Videos and pictures don’t lie. They were easily found on the internet again late Saturday night in another round of vandalism and hatred for cops in downtown Chicago.

But if you saw those videos then surveyed the news Sunday morning you’d think you woke up in a different city.

Some of Saturday night’s vandalism.

Take a look at a few of the videos and pictures linked here:

Street completely vandalized in the heart of downtown at State and Jackson Streets.

Singing, dancing and an Antifa shirt.

Cop car smashed.

Huge contingent of police needed.

Black Lives Matter Chicago proudly displaying the vandalism, saying “streets of Chicago looking really beautiful” and calling cops pigs.

But nothing of that in the regular media. The only reports so far from NBC Chicago, ABC Chicago and CBS Chicago mostly say it was another peaceful “protest.” It may have started that way but that’s not what it became later — anything but safe.

Among the cries from the mob was “Free Palastine.” That’s no surprise since BLM Chicago recently went on a Twitter binge against Israel and its connections to Chicago, likening the BLM’s mission to the Palestinians’. BLM has a long history with anti-Semitism, summarized here. The Chicago Tribune union recently tried to display its abhorrence of anti-Semitism, but have they ever once written on that? Nah.

Saturday night was not unusual. As reported by CWB Chicago, the alderman representing much of downtown has requested more police officers to combat increasing lawlessness that occurs downtown overnight.

He blames curbside parties where hundreds of people congregate between midnight and 4:00 a.m., “when literally nothing is open downtown.” Overnight crime downtown is “totally unacceptable,” the alderman says, and deserves immediate attention.

And it deserves immediate press attention, he might have added.

Mark Glennon is founder of Wirepoints.

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Poor Taxpayer
1 month ago

Things are going to get much worse.

1 month ago

Typical fascist article. Focus on the amall group of riotors,while complaining about the peacful protests. This author should take the time to research the reasons for the protests and stop making ignorant hateful exaggerated comments.

C
1 month ago

I have wondered the same thing. I love Chicago and I’m saddened by this stupid violence.

ByeByeIll
1 month ago

How much money did “Antifa” donate to clean up after themselves? How much money did BLM donate to pay for college tuition, small business loans and grants, after school care, etc. as infinitum?

Black lives, like all lives, matter: opportunity should be available to all, but don’t conflate a group of obtuse anarchists as a charitable group that seeks to better the situation of African-Americans…. THAT is not a part of their mission.

David F
1 month ago

Isn’t Antifia a terrorist organization, shouldn’t someone wearing a shirt be immediately taken into custody?

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  David F

Antifa stands for antifacist. They have zero deaths attributed to them. The first was captain America and the next were all the soldiers that caught fascism during world War 2. Do you support fascism?

Platinum Goose
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Who are the fascists that they are against? Correct no murders, just violence.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Platinum Goose

Possibly the guy tweeting about delaying a federal election (fascism requires the rejection of democracy). Might be the same guy sending unidentifiable federal troops to a city and putting people in vans. Might also be the same guy firing anyone who speaks out against him. Or maybe the same guy trying to cripple the US postal service and claiming that vote by mail is fraudulent with zero evidence while he himself votes by mail and many states do it by default. This same party is also doing its best to make access to voting harder for people. Go try to… Read more »

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Platinum Goose
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Oh I see, violence is ok if you don’t like the guy in the white house. You gave some great examples however you didn’t mention, Hillary’s Server, Hunter Biden’s job in the Ukraine, entrapping Michael Flynn, or Obama refusing to give a community benefits agreement. Socialism is a systemic problem as well, do the math and you’ll see it doesn’t work.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Platinum Goose

Please link me evidence of violence with accurate sourcing. It’s clearly not enough for the FBI to label them a terrorist organization even after existing as an ideology for decades. Antifa is decentralized. There’s no dues to pay. It’s an ideology against fascism. No one has committed violence against the guy in the white house who has yet to address a nation in turmoil with a 150k dead and civil unrest everywhere. So stop using fake strawmen to make your arguments. If you are serious we can keep our discussion fact base. I know that’s hard for conservatives. All sources… Read more »

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Platinum Goose
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Here you go, and you’re not worth any response after this.
https://reason.com/2019/06/29/antifa-andy-ngo-mob-milkshake-violence/

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Platinum Goose

Haha this is gold. There it is. The one bike lock link that all of you send. This is the go to link because there is barely evidence of your crazy claims. Wasn’t this the same rally where one of you ran over and killed a women for protesting? Find me another piece of evidence that doesn’t come from a right wing rag.

Here, go read about your right-wing savior.

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/andy-ngo-right-wing-troll-antifa-877914/amp/

How does it feel to live in a world so small and run by fear and propaganda?

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Factorytb.5220@gmail.com
1 month ago
Reply to  Platinum Goose

I thought people are free to work wherever the hell they want? Hunter Biden isnt an elected official and never was. We are not listening to Crazy Rudy Guilianni, Nutso Roger Stone, and Tricky Trump. All who has shown signs of schizophrenia.

True believer
1 month ago

Where did you get your md and complete residency in psychiatric medicine? So typical of the uneducated permanent victim class.

Jake
1 month ago
Reply to  True believer

Lol at calling others victim in a literal article crying victimhood. Go step out of your bubble and quit living in ignorance.

True believer
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

You are a complete idiot and need to go away permanently. You are advocating violence.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  True believer

Lol I’m the one advocating violence as the president you defend sends unmarked federal troops to our cities? Does your brain hear what your mouth spits?

Factorytb.5220@gmail.com
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Totally agree and white Southerners are living this Civil War lie, plus succeeded from the union and we got statues everywhere adorning losers. Its absolutely incredible.

Zee
1 month ago

Haha it’s ridiculous that these people can fly the flag of another nation, one that lost to the United States in a war to preserve the disgusting institution of slavory, and then come in here and call themselves patriots. They want to keep statues honoring slavers to preserve history? Are they stupid? Can they not read books? Do the Germans enact statues of Hitler? The ignorance on the right is embarrassing. I should be angry but it’s not these people’s faults they are ignorant. They are trapped in a right wing propaganda bubble. They don’t get news outside of their… Read more »

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Richard Poo Millersky
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Every Chicago Ward has 2 committeepeople, who are supposed to ensure smooth elections. 😁

Chase Gioberti
1 month ago
Reply to  Platinum Goose

I believe they have some murders in Seattle and some murders of police you can definitely chalk up to the Communists in the antifa terrorist organization.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Chase Gioberti

You got accurate sources?

Factorytb.5220@gmail.com
1 month ago
Reply to  Mark Glennon

BLM does not support violent revolutuons. But the militia in Michigan standing on the steps of the State Capitol in Lansing was advocating violence and threated the Governor and her staff. Stop lying on BLM. YOU White Supremacist are at these rallys all over the country, breaking windows dressed in black with umbrellas and then run and hide. But you got caught in MN at your own game.FOOLS! More of you will be found out too. You WS set fire to that Auto Zone in MN too. Thinking the black pple would be blamed. NOT TOO BRIGHT!

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True believer
1 month ago

You are an insult to any movement. The violence all over the country and especially the burning, looting and rioting was black people. Stop blaming the imaginary white supremacy fantasy. The blm movement has been conned by the Democratic Party. How many stores were burned by the Michigan militia. You and the rest of the blm losers are typical of the permanent victim class mentality. The entire blm fantasy was built with the “hands up don’t shoot” lie that never happened. Stop being a victim and get a job and education. The only reason there is civil unrest because blm… Read more »

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  True believer

Or.. Crazy idea here… Have some respect for your democracy. The police under no circumstances should perform extra judicial killings. I understand it’s hard for conservatives to step out of the box they were told to sit in, but it’s ok to think for yourself.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Mark Glennon

Do you realize the American revolution was a violent revolution or has that part of history evaded you?

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Mark Glennon

It’s funny how you didn’t mention extremist right wing terrorism in your comment. The true colors are quite easy to see.

The funny truth is right wing terrorism has actually killed people in this country. We have statistics on this. But continue to stay blind to the truths. Those who supported nazis were also ignorant of the world around them. They only believed the words of their dear leader and the propaganda he’d throw them.

The irony that conservatives are unable to make the connection is laughable.

Me
1 month ago

Defund welfare.

theartist
1 month ago

I DO NOT SUPPORT THE BLM ORGANIZATION THEY ARE A BLACK RACIST HATE GROUP. THEY ARE ANTI-SEMITIC. AND I AM AN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND I AM ASHAMED OF THE MERE EXISTENCE OF THEM. MY DAD WAS A WWII VETERAN. I STAND FOR THE FLAG. I KNEEL AT THE CROSS . I WOULD NEVER KNEEL AT A FLAG MY DAD FOUGHT FOR…FOR SIX YEARS. HE SERVED HI COUNTRY…BUT COULD NOT BE SERVED AT THE LOCAL WOOLWORTH’S LUNCH COUNTER WHEN HE RETURNED. … YET, I AM PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN. BOWING TO THE BLM MOVEMENT ONLY RESORTS TO ANARCHY. I SUPPORT… Read more »

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  theartist

Is your caps lock broken? America is a secular country. You kneeling for a cross is anti American but the first amendment allows you to do so. Being against kneeling for the flag is anti American because the first amendment grants you the right to do so. Looks to me like you need to brush up on American history and American government because everything you are spouting here is anti American. Just like this anti American article that chose to focus on fighting against free speech and the American right to protest and instead decided to call people fighting for… Read more »

J.T. Boyer
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Sorry angry anti American person, but the 1st amendment does not give people the right to graffiti the property that is not their own. The 1st amendment gives American the right to peacefully assemble which is the part that you seem to forget.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  J.T. Boyer

Now show me the amendment that allows police to kill innocent civilians.

Chase Gioberti
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

Is your spell check broken?

Factorytb.5220@gmail.com
1 month ago
Reply to  theartist

All BS. You should support your young non vient protesters. You’re not black. And if you dad was a WW ll Vet he is livid about Trump not saying anything about bounties on the heads of our US Soldiers right?

True believer
1 month ago

You are so typical of the blame the white man blm person. We all saw what your violent young people did like Miracle Boyd who admitted to committing violent felonies. You are a joke.

Chase Gioberti
1 month ago

Is your spell check broken?

Brian C Hill
1 month ago

Defunding/Reducing funding for police just sets the stage for people to start taking things in a clever asset redistribution scheme. Don’t be fooled, don’t reduce police funding or police power.

StvOh
1 month ago

It’s as if the Mayor doesn’t care if business as (was) usual and tourism, never return to normal. And this is not unique to Chicago, it’s also true in NY, Portland, St Louis, Minneapolis…
The question is WHY have these dreadful mayors and governors shirked their responsibilities?

Lyn P
1 month ago
Reply to  Mark Glennon

Yes – It is the Subversion steps outlined decades ago by Yuri Bezmenov – to usher in the Commie (or NWO) state. The economy, safety, people supporting themselves, basic rights, all have to be torn down first.

NB-Chicago
1 month ago

But i gaurentee the minute anybody spray painted anything downtown with supposed racist/ anti blm symbols it will be instant news coverage…..

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nixit
1 month ago

I say leave it there. Maybe enhance it with something like “Chicago Values” or “The Abyss” or “Not 2 Bright”. Let the stain remain.

Stop being outraged because that’s what they want. Fight assholery with mockery.

Susan
1 month ago

As a practical matter, what protections are available to taxpayers? Assuming 2020 budgets were lawfully noticed, there may be no judicial recourse for public money misspent or diverted in contravention of the law (such as police protection of Mayor and Governor neighborhoods but police protection deliberately withheld from taxpaying properties looted/vandalized/burned in other areas). But now is the time to pay close attention and serve notice on taxing bodies posting notice of 2021 budgets. We can assume that non-uniform allocations of public-money resources will continue next year. Tax objection lawsuits may require that taxing districts be notified of grounds for… Read more »

Susan
1 month ago
Reply to  Susan

Addendum: the cost of remediation of vandalized public property (painted streets, broken police vehicles, etc.) is to be paid by property taxes.
Property tax payers may find this additional burden is unbearable for the most vulnerable people.

Zee
1 month ago
Reply to  Susan

As a tax payer I’d also love to get my money back for all the violence our overfunded police have caused. All the lawsuits for unlawful killings and arrests. You might value property more than human lives, but I’d like to see police and their unions pay for their crimes, instead of the tax payer.

True believer
1 month ago
Reply to  Zee

You are a Marxist domestic terrorist BLM shill. Go away.

Tom Paine's Ghost
1 month ago

None of this is covered by the mainstream propaganda press. Joseph Goebbels would be proud.

1 month ago

Their heads are up their asses or someone else’s. I once went into the editors office of the Chicago Tribune. Had a big huge picture of Obama taking the oath there. I asked, did you have a photo of George Bush there when he was President? She scoffed.

1 month ago
Reply to  Jeff Carter

When you think of them as Democratic operatives, it all makes sense.

JimBob
1 month ago

The mainstream press deserves the same condemnation as German newspapers after 1933. Liberal churches and clergy are falling over one-another to euphemize the riots as demonstrations while anesthetizing their adherents. Conservatives fear the cancel culture and don’t speak out. I resist the conclusion that we will get what we deserve for the silence. And I’m not referring to Biden but rather the rise of disorder and violence that is likely to follow further economic and public health decline. A Biden loss or a contested election don’t seem to offer an end to the havoc either. I admit to having looked… Read more »