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3 clouted mega projects that Chicago Mayor-elect Lightfoot should throttle

 Terminal 2 at O’Hare International Airport. Lincoln Yards, Near North Side, $56-billion development. Obama Center‘s location in Jackson Park. These are urgent actions that Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot should take if she wants to bore into the heart of the Chicago Way. These are three multi-billion-dollar projects that best exemplify how big money and big clout have fashioned... Read more »

Who is Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s clout?

Who is Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s clout? That would be the guy who was able to protect what appears to be a rogue cop from discipline and firing. This is the person  once was  called, in Chicago  parlance, his “chinaman,” but political correctness has annihilated that offensive usage. Nonetheless, one can legitimately not be... Read more »
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