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Chicago-The Last Petri Dish for the Left, Rahm Emanuel Vs Karen Lewis

Chicago is either at the begin of its recovery or tipping over the edge into liberal fire and brimstone (hell).  The irony is that the two local power players are both way far left.  1,307 more words

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Skewed values?

There are two headlines coming out of Chicago today.  The first of course is the protests on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue that seek to express outrage over what by any lay person’s evaluation of the just-released video was the unjustified homicide of 17 year-old LaQuan McDonald by a white police officer. 305 more words


The man in charge of oversight says "Chicago (is) the wild west when it comes to ethics"

Former Legislative Inspector General for Chicago’s Cit Council, Faisal Khan spent the last four years trying to cleanse Chicago’s politics of unethical behavior and what he learned along the way is staggering.   38 more words

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When Democrats are in charge, there is no need for gerrymandering. Without mandate or even authority, President Obama’s minions place “new arrivals” aka refugees, aka illegal aliens in specific districts and states changing the political makeup to favor Democrats. 326 more words



Three members of the Washington D.C. City council have proposed that the legal voting age in the district be lowered from 18 to 16 for both local and national elections. 305 more words


Chicago approves Emanuel's city budget, now what?

City Hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune Hal Dardick is back to help us sort through the new City Council-passed budget plan, including a record property-tax increase sought by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 10 more words

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The Sunday Spin Full Show 11/01/15: Hal Dardick, David Yepsen and Jim Edgar

This week on the Sunday Spin,  we’ll have our weekly spin through national politics and it has been quite the week, from a GOP debate to a new House speaker to select ground troops going into Syria. 79 more words