Posts tagged "Jesus "Chuy" Garcia"

IF RAHM WINS: $750 million in Chicago property tax increases, school closings coming

IF RAHM WINS: $750 million in Chicago property tax increases, school closings coming
OK, Chicago, this is your last chance to end Rahm Emanuel’s vengeful reign. Many voters are wise to how this works. We all know that Rahm’s friends in the Chicago media have been busy burying his scandals: doctored murder stats; shootings have been up not down; his broken promise of hiring 1,000 more police officers;... Read more »

RACISM? Sen. Mark Kirk's endorsement of Rahm sounds like Bernie Epton

RACISM? Sen. Mark Kirk's endorsement of Rahm sounds like Bernie Epton
Chicago’s mayoral race has all the makings of a Hollywood remake: It’s a classic political story recast with Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in the role of the late Mayor Harold Washington, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) in the role of Bernie Epton, and the undercurrent of racism permeating this campaign. These days, Kirk is talkin’ like Bernie... Read more »

OUTRAGE: CBS reporter injects racism into race between Rahm and Chuy Garcia

OUTRAGE: CBS reporter injects racism into race between Rahm and Chuy Garcia
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has long enjoyed the shrieking support of certain reporters in the Chicago media. From Rahm’s cooked Chicago murder statistics scandal (Tiara Groves was a homicide, not a non-criminal death investigation) to public rage over mass public school closures (50 schools in predominantly black and Latino neighborhoods), media reports critical of Emanuel are... Read more »
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WILLIAM J. KELLY: The media are worried my $100K donation will hurt Rahm

WILLIAM J. KELLY: The media are worried my $100K donation will hurt Rahm
Chicago Sun-Times reporter Dan Mihalopoulos is apparently upset with me for donating $100,000 to my mayoral campaign, which busted the campaign finance caps in the race. Using temper tantrums and spitballs, he and Chicago Tribune blogger Eric Zorn wrote hysterical opinion pieces last week to vent their frustration. It is sad that these obscure members... Read more »

UH-OH: New poll signals run-off trouble for Rahm Emanuel with Fioretti, Garcia

UH-OH: New poll signals run-off trouble for Rahm Emanuel with Fioretti, Garcia
A “special meeting” of the City Council has just passed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s measure to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 per hour over the next five years. It is another desperate ploy by Emanuel to prove to Chicago voters  – who have come to despise him – that he is “one of them.” Desperate... Read more »