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Chicago police superintendent pledges DNC protests 'will not be 1968' riots

Chicago won’t see a repeat of the 1968 riots outside the Democratic National Convention, CPD superintendent promised last week. Democrats are concerned that anti-Israel protests could disrupt the upcoming convention similarly to Vietnam War protesters violently clashing with police officers outside the event nearly 60 years ago. The 1968 convention was also held in Chicago. Nevertheless, Chicago Police Superintendent Larry …

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Chicago watchdog agency warns police unprepared for protests ahead of Democratic National Convention

Chicago’s internal watchdog found the police department was unprepared for mass gatherings as the city prepares to host the Democratic National Convention this summer. On Thursday, Chicago’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a follow-up inquiry on the “Chicago Police Department’s Preparedness for Mass Gatherings.” The report, which followed a critical review of the department in 2020 in response to …

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'West Point' for Democratic operatives hired director who called terrorism the 'dream of politics'

FIRST ON FOX – The “West Point for Democratic operatives,” which credits itself for aiding President Biden’s victory, hired a digital director, who previously shared that “terrorism is the dream of politics.” Johannah King-Slutzky landed the digital director gig at the Democratic-aligned The Arena during the Fall in 2019, a few years after she had made a post discussing “terrorism” …

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Chicago mayor’s own neighbors send a big message on city’s future

After the chaos of the 2020 election, the Democratic Party has taken a different approach to this year’s national campaign, claiming trust, democracy and election integrity as foundational party principles. These themes will likely be on display at the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, but progressive Mayor Brandon Johnson, the host city’s leader, seems to betray these principles — …

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