Archive for January 2016

Rahm seems to be spending a lot of our money on his own legal problems

Rahm seems to be spending a lot of our money on his own legal problems
The legal bills are piling up.  Rahm’s got legal problems up the kazoo.  But he wants us to think they’re our legal problems.  Lawyers (and others) are now hired to investigate, defend and consult regarding our police department and our law department.  What’s it all about?  What do we get out of the money he’s... Read more »

We knew Rahm was bad all along but it isn't necessarily all our fault that we re-elected him

We knew Rahm was bad all along but it isn't necessarily all our fault that we re-elected him
Kristen McQueary, a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board has done a masterful job right here of listing how bad Rahm’s been for Chicago for nearly five years.  Although her list is long, it’s far, far, far from exhaustive.  (And don’t say five years isn’t a long time.  The entire Soviet Union used to... Read more »

Clarke House, the oldest house in Chicago, is suddenly starting a new life and a lot of people are wondering why

Clarke House, the oldest house in Chicago, is suddenly starting a new life and a lot of people are wondering why
Clarke House–180 years old this year–is starting a new life this week. It’s suddenly and inexplicably under new management:  the City of Chicago. Anyone who knows anything about Clarke House is flummoxed. Doesn’t the Rahm administration have enough to worry about right now?  Why does the City suddenly want to run this very historic and... Read more »
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