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Re: “Two Twenty-Seven

Loved this play....the kids stole the show.

The Jackie Harry character was Ooo-La-La personified.

It seems like NBC took a number of liberties when they made it a TV Show.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 10/20/2014 at 9:47 AM

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Re: “Kim Foxx makes big change days after being sworn in as Cook County state's attorney, and other Chicago news

Does this have anything to do with the fact that she was arrested for shoplifting when she was younger

In other words, Kim Foxx gives license to most forms of shoplifting. Of course, she believes shoplifters themselves are the victims, have the right to take what they want and merchants must simply deal with it. Social justice and what not, right Kim?

Shoplifting, as it exist today, is a very serious problem. Many people, think of shoplifting as the juvenile that sticks his favorite toy under his shirt. The hungry person, who needs food. to feed his family, etc,etc,etc. Anyone in the industry knows this is not what we are addressing here. Shoplifting in this City, and I suspect others, is a "Constant". In many areas it has become a "Sporting Event"! Let's All Run In, Grab as Much as We Can, and Run Out. The Jewel Store, I shop at is Wide Open! People eat, and drink food, they will never pay for, while shopping. Anyone who has ever worked security at a store, knows how much of a problem this is. Many Shoplifters, are on drugs. Many fight with the security guards. Many have needles on them. Truth is : Many Stores feel its cheaper to include these costs in their budget, and pass them on to the consumer, then deal with lawsuits etc.
In my opinion, Many people feel it's part of their entitlement. Hey, spread the wealth around.

What's the over / under on how long it takes before those shiny new stores in Englewood close up because of shoplifting losses? Retail is an incredibly low margin business. Making $300 the threshold for felony charges was intended to deter shoplifting by making the penalty painful (at least for those who care about such things). By pretty much eliminating any significant penalties for shoplifting, people who normally might think twice about lifting something will likely be more tempted to give it a shot. And that now becomes a county-wide problem. If the losses are severe enough, retail businesses won't be able to survive and will move to places where they can actually receive the protection of law. Fewer sales means lower tax revenue.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 12/17/2016 at 6:09 AM

Re: “Did the NBA blacklist former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges because of his political beliefs?

That Spoon should have taken the money and kept his mouth shut until after he retired

1 like, 7 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 12/16/2016 at 10:56 AM

Re: “City culture czar Michelle Boone says she's jumping to Navy Pier

Good riddance to Porky Pig...

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Casey Thomas on 07/20/2016 at 1:17 PM

Re: “Progressives join forces with the Machine to realign Chicago's Democratic Party

And yet Dennis finds the need to respond to a "clown", and to posts "that add nothing"....which begs the question, who is the real clown here ?

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 03/25/2016 at 7:30 AM

Re: “Progressives join forces with the Machine to realign Chicago's Democratic Party

David Moore is an idiot that frequents prostitutes:

http://nowanews.blogspot.com/2015/08/fello…

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 03/24/2016 at 9:23 AM

Re: “City hikes fines for snow-shoveling scofflaws but doesn't plan to write more tickets

All the lazy able bodied people on welfare should be required to shovel snow for those of us that work to pay the taxes that they are living off of.

4 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 01/12/2016 at 9:49 AM

Re: “While you weren't watching: The 2015 Chicago politics year in review

Insults in the absence of facts....nice.

1 like, 5 dislikes
Posted by Casey Thomas on 12/22/2015 at 9:51 AM

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