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[16 Jan 2019 | No Comment | ]

Steve Bartin: Prosecutors seek 3-month extension to indict Ald. Edward Burke, say investigation ‘ongoing’
Rich Miller: In break with past, Justice Burke won’t be swearing in Comptroller Mendoza today
Steve Bartin: Flashback 2011. Drug dealer assumed he was bribing Chicago Alderman Ed Burke
Steve Bartin: Was Chicago Alderman Ed Burke An Associate of Organized Crime? Flashback 1985. Alderman Ed Burke Put Mobster On Chicago Payroll As A Favor To Chicago Mob.
Steve Bartin: (Video Flashback) Anne Burke Talks About Talking on the Phone to Alleged Extortionist , Her Husband , Alderman Ed Burke
Steve Bartin: A spokesman for Illinois Supreme Court …

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[12 Jan 2019 | No Comment | ]

When Democrat Senator Dick Durbin complained about the 2006 Secure Fence Act not covering *enough* of the 2,000 mile southern border
H/T Katie Pavlich

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[9 Jan 2019 | No Comment | ]

So rather than extorting money from business for Real Estate tax work, Ald O’Connor specializes in extorting money from business for Real Estate development work.
From Crain’s
Like Burke, O’Connor is an attorney but does not, he says, do property tax appeal work for clients with city business, a potential conflict that put Burke in the crosshairs, finally, of federal prosecutors. O’Connor says his clients are out-of-town retail vendors with no city deals. Burke says charges that he shook down a Burger King owner in his ward are without merit and vows …

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[9 Jan 2019 | One Comment | ]

From Medium
A piece of ill-conceived punditry, Felsenthal’s willingness to polish Foxx’s shoes with her tongue almost entirely avoids contentious issues which could have caused discomfort or prove fatal for Foxx. Agog with the Cook County’s newest Progressive darling, Felsenthal disregards Foxx’s office’s hand in the routine of bonding out countless suspected criminals, refusing to apply felony charges against the accused when both obligated and justified, and her office freeing felons in violation of parole or probation. A friendly and unchallenging interview, Felsenthal’s record of her meetings with the prosecutor neither demands Foxx …

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[30 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]

For the first time in more than a decade, a train has travelled from South Korea across the heavily guarded border into North Korea.

Koreas begin removing land mines from the DMZ to ease military tensions
North Korea destroys 10 front line guard posts
North and South Korean Soldiers Shake Hands in Sign of Peace

Hat Tip Bill Baar

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[27 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]

From Life Site
LifeSite: During the recent Baltimore meeting, Cardinal Blase Cupich stated that one should “differentiate” between consensual sexual acts between adults and the abuse of minors, implying that a priest’s homosexual relations with another adult is not a major problem. What is your own response to this kind of approach?
Müller: One can differentiate everything – and then even consider oneself to be a great intellectual – but not a grave sin which excludes a person from the Kingdom of God, at least not as the bishop who is duty-bound …

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[20 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Sessions: Chicago Crime Commission Speech 10/19/18

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[14 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Jerry Morrison, the politically well-connected and outspoken head of the SEIU, one of the state’s largest public sector unions, is scheduled to appear in the Misdemeanor Section of the Circuit Court of Cook County on October 2 on one charge of battery.

Under Illinois law, he could face up to one year in prison if convicted.
Read more at Chicago City Wire

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[6 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Representative Dick Durbin sets precedent on the Abortion issue in 1989

H/T Billy Valentine

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[4 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

Bishop Parprocki of Springfield Illinois speaks out against abuse.

Homily for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time from Diocese of Springfield in IL on Vimeo.