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Chicago’s Mayoral Race: Escaping Ald. Burke’s stench of corruption

The Burke ties that bind: With six weeks left to Chicago’s mayoral election, it appears that the federal shakedown charges against 75 year old Alderman and Finance Committee Chair Ed Burke was just what the race needed for some clarity to define the major issues. After all, we can’t begin to deal with the City’s... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w one of the top tier Chicago Mayoral Candidates, Garry McCarthy, Cable and Web

Garry McCarthy: Over the last three years, since my termination, there’s been more than 400 more murders in the City than there were in the previous three  years with me as Chicago Police Superintendent. That’s a direct result of the political landscape… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs, 8:30 pm and midnight on... Read more »

Watch Part 2 of Amara Enyia's interview w Berkowitz- Treating all of Chicago's stakeholders "Fairly" on pensions, Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of  Chicago edition  of Public Affairs, taped on December 20, 2018, features our 2nd show with Amara Enyia, one of the top seven Chicago mayoral candidates in the February 26, 2019 election. The show, featuring Part 2 of show host Berkowitz’s interview of Amara Enyia, airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w Chicago Mayoral Candidate Amara Enyia on Pensions, Education and Crime, Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Amara Enyia, one of the top seven Chicago mayoral candidates in the February 26, 2019 election. The program airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. It also air tonight in Evanston at 8:30 pm on Cable... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w top 7 Chicago Mayoral candidate Amara Enyia on homicides, improving CPS & pension mess: Cable & Web

Tonight’s Chicago metro North and Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs features Amara Enyia, one of the top seven Chicago mayoral candidates in the February 26, 2019 election. The program airs:  Tonight at 8:30 pm in 24 Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburbs –on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/Top 7 Chicago Mayoral Candidate Amara Enyia on Education, Homicides & City Finances: Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Amara Enyia, one of the top seven Chicago mayoral candidates in the February 26, 2019 election. The half hour show airs at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV] throughout the City. You can also watch the show with Amara Enyia, Chicago mayoral candidate,... Read more »
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Way better than Mon Nite football, Watch Berkowitz w Glennon on Chicago's pension explosion in Mayor's race, Cable & Web

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “Public sector unions in IL have far too much power- procuring these pension benefits through graft & mistake.” Also touched on tonight is how Mayoral Candidates Preckwinkle, Vallas, Mendoza, Daley, Chico et al deal with the pension mess. For example, can we really believe those  mayoral candidates who say they will pay... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Glennon on Chicago's & IL's pension implosions & how Chicago Mayoral Candidates handle the mess,Cable&Web

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “Public sector unions in IL have far too much power- procuring these pension benefits through graft & mistake.” Also touched on tonight is how Mayoral Candidates Preckwinkle, Vallas, Mendoza, Daley, Chico et al deal with the pension mess. The average Chicago household share of the unfunded pension liabilities  is about $125,000, payable... Read more »

Better than clips of Pres. Bush's Corpse or Mon. Night Football: Berkowitz w/Glennon on Chicago's and IL's pension disasters.

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “IL is beyond broke…by technical legal standards, we are bankrupt.” Glennon: “The reason we have not funded the pensions is that the taxpayers cannot afford them…the taxpayers have not been irresponsible.” In our public sector pension system, certain politicians (mostly Democrats) get votes and campaign contributions, the employees get supra-competitive salaries and... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w former ABC-7 Newsie Charles Thomas dissect the Chicago Mayor's race: Cable & Web

Charles Thomas, as you never saw on ABC-7 News, giving you the true skinny on Preckwinkle, Mendoza, Vallas, McCarthy, Daley, Wilson,  Enyia, Chico, Lightfoot, Brown… And, telling you how the MSM misses the boat by not reporting the news with some unbiased perspective or context. Tonight’s Chicago Metro N and NW suburban edition of Public... Read more »