Archive for July 2012

Ald. Moreno's Bigoted Intolerance

1st Ward Alderman Joe Moreno is denying Chick-fil-A’s zoning change request because of their owners religious beliefs. As the Chicago Tribune’s Hal Dardick reported today, Ald. Moreno is denying the popular chicken sandwich restaurant’s request for a zoning change as a way to stop them from opening a new Logan Square location.  Mayor Emanuel endorsed... Read more »

Liberty, Responsibility and Guns

Every law abiding American citizen has the right to own firearms. This basic right is engraved into our society through the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”... Read more »

GOP Should Heed Obama's Warning

The Chicago Young Republicans cordially invite you to our 2012 Deserve Victory Summer Bash at 6pm on August 24th at the LaSalle Power Company, 500 N. LaSalle Drive in Chicago. The event is free so bring a friend or three! — “You’re not considered one of the battleground states although that’s going to be changing... Read more »
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Legalizing Drugs is no Panacea

While legalizing drugs such as marijuana would put a dent in Chicago street gang profits, it is not a magic bullet to end violent crime in the city. A very thoughtful post from fellow Chicago Now blogger, C.M. Synder on Make No Little Plans proposed a variety of short and long term solutions for the... Read more »