Tag: Brady Campaign

Reflections of a Chicago Boy who took students to the March For Our Lives: DC Edition

Reflections of a Chicago Boy who took students to the March For Our Lives: DC Edition
8:04am I am currently sitting in a Starbucks in Crestwood, IL., 2 hours removed from our bus returning to Chicago. Let me start by saying that I feel amazingly fortunate to have traveled to Washington D.C. for the March For Our Lives. Better yet, I was able to travel there with a bus full of... Read more »

I Met Hillary Clinton

I Met Hillary Clinton
More specifically, I met Hillary Clinton today! About 12 hours ago.  In retrospect, I find it kind of amazing that on a spur of the moment offer, I met the person who could possibly become the first female President of the United States, and still made it home to hear and watch the 2016 State of the Union address.  So allow me to explain. My job brings me into contact with a lot of different political organizations.  If you are a fan of this blog, you'll notice that I've never specifically said where I work.  That is a conscious choice.  That's because this blog is about me...not about my professional life, and I don't want to draw any direct ties to this blog and my job...because I will freely say that sometimes, I will say some blunt, dare I say, outlandish shit...and that is a reflection of me, and me alone.  Yet, I digress... ...my job does bring me in contact with a variety of political organizations.  One of those organizations, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence endorsed Hillary Clinton in her bid to be the 45th President of the United States.  The Brady Campaign is a large organization, so the endorsement was unrolled and announced today at a Hillary Clinton rally in Ames, Iowa...