Crime on CTA/Mass Transit ... Reports and Data
Posted 17 June 2019 - 10:19 PM
― Tiffany Madison―
Posted 18 June 2019 - 08:53 AM
"Public" Transportation is another way of saying Social Transportation. Its just another way for politicians and public unions to fleece the tax payer.
The amount of money that is paid out to "workers" very quickly outpaces the utility that the transportation service provides and surpasses the amount of actual revenue that the service can generate. So money is diverted from other government revenue sources to pay the salaries of the transportation union employees who keep voting their political bosses back into office as long as their bosses continue to steal money from tax payers to keep public transportation up an running, in other words, keep the transportation union members employed.
If anyone objects to having their money taken away from them and given to other people they're attacked for hating poor people and they're called racist.
Uhh, that's not how public transit works.
Posted 27 October 2019 - 10:12 AM
A CTA train operator is charged with being a felon in possession of a handgun, striking a cop with his car, and driving over 100 MPH in an attempt to evade arrest early Friday, according to Chicago police and prosecutors.
Perhaps most surprising of all is this: The CTA hired the accused man four years ago, shortly after he completed probation for illegally selling handguns in Chicago.
...According to a Sept. 2013 Chicago Tribune report, prosecutors accused him of buying four guns, including a MAC-11 pistol in Florida, and then re-selling them near his home on South Eggleston Avenue in March 2012. Ironically, one of the weapons was found in a convicted felon’s car after the man crashed while trying to evade police following a traffic stop, the paper reported.
Commit a gun crime, get a good-paying city job where you're responsible for the safety of hundreds of people at a time!
Posted Yesterday, 11:01 PM
NOW: Concealed-carry holder has a suspected robbery offender held at gunpoint on the LaSalle Blue Line platform. - 4:53 AM - 4 Dec 2019
I think this has the makings of a VERY good case to show that the non-carry rule is idiotic and puts people in unnecessary extreme danger. AND that lawful firearm owners are not only effective in stopping crimes from occurring, but also exercise care in not going "OK Corral" as idiots try to claim. This is a textbook case of "see what happened to the guy who couldn't defend himself, and look what happened when the guy who COULD stepped in."
Harm is now attached, so this is an ideal case to bring to the courts to get the prohibition on public transportation thrown out.
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Who gets to keep and read books? The Media? Or is it the People?
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