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18 murders in 24 hours: Inside the
most violent day in 60 years in Chicago

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Posted By: MissMolly, 6/9/2020 4:25:01 AM

A hardworking father killed just before 1 a.m. A West Side high school student murdered two hours later. A man killed amid South Side looting at a cellphone store at 12:30 p.m. A college freshman who hoped to become a correctional officer, gunned down at 4:25 p.m. after getting into an argument in Englewood. While Chicago was roiled by another day of protests and looting in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, 18 people were killed Sunday, May 31, making it the single most violent day in Chicago in six decades, according to the University of Chicago Crime Lab. The lab’s data doesn’t go back further than 1961.  Correction **

*Sam Charles Matthew Hendrickson

**Authors corrected to site style.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: KatieJo 6/9/2020 4:46:00 AM (No. 437945)
Insanity. More black lives that don't matter I guess. From the article it would seem that the victims are black, most killed in the violent riots triggered by George Floyd's death.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: pgsulli1701 6/9/2020 6:37:21 AM (No. 437982)
It's so sad but bound to get worse as the left blames bad cops and systemic racism. How about trying what has worked in the past - pro-active or "broken windows" policing? Instead the left tries the opposite while blaming systemic racism. Blighted communities and poverty exist because of crime, not vice-versa. While Trump creates "opportunity zones", the left creates tragedy zones.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 6/9/2020 7:02:17 AM (No. 437996)
When the criminals know that the police won't be coming.....stuff happens!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rather Read 6/9/2020 7:04:24 AM (No. 437998)
They know what works but refuse to do it. Madness.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: gone2pot 6/9/2020 7:23:00 AM (No. 438010)
Clearly the only solution to all these murders is to get rid of the Chicago police department.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99 6/9/2020 7:25:24 AM (No. 438012)
Yeah. Go ahead and defund your police department. That’ll make everything roses and candy and unicorns in the hood.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/9/2020 7:36:06 AM (No. 438024)
As another LDotter has coined it, ChiCongo. Welcome to the United States of Africa thanks to the Leftist Communists and their Party Organs in the MSM who have stooped to the lowest level and elevated fringe group, like BLM and Antifa, whose ties are to Communists outside this country. In our past we had an FBI who would police these groups and arrest them to keep society safe, but that was pre-Obama, Community Organizer in Chief, who has put his seal of approval on BLM and made sure the FBI from top to mid-level has Obama holdovers ready to protect "his legacy" for years to come. President Trump, please begin your famous "Apprentice" firings of evildoers in the FBI/DOJ/CIA, immediately.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Johnnie Barleykorn 6/9/2020 7:45:46 AM (No. 438033)
Why are no media outlets covering this? This is a huge story. No one, including conservative pundits, talk about the consistently outrageous murder rate in Chicago. Hannity should start a daily body count. Conservatives should not allow this to continue to fly under the radar. They need to broadcast this! It nukes the liberal narrative, including tougher gun laws, yet the story is ignored (including by the Chicago Tribune today - nothing).Thank you Lucianne! I hope DJT tweets about it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger 6/9/2020 7:52:29 AM (No. 438049)
This is what happens when the police are distracted, and some people think eliminating them is a good idea which is good for minorities.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 6/9/2020 7:53:45 AM (No. 438052)
We can make note of this day after day and week after week, but those driving the narrative are not interested.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/9/2020 7:55:44 AM (No. 438056)
I grew up 40 miles north of Chicago in Libertyville. In the 1950s and 1960s, northern Illinois was a fine place to live and grow up in. Youth sports were plentiful and there was a lot to do. Going to the north side where my grand parents lived for an occasional sleep over was a favorite. But, Chicago since the 1970s has been slowly but, surely dying on the vine. Entirely due to political corruption, crime, and dim leadership. The projects have become a social wasteland, a mini-Venezuela, you might say. Chicago is broke. The schools are a disaster. As a state, Illinois remains on the brink of financial collapse. Such is socialism.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: jacksin5 6/9/2020 7:58:34 AM (No. 438063)
Another day in the life in a No-Go zone. No Peace, No Justice.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/9/2020 8:05:33 AM (No. 438075)
Since no politicians are greased by the gang bangers it seems pretty obvious they are in bed together...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Red Jeep 6/9/2020 8:07:09 AM (No. 438081)
So far this year Chicago has had 1308 shot of which 238 has died, mostly Black. Chicago doesn't exist to the MSM. 1308 shot and Chicago is not a declared war one.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hermoine 6/9/2020 8:12:50 AM (No. 438087)
How can this be are not even allowed to own a gun in Chicago, so how on earth did all of these people get shot. /s Also, Rev. Phleger (you all remember him) -- you've been there FOREVER, supposedly dedicating your life to ending "systemic racism" in Chicago...either you have no idea what you're doing or you are part of the problem b/c you continue to enable this horrible circle of violence. Whitey has nothing do with what is happening in Chicago. The black community needs to look internally.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bpl40 6/9/2020 8:18:39 AM (No. 438095)
Black community needs to get off the Liberal Plantation ASAP. Nov 3 is their last chance.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/9/2020 8:26:10 AM (No. 438105)
Where are the Black Lives Matter protesters? Temporarily listed under Black Lives Natter.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: TCloud 6/9/2020 8:42:27 AM (No. 438121)
Try explaining to a Liberal that their social experiment is now being redefined as DIE-versity and you will get a long cold, empty stare! A quick glance at the wrist watch, turn and walk away!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: HotRod 6/9/2020 8:47:45 AM (No. 438129)
In Chicago, black lives don't matter (BLDM) as long as blacks do the killing. In fact, no life matters. Systemic racism? Maybe a few bad apples among the police, but let a white person take a stroll through parts of Chicago and you will witness systemic racism! Why are there no-go areas of the city? Bad apples among the police? They should be identified and eliminated. Get rid of the union and let Chiefs fire bad apples. All lawbreakers are bad apples. Of course lawbreakers would like to see police defunded and eliminated. Sure, eliminate police and let the criminals police the neighborhoods. Back to the mafia days, when you had to pay for ''protection'' or else your business or home would be destroyed! That will really make people happy!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: msjena 6/9/2020 9:03:57 AM (No. 438153)
Paywall, so I can't see where these crimes are taking place. But I don't need to. On the north side of Chicago, luxury high rise apartments are going up everywhere. People are out jogging or walking their dogs. There is a line to get into the Whole Foods. There is no fear of street crime or getting shot. All of the crime is in the south and west sides, where the population is majority black. Our black mayor and her black police chief have done nothing to stem the violence there. Many people are just resigned to it. One thing is certain. Without more, not less, police presence the situation cannot get any better.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: bigfatslob 6/9/2020 9:06:50 AM (No. 438162)
I guess that some black lives matter less than other black lives maybe when there's a white face involved other than that chalk this up an every night occurrence.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Strike3 6/9/2020 9:12:48 AM (No. 438174)
I wonder how many people get up in the morning now realizing that they have been scammed by Antifa and feral blacks for two weeks? They look around them at the burned out city blocks and the depression must weigh very heavy. This was not the revolution of which they dreamed and those without police departments will be feeling especially foolish.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Arby 6/9/2020 9:24:18 AM (No. 438213)
This hurts them politically, so it gets buried. One bad white cop and they bring the apocalypse.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 6/9/2020 9:59:04 AM (No. 438273)
Proof that all leftist terms are the opposite to their beliefs and goals. What's the opposite of these terms: BLM, Democrat Party, Green new deal?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: fairplay 6/9/2020 10:01:43 AM (No. 438280)
Where is the protest over the Opioid Crisis where there are 60 thousand deaths in a year? What about cocaine laced with fentanyl ?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: planetgeo 6/9/2020 10:04:56 AM (No. 438284)
The one thing that is very real in the black community that the black community, Democrats, and the enemedia refuse to face, protest, or even mention: "systemic thugism." In fact, its even glorified in their rap music (demeaning women and glorifying violence, especially against cops) and and the behavior of their athletes. The NFL is even going to officially join them now...thus, the new title coming in 2020, "NFL - No Fans Left."
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Trapper 6/9/2020 10:36:49 AM (No. 438332)
But nowhere does the article say it: NONE of the shootings were by police. There hasn't been a police shooting in Chicago in 3 months. However, YTD in Chicago 239 people have been shot and killed. Of these, 72% were black, 18% were Hispanic. Only 3 were killed by police and NONE were unarmed. Nationwide, in 2019 only 9 unarmed black men were killed by police officers. A young black man in America is FIVE TIMES more likely to be struck by lightening (49 per year) than to be killed by a cop (9). And in Chicago, his chances of being shot by a cop while unarmed are even less (virtually nil). America has a culture problem, not a race problem. There is a subculture of promiscuity, illegitimacy, ignorance, violence, and failure that cuts a wide streak through the black community and it is glamorized and popularized. It used to be countered by the presence of tens of thousands of blue collar and trades jobs, but when the steel mills and auto plants and factories closed, there was little left to keep it in check. Until this culture of failure is addressed nothing will change. The South Side doesn’t need community centers and Obama libraries. It needs private sector jobs and that means factories.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: NotaBene 6/9/2020 11:25:37 AM (No. 438407)
The Blacks just love the Democrat Party. In South Chicago they had a Kenyan community organizer but he could not improve their plight because he was a Marxist Muslim.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: kono 6/9/2020 11:48:19 AM (No. 438454)
A little preview of what life could become, particularly in major urban areas, after the police are defunded or simply disbanded. This is precisely what the Left wants to make of your reality and mine, in their effort to motivate us to vote for more government.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/9/2020 12:18:56 PM (No. 438518)
In Chicago Black Lives DO NOT Matter, it's that simple!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: NessunDorma 6/9/2020 1:23:55 PM (No. 438593)
I would submit to Father Pfleger that he's long been part of the problem in Chicago, not the solution. You've been fomenting the anger and contributing to the conditions that sustain poverty for decades now, Father. Clean up your own act before you make demands of others.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/9/2020 1:58:33 PM (No. 438639)
BLDA Black lives don’t assimilate! The “African ” experiment in America is a failure. When do we have THAT discussion?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: ARKfamily 6/9/2020 3:06:19 PM (No. 438705)
#28, He and his wife had to start planning for the 2-3 houses they need to own. I have been thinking about the George Floyd murder and realized something. The fact that Amy Klobuchar has been taken off of Joe Biden's VP list is an admission that their Democrat policies don't work. Shouldn't Joe insist that she stay on his list in defense of Democrat policies?
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Reply 34 - Posted by: legalart 6/9/2020 3:31:40 PM (No. 438740)
Tragic and demonic. But then, look at the people they vote into the political leadership. It never occurs to those voters that innocent people will end up dead.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: cor-vet 6/9/2020 3:35:26 PM (No. 438749)
Poster #20- go to and you'll find out everything about the killing fields of ChiCongo that you want to know and more.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/9/2020 5:22:55 PM (No. 438849)
This illustrates the total and absolute hypocrisy of the BLM movement. Thes 18 don't matter one bit because they were black on black killings is a city where they are all racist and as long as they kill each other then there is no systemic racism. It is totally cool acceptable and in their world totally normal. These are statistical numbers and have no impact. If it was white men killing black men, you would see them burning and looting 24 hours a day. There will be no 18 memorials on live TV with Biden Romney and Hillary showing up eulogizing how wonderful these young people were. How wonderful they all were. How they all had plans to graduate from college and become engineers doctors lawyers and astronauts and work at their local senior centers and volunteer at food banks and tutor young black children in math and science. None of that. Because those black lives don't matter worth a crap because they didn't lose their lives at the hands of a white cop. Pound sand BLM.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: red1066 6/9/2020 7:12:13 PM (No. 438994)
This will be considered a slow day if police departments are defunded.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: 4Justice 6/9/2020 8:42:43 PM (No. 439071)
Its horrid. And the police could not even stop any of it because they were too busy dealing with looters and vandals. Also, they are being told to stand down by their superiors!!!
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Posted by MissMolly 6/9/2020 4:25:01 AM Post Reply

A hardworking father killed just before 1 a.m. A West Side high school student murdered two hours later. A man killed amid South Side looting at a cellphone store at 12:30 p.m. A college freshman who hoped to become a correctional officer, gunned down at 4:25 p.m. after getting into an argument in Englewood. While Chicago was roiled by another day of protests and looting in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, 18 people were killed Sunday, May 31, making it the single most violent day in Chicago in six decades, according to the University of Chicago Crime Lab. The lab’s data doesn’t go back further than 1961.  Correction **

Justice Is Coming: 'As Many as 16-17'
Obamagate Criminal Referrals Headed to DOJ
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Posted by Pluperfect 6/9/2020 4:44:46 AM Post Reply
As America reopens from coronavirus lockdowns and protests and riots engulf American cities, Attorney General William Barr is hard at work on Obamagate. According to award-winning journalist Adam Housley, “as many as 16-17” criminal referrals will be headed to the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the Obama administration’s spying on the Trump campaign in 2016. “Criminal referrals have already been sent to the Justice Department and the overall number may reach as many as 16-17 by the end of next week. Investigators are working on additional ones as we speak and some are targeting the Mueller probe and how [retired Gen. Michael Flynn was] investigated,” Housley tweeted.
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