Emanuel: No need to halt speed camera...

Emanuel: No need to halt speed cameras because of red-light scandal

There are 30 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 29, 2013, titled Emanuel: No need to halt speed cameras because of red-light scandal. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he believes his administration does not need to halt implementation of a speed camera program in light of a federal bribery investigation centering on a former city employee who went on to work for an organization that lobbied for speed cameras in Illinois.

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Pull My Finger

West Sayville, NY

#1 Mar 29, 2013
Senator Bob Menendez from NJ and the Secret Service are federal employees who have been involved in a red-light scandal too.
This Just In

Glendale, AZ

#2 Mar 29, 2013
What a BIG Surprise!
More crap from one of Obama's finest.
Are the people in IL that stupid, or do they just rig the elections...

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#3 Mar 29, 2013
Stop a project because of Federal bribery charges? That's just funny, this is Chicago, home of Obama.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#4 Mar 29, 2013
This is one of the reasons Illinois has more politicians in PRISON than any other state. Looks like Rahm is working hard to get into the same place with Rod.
Gravediggers

Boynton Beach, FL

#5 Mar 29, 2013
Rahm is struggling in Chicago.

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

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#6 Mar 29, 2013
What grinds my gears is when a city is so stupid they do not set their lights to blink at deserted intersections during the early morning hours when very few vehicles are on the streets. Instead some negligent traffic engineers prefer citizens to become sitting ducks for some hijacker, etc. If you want to obey such stupidity that places you in harm's way be my guest but the wiser move is to make sure the coast is clear, flip on your emergency flashers and keep moving...And of course be willing to drag along the fact in court that your self preservation takes precedence over obedience to a mechanical device that can and should have been set to blink instead of possibly turning you into a victim followed by a huge civil suit against the city.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#7 Mar 29, 2013
Rahm Emmanuel. The world's only Jew that can't handle money.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#8 Mar 29, 2013
JohnInLa wrote:
What grinds my gears is when a city is so stupid they do not set their lights to blink at deserted intersections during the early morning hours when very few vehicles are on the streets. Instead some negligent traffic engineers prefer citizens to become sitting ducks for some hijacker, etc. If you want to obey such stupidity that places you in harm's way be my guest but the wiser move is to make sure the coast is clear, flip on your emergency flashers and keep moving...And of course be willing to drag along the fact in court that your self preservation takes precedence over obedience to a mechanical device that can and should have been set to blink instead of possibly turning you into a victim followed by a huge civil suit against the city.
many older systems do not have the program to do that. if you want more gov't and pay more taxes, have them upgrade those lights..
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#9 Mar 29, 2013
Rahm says there's no need to stop smoking just because it gives you lung cancer.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#10 Mar 29, 2013
Next he wants to install Benghazi speed bumps. If you go too fast over them, a bunch of terrorists come out to chase you down and kill you as he and Obama sit idly by.

Since: Apr 08

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#11 Mar 29, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
This is one of the reasons Illinois has more politicians in PRISON than any other state. Looks like Rahm is working hard to get into the same place with Rod.
Yeah. We always said our governors served 2 terms.
One in the State House and one in the Big House.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#12 Mar 29, 2013
This Just In wrote:
What a BIG Surprise!
More crap from one of Obama's finest.
Are the people in IL that stupid, or do they just rig the elections...
Yep, the gift that keeps on giving.

SPRING BREAK: Biden to take third vacation of year...

Obama daughters leave behind Bahaman beaches, hit Sun Valley slopes... cha ching.........

so much for sequester and the poor children kept out of the White House.
Cat74

United States

#13 Mar 29, 2013
These are reveue enhancers. Do you have any idea how fast the politicians, Federal, state, and local are stealing you blind. You get nothing from these thieves, and they go home rich after a couple terms. At least in the past politicians gave back enough so you wouldn't wonder where all of it went. Now we can't even get our Tax refunds back until they print some more dollars. This is the most corrupt administration we ever produced.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#14 Mar 29, 2013
Tax Tax Tax Tax.
That's what the stupid, ignorant, fifth grade liberals voted for.
Tax Tax Tax Tax

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

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#15 Mar 29, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>many older systems do not have the program to do that. if you want more gov't and pay more taxes, have them upgrade those lights..
Attention woodenhead!!! Even "older" systems have electromechanical timers to accommodate such elementary adjustments but government negligence, incompetence and obvious laziness take precedence…More money cannot fix that.
Cat74

United States

#16 Mar 29, 2013
Has having these camera's in Chicago reduced the killing on the South side? No, because they won't put them up where the greatest amount of crime takes place, in the killing fields. Now they are discussiing the murder of that 13 month old baby in Georgia killed, because his mother had no money for the jungle animals. It seems the whole family, mommy, sister, auntie all lied for the shooter. Nice family. I am sure I want them in my neighborhood.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#17 Mar 29, 2013
JohnInLa wrote:
<quoted text>Attention woodenhead!!! Even "older" systems have electromechanical timers to accommodate such elementary adjustments but government negligence, incompetence and obvious laziness take precedence…More money cannot fix that.
No, they don't, they need the programmable system to do that.

you have no idea what you are talking about...as usual.
serfs up

Merritt Island, FL

#18 Mar 29, 2013
JohnInLa wrote:
<quoted text>Attention woodenhead!!! Even "older" systems have electromechanical timers to accommodate such elementary adjustments but government negligence, incompetence and obvious laziness take precedence…More money cannot fix that.
People pay more then enough in taxes in everything we do for this too not be a problem. But progressives take the funds for other self serving agenda issues. We waste so much.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#19 Mar 29, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> People pay more then enough in taxes in everything we do for this too not be a problem. But progressives take the funds for other self serving agenda issues. We waste so much.
yeah...like you actually pay taxes...
serfs up

Merritt Island, FL

#20 Mar 29, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Has having these camera's in Chicago reduced the killing on the South side? No, because they won't put them up where the greatest amount of crime takes place, in the killing fields. Now they are discussiing the murder of that 13 month old baby in Georgia killed, because his mother had no money for the jungle animals. It seems the whole family, mommy, sister, auntie all lied for the shooter. Nice family. I am sure I want them in my neighborhood.
Just be aware of when the time comes to see who are people that will help each other or those who will destroy. My area is very diverse. I expect people to rise above pettiness in harsh times. If they fail then that will be the worse of any vulnerability that I will be part of and will do what others do to survive. It is a shame and travesty that government's answer is to punish all for a small percentage. And what is worse, we let it.

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