Posts tagged "Cong. Schakowsky"

Ald. Pawar w/fellow high school cartel protectionists impede Noble Academy from competing in Uptown

–Mayor Emanuel rolled by high school admininstrators and pols As this reporter wrote about a month ago, Mayor Emanuel was rolled by high school administrators from Lakeview, Amundsen, Uplift, Senn and Sullivan who were seeking to protect their cartel from competition.  The schools’ cartel got protection from their compliant politicians, led by Ald. Pawar.  See... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel, Vitale and Ruiz rolled by education monopoly protectionists: CPS Board sends Uptown Noble Academy charter school kids packing-- for now.

Content revised and video link added at 3:30 pm on Thursday. It is as if Rahm Emanuel said, “All those pols, making such a fuss.  Well, then, Damn the kids. I can’t help everybody.” Yesterday, some major damage was done by the CPS Board to the education opportunities for many kids in Chicago. But, before... Read more »

Better than Berkowitz w/Barack Obama? Berkowitz w/State Rep. Daniel Biss on the web and cable, discussing state employee pension reform

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Rep.Daniel Biss (D-Evanston). The show, airing in its regular time slot of 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV), focuses on state employee pension reform, featuring Biss’s proposed legislation to have the State share savings in pension costs with state employees. Biss, a freshman State... Read more »

President Obama brings Blagojevich trial connections home as the jury deliberations continue. Ghosts of Christmas past?

Chicago is President Obama’s adopted hometown.  He might have woken up on Thursday morning singing, “It is my kind of town.”  It has been very, very, very good to him.   Mr. Obama moved to Chicago twenty-eight years ago, after graduating from Columbia University.  He learned his politics as a community organizer, a young civil rights... Read more »