Tag: Chicago Democrats

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers
When Toni Preckwinkle ousted Todd Stroger as Cook County Board President she immediately declared “this victory belongs to the people of Cook County.” and that the hopes of county residents have often been tempered by cynicism, “but not this time!” “Their message is clear. Now is the time to repeal the Stroger sales tax, now... Read more »

Politician's Are Just Creeping Me Out More and More!

Politician's Are Just Creeping Me Out More and More!
The 2012 General Election is nearly here and like many others I find it difficult to get excited over the choices being given me. I am sure that in real life the majority of these men and women running for political office are decent folk. Yet, I still can’t help get the feeling that these... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel Pulling A Fast One With Speed Cameras

Rahm Emanuel Pulling A Fast One With Speed Cameras
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I believe, is pulling a fast one on the residents of Chicago with his controversial speed camera plan. Time and time again he talks of child safety, but when you consider how peeved Emanuel got when Chicago Tribune Reporter David Kidwell accused the mayor of covering-up and lying about what his... Read more »
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Chicago Number 1 In Political Corruption! State of Illinois Number 3

Chicago Number 1 In Political Corruption! State of Illinois Number 3
According to a report released by the University of Illinois /Chicago, Chicago is Number 1 in public corruption while the State of Illinois is ranked Number 3 so far as corrupt states go. Dick Simpson, head of the university’s political science department noted that since 1976 – federal prosecutors rung up a total of 1,531... Read more »