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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Chris Robling Phil Kadner of the Southtown reports that Gerry Gorman is taking $6000 per month from Illinois taxpayers to tell Illinois municipalities how to do what they already know. Something very wrong with this picture. Gorman is the…

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Fr. Pfleger’s executive assistant objects to the arrival at the St. Sabina rectory of the new priest. “Can you just imagine somebody moving into your house that really was not invited by us,” said Kimberly Lymore, the Associate Minist…

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

* Highlights…
No final decision has been made to blow the fuseplug levee in Missouri. Explosive-laden barges are being moved to the levee and will arrive at 9:30 tonight, or so. They’re taking this one step at a time. After the barges ar…

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Please join Tom Roeser as he welcomes Chris Robling, partner in Jayne Thompson & Associates…Republican…and Patrick McDonough, city inspector and chief whistle blower on Hired Trucks to the “Political Shootout”  at 8PM on Sunday evening on WLS AM 890.

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

* From the 8th Circuit Appellate Court..
Appellants’ motion for injunction pending appeal has been considered by the court, and the motion is denied.

* Wall Street Journal coverage…
The U.S. Appeals Court in St. Louis on Saturday denied a requ…

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[30 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

What part of the Pfleger resume led Cardinal George to think he would make a good president of Leo Catholic HS? The church is a depository and guardian of deep mysteries. This is not one of them, but for passing attention it qualifies. Leo High, named …

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Two days after he suspended the Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Vatican City-bound Cardinal Francis George spoke publicly for the first time about Pfleger’s situation, saying “the ball really is in his corner now.” And the cardinal asked for understanding from…

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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

“Money,” famously observed Jesse Unruh, onetime boss of the California legislature, “is the mother’s milk of politics.”
To expand upon and embellish that apt metaphor, Maurita Gavin lost the 41st Ward aldermanic race because she lacked enough political lactose.
According to official results, Mary O’Connor, the ward’s Democratic committeeman, edged Gavin on April 5 by 7,354-7.104 (50.9 percent), a meager margin of 250 votes. From July 1, 2010 through March 31, O’Connor raised $98,763, had $17,933 in in-kind contributions, and spent $109,780; Gavin raised $77,836 and spent $68,713.
In the five-week runoff campaign, …