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Chicago Mayor Blasts City Council For
Illegally Recording Profane Phone Call
About Riots

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Posted By: Imright, 6/12/2020 12:41:26 PM

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted an unnamed city council member for “illegally” recording a phone call between the mayor and a number of the city’s aldermen over ongoing riots and unrest that destroyed hundreds of Chicago businesses and left some of the city’s wards helpless.The mayor and Alderman Raymond Lopez, who represents areas on the city’s south and near west sides, got into a profane exchange of words on the call, with Lopez accusing Lightfoot of using police resources to protect downtown stores from looting while leaving poorer and residential neighborhoods to fend for themselves, according to local media. “It’s not something you ignore.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HPmatt 6/12/2020 12:52:01 PM (No. 442379)
hahaha - unconstitutional anarchist not following oath of office complaining about someone 'breaking the law'.....hahahaha
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 6/12/2020 12:54:22 PM (No. 442383)
With Article 14, the so-called "two-party consent" law. Illinois made it illegal to use an "eavesdropping device" to overhear or record a phone call or conversation without the consent of all parties to the conversation so, just as the State of California arrested David Daleiden for illegally recording all the horrible things Planned Parenthood was doing, the State of Illinois needs to arrest Alderman Raymond Lopez for his crime.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: John Farson 6/12/2020 12:55:09 PM (No. 442384)
Maybe the good mayor should call PDT and get a pointer or two about leakers ?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: IowaDad 6/12/2020 1:15:25 PM (No. 442394)
I listened to the whole stinking pile of obscenity laden nonsense. Not one speaker expressed any interest in supporting black lives matter: they were all bitchin' about the chaotic events that they had encouraged publicly.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/12/2020 1:17:24 PM (No. 442397)
Mayor Lori (with an I) Lighweight has been busted. She has not a clue what's going on in HER somewhat black ghettos. She has not a clue how many black kids are shot and killed EVERY weekend in her black ghettos. She has not a clue that white folks all over the USA are seeing weekly how much she thinks black lives matter. She is VERY well aware that if you took her weekend shooting and death toll and put it in a suburban school the "press" would not shut u[p for 3 weeks and she's really happy about that quiet. If Black Lives Matter …. When a 14 year old black kid is shot to death in your 'hood and the homicide cops come around asking if you saw anything …. Don't know nuffing, snitches gets stitches, 5 - 0 on da street, no no po po doesn't work.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/12/2020 1:27:30 PM (No. 442402)
She helped create an environment of lawlessness. Illegal? Bwahaha!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/12/2020 1:34:52 PM (No. 442410)
Oh, when someone else does what YOU DO it's all of a sudden, ILLEGAL? Right, Time to swim with the Sharks, your floatie Awaits!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951 6/12/2020 1:52:25 PM (No. 442433)
Oh, man. Karma, you've got to love it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: wsdiego 6/12/2020 2:02:58 PM (No. 442447)
Unhinged leftist at their best and will never change!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Starboard_side 6/12/2020 2:06:57 PM (No. 442450)
With all of these official city, county, state and other meetings being held remotely, it should be expected that EVERY phone call is taped so people can see what's being discussed. And, if you're going to use any government issued phone, WIFI, computer, tablet, or system, then they should also be recorded.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: msjena 6/12/2020 2:17:17 PM (No. 442459)
Clean up your language, Lori, and it won't be a problem. PS--all meetings should be open.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/12/2020 2:37:18 PM (No. 442486)
She’s black? Female? Lesbian? She’s got MY vote! WTF were you voters thinking that day????
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Reply 13 - Posted by: chance_232 6/12/2020 2:45:39 PM (No. 442489)
Oh...... I get it! The mayor and city council should conduct business in SECRET.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: IAmButASimpleCaveman 6/12/2020 2:51:40 PM (No. 442492)
why are not these discussions about official city business being recorded and made available to the public? thought that was what sunshine laws were meant to address. would appreciate why these rules do not apply to this conversation.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Christopher L 6/12/2020 3:07:03 PM (No. 442502)
Illinois is a two party consent state, but it does allow recording in public places,however requires consent where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy. If this was a meeting of the city council then it most certainly was a public meeting. And even if not, I don’t see how anyone on a conference call with almost 75 people can have a “reasonable expectation of privacy.”
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Reply 16 - Posted by: skacmar 6/12/2020 3:07:47 PM (No. 442505)
Even the "meeting" was by telephone, wouldn't it be considered a public meeting and fall under some type of rules that make it open to the public, thus taping it is ok?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 6/12/2020 3:11:10 PM (No. 442511)
The truth gets out. The witch is exposed.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/12/2020 3:44:24 PM (No. 442537)
After her hair clipping appointment got exposed, you'd think she would learn a lesson. Methinks she ain't too bright.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PESSIMIST 6/12/2020 4:28:50 PM (No. 442579)
It's called transparency, lightweight.
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