Archive for 2011

Five easy pieces: Five happy winners in last night’s Sioux City Presidential debate.

1.  Mitt Romney Mitt Romney was the big winner last night, almost as big a winner as Jack Nicholson, four decades ago. The former Massachusetts governor and son of the Michigan governor who said he was brainwashed about Vietnam has been running for the Presidency since 2006.  He seems to be hitting his stride. The... Read more »

Laura Washington goes toe to toe w/Berkowitz on Cable and the Web on high tech lynchings, helping minorities and Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Laura Washington [Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7]: We’re talking thirty-forty years that this has been going on, and this has been happening in every community in the country.  Not just in Chicago.  We’ve had Republican Administrations; we’ve had Democratic Administrations over the last thirty-forty years. [Watch Washington v. Berkowitz  here]. Jeff Berkowitz:  Not in Chicago. Laura... Read more »

Former Governor Rod Blagojevich likely to get 12 to 15 years from Judge Zagel tomorrow.

After about two hours of today’s sentencing hearing, it is clear that Judge Zagel will likely impose a sentence tomorrow on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of 12 to 15 years in federal prison. Zagel was picking on Blago’s sentencing specialty lawyer Carolyn Pelling Gurland for telling the judge in her submission that “Blago came from... Read more »
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Better than Chris Wallace with Keith Olbermann: Berkowitz with Jennifer Granholm on the Web and Cable

This week’s suburban edition of “Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz,” features Jennifer Granholm, Democratic Governor of Michigan from 2002 to 2010.   The show with the outspoken, articulate, attractive, good-natured and Harvard Law School trained nationally influential Democrat airs tonight on Comcast  in 24 north and northwest Chicago Metro suburbs and on Wed-Friday of this week... Read more »

Will the 2012 Presidential election be a referendum on the Liberty v. Progressive paradigm? John Tillman , CEO of the Policy Institute, says yes.

Watch Berkowitz face-off with the Illinois Policy Institute’s CEO John Tillman on Cable/web to discuss the Liberty v. Progressive paradigm.  Tillman thinks this will be the defining issue of the 2012 Presidential general election.  Will the country move in a direction of empowering individuals to make important consumption and production choices, or will the country... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/WLS AM Radio’s Proft on Cable/web discuss how to “fix” Illinois GOP. Locating enemy within?

Jeff Berkowitz:  Who is that enemy inside the perimeter of the Illinois GOP? Dan Proft [WLS Radio 890 AM Radio -Bruce Wolfe and Dan Proft]: People who want to compromise with Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) instead of drawing swords. *********************************************************************************************  Watch the “Public Affairs,” show featuring media personality Dan Proft on your computer. When Dan... Read more »
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Better than Scott Pelley with Mitt Romney: Berkowitz w/ Fox Chicago’s Mike Flannery on Cable and the Web

Mike Flannery [Fox Chicago Political Editor]: And, I understand why [Mayor Emanuel] backed off; It would have been a court fight…the Mayor and the Board of Education have the power to order teachers to work a longer day… so the teachers have to do that, but they’re able to bargain over money… ************************************************** The “Public Affairs show,”... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose with Nicole Kidman: watch Berkowitz w/ Fox Chicago News' Mike Flannery on Cable and Charlotte’s Web

Mike Flannery [Fox Chicago News]: …But, to say that [the teachers’ unions] are not thinking about the kids and to say that ideas like that—to delegitimize everything that the union or [its President] Karen Lewis proposes—I think is just wrongheaded. And, it’s wrong. Jeff Berkowitz: Look what they’ve done, Mike, [the teachers’ unions] have never... Read more »

Better than Monday night Football w/ the Bears and Eagles: Berkowitz w/Senator Collins on Web and Cable

Breaking Bad in Philly Take a break from watching   the Bears-Eagles Game tonight and get to know Senator Annazette Collins (D-Chicago). She is worth watching as she  is loaded with spunk.  You can watch the west side State Senator debate and discuss the issues with Public Affairs show host Jeff Berkowitz.  The show airs throughout the City of... Read more »
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Better than U. S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and Defense Counsel Dan Webb at today’s Bill Cellini guilty verdict press conference: Berkowitz w/Tammy Duckworth on Cable and the Web

Tonight’s North and Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Tammy Duckworth (D-Hoffman Estates), 8th CD Democratic Primary candidate. The show, taped on October 16, 2011, airs tonight at 8:30 pm on: Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield,... Read more »