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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

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[16 Sep 2016 | One Comment | ]

Stephen Boulton and Dan Kelley successfully uphold the ability of the GOP to be represented by Republicans.

Via Stephen Boulton on Facebook
Dan Kelley represented Dr. Jeffrey Leef, our Congressional candidate in the 7th District, before the Chicago Board of Elections against an Objection brought by one of the disqualified Ward Committeemen. To win, the Objector had to be in fact a Republican Ward Committeeman, which put the entire disqualification issue before the Board. Dan did a good job, but as you can imagine no Republican attorney was going to win that …

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[15 Sep 2016 | One Comment | ]

From Channel 2
Some Chicago State University students are facing a frigid problem. No hot water in their dorm rooms.
They haven’t had any hot water at all for two weeks, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports in this Original Report.
This is the latest problem to pop up at the embattled university, which underwent lay-offs and a forced early graduation just last spring due to state funding issues.
And many students aren’t happy about it.

Declining enrollment at CSU
Chicago State enrollment:
2012: 6,107
2013: 5,701
2014: 5,211
2015: 4,818 (Spring)
2015: 4,767 (Fall)
2016: 3,550

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[12 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Dahleen Glanton in the Chicago Tribune
Why isn’t Chicago’s violence crisis treated like suburban heroin epidemic?

Answer here
Because the city keeps electing the same pathetic politicians year after year while the suburbs have competitive elections.

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[9 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

From Evanston Now
The consultant Evanston hired to provide diversity training for the city’s police department says the city is doing more than most to build trust between police and the community, but needs to continue the process

Gilo Kwesi Logan, asked at the Human Services Committee Wednesday evening about best practices Evanston could adopt from other communities, said, “I haven’t found one community doing it like Evanston

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[7 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

From Campus Reform
DePaul University has announced a year-long series of speakers who will be discussing race and free speech, despite having recently banned two conservative firebrands from its campus.
According to the Depaul Newsline, the series is “Depaul’s broad action plan to address issues that came to a tipping point last spring,” and “will offer perspectives across the political spectrum on various topics including race, free speech and hate speech, and the current political climate.”

“If DePaul really cares about diversity, it should stand for diversity of thought.” Tweet This
“We recognize these …

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[6 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

From the Alton Telegraph
Phyllis Schlafly, an Alton native and founder of the Eagle Forum, a pro-family conservative group focusing heavily on social issues, has died at the age of 92 on September 5, 2016.

More to follow at the link

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[5 Sep 2016 | One Comment | ]

Questioner has the audacity to ask where some of Fr. (sic) Pfleger’s missing money might be.
Not seeing this on Channel 7? How about WTTW?

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[29 Aug 2016 | One Comment | ]

Cairo, Illinois was once as bustling with people as its Egyptian namesake. Located between both the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, its population of more than 15,000 filled the streets with goods, industry and noise in the 1920s.

But as railroad lines took over from the shipping industries across the 20th century, the number of jobs began to dwindle and people began to flee. In 2014, it had a population of just 2,576.
Read more in the Daily Mail

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[24 Aug 2016 | 5 Comments | ]

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) endorsed Ninth District Congressional Candidate Joan McCarthy Lasonde today, citing her commitment to helping society’s most vulnerable.
“Joan believes in finding solutions to our nation’s problems, because she is results-oriented,” Ryan
said. “She has worked within her community to help those who are struggling – to positively impact
people’s lives. Her willingness to bridge differences and bring people together has made her effective in
her community. I am happy to endorse Joan McCarthy Lasonde for Illinois’ 9th Congressional District.”

As Speaker, Ryan authored A Better Way, a blueprint for restoring …