While the country contemplates military involvement in another middle east conflict, regarding other peoples' suffering, and "democracy" let's remember the suffering here, at home, and reflect on the lack of democracy here.
While the focus of the CPAC rally was of course the police it is important to remember that the CPD do not act alone, ultimately all that they do is supported by political officials we elect. This includes, but is not limited to former Mayor Daley and current Cook County state's attorney Anita Alverez. When the time comes to hold all to account, these pubic officials need to held to the exact standard, higher even, than those who committed the heinous acts. Because had these
|This banner, on it the names of victims of Chicago police torture, stretched about halfway around Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago|
|Reminder that is about a SYSTEM that is failing many, especially people of color|
|Many groups out to support CPAC|