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Warning: If You Live Anywhere Near Chicago, Brace Yourself For Massive Rioting

By Michael Snyder – End Of The American Dream

The city of Chicago has released a video that shows a white police officer shooting a 17-year-old African-American young man named Laquan McDonald 16 times.  519 more words

News/ Current Events

Why is America going nuts?

Now I’ve heard about riots in New York and Washington DC. What is going on down there? The news isn’t helping much; nobody seems to know. 154 more words


What the hell is going on down there?

Okay, are they filming the new Batman or something? What the hell is going on in Chicago? People are dying?


Brushing up on mah skillz

Isn’t it funny the things we have to do when we’re meant to be working. I think I mentioned I’m a photojournalist, which is a neat job but also one that doesn’t pay so great, so it means I have to work pretty hard in order to pay for all the take out we eat. 299 more words

Random Stuff

Set It Off

Got this from EricB, who got it from:


Basically a single cop car means nothing, and I am staying away from uptown for a while.


The Color of Water


Near Philadelphia, kids of color were allegedly turned away from a private club’s swimming pool (even though they’d ponied up the nearly $2000 entry fee).  251 more words

Chicago Cultural History