Another weekend, another flurry of shootings in Chicago.
Lori Lightfoot, the failed Mayor of Chicago appears unwilling or unable to address the ever-rising level of gun crime, especially where minority victims are involved.
Perhaps Lori is too busy chasing more important issues, like the LGBTQ agenda, or Covid related mandates.
It’s a sad reality, but Chicago just isn’t safe to live in or visit. What was once a shining example of America’s heartland, sitting on the banks of Lake Michigan is now nothing more than a crime ridden dystopia, thanks to Democrat policies and lack of leadership.
Lightfoot famously was all for “defund the police” in the wake of the BLM riots in 2020. Where has that sentiment gotten you Lori? Your city is deadly, and you are widely considered the worst Mayor in America.
Let’s check with Breitbart for this weekend’s deadly details:
At least 34 people were shot, three of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
Breitbart News noted at least 20 people were shot Friday into Saturday evening alone in the Windy City, and one of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that the total number of shooting victims was at least 34 by Monday morning, with two additional shooting fatalities.
The Week in Chicago in 1 Tweet.
Mass shootings wounded 4 boys in Englewood, 5 on W. Flournoy, and 5 on S. Michigan Ave.
A woman was shot while driving on LSD.
A man was shot dead Brighton Park, 2 were shot in South Shore, a girl, 6, was shot in Englewood.
36 shot, 4 killed. pic.twitter.com/d2S7C89bl4
— Chicago Contrarian (@ChicagoContrar1) August 22, 2022
Why is this ok? Where is the BLM movement when black people are gunning each other down in the streets of our third largest city?
There is no money to be made in the inner city of Chicago, thus you won’t see BLM, Al Sharpton or any of the other grifters pounding a podium demanding reform.
After all, BLM leaders can’t buy mansions without fresh infusions of cash from virtue signaling businesses and scared white people.
The first of the two additional fatal shootings occurred Saturday night at 11:45 p.m. “in the 600-block of West 89th Street,” when a man in his early 20s was shot multiple times while standing outside.
The man was shot “in the face, neck and chest,” and transported to a hospital, where he died.
A 21-year-old was shot numerous times and killed Sunday morning at 12:40 a.m. “in the 4700 block of South Union Avenue.”
Chicago is a city where there is so much gun violence and so few police that there are actual gunfire detectors set up around the city to notify police automatically if gunshots are heard. That’s terrifying.
It wasn’t that long ago that groups were hilariously praising Lightfoot and her “plan” to reduce gun violence.
This plan includes important priorities such as police accountability and culture change, collaborating with community-based violence intervention programs, and improving gun safety and providing services for those impacted by violence. We look forward to continuing our work with the mayor, city officials, community groups and the residents of Chicago, to ensure that this plan receives the necessary funding and is centered in proven, community-based gun violence prevention models.
Apparently, someone forgot to tell the bangers, crooks and gangsters that Mayor Lightfoot had a “plan”.
Though, I do think there has been a culture change within the Chicago PD, as in there are far fewer of them willing to do the job with the lack of support and the threat of being the next cop tossed in prison for doing their job. One can hardly blame them.
Clearly Lori Lightfoot’s gun violence prevention model has not worked. Clearly Lightfoot as a leader has not worked. And clearly Democrat government in Chicago has not worked.
Chicago needs change from the top down before this sad, violent situation will get any better.
This story syndicated with permission from robm, Author at Trending Politics
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