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|Mental masturbation for Suntimes GOP Cheerleader
For part of my yute, Chicago had a number of dailies, the trib, the suntimes, and several others covering different issues from a variety of political points of view. There were times when a couple ...
|Fire the Liar? Rahm's schools CEO claims residency in two states
In October 2012, the Chicago Board of Education voted to hire Barbara Byrd-Bennett as the school system's "Chief Executive Officer" following the dumping of Jean-Claude Brizard. The ...
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|IL-Sen: Mark Kirk (R) Gets His Facts Wrong Regarding Nelson Mandela & South Africa's Nuclear Program
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/much-more-is-needed-from-...
|Tammy Duckworth voted Yes on $612 Billion NDAA on Friday
Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) voted "Yes" on NDAA, H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, in its 261-159 passage ( Roll Call 239 ). Duckworth has asked progressives ...
|A second Democrat enters the race against Mark Kirk
GOP Sen. Mark Kirk On Friday, Chicago Urban League President and CEO Andrea Zopp announced that she will seek the Democratic ...
|Union, Union, Union! Illinois Republican Governor Gets ZERO Votes On His 'Right To Work' Bill
Ouch. Illinois governor, Bruce Rauner , watched his anti-union bill called, 'Right-To-Work,' die a swift, cruel death in the House, on Thursday, with zero votes. Natasha Korecki ...
|"You don't have to have a reason to die no more."
Last night, Wednesday, May 13th about 8pm., three young men got in a car to go shopping on the south side of Chicago. A vehicle pulled up next to them and gunned the three down. Twenty year old ...
|Finances and Gambling in Chicagoland
“There are many harsh lessons to be learned from the ...
|The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
In 1871, the most famous fire in American history swept across Chicago and destroyed much of the city. According to legend, the Great Chicago Fire was started when a cow owned by an Irish immigrant ...
|Barack Obama Presidential Library site chosen
While it has been generally known for the past two weeks, two sites near the University of Chicago will be considered for the Barack Obama Presidential Library. One of the sites identified was ...
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