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Chicago´s top cop likens gun
lobby´s influence to corruption

FOX News, by Staff

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Posted By:CEP, 2/19/2013 11:50:44 AM

Facing a surging homicide rate and several headline-grabbing murders, Chicago’s top cop is taking aim at lobbyists who he says prevent politicians from implementing more gun control measures. Appearing on a local Windy City Sunday morning talk show on the radio station WLSAM, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said special interests that lobby politicians to influence their opinion on gun control are the real problem. “If there was a special interest influencing police work, I believe that would be called corruption,” McCarthy said.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 2/19/2013 11:53:11 AM     (No. 9184900)

Who, whom -staff grammatically dumb?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jl80863, 2/19/2013 12:00:57 PM     (No. 9184919)

Maybe Chicago should hire a real cop. Like obama, he blames everyone else.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: leonardo, 2/19/2013 12:02:29 PM     (No. 9184921)

Yeah, America must sacrifice constitutional rights because incompetent "top cops" cannot address the total dysfunction of many black communities. Most legal gun owners never commit a gun-related crime. So why should their constitutional rights be suffocated to obfuscate the real problems in places like Chicago?
Answer: "You can´t deal with the truth."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/19/2013 12:03:14 PM     (No. 9184924)

# 2 - this Chi-town cop has already blamed Gov. Palin for their gun violence. But, what else is new?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zuker5, 2/19/2013 12:03:58 PM     (No. 9184926)

...and as Chicago´s "top cop", he knows corruption.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pam, 2/19/2013 12:05:17 PM     (No. 9184929)

Typical. Take the path of least resistance. Too much work to go after the law breakers. Go after those who follow the law, they will comply.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NYbob, 2/19/2013 12:10:56 PM     (No. 9184939)

Obviously incompetent. This dangerous fool flops around while hundreds of Chicago residents cower or are murdered, yet they keep voting these idiots into office to rule over them. It´s like some kind of Darwinian law. Garry, is it corruption or complete lack of ability, that prevents your department from stopping the daily violence and crime generated by the 3 well known gangs in your city?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/19/2013 12:12:00 PM     (No. 9184942)

Chicago leads all USA cities in murders.
Good job, McCarthy!
Perhaps you could spend more time doing your job and less time whining about gun lobbies.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JAN, 2/19/2013 12:13:05 PM     (No. 9184945)

McCarthy began in NYC. Got in trouble and was passed over for a promotion.

He was hired as police chief in Newark. We all know how well that worked out. He blamed all the murders on drugs.

Next stop, Chicago. We see how well he is doing his job in Chicago.

Where next, Detroit?



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Reply 10 - Posted by: provide, 2/19/2013 12:17:08 PM     (No. 9184955)

This shanty must keep Old Bushmills in his top drawer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Feebie, 2/19/2013 12:22:29 PM     (No. 9184972)

This headline is so completely ironic I thought it was from The Onion.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 2/19/2013 12:37:09 PM     (No. 9184998)

If McCarthy wasn´t corrupt, they would of never offered him his job...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 2/19/2013 12:38:18 PM     (No. 9185002)

He sounds like a one-man crime wave, #9.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 2/19/2013 1:04:28 PM     (No. 9185050)

There´s an old saying in Illinois that "Chicago has the best cops money can buy" - looks like McCarthy is no exception. He knows how his bread is buttered.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dwa, 2/19/2013 1:13:05 PM     (No. 9185067)

#8, you hit the nail on the head

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/19/2013 1:16:13 PM     (No. 9185074)

If anyone would know all about corruption, it would be Chicago. Extortion and thuggery pretty much prevails as mainstay business.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 2/19/2013 1:56:49 PM     (No. 9185154)

From the movie "Open Range"

Sue, "Sheriff Poole, you are a disgrace!"

Sheriff Poole, "I know it. Thats just the way it is."





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Reply 18 - Posted by: chief1942, 2/19/2013 4:10:27 PM     (No. 9185379)

Oncwe again, it is political puppets like this tool who are the very reason private citizens need as much and whatever kind of firepower they can afford. This man is dangerous to freedom.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: simple simon, 2/19/2013 6:29:07 PM     (No. 9185605)

More false equivalency from a corrupt cop.

Someone needs to smack his momma right in the mouth.





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