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One way to stop the "carnage"

Our Twitter President references urban crime as carnage versus, oh say, extreme poverty pushed beyond its breaking point. I thought he was going to do something in Chicago, which he holds up as the worst in carnage, yet, while I know this will shock some, he hasn’t done a single thing. 312 more words

U.S. Politics

Alderman Arena Supporting The Equivalent of a Modern Day Housing Project In The 45th Ward

So in recent news John Arena the Alderman of he 45th Ward is supporting yet another suspect initiative in the 45th Ward in which a 7 story apartment rental property would be populated wth 80% Section 8 or other subsidized housing. 484 more words

Chicago Politics

Northside Democracy for America 2/8/17

According to their own site:

“Northside DFA (Democracy for America) is grassroots political organization dedicated to electing socially progressive, fiscally responsible, ethically committed Democrats to all levels of government. 198 more words


CPS Hunger Games: 2017

Things are bad here in Chicago. They are bad less because of trumped up news about crime and policing (problems which most certainly exist), but because of a terrible ideological environment. 653 more words

#ICYMI | Pongo talks Plutocracies, Obama Farewell and the Illinois Budget Impasse on WYCC PBS (1/12/17)

Dometi Pongo joined WYCC PBS’ In The Loop to recap former President Barack Obama’s farewell speech in Chicago, the budget impasse in Illinois and the role of big money in state and national politics. 25 more words

Dometi Pongo

Police Action

During a recent ABC News interview, President Donald Trump described Chicago as a “war zone” and warned that Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) and city officials must stop the “carnage” or get out of the way so the feds can do it. 301 more words


The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 1-29-17

It’s another big show on this week’s edition of The Sunday Spin.

For the first part of the show,  we’ll go through our weekly spin through the national political scene which includes new president’s first week in office as well as discuss the governor’s State of the State address. 164 more words

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