More than a year ago, when in my naiveté, I thought the congress might actually do something about immigration, I added to the discussion one widely overlooked benefit: adding millions of undocumented immigrants to the workforce would have a positive benefit on the economy, especially to the Social Security system.
To quote myself: “Contrary to the conservative argument that undocumented residents are a financial burden on the U.S., there are powerful arguments that citizenship and the... Read the full story »
Crain’s Joe Cahill re the DePaul Arena at McCormick Place
My guess is the final construction bill will exceed $140 million by a healthy margin.
And who would cover the extra cost—DePaul? Not likely. Expect McPier—i.e., taxpayers—to pick up most of the overage.
Cost overruns would be easier to swallow if the entire project weren’t based on such unrealistic assumptions. Among the whoppers underlying McPier’s financial projections: DePaul’s mediocre men’s basketball... Read the full story »
Tribune Headline warning of Archbishop Cupich visit to St. Agnes of Bohemia
“Cupich to get firsthand look at archdiocese’s biggest ills”
In contrast with what is actually happening at St. Agnes of Bohemia
7:30 AM (English) 12:00 PM (Spanish) 4:30 PM (Spanish)
9:00 AM (Spanish) 1:30 PM (Spanish) 6:00 PM (Spanish)
10:30 AM (English) 3:00 PM (Spanish) ... Read the full story »