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[13 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

The International Union of Operating Engineers is hosting a Supermarket Bomber
Join the Rasmea Defense Committee for an evening of music, culture and struggle to honor Palestinian icon Rasmea Odeh. With keynote address by former political prisoner Angela Davis.
Buy your tickets today! Tickets are available online for $5 at bit.ly/Rasmea1. At the door, the tickets are $10.

H/T Legal Insurrection

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[1 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

Illinois Second District Democrat Congresswoman Robin Kelly employed Jamal Awan.    Jamal Awan was paid $58,321 by Kelly.

The Junior US Senator for Illinois, Tammy Duckworth employed Abid Awan.
The Awan family is charged with a variety of wire fraud offenses related to their work as IT staffers for House and Senate Democrats.

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[27 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

Some objections to the disastrous Chicago Democrat performance.

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[26 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

From Forbes
Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status. But the state’s financial woes aren’t stopping 63,000 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher.

Whenever we open the books, Illinois is consistently one of the worst offenders. Recently, we found auto pound supervisors in Chicago making $144,453; nurses at state corrections earning up to $254,781; junior college presidents making $465,420; university doctors earning $1.6 million; and 84 small-town “managers” out-earning every U.S. governor.
Here are a few examples

20,295 teachers and school administrators – including superintendents Joyce …

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[20 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

From Oklahoma
The farmer and the cowman should be friends.
Oh, the farmer and the cowman should be friends.
One man likes to push a plough, the other likes to chase a cow,
But that’s no reason why they cain’t be friends.
Territory folks should stick together,
Territory folks should all be pals.
Cowboys dance with farmer’s daughters,
Farmers dance with the ranchers’ gals.

From Catholic World Report
The gist of an article by attorney and writer Timothy Lusch in the New Oxford Review. In “Dawah, Dislocation and the Hijacking of Catholic-Muslim Dialogue,” Lusch suggests that the USCCB’s Muslim partners are using the …

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[27 Jun 2017 | 2 Comments | ]

From Teamsters Local 727
Can the Tax Rally, June 27
June 19, 2017
Please save the date for the Can the Tax campaign’s rally to be held on Tuesday, June 27th, at the James R. Thompson Center’s outdoor plaza (100 W Randolph St.) from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 10:15 AM.
The rally will bring together coalition partners to highlight the sizable amount of opposition to the beverage tax and call on the Cook County board to repeal the beverage tax before it negatively affects Cook …

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[26 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

From the Times of Israel
A parade in Chicago celebrating the lesbian community banned three Jewish women carrying Jewish Pride flags.

Organizers of the 21st annual Chicago Dyke March told the women that the rainbow flags with a white Star of David in the center would be a trigger to people who found it offensive.
A Dyke March collective member told the Windy City Times that the women were told to leave because the flags “made people feel unsafe,” and that the march was “anti-Zionist” and “pro-Palestinian.”

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

How to stop mentally ill political terrorists? For starters, stop giving them tenure, commencement speaking gigs, and parade floats
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 15, 2017

Please note I am not talking about people I disagree with, I mean literal terrorists. Ayers, Dohrn, Angela Davis, Oscar Lopez Rivera.
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 16, 2017

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[2 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

This 22-year-old thinks he has the solution to clean up plastics in our oceans. His company has raised $31.5 million since 2013 pic.twitter.com/WYf7jDGhLx
— CNN International (@cnni) June 1, 2017

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[29 May 2017 | One Comment | ]

From the Free Beacon
Nearly half of the campaign expenditures made by Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) during the first quarter of 2017 went to his wife, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
Soraida Gutierrez, Rep. Gutierrez’s wife, who was a registered lobbyist in the state of Illinois from 2003 to 2009, has been on the payroll of Gutierrez for Congress, the congressman’s campaign committee, since 2010. She has been paid hundreds of thousands of dollars since first appearing on the payroll.