Monday, October 23, 2017

$4 a Call?

We suppose that's one way to drive crime down.

Rahm's latest tax includes a provision to increase the 911 "fee" to $4 per call.

If it's too expensive to report crime, we imagine crime will go "down."

It's so twistedly brilliant.

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129 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amen. Hell, I finally agree with the little man. In fact, make it 10 dollars a call. That way when mama calls 10 times a day because her baby won't go to school it will cost her 100 per day. Maybe she will get the hint and stop calling. I also like chris rocks idea of making a round of ammunition expensive. Charge 20 dollars per round and they will think twice before spraying 30-50 rounds at a shooting scene.

10/23/2017 12:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow... Rahm.., soda tax, now this.. but again,.. this will only effect those who pay a cell phone bill. I will not be charge this on my obama, and yes I do have an obama phone

10/23/2017 12:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I’ll text it instead.

10/23/2017 12:17:00 AM  
Blogger RICH said...

Except it will be free for all on public aid so those who use the system the most will not have to pay. Business as usual in Chicago

10/23/2017 12:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It’s not per call, it’s a tax per month on any landline registered to a city address. It’s going up a dime from the current $3.90 which was raised $1.10 a few years back. I haven’t had a landline in decades.

10/23/2017 12:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm all for it. Way too many people call 911 with nonsense. I'm sure the Obama phone crowd will be exempt like they are from most taxes.

10/23/2017 12:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So, I see someone getting mugged, and I get mugged by Chicago if I report it?

10/23/2017 12:27:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh hah-m/fin'-ha-ha...

Watch this one NOT be applied to
the Free Shit Army.

We see a carve-out for them based on the zip code
areas where the cell tower ping originates.

When REPORTS of crime are driven down in working/
tax paying neighborhoods, Rahm can claim ACTUAL
crime IS down...

= No need to keep up the charade of hiring
Policemen.

= More pocket money for Rahm....

How fiendishly clever.

10/23/2017 12:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I believe that it is $4 a month. $3.90 per wireless telephone number per month.

https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fin/supp_info/revenue/tax_list/emergency_telephonesystemsurcharge-wireless.html

10/23/2017 12:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wish there was a list of all these sneaky taxes so people can see how they are getting screwed on a daily basis.

10/23/2017 12:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Save your old phone and call with that. Why the public puts up with this is the number one question.

I'm leaving but not soon enough.

10/23/2017 12:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bizzarro World

10/23/2017 12:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like I need to find an Obama phone that's out of minutes, just in case. They still dial 911, right?

10/23/2017 12:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This mayor is totally out of his mind. Yea, people will call when they see their neighbors home is afire at 0300 hrs. This guy cannot stop being a complete jag off.
Shit, will have the phones has a Mississippi billing address.
Be like the upper class river north lib' that live in their million plus condo and do not get a sticker cause their vehicle is registered to Lake Geneva summer home.
Check any high rise garage out and fine that 50 percent of the residents vehicles have no Chicago stickers. You think the city clerk would send a building inspector with an official with clerks office to see these TAX CHEATS. Rahm never fucks with his high line residents that fuck the city for ages.
Normal city people, even in the ghetto, people get their cars towed for the no sticker violation.
The peoples mayor !!

10/23/2017 01:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If the family of Kendra Jenkins wanted justice, they should have never hired Sam "I lose a lot" Adams as their attorney. Just ask Bill "Hog Balls" Beavers and Rod Bloagoavich.

10/23/2017 01:46:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did those Obama phones get shut down?

10/23/2017 02:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just another tax that certain segments of society who abuse it the most aren't going to have to pay.

10/23/2017 02:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ONLY THAT SOB , Would and could come up with that Idea , That Figures

10/23/2017 02:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How much did it cost to suppress the LeQuin Video

10/23/2017 02:24:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Go pester the handset makers (Apple, Google,
Samsung) or the carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint).
They all make a tidy profit and their prices and
rates are thru the roof. They can write off 911
charges, we can't.

10/23/2017 02:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are you F*n kidding me!?!? How stupid could he be!?!?
I guess when you have free, armed (cpd) security 24/7 for you and da family what real crime do you know!

10/23/2017 02:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really, really, really don't want a 911 operator
who speaks like Mike Tyson (and neither do
the police)

10/23/2017 02:29:00 AM  
Anonymous lil george said...

So do you have to give a credit/link card # before you can give info saying you are about to be murdered?

10/23/2017 02:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Even tho I don't like assholes calling 911 with bogus calls, and I wish I never took this job before getting locked in.... I gotta say, I find it wrong that Rham is pushing this. What about when something is truly going on, a person is not going to feel the need to call. "Oh, somebody else will call the Poleec"

10/23/2017 03:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No doubt that’s the strategy. Decent working people and old people won’t call. The hood will continue to call with abandon!
Obama phones will be exempt.

10/23/2017 04:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mayor Rahm is a pure genius.

10/23/2017 04:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So if I see someone breaking into a business or the neighbors car it will cost me $4.00 to do the right thing? Guess that goes for reporting a fire to or a car wreck. Way to go Chicago charge the good guy and give free pizza to Thugs!

10/23/2017 04:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lol who has a landline? I now live in Costa Rica and they don't even Install them in residences here anymore. My whole beach condo complex has none and this is central America.

10/23/2017 05:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not per call but per month. However how an out bogus call charge. If it's nor a legitimate public safety call a $10 charge. The community might stop calling because junior won't go to bed on time. Just a thought.

10/23/2017 05:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

All you have to do is switch to paperless billing then use a suburban address of a vacant home. Nothing will ever get mailed to the home. Even if you call for a replacement phone all you do is say that you work all day.Ask them to send the new phone to your mom's house aka your city address. Done it this way for past 10 years

10/23/2017 05:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with RICH. The ones who pay it will be the ones who never use it. I still laugh at the ones who have IAD and OPS/IPRA/COPA on speed dial. It's funny how I was telling a story to my family about citizens having then OPS on speed dial and they were all asking me what OPS was. I couldn't help but laugh. But what's even funnier is I was telling a friend of mine (Civilian) the story and he replied same to me: "What the hell is OPS?" I just laughed all the more as I just figured everyone knew what OPS was. Oh my friends/family are white. Just saying. Shows how much police involvement they have.

10/23/2017 05:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) you wonder why coppers keep working when they can retire another reason we need to get out when you can:

Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-23/americans-are-retiring-later-dying-sooner-and-sicker-in-between

Excerpt:Americans in their late 50s already have more serious health problems than people at the same ages did 10 to 15 years ago, according to the journal Health Affairs.

University of Michigan economists HwaJung Choi and Robert Schoeni used survey data to compare middle-age Americans’ health. A key measure is whether people have trouble with an “activity of daily living,” or ADL, such as walking across a room, dressing and bathing themselves, eating, or getting in or out of bed. The study showed the number of middle-age Americans with ADL limitations has jumped: 12.5 percent of Americans at the current retirement age of 66 had an ADL limitation in their late 50s, up from 8.8 percent for people with a retirement age of 65.

At the current retirement age of 66, a quarter of Americans age 58 to 60 rated themselves in “poor” or “fair” health. That’s up 2.6 points from the group who could retire with full benefits at 65, the Michigan researchers found.

Cognitive skills have also declined over time. For those with a retirement age of 66, 11 percent already had some kind of dementia or other cognitive decline at age 58 to 60, according to the study. That’s up from 9.5 percent of Americans just a few years older, with a retirement age between 65 and 66.

While death rates can be volatile from year to year, Choi and Schoeni’s study is part of a raft of other research showing the health of Americans deteriorating.

Researchers have offered many theories for why Americans’ health is getting worse. Princeton University economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton, a Nobel Prize winner, have argued that an epidemic of suicide, drug overdoses and alcohol abuse have caused a spike in death rates among middle-age whites.

10/23/2017 06:00:00 AM  
Blogger Just another cop said...

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20171020/south-chicago/heres-how-new-tax-on-your-cell-phone-will-affect-you

10/23/2017 06:01:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here's a crazy idea, cut city spending and stop the $100 million city construction projects I read about every month instead of dreaming up new fees all the time

10/23/2017 06:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You can make 911 calls from any working cell phone without a SIM card, or any carrier. Nobody pays per call.

10/23/2017 06:40:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, will 311 still be free? Just use that number instead. Or do like old folks do, call the police station.

10/23/2017 07:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is just BULLSHIT...Right....RIGHT???????

10/23/2017 07:08:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Read all, or most, of the comments. So it may just be a dime a month increase, but it only will be charged to taxpayers. A nickel here a dime here, a few bucks for this. After a while, it really gets expensive taking care of all of Rahm's voters.
It's always more, more, more. Time to start cutting back the benefits of being a worthless liberal.

J.J.

10/23/2017 07:24:00 AM  
Blogger Mr. SouthSide said...

I'll just call from my old bag phone.

10/23/2017 07:24:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fine. Back to PO5-1313.

10/23/2017 07:37:00 AM  
Blogger dda6ga dda6ga said...

Democrat 21st Century version of a poll tax...

10/23/2017 07:38:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm sure that this tax will exclude 'citizens living in the poorest commuities..' (These people are responsible for 99% of the 911 calls-but, let others pay for it...)

10/23/2017 07:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

10/23/2017 12:17:00 AM
Blogger RICH said...
Except it will be free for all on public aid so those who use the system the most will not have to pay. Business as usual in Chicago


BINGO!! Nothing affects the scumbags of society. Only the law abiding, ticket paying, tax paying citizens.

10/23/2017 07:40:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So if I see a auto accident with injuries it will cost me $4 to report it. Dude won’t call on his free phone, he’ll be to busy recording it.

10/23/2017 07:41:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wait...are you serious? Chicago charges the caller for dialing 911 in a legitimate emergency? Geebus, what's next, a tax measured by a pedometer that everyone is required to wear and upload the data on a weekly basis....$0.10 per 1/4 mile walked, $0.05 per use of Chicago oxygen required for every two steps and $4.00 per mile walked without being mugged (since the person will not need to pay the 911 call tax.

Love to visit Chicago, do so every May for work and will be bringing my daughter with me this May as part of her 21st b'day celebration. You have a wonderful City, but it seems stick boy Rahm and other democrats are hell bent on making Chicago a 3rd world country overseen by the supreme politburo members.

WDE!!

10/23/2017 07:44:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did those Obama phones get shut down?

10/23/2017 02:05:00 AM

Yes.

10/23/2017 07:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You know that $4 fee will only be charged in the “quieter” tax paying areas.
“The community” will be able to make as many 911 calls as they want free of fees.
Rahm’s going to continue to pander to “the community”.

10/23/2017 07:54:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let me guess, the assholes on the west and south sides, who call for non police issues and their dumb bullshit won't have to pay.

10/23/2017 07:57:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blogger RICH said...
Except it will be free for all on public aid so those who use the system the most will not have to pay. Business as usual in Chicago

10/23/2017 12:18:00 AM

Bingo!

10/23/2017 08:08:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Amen. Hell, I finally agree with the little man. In fact, make it 10 dollars a call. That way when mama calls 10 times a day because her baby won't go to school it will cost her 100 per day. Maybe she will get the hint and stop calling. I also like chris rocks idea of making a round of ammunition expensive. Charge 20 dollars per round and they will think twice before spraying 30-50 rounds at a shooting scene.

10/23/2017 12:11:00 AM
“Mama” and “they” don’t pay for anything anyway, the working taxpayers do, they would be exempt from all fees.

10/23/2017 08:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Democrats raise taxes.
It is what they do best, and they do it very, very well.

10/23/2017 08:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's a tax on every phone number that is registered in the city (Landline and Wireless). Was about $3.90 a month per phone and the beginning of 2018 it will be $5.00 a month per phone. I say phone but it is really each number. If you have a landline with four numbers you will be taxed on each number. I have no landline but have a family plan with six phones and a separate number for my tablet so it will cost me $35.00 a month for the "911" tax.

10/23/2017 08:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My cousin was in San Francisco last month. Her/daughter/grandchild took several buses around city.
"Where is ???" The driver "Call 3-1-1" (information)
So, they called and got 4 bills ($4 each) for 3-1-1 calls, which they knew nothing of!
Tidy profit!

With all your taxes in Chicago, you must be easily paying 50%-60% taxes!

911? How about 1-900-RAHM-SUX

NOT ILLINOIS. NOT LAW.


10/23/2017 08:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This would only apply to phones with Chicago addresses, right?

Go paperless billing and change your address to a relative living out of the city limits.

I did it months ago when rumors started flying about an increase to $5.00 a month from the already $3.90 911 charge per month PER LINE and it's worked out great. And sure enough the city is increasing it to $5.00 per month PER LINE. You have the wife and 2 kids on the account that's $20.00 a month, or $240.00 A YEAR in savings!

It took all of 2-3 minutes to do on line with my account. And I still keep the city public-safety employee discount too. The bill gets emailed to you instead of sent snail mail.

Wise up people. You don't shop for gas, water or pop in Chicago anymore right? Why continue to register your phone here?

10/23/2017 08:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for calling 911. Your call is VERY important to us. Please listen closely as our options have changed. Link paying callers, press 1. Private paying callers, press 2.

10/23/2017 08:46:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just checked my Verizon bill for me and hubby's phones
Illinois Telecom Svc Fee. .08
Chgo city 911 Fee. 7.80
Illinois Telecom excise tax. 3.08
Illinois sales tax. 1.44
Chgo MTT. 3.08
Cook Cnty Sales tax. .40
Cook Cnty RTA tax. .23
Norridge sales tax. .29

Since I am paying monthly for the newer phone I got a few months ago, those are the sales taxes, total I pay MONTHLY on taxes and government fees comes to a whopping $16.40. What a crock......

10/23/2017 08:48:00 AM  
Blogger 30 pending and what said...

Only for tax payers. Not the south or west Raiders. Shit they call police when they can't take a shit.

10/23/2017 08:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ghetto lazies will have free calls from gov phones. Taxpayers will have to pay when a real crime is being commited against him/her.

10/23/2017 09:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Isn't it rope and lamp post time yet?

10/23/2017 09:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about a 4.00 tax on a can of grape pop and bag of flaming hots?

10/23/2017 09:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The experts are all worried about the illegals not contacting the police because of immigration status and they think that the
gimme free stuff community will spend their money to help out and notifying authorities via the 911 system ? These are the
people who take full advantage of every freebee government give away there is to offer but guard their own funds very carefully. Or maybe the experts already know this and the first premise is just BS.

10/23/2017 09:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Wow... Rahm.., soda tax, now this.. but again,.. this will only effect those who pay a cell phone bill. I will not be charge this on my obama, and yes I do have an obama phone

10/23/2017 12:15:00 AM

Your old dead phone can still call 911, call 311 and tell them its a police emergency and get connected to 911. Like someone posted, I also register one of my vehicles in Wisc. and do not have to buy a vehicle sticker. Get a throwaway phone from Walgreens and by the why, if you don't have one those phones under an alias your are one stupid fuck.

10/23/2017 09:32:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I HAVE a landline for decades.
Some people don't have a modicum of class.

10/23/2017 09:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wish there was a list of all these sneaky taxes so people can see how they are getting screwed on a daily basis.

10/23/2017 12:34:00 AM

There is....https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fin/supp_info/revenue/tax_list.html

10/23/2017 09:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

See: "empty NFL seats" on google. Click images. Disgusting player antics has destroyed them irreparably. You haven't seen nothing yet. Wait till the winter Sundays turn cold.

10/23/2017 10:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's see, the libtards say needing an ID
to vote is too expensive for the poor folks
or people, taxing 911 Service isn't?

Unlike the fees for a bambalace, which the
City will never collect from da community, they
Will grab these taxes upfront.

10/23/2017 10:16:00 AM  
Blogger Don Curtis said...

By federal law, even inactive phones MUST be able to call 911. It is also against the law to charge any fee for calling 911.

The only fee that is legal is a monthly fee per line, landline or mobileline.

10/23/2017 10:28:00 AM  
Blogger Leonard Hamilton said...

Just another tax that certain segments of society who abuse it the most aren't going to have to pay.

Wow, everyone pays on the phone bill, including the cell phone bills.

10/23/2017 10:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


That's how to encourage the public to become involved, right, U Lil Moron????

10/23/2017 10:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

except "they" will not have to pay, especially with an obama phone

10/23/2017 11:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You were misinformed on this one. It's a $4 or actually $390 a MONTH FEE on cell phones, not per call

10/23/2017 11:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amen. Hell, I finally agree with the little man. In fact, make it 10 dollars a call. That way when mama calls 10 times a day because her baby won't go to school it will cost her 100 per day. Maybe she will get the hint and stop calling. I also like chris rocks idea of making a round of ammunition expensive. Charge 20 dollars per round and they will think twice before spraying 30-50 rounds at a shooting scene.

10/23/2017 12:11:00 AM


Sorry, it's not happening

10/23/2017 11:17:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's only IF you don't use or qualify for an oBamaFone®.

My Illinois 911 Surcharge is $3.90 every month.
So far I called 9-1-1 once this year, so it's looking highly unlikely I'll exceed last years record of twice.
That's $39 per call to date with another $7.80 due by December.
Try and figure out what's the "Municipal Telecommunications Tax" ($2.93) and the "State/Municipal Telecommunications Tax" (also $2.93).
Idiots at AT$T don't know nuttin other than its a municipal tax. Wow.

I expect the State and County are eager to tack on additional increased surcharges in the future as well.
There has to be a better way.

10/23/2017 11:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The majority of callers to 911 in Chicago do not pay said tax. Obama phones have privileges.

10/23/2017 11:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gibs me dat!!

10/23/2017 11:46:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"20 dollars a round"
You sir, are an idiot of the highest order

10/23/2017 11:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rahm need more funds for the business that donated to his campaign you know the TIF slush funds.

10/23/2017 12:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Remember when Daley first started the 911 surtax claiming he needed it to pay for the new 911 center. Now the place is loaded with democratic preceint workers.
City moto: Send me your tired your ignorant your lazy!

10/23/2017 12:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, the next time my neighbor is beating up his wife, and I call 911, do I get to collect the $4 charge from her for saving her life?

10/23/2017 12:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOl good luck getting that 5 bucks from the welfares 06 07 10 /.....illegals

10/23/2017 12:16:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's as simple as black & white.

http://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/2017/10/23/womans-apology-cake-to-police-officer-goes-viral.html

Of course here in Chiraq,they send you a subpoena, why is that ?

10/23/2017 12:17:00 PM  
Blogger 011 2nd Watch DOG said...

Carry around a non working cellphone and call 911 all you want!

10/23/2017 12:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe it will cut down on the.... "mama says 15 year old refuses to go to school and is being disrespectful calls?"

10/23/2017 12:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here is a thought, how about this.
IF someone makes a false report to 9-1-1 then prosecute them. You know, when they call 9-1-1 because McDonalds got their order wrong, or they report "man with a gun" as opposed to "man robbing other man" or 'he shorted my sack" or he sold me a peanut.

When they call cops on ANY number making false reports they ought be CHARGED.

Golly, is that the root of this?
Is that what RAHM thinks CHARGED is supposed to mean? Cha Ching? Is that all he can think about, money?

10/23/2017 12:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like McCarthys run for Mayor has paid off for him, the chatter from City Hall is McCarthy/Simon will finally get a HUGE security contract at both airports that will employ both unarmed security guards and armed off duty P.O.'S. Expect massive staffing changes at O'Hare as well in a panicked attempt to meet recommendations brought by an outside Israeli security expert who was flabbergasted by the lack of manpower in one of the worlds busiest airports and a massive expansion of O'Hare. As a stop gap measure Citywide OT initiative will be put in place until the airports are both completely staffed. The present Aviation Officers unfortunately will be disbanded but will get the first shot at being rehired at a considerably lower pay rate. The Mayor was finally convinced the only thing that could prevent a disaster is to have a large armed CPD presence. The wake up call was US Special Forces troops in Raqqa Syria found mock ups for multiple airports in the world with O'Hare being one. Hopefully we dodged a bullet!

10/23/2017 12:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

23 Oct @2:29 hrs - Thank you! There is an operator on Zone 2 who butchers the English language to no end. A man with a gun call becomes a guuunnn call. It gets dangerous when she confuses Cornelia with Cornell. For you younger offices, Cornell is on da sout side. Thank God that Goethe is a small street since she would have a hard time with it. When she worked Zone 5, Prairie Ave. became Pa-reh-ree. Another CPS graduate that Clayfool can be proud of! Another dispatcher who will be promoted by the ghost OEMC Director. But our beautiful 911 center has a Carrera marble facade, straight from Italy, which actually had a marble sheet come loose and shatter. The bosses received marble paperweights when the broken marble was salvaged. The center is flawed from the get go and the staff is just as substandard.

10/23/2017 01:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope our so called union is up to this,look at all the billions rahm and the rest have "discovered" but yet rahm viciously removed police retirees health care, come on lets look inside:

Can Chicago handle an influx of hurricane-weary Puerto Ricans?

https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/chicago-puerto-rico-hurricane-evacuees/

Excerpt:The number of evacuees in the city isn’t completely clear. Alicia Tate-Nadeau, director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications, said at least 1,600 have passed through O’Hare Airport — a number that comes from the Department of Aviation, which keeps track of humanitarian flights from disaster zones.

The influx of Puerto Ricans has been slow, and the city still has enough resources to help others, Tate-Nadeau said. Plans started before Hurricane Maria hit, with potential housing choices including Airbnb rentals.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Oh boy treasurer hunter rahm and the pathetic 50 finding more money and pandering buying illegal votes?

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) said he took an inventory of available housing in his West Side ward and talked to developers about offering 116 units, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms.

He and Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) both talked about working with the Chicago Housing Authority to make sure Section 8 voucher holders could transfer rent subsidies they’d had in Puerto Rico to Chicago.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Whats this section 8 there transferred to here? Hmm more loafers that taxpayers will be forced to subsidize!

Hmm lets look in this neighborhood rahm and crew finding billions for a company where the owner jeff bezos personal wealth is minimum 81 billion right behind microsoft founder bill gates!

Chicago’s Amazon bid includes $2.25 billion incentive package

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/chicagos-amazon-bid-includes-2-25-billion-incentive-package/

Excerpt:
Roughly $1.4 billion in state EDGE tax credits. The newly-revised program provides a 50 percent tax break for every job they create in Illinois.
$60 million in property tax breaks through the city and county programs known as Class 7B and 7C.
$450 million in site-specific infrastructure improvements that would come from the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Chicago Department of Transportation, the CTA and other agencies.
$250 million worth of investments in education, workforce development and “Neighborhood Opportunity Funds” to make certain that all Chicagoans can qualify for the 50,000 high-end Amazon jobs and that businesses that spring up or move here to support Amazon locate in Chicago neighborhoods.
Free land worth $100 million, if Amazon chooses to build its second headquarters at the old Michael Reese Hospital site purchased by former Mayor Richard M. Daley as the site for an Olympics Chicago didn’t get. If Amazon chooses either to re-purpose or demolish and rebuild the Thompson Center that the state has been trying desperately to sell, the free land would be worth even more money.

Rahm is better that the old "I dream of Jeannie" show, wonder does he dress up in the uniform and kazam billions found!!

God bless the police!!!!

10/23/2017 01:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who cares. The city is dying a slow death at the hands of greedy criminal self serving politicians. Won't be far down the road that Chicago will be bankrupt along with Crook County and the state of Illinois. Raccoon Eyes keeps borrowing $Billions that can't ever be paid back. And we stood by and let it happen.

10/23/2017 01:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So what about fixed monthly payment phones?

The bill always include taxes etc., mine hasn't gone up and won't, thank the Good Lord.

10/23/2017 01:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/opinion/chicago-gangs-crime-mothers.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

10/23/2017 01:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's an increase on cell phone bills for a total of $4 per phone per month. . So a family of 4 pays $16 a month or $192 a year. They're seriously going to tax is to death.

10/23/2017 02:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I put my cell phone address in another state. I also use prepaid plan. No tax very simple.
if you have
ATT
verizon
sprint

It can be done just change your address online with the company. Or you can pay almost 10 dollars per cell phone on your family plan.

It is the same thing corporations do to avoid city stickers.

Cut the land line too if that hurricane ever hits your landline will be down too!

10/23/2017 02:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

FOP kept the fee down back in 2010. Let's see if they can do it again.

10/23/2017 02:40:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

FEELINGS
Feelings, nothing more than feelings....
Apple Store Grand Opening Michigan Ave.
Tim Cook was present and met with Rahm
Emanuel for interview on Emanuel's podcast
"Chicago Stories." Cook, who grew up in the
South, discussed Chicago's small-town feeling.

10/23/2017 02:48:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sounds like great OT coming to airports and McCarthy pulling out of Mayors race.

10/23/2017 03:02:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've got a better idea! Charge the 911 caller $1000 if police are deployed to a bullshit call. (The MacDonald's employee done disrespected me).

Send them a bill and if they don't pay (they never do) issue a warrant for their arrest.

Then when you make a traffic stop and 29 'em you can hook'em up for an outstanding warrant. Plus, you can tow the fuckin' car.

Jail-time: The great equalizer!

10/23/2017 03:14:00 PM  
Anonymous pissing it all away said...

More money to shell out as we pissed away money on frivolous shit. What the hell is this CALEA shit their starting to really put the push on for, and how much are the Department and the City shelling out for it? It sounds like something that is only the good boy opinion of some meaningless organization. And of course they are probably costing us millions to ask them their opinion of us. Piss away millions and demand more to refill the coffer, to further piss away more. Typical!

10/23/2017 04:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WTF, how did the Dart story die out?? Now there saying the calls 911 call from his house was erased by someone in CPD. Come on its the to put the nail in the coffin. This prick has destroyed to many good cops to let this go. Also the police scanner guy on Twitter said Darts wife had black eye.

10/23/2017 04:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Off topic
Gods enduring care for my brothers murdered this date in Beirut

You will never be forgotten

10/23/2017 04:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to go after more cars parked illegally on weekends in busy parts of the city as part of his 2018 budget.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-rahm-emanuel-parking-ticket-budget-20171023-story.html

10/23/2017 04:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Sounds like great OT coming to airports and McCarthy pulling out of Mayors race.

There's always been great OT at the airports, that's never stopped

10/23/2017 05:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a brillig idea...on top of the $4 a month 911 "fee" just charge all Chicongoan's except the sub-saharan political pet group $1 "fee" per outgoing cell phone call or out-going text. Force the various phone companies to bill for it & collect it (unless it's an obama phone or any african fone) & remit to city/county Treasury once per month...So as not to force the phone companies into involuntary servitude maybe give them 1% or 1/2% of the collection for serving as tax collectors...There are so many gov't fee's & charges on phone bills already that gov't at all levels has this already worked out so it should be a very smooth operation from a very smooth operator, 9.5 & crew

10/23/2017 05:37:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Just checked my Verizon bill for me and hubby's phones
Illinois Telecom Svc Fee. .08
Chgo city 911 Fee. 7.80
Illinois Telecom excise tax. 3.08
Illinois sales tax. 1.44
Chgo MTT. 3.08
Cook Cnty Sales tax. .40
Cook Cnty RTA tax. .23
Norridge sales tax. .29

Since I am paying monthly for the newer phone I got a few months ago, those are the sales taxes, total I pay MONTHLY on taxes and government fees comes to a whopping $16.40. What a crock......

10/23/2017 08:48:00 AM

I have Verizon also. I also have property out of state. I have the phones registered to that address. Don't fall for that 18 percent city of Chicago discount. Its only on the plan, nothing else. Sounds good but really useless. If you can register you phones out of state.

10/23/2017 05:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This doesn’t sound acurate. Maybe charging land line users the 4 bucks. I can garauntee you Obama phone users who siphon the majority of the city’s services won’t pay a cent.

10/23/2017 06:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like McCarthys run for Mayor has paid off for him, the chatter from City Hall is McCarthy/Simon will finally get a HUGE security contract at both airports that will employ both unarmed security guards and armed off duty P.O.'S. Expect massive staffing changes at O'Hare as well in a panicked attempt to meet recommendations brought by an outside Israeli security expert who was flabbergasted by the lack of manpower in one of the worlds busiest airports and a massive expansion of O'Hare. As a stop gap measure Citywide OT initiative will be put in place until the airports are both completely staffed. The present Aviation Officers unfortunately will be disbanded but will get the first shot at being rehired at a considerably lower pay rate. The Mayor was finally convinced the only thing that could prevent a disaster is to have a large armed CPD presence. The wake up call was US Special Forces troops in Raqqa Syria found mock ups for multiple airports in the world with O'Hare being one. Hopefully we dodged a bullet!

10/23/2017 12:57:00 PM

IF they get the contract it's because the contractual embargo on McCarthy doing business with the city for two years after leaving is up in December...or January depending on what date they decided was his final day of employment.

10/23/2017 06:48:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whats this section 8 there transferred to here? Hmm more loafers that taxpayers will be forced to subsidize!

---

Are they going to transfer any criminal histories here too?

10/23/2017 06:58:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Guys, for the love of God, this is a monthly charge that you pay not a per call basis. As long as you have a land line or cell phone this charge will appear. If you have a family plan that charge is per number on the plan. Using an old phone does not take the charge away from you.

10/23/2017 07:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Man I'm tired of this city on our next contract they better fight tooth and nail to get us more money! It's way to expensive to live Here! People always say stop working special live in your means! How? I have a 90k base salary my check is 1900 every 1st and 16th after they take pension, deffered,insurance out and my car note...yes I have a 600 dollar a month car note I have two small children and my wife is not driving a beater she needs a dependable car! My mortgage is 1800 which leaves me with 2000 grand to pay all other expenses and private school! Sorry Joe Ferguson I moonlight all the time not because I want to I have to! My family wouldn't make it you guys make me sick like cops or so rich and the problem on society...when it's far from the truth I'm just getting by I'm lucky I still get gym time or I would be fat and knocking on deaths door! Screw Ferguson and RAHM, and precwinkle and their taxes! And ed I need my o.t. back!

10/23/2017 08:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

who cares. this city is and has been done for a long time. collect your money, rent a place, apply and move away.

10/23/2017 08:25:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dam, does anyone remember the old police emergency number
PO-5-1313
Fire was FI-7-1313
It was just .10 to “Drop a dime” on someone.
Now it’s drop a 4 spot on someone. LOL

10/23/2017 08:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don’t be a snitch.

10/23/2017 09:07:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The time is now, fight the damn residency. Take it to the highest court but fight.

10/23/2017 09:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

$309 a month that’s too much

10/23/2017 09:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blogger Just another cop said...
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20171020/south-chicago/heres-how-new-tax-on-your-cell-phone-will-affect-you

10/23/2017 06:01:00 AM

I'll pay her cell phone bill!!!

10/23/2017 09:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

With all these taxes, your nuts to take CPD. Don't fall for that nice looking 72K, because once you start paying the taxes it doesn't look so pretty.
My second job has been looking for new employment finally think I'm getting out. You should too.

10/23/2017 10:01:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/opinion/chicago-gangs-crime-mothers.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

10/23/2017 01:38:00 PM

This is pretty funny. Lady wants part of the 95 million for the new police academy because the neighborhood on 75th Street is "policing" itself. In the NY Times. Too funny.

10/23/2017 10:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't pay it subtract 4 dollars from phone bill and mail check.

10/23/2017 10:36:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to go after more cars parked illegally on weekends in busy parts of the city as part of his 2018 budget.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-met-rahm-emanuel-parking-ticket-budget-20171023-story.html

10/23/2017 04:52:00 PM


Downtown Chicago should be festooned with
Red-Light Cameras to punish the yups and
tourists.

The non-contributing areas of the
west and South Sides need to be punished too.

Why sre hardworking taxpayers the only ones
taking repeated "Revenue Enhancement"
moon-shots from Rahm and the City Council?

10/23/2017 10:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Charge $100 a 9 1 1 call. I think it's actually the best and only good idea rahm has had in all honesty

10/23/2017 11:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Looks like McCarthys run for Mayor has paid off for him, the chatter from City Hall is McCarthy/Simon will finally get a HUGE security contract at both airports that will employ both unarmed security guards and armed off duty P.O.'S. Expect massive staffing changes at O'Hare as well in a panicked attempt to meet recommendations brought by an outside Israeli security expert who was flabbergasted by the lack of manpower in one of the worlds busiest airports and a massive expansion of O'Hare. As a stop gap measure Citywide OT initiative will be put in place until the airports are both completely staffed. The present Aviation Officers unfortunately will be disbanded but will get the first shot at being rehired at a considerably lower pay rate. The Mayor was finally convinced the only thing that could prevent a disaster is to have a large armed CPD presence. The wake up call was US Special Forces troops in Raqqa Syria found mock ups for multiple airports in the world with O'Hare being one. Hopefully we dodged a bullet!

10/23/2017 12:57:00 PM

IF they get the contract it's because the contractual embargo on McCarthy doing business with the city for two years after leaving is up in December...or January depending on what date they decided was his final day of employment.
10/23/2017 06:48:00 PM

Agreed. it sure wasn't because the mayor was 'finally convinced' about terrorism. More likely, he was convinced to buy McCarthy off and get him out of the race by giving him with the security contract. The security contract is one HELL of a lot more lucrative than being mayor.

10/23/2017 11:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
I've got a better idea! Charge the 911 caller $1000 if police are deployed to a bullshit call. (The MacDonald's employee done disrespected me).

Send them a bill and if they don't pay (they never do) issue a warrant for their arrest.

Then when you make a traffic stop and 29 'em you can hook'em up for an outstanding warrant. Plus, you can tow the fuckin' car.

Jail-time: The great equalizer!

10/23/2017 03:14:00 PM
----------------------------------------
You have to dropped in to Chicago via transport from Mars. You are an imbecilic slug with your statement. Jail Time and Warrants---LMAO ! Go back to Lake Forest and count the tree; on your tour.

10/23/2017 11:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, in the Goodfellas movie timeframe,
that phone booth scene, it only cost a dime
for a local call. The quarter slot was used
for paying for long distance calls, in
multiples of nickles, dimes, quarters.
Thank you, Bell Telephone.

10/24/2017 12:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

looks like it is already in place?

https://www.nena.org/?page=911RateByState

10/24/2017 06:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Block your number when you call 911, no tax. Or if you ask to be anonymous then they aren't supposed to track your info.

10/24/2017 10:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
With all these taxes, your nuts to take CPD. Don't fall for that nice looking 72K, because once you start paying the taxes it doesn't look so pretty.
My second job has been looking for new employment finally think I'm getting out. You should too.

Must be 14,000 nuts who signed up for the new test
It's not like the CPD are the only ones paying taxes. And you are right about $72,000 looking good. It looks great to a whole lotta people making less and those that are looking for a pension

10/24/2017 11:27:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that will be for residents living in the loop , Jefferson park , southwest neighborhoods only

10/24/2017 12:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A pension that might not be there. Of those 14000, how many actually show up, I'm guessing a hell of a lot less.

10/24/2017 08:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
A pension that might not be there. Of those 14000, how many actually show up, I'm guessing a hell of a lot less.

10/24/2017 08:15:00 PM

Pension will be there. 2 or so years ago the passed the pension funding law requiring the city get the pension to 90% funded by 2045. City initially put in almost 500 million and has been putting in required payments every year. Payments are made from property tax levies and papers had an article today saying in 2018 and 2019 property taxes will be increased because of these required payments
As far as how many show up, if 4000 don't that's still 10000 that will. City has been lowering requirements, they can get 800-900 recruits to replace retirees and add part of the 1000 Rahm promised

10/25/2017 12:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

October cell phone bill just the taxes

Chicago city 911 tax = 7.80 The irony you call CPD and your lucky if they show up in the 17th district Hell you may get them to drive drive and code if as they pass

Chicago city il Apple and state exercise tax = 4.45
chicago city lease trans tax = 5.05 sorry i like the idea of getting a new phone every year
chicago city util tax = 4.45
Il hearing impaired tax = .08 cents

21.83 for a 100 phone bill unreal

Time to change to that suburban address

11/02/2017 03:12:00 AM  

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