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'Every racist, xenophobic dog whistle' / Another alligator / Toni Morrison dead
‘Every racist, xenophobic dog whistle.’
Mayor Lightfoot pins a spate of mass shootings on President Trump’s
… a position not reflected in
a widely slammed
New York Times
Law & Crime
editor Matt Clibanoff: “
Apparently Thinks There Are Some Good White Supremacists
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s
Will Bunch: “A president choosing to use the bully pulpit of his office to embrace racism—with the naked political goal of his own re-election—and now inspire mass murderers is
the greatest abuse of American power in my lifetime
Late-night TV hosts have been addressing Trump with
a forthrightness much of mainstream journalism has avoided
Keith J. Taylor
Seth Meyers on Republicans’ eagerness to blame digital entertainment: “If video games were so influential,
they should make one about Congress called
F___ing Do Something
Gov. Pritzker says he’s grateful Illinois hasn’t suffered mass shootings—but
he forgot at least two
A universal background check requirement
… could save lives.”
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a billion-dollar “
Action Plan to Combat the National Threat Posed by Hate and the Gun Lobby
Did the gunman
deliberately target his sister
Two investigations 1,300 miles apart
seek motives in Texas and Ohio
‘I’m sure he has his reasons, like the $1.26 million in NRA contributions he has received.’
The Late Show’s
lit into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
for inaction on bipartisan gun regulation legislation.
CNN: “McConnell has for months now been
the plug halting … gun measures
Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris: “This is, actually, literally in the hands of one person … and
it’s Mitch McConnell
An ex-Arizona congresswoman who survived a 2011 shooting is calling on McConnell to
apologize for joking about the deaths of his political opponents
Rex Huppke condemns politicians “kneeling in church on Sunday to properly transmit prayers to the people who loved all those bloodied bodies, then
walking to work Monday to do nothing
Police vs. judges.
tension with the Cook County courts
, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has rolled out
a public database
in which his department is tracking the bonds judges set for gun crime defendants—and how many of those defendants go free because they post the cash.
Johnson: “I do need [judges’] help on …
sending that message of accountability
Chicago police acting on a search warrant last night recovered guns, narcotics
and a three-foot alligator
from a Northwest Side home.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office has
identified the man who died at Lollapalooza
Mayor Lightfoot vows to
do better at next year’s Lolla
Boy Scouts of Assault.
A lawsuit accuses the Boy Scouts of failing to stop
hundreds of previously unreported sexual predators
teachers, doctors and a small-town mayor
‘Another nail in the coffin for the state of our news and information system.’
A former FCC commissioner mourns a deal to
combine the nation’s two largest newspaper publishers
It coulda been Chicago-based
Nobel winner Toni Morrison dead.
The acclaimed author of
Song of Solomon
succumbed to what the family says was a short illness
The Washington Post:
transfigure a literary canon long closed to African Americans
The luxury chain has filed for bankruptcy protection and is
closing its stores in Chicago and one suburb
it’s not the first time
Krispy Kreme is coming
to the Loop’s Block 37 mall.
August 6, 2019
But wait—there’s more!
Trump's 'more' / Walmart's guns thing / Hottest. Ever.
'The most amazing tip' / Dogs gone / Racist Reagan
Joe30330 / 'Shame on them' / Impossible Burger King
A big question / Winners and losers? / No they can't
Who's in your wallet? / Together at last / Goodbye, Columbus?
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