Monday, July 16, 2012

Chicago Sun-Times - Today is PART II of a 3 Part Series.... Chicago Cops On Disability

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MUST BE POLICE CONTRACT TIME.... RAHM EMANUEL LIKES TO PLAY DIRTY POOL AND MAKE IT LOOK LIKE THE POLICE ARE THE BAD GUYS.... BIG FUCKING DEAL!
The Chicago Sun-Times is currently bashing Chicago Cops on disability... Publishing photos of officers, stating their injuries and medical condition and how much they are getting paid....
It's Sunday's (Tomorrow) Front Page Headlines.....
No link today to the story.... You can buy a Sunday paper today but the story won't be available on line till tomorrow.
Here is my question... I could give a rat's ass what the Sun-Times does... But isn't one medical condition and injuries suppose to be protected by federal law (H.I.P.A.A)???? We have a lawyer out there to help us out on that question please????
The Sun-Times also list every Chicago police officer on disability with their pay...Click below.

192 comments:

Anonymous said...

sounds like you have the nervous shits there shaved.

Det. Shaved Longcock said...

RE:
Anonymous said...
sounds like you have the nervous shits there shaved.

July 14, 2012 12:00 PM
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LOL then you don't know me.

They can put my photo on the front page, Big fucking deal.

Less people read the Sun Times than DSLC News.

Mike said...

Det. Shaved Longcock said...
LOL then you don't know me.
They can put my photo on the front page, Big fucking deal.
Less people read the Sun Times than DSLC News.
July 14, 2012 12:03 PM

Then post it here. It's hard to know you when you're blogging under a fake name with no photo.

Anonymous said...

Shaved...I am an attorney and I am convinced this is violation of HIPPA. Yikes.

Anonymous said...

there ARE Many Scammers on that list...

Anonymous said...

So a US Congressman who is M.I.A. (Jesse Jackson Jr) doesn't have to disclose his illness but the Sun Times can publish the injuries or illnesses with every fucking Chicago cop on disability?

Anonymous said...

I am on that list but it ain't no ones business who is off due to duty related injuries, I am sure some scammers get paid but to spotlight one good person to crush one asshole is bad business.

Anonymous said...

It's HIPAA not HIPPA

Anonymous said...

This is news???

Anonymous said...

I looked for "Longcock" on the list but it wasn't there.

I looked up a few names and they have been collecting disability for years. Does that mean they are sitting home or do they get put on a desk job. If sitting at home I would put them on a desk job.

The only exception is getting shot while on duty. Then I would allow lounging at home for a few months. I remember back in Nam I would fight with the docs to get back on the front lines. Boy have times changed.

Anonymous said...

"Shaved...I am an attorney and I am convinced this is violation of HIPPA. Yikes."

It's HIPAA. You must be a great "attorney".

Anonymous said...

If this was a white Republican it would be the end of the mother fucking world.

Anonymous said...

Look at all the do nothings, the ones facing dept sanctions that obtained disability. Look at the four useless broads from 022 on there. Never did nothing on the job.
Look at the undertaker, scamin from the day he started until he hurt his back in 022. Look at the boy from 022 grabbed by the DEA in Georgia and he gets a disability pension. For once I will purchase the scum times. I just hope they post the stories of the heroes who deserve more than disability.

Anonymous said...

I wouldn't buy either the Sun Times or the Tribune.

When it comes to the news "Detective Shaved Longcock" is the best!

Anonymous said...

Shaved, I think the reason these names can be released without HIPPA is because the Department releases them, not a Doctor, and they are not actual Medical Records from a Dr; they are just the CPD List of those on Disability and how much they are paid by the City, no Dr. info. is revealed.

this is kevin said...

I looked at the list and there is no mention of actual injuries or medical conditions. Maybe that was the loophole to publish the list without violating HIPPA.

Anonymous said...

public employee,paid from public funds,matter of public record.

The listing of the medical reason
violates HIPAA the fact that one is on that list does not. ITs already been ruled on in Idaho,Washington and New Mexico.

Hope you posed well for the pictures.
You dog ass medical roll abusers.

Anonymous said...

Jesse Jr. soon going on Disability for physical and Mental problems, -
Chronic, non-curable HUTA Disease,
[Head Up The Ass]

Anonymous said...

I know and have worked with too many scammers and bullshitters that are on this list.I've also know a couple legit ones.The frauds are easily at least twice as many,

Anonymous said...

city workers will take a huge paycut starting with police,fire,and teachers.the trades will be next once their contracts are up,fight to lift residency after 7 yrs if rahm keeps the paycut threat!

Anonymous said...

I wish they would ppublish the names of every illegal pollack, beaner, russian, nigerian and muslim who is getting free stuff. Publish the names of al the nigger and mexican drug dealers...

Fuck the democrats...vote Obama and all of his political reps., senators, & congressmen and women mayors out of office.

Anonymous said...

Hey if this is news and im sure its a few knucleheads probably then start investigating the millions of dollars wasted to millions of people who claim disability and are out and about enjoying their lives in the hoods or anywhere in the nation drinking 40's running and gunning out on the streets etc...etc..etc...you want to make a real difference here, real news is why our country is loosing billions every year and every day....its just not out sourcing jobs, its also corruption, and stealing through welfare (link), and bullshit claims of disability...just go in the hood and ask and you'll see for yourselves how many fuckers claim disability such as "oh i can't read so I get disability" or I got shot while drug dealing/gang banging and committing violent crimes so I claim disability" HEY THESE ARE TRUE STORIES, stop just fucken with the police in totallity of a few and I mean a very few in comparison to the bullshit out in americas neighborhoods!!

Anonymous said...

I don't think its a violation. They only cite that the officer is on the medical roll and do not mention specific conditions (i.e. bi-polar disorder, HIV, etc.). I only read the story on-line and didn't find any references to specific conditions. If the paper reports specific conditions, I think the people who released the information are in violation.

Anonymous said...

It's about time! We all know some of these parasites with their phony "conditions" ans so-called "injuries". Send the phony bastards to jail and make the repay every cent.

Anonymous said...

To all the naysayers with negative comments, especially Rambo that ALMOST won the Viet Nam War single handedly. It amazes me how easily you play into the hands of the City and the Newspapers ,both of whom have proven that hate Police Officers. Are you so blinded with jealousy that you can't see how your're being manipulated. Our contract is up and the key phrase is "Divide and Conquer". In any negotiation, especially contracts the key is strength and unity in numbers. You take the bait so easily it's pitiful. You all know that the City and the Media monitor Shaved's and the SCC blog. They're probably euphoric with the negative responses. Wake up and close ranks, put your differences aside for the sake of all our families futures. Stop whining and focus on the really important issues.

Anonymous said...

This is terrible! What a bunch of bullshit.

Anonymous said...

Why don't they just tell everyone exactly where the cops live? Then the mutts could visit them. There are many of us that would gladly come back to work if we could. Sometimes I have trouble paying for my medication.
What a shame!

Anonymous said...

I know quite a few and they are legit. A couple I wonder about. But that's not my call since I don't know all the facts on them. Neither does the Scum-Times.

Anonymous said...

confused here I know there is iod or duty disability, normal disability and the heart disability, but have never heard of "total disability" What is total disability?

Anonymous said...

Its Chicago,they cant do what ever they want.Federal law doesnt apply here,its the soveriegn state of Chicago like the vatican.

Its should be changed from HIPAA to HIPPO for Chicago.

I Voted For Obama said...

Too much information.

Anonymous said...

A ton of then that I know. Almost all bullshit.

Anonymous said...

Great post. Spot on

Anonymous said...

Many of them are a disgrace.

Anonymous said...

this is the type of shit that gives us all a bad name,how about lt.mary glynn johnson and her bullshit injury and went on to sue a weight loss scam company and got a million bucks????the cops would be wise to keep their mouths shut and stick together like the firemen.how do you think the sun times got that list???? some cop with a ax to grind gave it up.the cops in 022 especially the broads were notoriusly useless and out for themselves and could not be counted on in backup in a fight,

Connie Diaz said...

You always blame the Undocumented for chicago's money problems now it turns out the Cops are welfare queens.
Pension reforms are coming El Jotto.

Anonymous said...

Do I detect the Evil Racoon's dirty little paws on this story. There have been numerous unsavory stories about the police in recent months. Contract time is here and this little conniving prick wants the upper hand. And how can he do this with crime going through the roof? He will try. What a demented low life bastard we are dealing with.

Anonymous said...

Wonder how many of those connected schmucks working at City Hall have milked the taxpayers over the years. Those folks who are "ghost payrollers" working for Alderwhores and such.

Anonymous said...

I'm willing to bet that all the Total Disabilities are 100% OK , The Heart Attack ones are OK. But the Duty Disabilities are 75 % Total Fuckin" Bullshit & 1/2 of them happened off duty & most of us know who the fuck they are . The system sucks "BIG TIME ", to all you Malingering Motherfuckers I hope that you really get a disability that fucks you for the rest of your life . Your taking money out of our pockets you wasted pieces of "SHIT" Have a rotten day all you fuckin' dogs .

Anonymous said...

George Latsos... probably one of the biggest scammers on that entire list. Fake injury and fake disibility. some coppers on that list were shot, stabbed or in a bad wreck and deserve the disability pay... georgie latsos though scammed his poor little elbow injury that he intentionally re injured one day at work where he purposly rammed it into the squad car door. Then he bragged allllll about it after he got his IOD. scam scam scam

Anonymous said...

So unless I see any of these officers working up a sweat as a finalist on Dancing with the Stars why would I care. Are firemen/women next for a list? Paramedics? Racoon Eyes tries to have it both ways. Praising cops and firefighters on one hand then pissing and shitting on them with the other. Fucking disgusting asshole that he is.

Anonymous said...

Love to see the same listings for other city depts....Streets and San, CDOT, etc..just sayin'..... Italian welfare?

Anonymous said...

I once hurt my jaw from talking too much.

Anonymous said...

As a concerned citizen of Chicago, I am disgusted with government waste, but on the bottom of my list are a few cops allegedly cheating on disability. I am more concerned with "no bid" contracts for political donors, "free" breakfast and lunches for schools, "free" CTA for old farts, $1MM for ceasefire gangbangers, schools with more administrators than teachers, teachers who can't teach, LINK cards for booze and smokes...

The good news for the coppers is nobody reads the sun times. You can bet Raccoon Eyes fed the so called "reporters" the story.

Anonymous said...

I am on that list. i would of gladly shared pictures of my injury...my fused spine. I would of also let them takes pictures of the cane and braces I use just to try to walk. Why not show them the list of meds I have to take everyday....total bull shit. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.103572909788062.7209.100004060597178&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=103572963121390&set=a.103572909788062.7209.100004060597178&type=3&theater

Anonymous said...

City workers are being put into jobs they can do, i.e. filing, data entry etc.. unless you got enough steam, then you can just stay home for years. Public has a right to know where their money is going. Keeps the dishonest in check.

Anonymous said...

If the City doctor tells an injured cop he can't come back to work - How is that the Cop's fault. If the Pension Board's doctors find the Cop's injury merits the pension - How is that the Cop's fault. As to the Cop on the front page, I watch a show that is on every week on the hunting channels which shows disabled cops, fireman, soldiers, getting back outdoors hunting and fishing. That does not mean they can be soldiers, cops or fireman again. You don't see the paper going after inujured veterans and suggesting they should go back to Afghanistan. That would not play well. Sounds like politics to me with the poor cops as the target. I think these cops should be commended for reinventing themselves and making a new life despite the injury. Shame on those reporters.

Anonymous said...

FUCK YOU SHIELDS AND LAPPE!

Anonymous said...

How could it not be a violation of
the HIPPA Act when an officer's health condition *such as HEART DISABILITY* is publicly disclosed?

Every person on that list should file a class action lawsuit to
disclose who in fact from the city gave this information to the Sun Times.

Anonymous said...

My little toe is cramping up that's 8 weeks R&R for most.

Anonymous said...

Got these lazy fucks on the job milking out the medical with their fake back and knee injuries. FUCK them and get back to work, I am tired of carrying their sorry ass with my pension contributions. The medical and disability pension are for those who really need it. I say expose those lazy assholes who need to be exposed.

Anonymous said...

If mental retardation is a valid disability then McFarty may have a claim.

Anonymous said...

They don't take our guns away Novak. Fucking tool!!!! Get your facts straight. And, furthermore, that picture on front page could have been photoshopped by the Scum Times.

Anonymous said...

If all these cops are scamming disability, then everyone on the pension board since 1990 should be fucking fired for not doing their job, including SHIELDS.

Anonymous said...

CPD, CFD, Streets/Sans shiiiiit mere childs play..... wait until they open the Cook County books....Toni Preckwrinkle and the cemetary sheriff will shit their pants....BAZINGA!!

Anonymous said...

Shemash is receiving 75% permanent disability and wasn't even injured in the line of duty. Collected millions in a sexual harrassment lawsuit, afraid to go back to work, and filed an IOD for injuring her hand while changing a tire! BTW, she also served on the FOP fdisaiblity commitee also being paid a monthly stipend during Donahue's tenure.

While on disaiblity, went through invetro fertilzation, gave birth to twins and living the good life in the suburbs. Board member for Shorewood. All her medical bills for childbrith were paid on our dime too! Criminal charges should be filed!

Anonymous said...

look at ZOLLER Ginger Rugias brother in law, he was supposed to be hurt on the job got 75percent and was re habbing homes all along, give us a break.

Anonymous said...

"Never let a good crisis go to waste!"

Anonymous said...

"especially Rambo that ALMOST won the Viet Nam War single handedly"

That would be me, and if the Democrats did not cut off funding for Vietnam we would have won. But the cut and run party won out. So don't give me shit, pussy!!!

Retired CPD said...

Guns are not taken away from the injured officer. Sun Times is publishing names, citing these officers have no weapons. Talk about putting lives in danger. Are They STUPID????????????

Anonymous said...

the fireside is worse,but why not publish the names of all the people on welfare and how long they have been collecting tax $$$ for sitting on their ass!

Anonymous said...

Fuck you, that means everyone. Live in river north, not a yuppie or liberal. Can't walk my dog in peace. Ape hangs out in front of local Irish bar, shakes down tourists or weak yuppie. Ape does his usual shit, intimidating till
they pull out wallets to feed the chimp. I say don't give that cocksucker shit, they get bent cause I'm racist. Fuck you. All of you!!! We like to feed the beast!

Anonymous said...

The percentage of females on the list is quite high compared to females on the job percentages.

Anonymous said...

Look on the social medis sites. We have officers complaining and calling other officers out over their status. I have seen shit officers, retired officers that were lucky to not be in jail posting shit about their fellow officers.
The Thin Blue Line??????
Go play on Facebook Assholes!

Anonymous said...

it's a family thing with some, check out their connections....

Anonymous said...

I too have seen that outdoor show that has disabled men and women out hunting. Nothing new there. Maybe these reporters have a thing about hunting. Anyway for the huning guy it seems he was told he could not come back by the "city" So what is the big deal. The guy goes back to school after being injured and makes a bunch of money - this is america. Are all these officers supposed to just sit in a room the rest of their lives. This is like poking a blind man in the eyes and starting fight. The mayor attacking the weakest members of the police department so he can distract from the fact the city has never made all of its contributions to the pension fund.

Anonymous said...

What about the guy with the cane? Of courese now that I think about it even "House" sometimes walks without his cane.

Anonymous said...

I have an issue with a person with less than a year of service getting such a pension. How is that possible?

Anonymous said...

The story states they reviewed doctor's reports. Whoever gave those out is in big trouble - and they should be. I hope the City investigates that

Anonymous said...

Shouldn't these officers be applauded for overcoming injuries and finding a way to contribute despite the injury. Don't we do that for people who were just laid off and get re-employed who never had to overcome a disability.

Anonymous said...

I'm beyond words. While they are at it, how about they put disabled firefighters and military vets up there too? Give the criminals and terrorists a ready made hit list.

Outrageous !

Anonymous said...

Well said officer. I too have had two back surgeries related to car chase accidents. Yes, I'm still at work but that's only because I was young when they occurred but I'm paying the price now. Fuck them. Take care of yourself.

Teechur said...

SLC, once again your intrepid reporting shows you for the honest source of news. As you well know, there are a few abusers on the list and there are many actual disabled, but you have shown the reason why its now suddenly front page news - Rahm Games! Keep up the good work and God Bless you and your family.

Anonymous said...

Mullins

Anonymous said...

Sounds like somebody is berry berry jealous out there.

Anonymous said...

I'm on disability for a mood disorder.

Anonymous said...

To hell with the City. They don't give a shit about cops working or on disability. They care about money. Thats why we have one man cars, not enough wagons, low manpower, can't take comp time, no new hires. If the docs have said these cops are disabled then they are disabled. The guys on duty disability are allowed to work that is because it saves the City from keeping them at 75% instead they get 60% and told go do what you can - that way the City saves 15% a month. Now they want to beat them up because they work.

Anonymous said...

Is the FOP taking action regarding the disclosure of police officers injuries. In the story they state what the injury was and what treatment was received and medical findings regarding the officers. Can they do that?

Anonymous said...

I read the story and it is crap. They portray these cops as doing something wrong but also note they suffered injuries, had surgeries, went to rehab and were told they could not come back to work. Damn, what were they suppossed to do stop living. When I think of all the 20 somethings who I ask for ID only to get an SSI or LINK card. And, look at the venemous attack on police officers it makes me sick

Anonymous said...

How much money has the pension fund been denied because the City has failed to make its contributions? This story is a red herring designed to distract from the real issue and our Mayor doesn't care whose lives he hurts.

Anonymous said...

I found alot of stuff about the cop on the front page on the internet. He did not go hunting on the City he made millions in a 2003 lawsuit suing Christ Hospital for a working stiff janitor and he has sued on behalf of cops who went unpaid in 2009 and won, he sued for cops who have K-9's and won. Maybe that is why they are after him - he helps other cops.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
I'm on disability for a mood disorder.

July 14, 2012 9:00 PM

DING DING!! We have a winner....Post of the week. Good one!

Anonymous said...

Militarily, we did win the Viet Nam war.
The democratic party betrayed not only our allies, but the country as well when they gave away our victory.

Anonymous said...

OMG a Vet who is 100 percent disabled tops out about 30K but these pussy bastards are getting over twice what a combat Vet with no leg's get's?? Fuck that .Time for a total revamp of this system.

Anonymous said...

There's enough hispanics on the list from 010 Dist to defend the fuckin' Alamo & there all fuckin' BULLSHIT claims . They should indict all of them , fuckin' spics .

Anonymous said...

COME ON CONNIE, QUIT BEING A DUMB CUNT!
ITS NOT UNDOCUMENTED, ITS ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. AND ITS
NOT JUST CHICAGO'S MONEY PROBLEMS, YOU WETBACKS ARE A
DRAIN ON THE ENTIRE COUNTRY.

Anonymous said...

Funny thing is I know a few of these people.Its probably a coincidence,but a couple of Greeks and a couple of Dagos on that list are 100% BS frauds.The same "officers"were a complete waste of a uniform when they were showing up.Scheming greaseball jagoffs.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Militarily, we did win the Viet Nam war.
The democratic party betrayed not only our allies, but the country as well when they gave away our victory.

July 14, 2012 9:37 PM

Didn't nixon bring the troops home? He was a republican and thief.

Anonymous said...

LAPPE is saluting RAHM AND SHIELDS!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Is the FOP taking action regarding the disclosure of police officers injuries. In the story they state what the injury was and what treatment was received and medical findings regarding the officers. Can they do that?

July 14, 2012 9:22 PM

FOP DISCLOSED, CAN'T YOU READ?? SHIELDS ON THE PENSION BOARD, LAPPE IS CHAIRMAN OF THE FOP DISABILITY COMMMITTEE. YOU NEED A FUCKING HOUSE TO FALL ON YOU. THOSE OFFICER WERE THROWN UNDER THE TRAIN!

Anonymous said...

Novak is the same Douchebag who got on a stump for water meters. He, or who told him to do it wrote a bunch of articles about how we all need to spend $500 a piece at least to install water meters during a depression when the water department was taking 24 furlough days a year. We would save $100 a year if we spent $500. I think he is a fucking crook and should go to jail like Dr. Gotum Gupta, another sponcer of the Scum Times.

Anonymous said...

Sun Times publicly states they reviewed Doctors reports?

Class Action lawsuit is in order.
Stay strong people, and stay together. Google HIPPA Violations.
Lots of big money to be made on this one boys and girls.

Good luck to ya and God bless.

Anonymous said...

This is ridiculous! On one hand you have Bern Domagal and Jim Mullins, who deserve every penny and more. They were both shot and suffered serious injuries. They are both in wheelchairs, Bern in a nursing home. Then on the other hand, there is a guy on there who is playing baseball all over the world. A chick bragging about selling real estate and doing contractor work, a Lt selling real estate out of state. The scammers hurt us all! Don't they see that? We are working without partners, without lunches, without days off, due to man power shortage, and they (some) are living like they struck oil!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Did he play the system, so he could practice law. If he can shoot and the reason he is on disability is because he can,t something is wrong no matter how much good he does. If he makes so much money in lawsuits why dosen't he just retire. He looks old enough.

Anonymous said...

Suntimes has passed judgement on coppers living better then the unemployed colored on disability.

The difference is the coppers actually worked before being disabled.

Anonymous said...

How the hell did reporters get confidential medical reports? Someone at the Pension Board had to have given those out and they should go to jail for doing that.

Anonymous said...

Yes a bad wreck like the honorable Antonio Martinez.

MARSHA said...

Anonymous said...
There's enough hispanics on the list from 010 Dist to defend the fuckin' Alamo & there all fuckin' BULLSHIT claims . They should indict all of them , fuckin' spics
WHAT A DISGUSTING THING TO SAY GET USED TO IT HATER HISPANICS ARE FAST BECOMING YOUR BOSS

Anonymous said...

"Didn't nixon bring the troops home?"

Yes because Congress cut off all funding for the war that was started by a Democrat President. Read a book sometime.

Anonymous said...

"HISPANICS ARE FAST BECOMING YOUR BOSS"

Only if I decide to work for a lawn care company.

Anonymous said...

Hot Hispanic women are already my boss.They love to suck me dry & love to get ass fucked.plus you don't even have to spend money on them lol

Anonymous said...

Hey Marsha , You must be fucking a spic to defend them like that . The only reason they are bosses is because they are Hispanics . They couldn't make it with brains because they don't have any , so fuck off bitch & go get one of them tiny spic dicks up your fat ass .

Anonymous said...

Wow. I learned something.

The Sun Times is still being printed.

Anonymous said...

"MARSHA said...

Anonymous said...
There's enough hispanics on the list from 010 Dist to defend the fuckin' Alamo & there all fuckin' BULLSHIT claims . They should indict all of them , fuckin' spics
WHAT A DISGUSTING THING TO SAY GET USED TO IT HATER HISPANICS ARE FAST BECOMING YOUR BOSS"

In your wetback dreams! Boss of the dishwashers at best.

Anonymous said...

You can afford to go to Africa on Safari on a cop disability pension????

Anonymous said...

Shields is on the Board, Lappe is close friends with Anderson. Figure it out! HIPPA law violations on this story. Belly up Scum Times, your in for a major lawsuit! IF YOU DON'T SALUTE, YOU GET THE BOOT!!!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Anonymous said...
Is the FOP taking action regarding the disclosure of police officers injuries. In the story they state what the injury was and what treatment was received and medical findings regarding the officers. Can they do that?

July 14, 2012 9:22 PM

FOP DISCLOSED, CAN'T YOU READ?? SHIELDS ON THE PENSION BOARD, LAPPE IS CHAIRMAN OF THE FOP DISABILITY COMMMITTEE. YOU NEED A FUCKING HOUSE TO FALL ON YOU. THOSE OFFICER WERE THROWN UNDER THE TRAIN!

July 14, 2012 10:43 PM


Fucking Lappe is running for 1st Vice President of State Lodge.

Vote against this fucker.

Anonymous said...

There is one copper on the list that is NOT ON DISABILTIY!

The officer is working at Homan Square.

Anonymous said...

This story is not good plus the disability payments come out of the cops pension plan. Once the city declares bankruptcy there will be little for anyone:

"It was nearly 20 years ago when a 37-year-old Chicago cop named Charles T. Siedlecki slipped and fell while chasing a group of teenagers in Beverly, injuring his left shoulder.

Siedlecki went on disability and never returned to work for the Chicago Police Department.

Since then, his disability payments have risen to $51,672 a year. In all, he has collected more than $715,000 in disability pay — all of it tax-free.

It isn’t that Siedlecki can’t work. He can, and he has, though not as a cop.

After getting hurt on the job, he went to law school and opened his own law practice. He also went to work for his family’s funeral home.

Siedlecki, 57, is one of 347 Chicago cops on disability, records show. Their disability checks cost $18 million a year — money that comes out of the cash-strapped police pension plan that’s subsidized by taxpayers.

But others, like Siedlecki, whose injuries were less severe, have gone on to new careers while on disability. They include cops turned lawyers, small-business owners, a car salesman and a construction worker, a Chicago Sun-Times investigation has found.

Police officers are the only employees in city government who, while on disability leave, are allowed to work outside jobs, according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration.

It allows them to keep city health benefits for themselves and their families — at no cost to them.

It allows their disability checks to rise as the pay for their old jobs with the police department goes up through raises.

And it guarantees them a city pension when they turn 63 — often based largely on their years on the disability rolls."

Anonymous said...

Can a list be published of everyone who receives a Link card? How much they receive etc?

Anonymous said...

So youre OK with people stealing money from the govt Shaved? Making millions off of their lies while honorable people have to actually WORK?!!? They ALL should be in jail and they need to pay back every cent!

Anonymous said...

MARSHA said...
Anonymous said...
There's enough hispanics on the list from 010 Dist to defend the fuckin' Alamo & there all fuckin' BULLSHIT claims . They should indict all of them , fuckin' spics
WHAT A DISGUSTING THING TO SAY GET USED TO IT HATER HISPANICS ARE FAST BECOMING YOUR BOSS

July 15, 2012 3:17 AM

Why do you need to type in CAPS you retarded cunt?

Nevermind, your post answered my question.

Anonymous said...

There are only two kinds of people in the world. Those with honor and those with none.

Other than the 15 severely injured officers who were injured on duty and will never be able to work any job ever again...

Every single slug on that list has no honor. They all deserve death. They are the scum of the earth.

I'm sure Shaved would agree!

Anonymous said...

People that are hurt legit, wish you well. The scammers, fuck you, you bring heat on everyone. Hope the scammers all get axed.

Anonymous said...

it seems he was told he could not come back by the "city"

More likely his lawyer referred "doctor" argued that he could not perform his job and his "clout" made a call to finance commitee. C'mon you KNOW this is how it works, don't shed crocodile tears for the mopes that are playing the system. Fuck them, they are no better then the link card fucks.

Anonymous said...

"Anonymous said...

Can a list be published of everyone who receives a Link card? How much they receive etc?"

That could be done. You want the Sun Times issue to weight 24 lbs from all the paper that issue would consume to put it in print?

I don't know about these cops and their full stories. If there is any similarity to military service I Could spin many a yarn about liberals and their bullshit.

I do know directly about some liberal bitchers who suddenly attack "government waste" in the form of TRICARE and CHAMPVA.

I could not believe my ears when some liberal ass muchers I was taking too wanted to see Obama 'trim the fat' and reduce these "bloated" programs. Kiss my ass! Why go after service men and women for 'needed cuts' when there are welfare sponges in the entitlement system proper?

Some liberal also tried to bark shit at me about 'government spending' and how nice it was for my mom get to get 'free' headstone from the VA for my father since my father had served in the Army and was decorated for his service. He was trying to drop some sort of shame and other double talk.

This same liberal was bemoaning the tough economic times (Obama is to blame for that if you did not know) and how LINK card holders should be given free gas in addition to their LINK cards as the way to make it through their these tough times and such. Unreal!

I am not sure if the cops on disability are of the same ilk, still it is funny how the liberals are very choosy on making a stand and attacking the ills of government spending in a very selective manner.

This story seems like the Mayor put his 9.5 digit paws into the pile on this one.

Anonymous said...

I like Lappe ,but come on , I don't think he could pass any type of Physical fitness test. Just a thought ,but I do think he deserves anything he can get do to the extent of his injuries.

Anonymous said...

you can Chicago mayor rahm directed this for the sun-times to fuck hard working police .. another daleyesque democrat shithead

any police assholes voting democrat in nov ?

ENOUGH SAID said...

Anyone who shoots animals for a sport is a piece of shit! Boycott Siedlecki's law firm! YouR paying him to buy the bullets and gun to hunt!

Anonymous said...

Can a list be published of everyone who receives a Link card? How much they receive etc?

July 15, 2012 10:08 AM
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Great idea. Maybe the Scumtimes can post the shitheads who abuse the welfare system.

Anonymous said...

Start posting the communities/home addresses of the Times columnists/staff.

Anonymous said...

Wait till they get to the Fire Department!!!

Anonymous said...

Patient authorization is not necessary if a disclosure is made for purposes of treatment, securing payment, or in accordance with the operations of a health care provider. If PHI is to be disclosed for any other purpose, the patient's written authorization is mandatory.

Anonymous said...

If the fop was as concerned with the rights of their members as they were about the size of their secretary' s tits maybe this article would not have been written. How much money will this pervert cost us? http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/documents/Marrero-vs-FOP.pdf

Anonymous said...

Back in da day, some CPD Coppers just dropped [paid off] the right people to get disability. I'm sure that could NEVER happen now, under the current and recent DEMOCRAT Regime.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

You can afford to go to Africa on Safari on a cop disability pension????

July 15, 2012 8:22 AM

He's married to a retired PO and he's a practicing lawyer. Yeah, I think he can afford it two or three times a year!

Anonymous said...

Since so many of the above posters are fond of acronyms like HIPAA, perhaps you could learn this one: FOIA!

And thank heaven for the Freedom of Information Act, expensive though it is for various government agencies to comply -- without it the creeps in control would steal even more.

I have met one of the officers in the top 5 by payment amount, and know part of his story. He was not a slacker, almost died, did come back for a while. I don't know what he is doing now.

But almost as bad as the cheaters on the list are the people who defend them. Every profession has good and bad, honest and slimy. It's when the good ignore the bad (or worse, defend them) that the reputation of the whole profession suffers.

Incidentally, a few years ago I attended a training on FOIA by the Better Government Association, and I did ask why, if the state discloses the names and salaries of people who receive state money for working, why cannot it also disclose the names of everyone with a hand in the government cash box -- LINK, Section 8, TANF, WIC, Medicaid, (and now multiple free cell phones)-- and the young attorneys from the big-name law firm said that was a matter still being questioned.

Maybe we just need the right lawsuit........

Anonymous said...

15, 2012 3:17 AM

Why do you need to type in CAPS you retarded cunt?

Nevermind, your post answered my question.

J
IF SHE IS A RETARDED CUNT SHE PROBABLY MARRIED A COP.

Anonymous said...

There once was a man named Glenn
He became a policeman and then
hooked up with a spic
and stepped on his dick
and now he's stuck in the pen

Anonymous said...

ItIs REMEMBER, 1st. THE TEACHERS,2nd. FIREMAN, AND NOW THE POLICE, Wouldn't YOU love to be the fly on the wall during THESE NEGOTIATIONS.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
"Didn't nixon bring the troops home?"

Yes because Congress cut off all funding for the war that was started by a Democrat President. Read a book sometime.

July 15, 2012 3:51 AM

I was there! You read about it! Now take your know it all ass and read another book.

Anonymous said...

I don't think the issue is can you shoot - the issue is can you maintain control of the pistol. I don't want a partner who can't hang onto his pistol because of an injury. I don't want one who is on meds either.

Anonymous said...

Just Fyi... this is not a HIPPA issue. exposing names of people on the city payroll who are collecting disability is not HIPPA. You violate HIPPA when you expose what the specific health issues are of someone or expose the medical records. Saying that someone suffered from a slip and fall is not a hippa violation. saying that someone slipped and fell and he broke an arm and fractured ribs and broke his fingers etc is a violation of hippa. In the case of jim mullen they say that he sufferes paralysis because he got shot in the face is not HIPPA either. Its common knowledge that he is paralyzed because he was shot in the face. You dont need medical records to tell you that. just my two cents.

Anonymous said...

The ones on that list that don't deserve disability are stealing your money

Anonymous said...

now go get your fucking shine box spic

Anonymous said...

They sure are becuse these fat spics can't do shit. There so fucking lazy they just slap the fat fucking beaner behind a desk

Anonymous said...

Hey, I go Deer Hunting and Turkey Hunting every year so do millions of others.

Out of the car Motherfucker!!! said...

"Anonymous said...
now go get your fucking shine box spic

July 15, 2012 2:51 PM"

Hey that's my line!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
You can afford to go to Africa on Safari on a cop disability pension????

July 15, 2012 8:22 AM
What's so expensive about Englewood?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Anonymous said...
I'm on disability for a mood disorder.

July 14, 2012 9:00 PM

DING DING!! We have a winner....Post of the week. Good one!

July 14, 2012 9:36 PM

Good Mood or Bad Mood?

Anonymous said...

Ha! This lowlife coward of a cop shoots a hippo in a canned hunt. That's like going to the zoo and shooting one. Maybe cowardice is this cops disability.

Anonymous said...

"I was there! You read about it! Now take your know it all ass and read another book."

In the rear with the gear doesn't count. Now go smoke some more weed.

Anonymous said...

harney

Anonymous said...

and Sgt Terry FlyNN hurts her thumb getting a ice cream door slam her thunb at 7-11.
But she can run a male half way house from jail birds.

Anonymous said...

Christine Kodatt is on the list. Worked with the useless bitch in 011. Her whole fucking injury is a scam. Take a look at her please.

Anonymous said...

Journalists do not like hunting. That is why they are piling on.

Anonymous said...

Leave police alone cancel suntimes
Papers tell all you friends get polish paper me in it Ted Palka for sheriff I support all law enforcemt I the great polish hope for sheriff you see I
Win
God Bless America keep our streets safe shave your cock thanks

Anonymous said...

The Democratic congress that snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, were losers, just like Obama this Nov.

Anonymous said...

Kirbys boyfriend and his partner are on the list. Drunken dog should've been fired.

Anonymous said...

Seems like the blacks and Mexicans arent the only welfare cheats in chicago
This is the tip of the public employe pension dirty iceburg. the whole CPD pension systems needs a redo. fucking crooks

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
"I was there! You read about it! Now take your know it all ass and read another book."

In the rear with the gear doesn't count. Now go smoke some more weed.

July 15, 2012 5:42 PM

What happened to BROTHERS IN ARMS? Hey Mr. Superhero, you may have to count on this guy to back you up some day. Or maybe not.........

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Ha! This lowlife coward of a cop shoots a hippo in a canned hunt. That's like going to the zoo and shooting one. Maybe cowardice is this cops disability.

July 15, 2012 4:41 PM

if THAT were true 90% of you gutless lazy cocksuckers should be on Disability

Anonymous said...

THIS IS SICK, WRONG AND A FELONYY! FELONY! FELONY!

THIS NO GOOD HIPPO KILLING COP NEEDS TO BE LOCKED UP IN JAIL!

HE KILLED THAT POOR HELPLESS HIPPOPOTOMOUS WHICH IS AN ENDAGERED SPECIES AND HE IS TRUELY PURE EVIL!

I AM SO FURIOUS OVER HIS HIPPO KILLING!!!!!!!

LOCK HIM UP!!!!!

HE IS A FRAUD, A CHEATER, A LIE AND A VILE WICKED HIPPO KILLING FELON!!!!!!!

AND THAT IS A FACT!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh hold on i thought He shot that fat ass Hippo Connie Diaz never mind

Anonymous said...

KILL GOLD BRAID!

It's nothing more than Chicago-style political patronage for the clout baby suckholes, most being borderline morons and/or would not know a felon if he bit them in their asses.

Anonymous said...

I hate to be the last comment but what is a sun-times?

Anonymous said...

like i said shaved I'll slap the snot out of you and sgt.eddie coward (pussy ass police)! fat donut eating motherfuckers can't move that's disability isn't it ? he's a hunter on the cover of the suntimes ,he shits his pants on the streets of chicago lmfno......

Anonymous said...

The column should have been labelled, 'white pension bleeders, the REAL welfare revealed!'

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
and Sgt Terry FlyNN hurts her thumb getting a ice cream door slam her thunb at 7-11.
But she can run a male half way house from jail birds.

July 15, 2012 5:44 PM
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Sgt Terry used to love jamming up off duty coppers when they had a few pops.
Heard she was a legend as a dick in old A 5, Many good stories. She broke many a heart there. LoL

Anonymous said...

RE: Anonymous said...
I'm willing to bet that all the Total Disabilities are 100% OK , The Heart Attack ones are OK. But the Duty Disabilities are 75 % Total Fuckin" Bullshit & 1/2 of them happened off duty & most of us know who the fuck they are . The system sucks "BIG TIME ", to all you Malingering Motherfuckers I hope that you really get a disability that fucks you for the rest of your life . Your taking money out of our pockets you wasted pieces of "SHIT" Have a rotten day all you fuckin' dogs
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Go fuck yourself because you don't know shit! The total disabilities only mean that people had the money for a private attorney to fight for permanent and total disability which provides them a greater benefit but they are still subject to the same review that everyone else is on 75% duty disability. After living in a no pay status for almost 5 months, fighting the city for benefits and enduring grueling surgical procedures and physical therapy, I was done! I didn't have the energy to begin the process for permanent and total! Asshole, I hope one day your name appears on a list like this and everyone is quick to judge you!

Fuck x cop lawyers said...

This is just a shame all these poor handicapped former cop's I bet that fucking asshole big game hunter was a fucking loser as a Copper too. Makes You wonder how the pension system still has value.
If the street Cops dont push for reform They have no Bitch When the system goes Belly Up.

Anonymous said...

Its nice to have a chinaman.

Anonymous said...

After reading the hit piece that the scum tymes did on the disabled officers, i can't believe every one of their drivers isn't walking around with a CPD moving violation in their pockets. They break many laws in the course of their deliveries. No breaks for them. At one time we stuck together, bygone times I guess.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Just Fyi... this is not a HIPPA issue. exposing names of people on the city payroll who are collecting disability is not HIPPA. You violate HIPPA when you expose what the specific health issues are of someone or expose the medical records. Saying that someone suffered from a slip and fall is not a hippa violation. saying that someone slipped and fell and he broke an arm and fractured ribs and broke his fingers etc is a violation of hippa. In the case of jim mullen they say that he sufferes paralysis because he got shot in the face is not HIPPA either. Its common knowledge that he is paralyzed because he was shot in the face. You dont need medical records to tell you that. just my two cents.

July 15, 2012 2:08 P

sun times claimed to have examined dr reports. Did the PO's authorize the release of their medical information to the sun times and who released the dr's. reports??

Anonymous said...

All three thousand of the Sun Times readers and subscribers must be eating this tabloid dish UP!

Such juicy gossip!

Anonymous said...

My partner and I are going on disability ASAP. His ass is sore and I feel a burning sensation when I pee.

Anonymous said...

August 12th, 2012 - The snitch will be famous

Anonymous said...

The story states they looked at reports of pension board doctors. Isn't that a HIPPA violation.

Anonymous said...

We like to think we are all brothers and at least when on the street we usually are - out of self preservation. However, the reality is that there are those among us who are riddled with envy, rats, who will drop a dime on a “brother” who they think may be getting something they are not. We all guard our privacy. We all try not to say to much of what is going on in our lives. Most cops are very tight lipped. There are quite a few bosses who have made their careers on the bones of “brothers” they have betrayed. There are coppers no one wants to work with because it is known they can’t trust them. Many of the comments made here clearly indicate how easy it is to get us to turn on each other. I have read all of these comments and I have read the news story of yesterday and today which is written by men who clearly are out to harm police and firemen. It was only a few weeks ago this same paper ran an article on fire department perks costing taxpayers and listed names and salaries, tomorrow according to the paper they will be back on the firemen again. You have to be a moron not to see that all this comes as contract negotiations begin. The men and women crucified by this series of articles have done nothing wrong. They all suffered documented injuries, they were all treated, underwent surgery, some had rehabilitation, they ran out their time and were told by the City that they could not come back, they were then examined by the pension board doctors. Some were then awarded the pension at either 75 % if they could not work at all or 60% if they could work at some other job. That is the system. Some went to court after being denied and a court awarded or ordered the pension. They have done nothing wrong. The people who pull the strings these reporters dance on are hoping that it will inspire the kind of hateful comments posted here against these officers. While they sit back reading them and laughing over a few beers as we tear ourselves to shreds. I know some of these officers and like many cops they were hurt numerous times on the job. Prior to the injury that put them off they all came back. Why because the City doctor cleared them to return. However, when the City doctor will not clear you to return you have no where to go but the pension board to seek the only benefit available to police officers and one which you have paid for. Those of you who see this as something wrong should be careful because this could happen to you on your next tour. And, as you can see from many of the postings here - you won’t bet much support from your “brothers.”

Anonymous said...

give coppers 50% for 5 years then fire the donut eaters

Anonymous said...

Publicly disclosing that several officers on this list have a heart condition?

How did the Sun Times obtain doctors reports?

Interesting.

Where's FOP and the Pension Board on these HIPPA violations?

*crickets*

Anonymous said...

08/11/2012 . Niggers on Parade....

Anonymous said...

Not much difference between the welfare and disability niggers and these lazy ass city employees. These guys would be back to work right away if they worked private industry.

Anonymous said...

The top 100 will be shitters, CFD medical forces white members at the end of the year to stay on medical against their will and doctor orders just to balance the race of people on extended medical.

Colleen said...

We should file a class action suit agaisnt the Sun Times then. Its no ones business what we are paid. City pays citizens who are hurt while resisting arrest big money. If an officer gets hurt during the same incident we have to hope to get our salary if we are injuried. What about all the citizens who collect ssi or welfare & people who never worked a sday here or all the immigrants who reap the benefits of us that have worked!?! Please our politicians & media are the biggest crooks. Only care about themselves!!

Anonymous said...

Komrade Rahm sicks his media dogs on us at contract time and then shows up in 003 and says "I with you bro's"m, when he hears a story of a recently injured P.O. He then leaves laughing.

Colleen said...

Do they make Politicians sign paper saying they cant sue the city? I know if any citizen gets hurt on their job the can sue & receive a monetary award from Ssi. The police cant even collect SSI much less sue city for injuries. Please get a life!!

Anonymous said...

Not much difference between the welfare and disability niggers and these lazy ass city employees. These guys would be back to work right away if they worked private industry.
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In many cases you would be right. However, they did not work in private industry. The standards differ. To return to work in private industry one does not have to have a physician certify that the employee is: "effectively able to discharge and protect their weapon at all times and be physically able to effect an arrest and subdue an offender".

Anonymous said...

Unionized public employees scamming the system? This is Illinois, that's not news. Guys like this give good cops a bad name. If you are a public employee you work for the taxpayers, we have a right to know how much you make, don't like it? Take a huge pay cut and move into the private sector.

Anonymous said...

These stories are a careful manipulation of facts designed to mislead the uninformed into urging Mayor Emmanuel to revamp our benefits system. Which is just what he wants. He wants to take away from you the benefits you currently have. He is trying to accomplish this by having his lackeys at the Sun Times (now known as the Mayoral Press Room) unyieldingly pound away at Teachers, Fireman and Policeman. These articles do not accuse the officers in question of doing anything wrong. They cannot because they have not. Instead they have omitted facts such as this one:

“Officers who have been off longer than 1 year must medically clear through a city physician to return to work at all. Even if an individual is capable of 'desk duty', under the current terms, an officer must be able to effectively able to discharge and protect their weapon at all times and be physically able to effect an arrest and subdue an offender, to return to work at all. There is a large degree of culpability for doctors to state that someone is capable of returning under these requirements. Should they clear an individual to return and that officer proves to be incapable of these requirements the blame will rest squarely on the shoulders of the physician. The injured officers did not set these terms.”

Then they apparently have obtained some medical information related to these officers and then while only “partially” and “selectively” setting forth the requirements to be returned to duty show pictures of officers engaging in other work or pastimes or identifying their new jobs. It should also be noted that the patient/officer does not get to see those reports - apparently reporters do. This is intended to cause you to think that something is fishy when it is not. You can play baseball and still not meet the requirements set forth above, you can be a lawyer or run a business and still not meet those requirements, you can go hunt with your son and still not meet those requirements, you can walk down stairs and still not meet those requirements. They also fail to state that most of these officers are examined every other year by the pension board doctors - not their personal physicians. They are told they cannot come back by the City’s doctor - not their own. When they apply for pension after being told they cannot come back they are examined and tested by the Pension Boards doctors - not their own. In several instances the officers families have been dragged into the fray to accomplish this goal. References to other family on the job, or family businesses or political donations. Lots of us have generations of family who have served. This is something to be proud of - they want to make you hide it insinuating that you had some help or clout. The same is true with political donations. There are a ton of city employees or businesses which have some relationship to city employees who make political donations. The reporters have gathered years of small donations made over many years and piled them into one number to infer that something fishy is going on. They fail to disclose that those donations began many years after the officer in question was pensioned off. More misleading information. Do not be sheep. Do not be stupid. Do not let them make you turn on your own. Do not allow them to monkey with your benefits. Emmanuel talked today about this story and made statements about Bad Apples. That is complete bullcrap. None of these people did anything wrong. They just want you to think they did so it will be easier to harm you all further as contract negotiations begin. If anything you should be demanding stronger benefits, continuing benefits for a spouse or children if you die while on disability.

Anonymous said...

"These stories are a careful manipulation of facts designed to mislead the uninformed into urging Mayor Emmanuel to revamp our benefits system. Which is just what he wants....[3 thousand words to follow edited out]"

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The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

noclout73 said...

why don't they publish a list of victim's of Rahm's fathers terrorist acts?

noclout73 said...

why don't the Sun Times publish a list of the injured and dead of Emanuel's (Auerbach)father the terrorist.

Anonymous said...

fire every medical abuser and officer scamming duty disability pension now , investigate them now
hire private investigators not cpd
if we can fire 10 a year that would be great and make others think twice
how about call every copper in for a drug test that's on medical disability pension

Anonymous said...

fire every medical abuser and officer scamming duty disability pension now , investigate them now
hire private investigators not cpd
if we can fire 10 a year that would be great and make others think twice
how about call every copper in for a drug test that's on medical disability pension
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Oh yeah great idea - except for the fact most of them are on pain meds. Doofus. Yeah lets spend a tom of dough harassing and testing our own when we know they are already on meds. Someone ought to test you.

Anonymous said...

After all the anti-gay stuff (trash), I do not want to provide a lawyerly answer to your inquiry.


Nevertheless, I love my community and stand by it (always). Yet I think we have a too often very ignorant misrepresentation of our values here.


I will be (uncommonly) brief. No violation of HIPAA. And there will be no details from me unless and until Det. Shaved apologizes for creating a forum for utterly despicable anti-gay rhetoric.

Anonymous said...

Go away Luberman. We don't need your legal advice.

Anonymous said...

Who really gives a shit. If the City says you can't come back what's left for you to do. The coppers didn't ask for the injury the City doctor put them off work for. If they then pass muster with the pension board and get the pension they deserve it. If the law allows them to try and do something else and they make good more power to them. I wish them well. To much petty bullshit here against our own. I don't give a shit if they have pictures of a guy skydiving or bullfighting. Doesn't matter so long as the system keeps him off. You can bet your ass if I got hurt and was told I couldn't come back I would do just that for my family. And, if I could while on pension you will find me playing beach volleyball and working on a case of beer. And, any of you who say otherwise are full of shit.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Got these lazy fucks on the job milking out the medical with their fake back and knee injuries. FUCK them and get back to work, I am tired of carrying their sorry ass with my pension contributions. The medical and disability pension are for those who really need it. I say expose those lazy assholes who need to be exposed.

July 14, 2012 5:34 PM

There are several on there that I know and have worked around. Sadly, their disability claims are total bullshit. If they lived elsewhere they would have followed, filmed and charged with a crime. (Not too late for that!) Too bad because the legit ones get called out becuase of the scammers.

I Voted For Obama said...

If you believe that Shaved is going to apologize for creating an anti-gay forum, you voted for Obama.

Then you lost your wallet to a mob.

I Voted For Obama said...

Then they stole your I-phone.

Anonymous said...

Hey July 13, 2012 5:40 PM, when you become an old fart soon, you'll want free CTA rides and 10¢ off your McDonald's coffee.

Anonymous said...

Interesting fact. In looking online I found the guy the Times crucified on the front page sued them prior to the story running. Think that may have motivated them to go after him so hard?