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Chicago Mayor’s Nasty Text Interactions Revealed

This is just embarrassing.

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While it it ostensibly true that Americans are growing accustomed to our politicians’ less noble whims, some of the unadulterated tenacity that we’ve seen in recent years is off-putting, to say the least.

This has been undeniably true in Chicago, an already gruff city, where the Mayor isn’t exactly known for her tact.

This week was no exception.

The Chicago Tribune has obtained many of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) text messages that reveal combative interactions with aldermen and city workers while shedding light on how the Democrat mayor runs the crime-ridden Windy City.

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The outlet obtained upwards of two and a half years of the mayor’s text messages through Freedom of Information Act requests. “Her staff failed to comply… until the state attorney general admonished them and the Tribune threatened a lawsuit,” the outlet reports. The admonishment and lawsuit threat led to Lightfoot’s office producing hundreds of pages of documents, including the mayor’s text messages.

For instance:

One text exchange with Ald. Pat Dowell was particularly eyebrow-raising. The mayor called someone “a dumb, dumb person of color.” The subject of the exchange centered around an October city council push headed by Ald. Silvana Tabares to hamper Lightfoot’s ability to enact a vaccine mandate without the council’s approval. Lightfoot suggested the political battle was merely about stripping her power, according to the Chicago tribune.

“It has everything to do with (Fraternal Order of Police president) John Cantazara. That racist SOB, trying to prove that he has more power than the black mayor and the black supt,” Lightfoot wrote in a text. “And Burke, per usual, found a dumb, dumb person of color to do his bidding. It is classic racial politics.”

And that’s not all.

In another incident, Ald. Nick Sposato texted the mayor in May of 2020.

“Shitso is an a——!” he wrote, which was apparently a reference to Byron Sigcho-Lopez, the Tribune reports.

“There are no words for that jackass,” Lightfoot responded.

The revelations will almost certainly act as a reminder to Chicagoans that their most powerful lawmakers are still lacking the sort of dignity that would catapult them to the next level of government.

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Senate Showdown Over “Voting Rights” Headed for Defeat | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Vince Everett Ellison – Author of the new book “25 Lies: Exposing Democrats Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them”

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Guest: Vince Everett Ellison – Author of the new book “25 Lies: Exposing Democrats Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them”
Topics:
1) Pure Political Theater over a Non-Issue in Democratic Controlled Senate
2) Vince takes us through his book detailing Democratic Lies
3) Biden hit new Low in Gallup Poll with 40% Approval and 56% Not – This is actually higher than other recent polling where his approval rating was as low as 33%
*Hispanic and Independent Voters are abandoning Biden
This spells TROUBLE for Democrats

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PUTIN POKES THE BEAR: Russian Troops Move Toward Ukraine as World Warns

There may be no peaceful end to this situation.

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While it has long been understood that Vladimir Putin is a figure representing chaos on the world’s stage, (whether covertly or proudly), the sort of trouble that he’s stirring up this week won’t likely have a peaceful end.

Putin appears hellbent on finding a way and a reason to take Ukraine back under Russian control.  The tiny nation, rich in natural gas and other resources, is far too minuscule to put up a fight, and so it will be up to the rest of the world to deter the Kremlin.

And despite a number of unmistakable warnings, Putin appears unfazed.

Russia is a sending an unspecified number of troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, a deployment that will further beef up Russian military presence near Ukraine amid Western fears of a planned invasion.

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Amid the soaring tensions, the White House warned that Russia could attack its neighbor at “any point,” while the U.K. delivered a batch of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine.

Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said the joint drills with Belarus would involve practicing a joint response to external threats.

Ukrainian officials have warned that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine from several directions, including from its ally Belarus.

As for any attempts to stop the Russian invasion?  They were squashed when a well-known Putin mouthpiece announced on television that any push to keep Putin from getting what he wants could end in the opposition being turned into “radioactive dust”.

 

While it has long been understood that Vladimir Putin is a figure representing chaos on the world’s stage, (whether covertly or proudly), the sort of trouble that he’s stirring up this week won’t likely have a peaceful end. Putin appears hellbent on finding a way and a reason to take Ukraine back under Russian control.  The tiny nation, rich in natural gas and other resources, is far too minuscule to put up a fight, and so it will be up to the rest of the world to deter the Kremlin. And despite a number of unmistakable warnings, Putin appears unfazed. Russia is a sending an unspecified number of troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, a deployment that will further beef up Russian military presence near Ukraine amid Western fears of a planned invasion. Amid the soaring tensions, the White House warned that Russia could attack its neighbor at “any point,” while the U.K. delivered a batch of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine. Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said the joint drills with Belarus would involve practicing a joint response to external threats. Ukrainian officials have warned that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine from several directions, including from its ally Belarus. As for any attempts to stop the Russian invasion?  They were squashed when a well-known Putin mouthpiece announced on television that any push to keep Putin from getting what he wants could end in the opposition being turned into “radioactive dust”.  

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