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Chance the Rapper Buys Big Chicago Website, Has a Message for Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, otherwise known as Chance the Rapper, announced this week that he bought a big Chicago website and then delivered a message to Mayor Rahm Emanuel that he’s not at all going to like: He asked him to resign.

The website purchased by Bennett covers politics, news, and culture for the city. The acquisition of the site was announced in a unique way, via a song release.

Here are the details.

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Chicagoist.com has not been active since November 2, “when owner Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs, shut down the site along with Gothamist, DNAinfo and others,” the Chicago Tribune reported.

I’m extremely excited to be continuing the work of the Chicagoist, an integral local platform for Chicago news, events and entertainment,” Bennett said. “I look forward to relaunching it and bringing the people of Chicago an independent media outlet focused on amplifying diverse voices and content.”

Bennett has been a big player in Chicago. The 25-year-old who grew up on the South Side supports arts education in Chicago public schools and has vocally opposed City Hall’s plans for a West Side police training academy.

In his new song, Bennett “took a swipe at Emanuel over a proposed program, costing $95 million, to train police officers after the U.S. Justice Department determined that Chicago cops used excessive force against black residents, according to Reason Magazine,” Fox New reported.

“And Rahm you done I’m expectin’ resignation/An open investigation on all of these paid vacations for murderers,” Bennett sings.

“Emanuel indicated that [he] may not be the fan of the rapper, walking out of Chance’s speech to the city council last year in November, in which the rapper suggested instead using the money to fund public schools and mental health programs,” Fox reported.

This isn’t the first time Chance has managed to stir the pot politically speaking, having tweeted out back in April that “black people don’t have to be democrats.”

As you can imagine, that didn’t sit too well with the majority of folks in our liberal brainwashed culture, but that doesn’t make the statement any less true.

Now, this tweet doesn’t mean he’s a conservative. It just means he’s open to the fact people need to think for themselves, to do diligent research and discover the values they hold dear to and express those without worrying about their race and political affiliation.

It’ll be interesting to see how Chance matures in the coming years and whether or not he will lean more to the right as time marches on.

Source: Daily Wire

 

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OH MY GOD! Ilhan Omar Will Speak At Event With Man Who Praised the Killing of Jews

Is this real life?

John Salvatore

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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is being supported by members of her party in the aftermath of much-publicized anti-Semitic slurs.

That, single-handedly, might be what is allowing her to continue to push onward – along with the mainstream media refusing to push back.

It would make sense for Omar to disassociate herself with all things anti-Jew. But, nope.

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Ilhan will be speaking at a conference with a man who called for murdering Jews.

You read that last sentence correctly.

From Jewish News Syndicate:

Despite battling accusations of anti-Semitism, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has published social-media posts praising the killing of Jews.

Islamic Relief USA is hosting a fundraising dinner for aid to Yemen on Feb. 23. Omar is due to speak alongside senior Islamic Relief USA official Yousef Abdallah, who was widely criticized in 2017 after the Middle East Forum found that he had expressed violently anti-Semitic ideas on his social-media accounts.

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Abdallah, who serves as Islamic Relief USA’s “operations manager,” shared a “very beautiful” modernized version of a Palestinian folk story about a resistance hero named Zharif al-Tawl, who took revenge against Jewish “gangs” that had purportedly attacked a Palestinian village by providing guns to “kill more than 20 jews” and “fire rockets at Tel Aviv.”

Pretty wild, isn’t it?

Other posts referred to Jews as “stinking,” and claimed that “the Jews put the outside wall of Al Aqsa [the mosque in Jerusalem] on fire.”

WHOA.

Vice President Mike Pence decided to make it known that he’s ticked off with Omar and her anti-Semitic tweets.

Pence says Omar must “face consequences.”

President Trump, too, says Omar needs to step down.

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More on Omar, who said that refugees who come to America are “detained and tortured.”

From Free Beacon:

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) claimed during a rally on Thursday that refugees who come to the United States are “detained and tortured.”

Omar told the crowd of activists, joined in their goal of defunding Immigration and Customs Enforcement, about the story of how her family risked their lives to flee Somalia into Kenya, before eventually coming to the United States. She said that because of her experience, she will “cry” every time she sees a picture of a little girl “standing in the desert waiting to get processed in the country.”

Omar: “The difference between what is happening to some of those little girls and me is that I didn’t have a cage waiting for me. I had an open-armed people with moral clarity, awaiting us and saying ‘you’ve been through a lot, here’s your new home, you’re our new neighbor, you need water and you need food.’

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In a recent interview, Omar goes as far as to suggest that Israel is not a democracy.

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Omar wants USA powerlifting investigated because that’s what matters?

Ilhan has many lessons to learn.

However, if the MSM keeps covering for her she’ll never have the chance to educate herself about her reckless anti-Semitic ways.

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Trump Using Obama Executive Order On Cartels to Build Wall, MSM Looks Other Way

Funny how that works, huh?

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President Trump has planned on building a wall on the southern border to protect the American people for a number of years.

After declaring a national emergency, Trump is finally getting his way.

Funny enough, he couldn’t have done it without the help of his predecessor, Barack Obama.

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Here are the details, via Law And Crime:

President Donald Trump held a wide-ranging Friday press conference in which he reiterated that if “you don’t have a border, you don’t have a country,” defending his invocation of the National Emergencies Act to help fund the building of The Wall. The president said he aims to stop illegal immigration, the influx of drugs and criminal into America. He cited past emergency declarations, including one by President Barack Obama, that Trump said targeted cartels.

As it turns out, back in 2011 then-President Barack Obama issued an executive order “blocking property of transnational criminal organizations organizations.” Obama cited his authority as granted through the Constitution to invoke the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701, and the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601. The latter is the same legislation that Trump is citing to get funding for the wall to achieve his immigration reform goals. That executive order targeted a number of criminal organizations, including the Mexican Los Zetas cartel, an ally of the MS-13 gang President Trump has regularly called out as a danger to Americans.

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In 2011, Obama said that the organizations The Brothers’ Circle (“a criminal group composed of leaders and senior members of several Eurasian criminal groups that are largely based in countries of the former Soviet Union, but also operate in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America”), the Italian crime syndicate known as Camorra, the more recognizable Yakuza, and the aforementioned Los Zetas.

Democrats have already announced they’ll be launching an investigation into the legitimacy of the emergency.

However, some people seem to be forgetting what previous presidents have done. For example, there are 31 national emergencies still ongoing – dating back to 1979.

President Carter declared two, President Clinton declared 17, and President W. Bush declared 12.

How about President Obama? His number stands at 13.

Where’s the fuss by the MSM?

From Conservative Tribune:

Then we get to former President Barack Obama, who declared 13 national emergencies, 11 of which continue to this day. Thus far, President Trump has declared three active and ongoing national emergencies.

Of Obama’s 11 continuing national emergencies, nine of them were focused exclusively on foreign nations, while only one seemed focused on protecting America — a declaration aimed at punishing individuals “engaging in significant malicious cyber-enabled activities.”

All of the rest of Obama’s national emergencies were focused on blocking property or prohibiting transactions/travel for individuals engaged in various activities in — by order of the date of enactment — Somalia, Libya, transnational criminal organizations, Yemen, Ukraine, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Venezuela and Burundi.

Thanks, Obama?

It sure looks that way – at least on this particular issue.

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