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#421 C0untZer0

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Posted 17 June 2019 - 10:19 PM

CTA bus shooting in Chicago leaves 3 wounded
 

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#422 Raw Power

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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.



#423 Bubbacs

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Posted 18 June 2019 - 12:53 PM

Wow
I hope that dive wasn’t a high one

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 07:23 AM

But, but, but, camera's will stop everything:  https://www.chicagot...72oy-story.html


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#425 chislinger

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Posted 27 October 2019 - 10:12 AM

Kind of fits in this thread:

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.

https://cwbchicago.c...-to-escape.html

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 10:02 AM

NOW: Concealed-carry holder has a suspected robbery offender held at gunpoint on the LaSalle Blue Line platform. - 4:53 AM - 4 Dec 2019

https://twitter.com/...209276120457216



#427 mikew

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Posted 05 December 2019 - 05:36 AM

And this the other day:

https://chicago.sunt...ard-station-cta

 

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#428 ChicagoRonin70

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Posted 05 December 2019 - 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

https://twitter.com/...209276120457216

 

 

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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Posted 06 December 2019 - 12:11 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

https://twitter.com/...209276120457216

 

Follow-up:  

Both the alleged attacker and the gun owner were taken into police custody, but the owner was released without criminal charges. The alleged attacker remained in custody pending charges Wednesday afternoon, said police spokesman Anthony Spicuzza.
 

https://www.chicagot...4hy4-story.html


Edited by FoxtrotIndia, 06 December 2019 - 12:11 PM.





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