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Mr Mayor, This Is Our Town

Walking through my library and I notice a framed photo of our mayor towards the front, in the information table. It’s where we can find out about events and about what the community and the library are doing. 186 more words

Politics

As a small reminder to show you what #OccupyChi #NoNato protest is up against here:

HR437 (Passed Feb 2012) “the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011” makes it illegal to protest in the vicinity of anyone who rates a Secret Service detail (even if you aren’t aware of the person’s presence), thus sparing politicians and VIPs the ugly and unseemly spectacle of having to confront voters who disagree with their policies. 221 more words

Thousands on the streets now on Michigan Ave. in Chicago protesting against the #NATO Summit.

Reports from ground say it is getting violent some protesters injured, tear gas and sound cannons imminent. 39 more words