Tag: rahm emanuel

GoFundMe Chicago Police Officer Rialmo instead of Strzok and McCabe

GoFundMe Chicago Police Officer Rialmo instead of Strzok and McCabe
Why would any patriot fund President Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen or fired ex-FBI agents Peter Strzok and Andrew McCabe? Cohen has pleaded guilty to two campaign finance felonies and his GoFundMe account has already raised $176,000. McCabe and Strzok’s GoFundMe pages have raised in excess of $1.1 million. Why are we crowdfunding the bad guys... Read more »

Jury rules in favor of Officer Rialmo - thanks to GoFundMe - but it's not over yet

Jury rules in favor of Officer Rialmo - thanks to GoFundMe - but it's not over yet
This week, a Chicago jury found that Officer Robert Rialmo acted reasonably when he shot a bat-wielding Quintonio LeGrier 2015 and logic and reason returned to the City of Chicago – at least for the moment. Despite the jury’s ruling in his favor and against the LeGrier estate, it isn’t over for Rialmo.  That’s why Rialmo is... Read more »

Three faces of LeGrier: Rialmo fights media's lies with GoFundMe campaign

Three faces of LeGrier: Rialmo fights media's lies with GoFundMe campaign
Chicago Police Officer Robert Rialmo took the stand this week in the wrongful death trial of Quintonio LeGrier.  If you haven’t heard about it, you’ve been hiding under a rock. Every major Chicago news outlet is covering the trial, reminding people of the 2015 fatal cop-involved shooting of LeGrier, running the story with his prom... Read more »
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Rialmo vs. Rahm: Cleared by CPD chief, Chicago cop's fate now in hands of Rahm-appointed board

Rialmo vs. Rahm: Cleared by CPD chief, Chicago cop's fate now in hands of Rahm-appointed board
Chicago police officer Robert Rialmo is fighting back against Rahm Emanuel. He’s launched this GoFundMe campaign and he needs your help now. In December 2015, Officer Rialmo, 27, a former Marine, who saw combat in Afghanistan, was responding to a domestic disturbance call in Austin, one of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods. LeGrier, 19, who was... Read more »

Chicago Cop Defies Rahm, Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Chicago Cop Defies Rahm, Launches GoFundMe Campaign
There’s only one kind of cop Mayor Rahm Emanuel seems to like: a dead one. It’s easier for Rahm that way; he goes to the funeral, calls the dead cop “a hero” and gives the widow a hug. There are no violent marches in front of Chicago’s City Hall or angry calls for him to... Read more »

Don't be fooled by Rauner (or his GOP hacks) on Rahm recall bill

Don't be fooled by Rauner (or his GOP hacks) on Rahm recall bill
Don’t be fooled by the governor’s latest PR stunt on the recall legislation: Bruce Rauner has been buddy-buddy with Rahm Emanuel for decades and that hasn’t changed. It’s all more smoke and GOP mirrors. Why did it take Rauner more than a month to criticize Rahm in this sinister 13-month cover-up of the Laquan Mcdonald... Read more »
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SHOCK VIDEO: Chicagoans compare Rahm to Hitler as Laquan Mcdonald scandal unfolds

SHOCK VIDEO: Chicagoans compare Rahm to Hitler as Laquan Mcdonald scandal unfolds
Scroll down for video: In this video, every day Chicagoans sound-off on what they really think about Mayor Rahm Emanuel in wake of the Laquan McDonald cover-up scandal, a majority drawing shocking comparisons to Adolph Hitler. It isn’t looking good for Emanuel: For 13 months, Emanuel fought the public release of the police video showing... Read more »

Thanks Rahm: Property tax hike, Uber rules will soak Chicagoans for millions

Thanks Rahm: Property tax hike, Uber rules will soak Chicagoans for millions
If you live in Chicago, you know all about the “Rahm tax” – the record $600 million property tax increase Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he needs shore up police and fire pensions, which account for most of the city’s unfunded liability. But I bet you haven’t heard about the other financial shoe to drop: the... Read more »

Angry about Rahm's $550 million property tax hike? Here's an Uber proposal

Angry about Rahm's $550 million property tax hike? Here's an Uber proposal
There’s nothing indecent about the following proposal on property tax relief but Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Uber would have you believe it is. I realize Mayor Emanuel doesn’t want to tax Uber the way he taxes and imposes fees on the cab industry. After all, his little brother, Ari, is a big early Uber investor... Read more »
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KELLY TO GREG HINZ: Don't drop the ball on Mark Kirk like you did on Rahm

KELLY TO GREG HINZ: Don't drop the ball on Mark Kirk like you did on Rahm
You have to feel sorry for Chicago bloggers like Greg Hinz who feel it is their job to rewrite history. Last week, Hinz put his own revisionist spin on my cap-busting contribution in the Chicago mayor’s race.   He’s right: my $100K contribution to my campaign was a game-changer. It made sure that Rahm Emanuel... Read more »