Posts in category "Chicago Politics"

From the Wordshed to the Woodshed

I’m not above a mention of a fellow blogger here on Chicagonow. Again, I recently challenged a blogger for censoring  a blog.  By “censoring” I mean not allowing instant posting of comments. I see no reason for this delay in reaction, as this is what a blog (and the internet) is supposed to be about.... Read more »

Confessions of a Troll

Okay, the secret is out: I am a troll.  But a traditional troll, not one of the e-world version. A philosopher in this Chicagonow blogosphere has thus labeled me.  And apparently censored my comments.  Oh, the pity. He has looked down from his lofty perch and seen me ducking and darting beneath the bridge of... Read more »

Chicago Was Once the Most Integrated City -- Just ask its Founder

Chicago Was Once the Most Integrated City -- Just ask its Founder
Who “founded” Chicago? Mayor Daley the First Al Capone Oprah John Du Sable Don’t spend too much time on the quiz.  I tricked it up a bit.  This quiz does not include the Native Americans.  Notice I used quotes around founded, okay? Those who picked the last name picked right, though I did anglice his... Read more »
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The Devil Baby Appears: Hull House to Close

The Devil Baby Appears: Hull House to Close
“Look in the window on the second floor,” said the Fat Man.  ”That’s where you will see the Devil Baby.” We stared at the empty Victorian-style house’s upper floors. No Devil Baby stared back. “Well, it’s a ghost,” said the Fat Man. “They don’t always operate on our schedule.”  He laughed. We had paid good... Read more »

"Untouchable" at the Cub's Losers Convention

"Untouchable" at the Cub's Losers Convention
We put the debit card in the box for parking, and it told us that it was going to be twenty dollars and not the cheaper amount displayed at the entrance of the parking lot. The reason: “A Special Event”. What “special event”? When we entered the Hilton and Towers, on South Michigan Avenue, we... Read more »

Channeling Uncle Al Scarface -- "I was Bad, but now I'm Good."

Channeling Uncle Al Scarface -- "I was Bad, but now I'm Good."
“Look at my mug and tell me I ain’t good!” — Channeled from Al Capone This morning, I was reading some info on the site of the “other major daily” in Chicago, which shall go un-named, because they do not have a blog site similar to the “other, other major daily”  in Chicago, the Trib.... Read more »
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