sep 03, 2016 10:01 AM

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


Bloody Sunday… and Saturday. And Monday.

May 2016

Bloody Sunday… and Monday

Not a subject for polite company, apparently


Video: TSA and the Chicago 3-hour hustle

Ed Morrissey May 17, 2016 12:41 PM

Time for privatization?

Apr 2016

Spoiler alert… it’s not Dallas.

Worst start to a year in two decades

Mar 2016

We’re not gonna take it..


No First Amendment rights were trampled on in Chicago

Taylor Millard Mar 13, 2016 6:31 PM

CONGRESS shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech…

“There are consequences to [Trump’s rhetoric] and they’re playing out before our very eyes.”

Wake me when the primary is over

Feb 2016

Bernie Sanders and “that photo”

Jazz Shaw Feb 13, 2016 12:01 PM

Olden times

This should go swimmingly

Jan 2016

Corrupt department is corrupt.

Police officer to sue family of teenager he shot

Jazz Shaw Jan 31, 2016 9:31 AM

Um… no.

Bloody day.

emails show that the mayor knew exactly what was on the tape prior to 2015 runoff

I feel safer already

Dec 2015

Video: “Who gotta go? Rahm gotta go!”

Ed Morrissey Dec 30, 2015 7:01 PM

When a progressive loses Al Sharpton …

What if it were Karl Rove?

“Sixteen shots and a cover-up!”