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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

* Three stories…
* Former US Sen. Roland Burris will never accept reality: Burris said in an interview broadcast Friday on WBEZ that he was the victim of malicious journalists who owe him an apology. “It really impacted my family,” he said of…

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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

* The Chicago Tribune editorial board got all angry today at the University of Illinois for not giving them more information about college-bound kids whose parents or others asked legislators to make a call on their behalf…
(T)he U. of I. continu…

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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

* Reporters were taken on a rare tour yesterday of the Jacksonville Developmental Center, which Gov. Pat Quinn wants to close. The governor’s administration claims that the residents would be much better served in community settings, but some pa…

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[28 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | ]

We ain’t postracial yet, despite a black man in the White House.
You’ll never convince me that—despite many legitimate problems both progressives and conservatives may have with him—most of the brutal, ferocious, out-of-bounds attacks on that man remain race-based. Everything from the birth-certificate idiocy to allegations of being a secret Muslim, even the anti-Christ, fit that category.

Tell me, too, that all those new restrictions on voting, requiring governmental photo IDs, are not targeted directly at blacks.
Or hear the thinly veiled code words …

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[28 Feb 2012 | 10 Comments | ]

From Illinois Pay to Play
Daniel T. Frawley, a former business partner of Antoin “Tony” Rezko, claims he gave Rezko $400,000 that Rezko gave to then U.S. Senator Barack Obama.
This claim comes through Frawley’s emails to, and conversations with, Robert “Bob” Cooley, former Chicago mob lawyer turned government informer and author of the book on Chicago corruption entitled “When Corruption Was King”.
Cooley was the star witness in a series of trials in the early 1990’s as part of an F.B.I. investigation named Operation Gambat. Those trials led to the convictions …