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nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
Tue Nov 24, 2015, 11:32 PM Nov 2015

So Rahm Emanuel was more worried about his political campaign than the murder of a 17 yo

kid armed with a pocket knife?

Tell me this isn't so, please.

Shot 16...SIXTEEN TIMES?!!! Video hidden for a year?

My God seems to me that murderous cop isn't the only guilty one here.




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So Rahm Emanuel was more worried about his political campaign than the murder of a 17 yo (Original Post) nc4bo Nov 2015 OP
Hard Choice's Wilms Nov 2015 #1
Poor choices. Floyd Steinberg Nov 2015 #2
Helluva endorsement. nc4bo Nov 2015 #4
Birds Of A Feather.....nt global1 Nov 2015 #14
Double Trouble bigwillq Dec 2015 #23
Sure seems like it. GP6971 Nov 2015 #3
And some wonder why so many are taking to the streets. The corruption runs deep nc4bo Nov 2015 #5
I would if I were them GP6971 Nov 2015 #6
Chicago Tribune article featuring Emanuel and Chicago PD dated 10.13.15. Fetal police Departments? nc4bo Nov 2015 #7
The asshole has not even watched the video. Nt Logical Nov 2015 #8
I doubt that. It was all over the place. He helped cover it up and so did City Council. kysrsoze Nov 2015 #16
If true, is it time for a recall? ecstatic Nov 2015 #9
Clouded in controversy, Rahm Emanuel steps down as Mayor of Chicago. nc4bo Nov 2015 #10
There have been 453 homicides in Chicago this year. Sam_Fields Nov 2015 #11
I think a lot of the reasons for the crime and violence in Chicago mountain grammy Nov 2015 #12
Keep killing black people and there will not be a city nc4bo Nov 2015 #13
Justice is slow. It will be a couple of years b4 trial. Sam_Fields Nov 2015 #15
10 months? Le Taz Hot Nov 2015 #18
Video evidence was not covered up by the Chicago government in those other homicides. (nt) jeff47 Nov 2015 #20
Rahm was roundly ripped up on CNN this evening. grasswire Nov 2015 #17
How does Rahm Emanuel not share responsibility? nt Kick. nc4bo Nov 2015 #19
He needs to go NOW along with many others that are complicit in this murder. Then be sued. n/t bobthedrummer Dec 2015 #21
Yes indeed! Time to clean house! nt nc4bo Dec 2015 #22
When the lesser of two evils becomes just another part of the problem. pa28 Dec 2015 #24

nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
4. Helluva endorsement.
Tue Nov 24, 2015, 11:45 PM
Nov 2015

What's the saying about the company you keep?

This must stop.

They won't even give us a chance to breathe between one murder-by-cop and the next.

nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
7. Chicago Tribune article featuring Emanuel and Chicago PD dated 10.13.15. Fetal police Departments?
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 12:31 AM
Nov 2015

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-emanuel-fetal-police-met-20151012-story.html

"We have allowed our Police Department to get fetal, and it is having a direct consequence. They have pulled back from the ability to interdict … they don't want to be a news story themselves, they don't want their career ended early, and it's having an impact," Emanuel said, according to the Washington Post.

On Monday, Emanuel pointed to that tentativeness as one of the causes of an increase in crime here this year. "What happened post-Baltimore, what happened post-Ferguson is having an impact," Emanuel said. "And I still believe recent events over the last year or 18 months have had an impact. And officers will tell you that. And I tried to speak up for the good officers that are doing community policing that make up the men and women of the Chicago Police Department."


"Officers themselves are telling me about how the news over the last 15 months impacted their instincts: Do they stop or do they keep driving?" Emanuel said at an unrelated news conference. "When I stop here, is it going to be my career on the line? And that's an honest conversation. And all of us who want officers to be proactive, to be able to do community policing in a proactive way, have to encourage them, so it's not their job on the line or that judgment call all the time that if they stop, this could be a career-ender."


Good cops this, good cops that. What about the bad ones, the murdering ones? Cops having to had to curb their instincts due to what happened in Ferguson. What instincts, killer instincts? We've allowed our police to become fetal? What exactly does that mean that?

Apologies to anyone reading my thread. I am just so incredible emotional about all of this and feel deep inside that nothing will change anytime soon.



kysrsoze

(6,028 posts)
16. I doubt that. It was all over the place. He helped cover it up and so did City Council.
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 02:10 AM
Nov 2015

Both his office's lawyer and the City Council approved the $5M payoff to McDonald's family... a settlement offered before the family even brought suit. He didn't want this damaging his re-election chances. I absolutely believe he was well aware of all aspects of this case. What a cynical mother fucker.

nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
10. Clouded in controversy, Rahm Emanuel steps down as Mayor of Chicago.
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 12:53 AM
Nov 2015

I definitely don't have the wherewithal to even begin to research this but I'm sure someone would know, someone local.

If true, he needs to go.

Sam_Fields

(305 posts)
11. There have been 453 homicides in Chicago this year.
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 12:58 AM
Nov 2015

What is he supposed to do go down to the prosecutors office to tell them what to do? It takes time to build a homicide case.

mountain grammy

(26,721 posts)
12. I think a lot of the reasons for the crime and violence in Chicago
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 01:06 AM
Nov 2015

can be laid at the feet of Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago PD. If the city is failing, it's because Rahm is failing. He needs to own it.

nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
13. Keep killing black people and there will not be a city
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 01:09 AM
Nov 2015

to police. Human beings can only hold it together for so long.

So they best step on it and don't take nearly as long as the release of that damning video.



Sam_Fields

(305 posts)
15. Justice is slow. It will be a couple of years b4 trial.
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 01:28 AM
Nov 2015

They will probably move it out of Chicago also.

Le Taz Hot

(22,271 posts)
18. 10 months?
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 04:11 AM
Nov 2015

The victim was on the ground and the officer kept shooting for another 13 seconds. If that were a black cop shooting a white man in cold blood like that the "investigation" would have been over in 24 hours. There's video from the dash cam AND the cops came in and confiscated the Burger King video BEFORE the investigation even started. There needs to be an investigation alright but it needs to be by the justice department.

grasswire

(50,130 posts)
17. Rahm was roundly ripped up on CNN this evening.
Wed Nov 25, 2015, 02:18 AM
Nov 2015

Don Lemon's show. Nobody could understand why they held that video for a year.

pa28

(6,145 posts)
24. When the lesser of two evils becomes just another part of the problem.
Fri Dec 4, 2015, 10:12 PM
Dec 2015

Too bad Chicago passed over Chuy Garcia for this creep.

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