Tag: politics

Can A Lobbyist Become a Great Legislator

Can A Lobbyist Become a Great Legislator
Note: This is not an endorsement of any candidate and should not be construed as such. This post is no longer than the average post I write. This is the question Chatham residents and residents of the 34 Legislative District will decide next Tuesday. The question has been brought up in several local candidate debates.... Read more »

Politics: The 6th Ward Republicans

Politics: The 6th Ward Republicans
Yes, that’s right Republicans in the 6th ward. The political home of Former Mayor Washington and Sawyer. A democratic strong hold for years is seeing an upsurge of Republican candidates. While in the past, Republican candidates such as former Governor Jim Edgar and candidate Patrick Fitzgerald at the state level have visited the community there... Read more »

Updated: Political Forums that Affect Chatham

Updated: Political Forums that Affect Chatham
It’s election time and the campaigns are in full swing. Don’t know who to vote for? There will be some upcoming forums to hear the candidates. GCA Political Forum Saturday March 3, 2012 12:30pm-3:00pm House of Hope 752 E 114th Candidates for 34th district State Representative and 6th ward Democratic Committeman The Citizen Newspaper Town... Read more »
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Upcoming Political Forums

Upcoming Political Forums
It’s election time and the campaigns are in full swing. Don’t know who to vote for? There will be some upcoming forums to hear the candidates. GCA Political Forum Saturday March 3, 2012 12:30pm-3:00pm House of Hope 752 E 114th Candidates for 34th district State Representative and 6th ward Democratic Committeman The Citizen Newspaper Town... Read more »

Did the Butcher Finally Castrate William Bill Beavers

Did the Butcher Finally  Castrate William Bill Beavers
Several years ago Bill Beavers made the statement ” “I’m the hog with the big nuts and I’m gonna tell you what it is.” He made this statement after a battle with Cook County commissioners over a sales tax increase. Many thought the butcher caught him when his daughter lost the aldermandic race to Sandi... Read more »

2012-The Rise of Chatham

2012-The Rise of Chatham
It is no secret that 2010 and 2011 were two of the worst years the residents of the Chatham community have seen. What could go wrong did go wrong. The community lost Officer Thomas Wortham IV, Michael Bailey and Firefighter Corey Ankum. We saw the closing of two Chicago landmark restaurants, Izola’s and Army &... Read more »
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Is There Anything Wrong With Politicians Meeting With Alleged Gang Leaders

A recent Chicago magazine article http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/January-2012/Gangs-and-Politicians-An-Unholy-Alliance/ speaks of an alleged meeting between several City of Chicago Alderman, Aldermandic candidates and other politicians with alleged gang leaders. Here is an excerpt of the article At some of the meetings, the politicians arrived with campaign materials and occasionally with aides. The sessions were organized much like corporate-style job fairs.... Read more »

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted
Today was the final day for filing to run in the March 2012 primary and one of the offices up for grabs is the 6th ward committeeman’s race. Many were expecting a rematch of the 6th ward Aldermandic race between Freddrenna Lyle and Roderick Sawyer. Roderick Sawyer won the Aldermandic seat. The Illinois Supreme Court... Read more »

Former Alderman Freddrenna Lyle Named Cook County Circuit Court Judge

Former Alderman Freddrenna Lyle Named Cook County Circuit Court Judge
Lyle Appointment(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })(); Congratulations to the Honorable Judge Freddrenna Lyle.
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Where to Find "Da Bears" in Chatham

Where to Find "Da Bears" in Chatham
2nd Annual Monday Night Football Fundraiser Monday November 7, 2011 7:00- 11:00pm Frances 307 East 75th Street MINIMUM DONATION: $100 ICE Chatham 14 210 W. 87th 7:30 PM Free: with $5.00 concession purchase