Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Biden Calls Chicago’s Female Mayor Lori Lightfoot “Mister Mayor”

President Biden made a number of gaffes as he stumbled his way through a speech promoting vaccine mandates in Illinois on Thursday. During his speech he called Chicago’s female Mayor Lori Lightfoot “Mister Mayor” and saluted the nonexistent “Ohio Pennsylvania President.” RT reports: Biden touched down in Chicago on Thursday for a speech promoting his […]

1,606 People Shot June thru August in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Over 1,600 people were shot June 2021 through August 2021 in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. CNN reported 1,606 were shot, with 261 of the shooting victims dying from their wounds. They noted 770 people were killed in Chicago throughout all of 2020 and the city is on track to surpass that number. John Lausch, U.S. […]

Chicago Greektown: The Heart of Hellenism in The Windy City

Chicago’s Greektown. credit: Greek Reporter Chicago’s Greektown, the dining and nightlife district on the city’s Near West Side, is the undisputed cultural hub for the third-largest population of Greeks living in the USA. Greektown’s bars and restaurants, serving some of the best Greek food in the country, lie roughly between Van Buren and Madison Streets, […]

The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

Bernie Sanders pictured outside the Billy Goat Tavern in another of his ubiquitous memes. Credit: Facebook/Billy Goat Tavern A Greek-American tavern owner may have well been the marketing genius to top them all. William “Billy Goat” Sianis rose from being a penniless shepherd in the hills around Tripoli to become the owner of a legendary […]

Judge BANS Chicago Mother from Seeing her Son because she didn’t get Vaccinated

    A Chicago judge has reportedly restricted a mother’s parental rights, requiring her to get vaccinated against Covid-19 if she wants to see her 11-year-old son in person. The woman said she plans to appeal the ruling. The unusual ruling occurred during an August 10 child support hearing via Zoom. Rébecca Firlit, who has […]

Chicago Police Union Sends TWO-Word Response To Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Vaccine Mandate Announcement

Chicago Police Union Sends TWO-Word Response To Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Vaccine Mandate AnnouncementDate: August 28, 2021Author: Nwo Report  Source: B.K. House“This vaccine has no studies for long-term side effects or consequences. None. To mandate anybody to get that vaccine, without that data as a baseline, amongst other issues, is a ‘Hell, no’ for us.” It should come […]

Chicago Police Union Says ‘Hell No’ to Lightfoot’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

A leading Chicago police union opposed an impending mandate from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that requires all city officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Image: DailyMail.co.uk John Catanzara, president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, said his group is “100% against mandated vaccines for our members,” according to a statement given to Fox 32. “This […]

Chicago Police Say “Hell No” to Mayor Regarding Mandatory COVID Shots

by Matthew MillerWashington ExaminerExcerpts:A leading Chicago police union opposed an impending mandate from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that requires all city officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine.John Catanzara, president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, said his group is “100% against mandated vaccines for our members,” according to a statement given to Fox 32 . […]

Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

Above Photo: Chicago auto mechanics on strike. IAMAW Automobile Mechanics’/Twitter. After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark about negotiations and isolated from their brothers and sisters in the same local and […]

Chicago Nabisco Workers Join Strike In Four US States

Above Photo: Nabisco workers on strike in Chicago. Jan Walker. Nabisco bakery workers in Chicago, Illinois, have joined a strike of plant workers across four states against brutal working conditions, low pay and a proposed two-tier health care system demanded by management even as the company rakes in record profits. They join workers on strike […]

Chicago Passes Union-Backed Bill For Civilian Oversight Of Violent Cops

Above photo: The law reflects increasing public scrutiny about how the police function. A civilian commission will be empowered to pick the head of the police investigatory body and change the rules and policies under which the police operate. Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. In July, Chicago’s city council passed a modified version […]

Chicago police officer killed in shooting

A police officer was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting in Chicago, according to local police. The shooting took place at around 9pm on Saturday as the officers conducted a traffic stop on the city’s South Side, police said. The officers were taken to University of Chicago Medical Centre, police spokesman Tom […]

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Union Supports Insurrectionist Cop

CNN has confirmed that the Chicago chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, known as Lodge 7, is supporting Officer Karol Chwiesiuk, who was charged with federal crimes for his role in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building. FOP Lodge 7 Vice President Daniel Gorman told CNN that the union is supporting […]

The Critical Post Chicago’s Live Stream of Dr. Steven Greer’s Cosmic Hoax

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The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

Greektown, Chicago, before the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: Thomas Sly San Francisco/CC BY-SA 2.0 As with many cities throughout North America, the creation of Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way of the Mississippi River. They came to America with dreams of […]

Lightfoot’s Chicago: 911 Dispatcher Will Send Mental Health Experts Instead of Police

Mental health professionals in Chicago will replace cops on some 911 calls in a ‘woke’ new method of policing in Lori Lightfoot’s troubled city. According to the Chicago Times, a paramedic will be dispatched alongside a mental health clinician for “behavioral health calls.” Paramedics will work with a “recovery specialist” on calls involving drug-related crimes. […]

Disabled boy told to leave theme park in Chicago

A 10-year-old disabled boy was recently told to leave a theme park in Chicago when a security guard told his mother that he was “a liability.” Jordan Block, who is suffering from spinal muscular atrophy and is confined to a wheelchair, had gone to the Crown Fountain at Millennium Park last week, where the guard […]

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Welcomes Joe Biden: Talk of City’s Rampant Gun Crime Avoided

President Joe Biden was greeted by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Wednesday when he arrived for a speaking appointment at an Illinois community college. The city’s rampant gun violence however was not on the public agenda, with Biden instead choosing to talk about “human infrastructure” and his American Families Plan. AP reports the president set out for […]

Palestinians In Chicago Nurture Connection To A Homeland Far Away

An Estimated 85,000 Palestinians Live In Greater Chicago — 60% Of The Area’s Arab Population. The Connection Some Of Them Feel To Their Homeland Was On Full Display During Street Protests In The Loop In Late May. Whenever Fidaa Elaydi buys fresh falafel for $3.99 a dozen from a bakery in Palos Hills, she gives […]

Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff indicted on bribery charges

Image Credit: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune Accused of accepting bribes in exchange for political favors, a Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff were indicted Thursday on federal bribery charges. The chief of staff was also charged in a separate scheme to purchase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at a discount. According to the indictment, […]

CHicagoland: Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff indicted on bribery charges – Carrie Austin is now one of three sitting members of the City Council under federal indictment, along with Ed Burke and Patrick Daley Thompson.

Accused of accepting bribes in exchange for political favors, a Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff were indicted Thursday on federal bribery charges. The chief of staff was also charged in a separate scheme to purchase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at a discount. According to the indictment, Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin and her […]

1-Month-Old Baby Among 130+ Shot in Chicago This Week As DHS & FBI Stay Focused On ‘White Extremists’

On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security under Alejandro Mayorkas leaked yet another “internal bulletin” fearmongering about how “white extremists” may be planning to carry out mass shootings in the run up to July 4th. “Federal authorities are deeply concerned about the possibility of domestic terror and violence, including mass shootings, as the Fourth of […]

Chicago Lawmaker and Her Chief of Staff Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

A federal grand jury indicted Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin (D) and her chief of staff on bribery charges on July 1 for allegedly scheming to get home improvements from contractors who were looking to receive the city’s help for a residential building project in Austin’s ward. Austin, 72, a five-term Chicago alderman, was charged with […]

Video: Non-Black Couple Dragged From Car and Shot Dead by Mob of Black Men in Chicago

A man was shot dead and his girlfriend critically injured in a shooting Saturday night in Humboldt Park, Chicago. The shooting took place as people were leaving Chicago’s 43rd Annual Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade, which people from all over the country attend. The victims had a large Puerto Rican flag waving from their car […]

The Story of the First Greek-American from Chicago Killed in World War II

The U.S.S. Boise, the ship where Loumbas served. Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek-American killed in WWII from the city of Chicago. His death is memorialized, especially by the Greek-American community, in his home city of Chicago, where services have been held in his honor at St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church. Leo A. Loumbas […]

IT’S OVER: Chicago Police Union Issues Vote of ‘No-Confidence’ in Mayor Lightfoot

Corrupt Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was delivered a devastating blow this week after members of Chicago’s biggest police union unanimously gave her a vote of no confidence. The members cited what they described as Lightfoot’s “lack of consideration” for police officers’ working conditions. In a YouTube video, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President John Catanzara said the union’s members spoke […]

VIDEO–Over 300 Protesters Gather Outside Chicago Mayor’s Home: ‘It’s Not Enough to Be Black’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) was blasted with criticism when more than 300 protesters gathered along Wrightwood Avenue on Thursday. Representatives of 40 different community groups said the mayor has let the city down, according to Fox 32. “It’s not enough to be Black, it’s not enough to be female, you gotta be right,” Tara […]

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Will Only Grant Interviews to Black Journalists

Far-left Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will only grant one-on-one interviews to “Black or Brown journalists”, her spokesperson announced on Tuesday. NBC 5 reporter Mary Ann Ahern was first to break the news: I was told the same thing. — Paris Schutz (@paschutz) May 18, 2021 I can confirm, alderman — Heather Cherone (@HeatherCherone) May 18, […]

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Granting Interviews “Only To Black Or Brown Journalists”

NBC 5 Chicago political reporter Mary Ann Ahern took to Twitter on Tuesday to mark the “midway point” of Lightfoot’s first term in office and apparently acknowledged her failed effort to land an interview.  “As ⁦@chicagosmayor reaches her two year midway point as mayor, her spokeswoman says Lightfoot is granting 1 on 1 interviews – […]

48 Shot, Including 2 Police Officers In Another Out Of Control Chicago Weekend

Yet another deadly Chicago weekend has seen shootings soar with as of Sunday mid-evening 48 people shot since Friday night, including 5 killed from their wounds. “A violent weekend in Chicago left at least 48 people shot in separate incidents, including two police officers who were wounded on Sunday morning when they responded to a […]

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