Election Night at the Marriott Marquis

Nov
07

Good times -- at least in Illinois.

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Preckwinkle Announces Candidacy

Sep
20

Standing room only at today's announcement.

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Mexican Independence Day Parade (Chicago)

Sep
09

Starting point of today's Mexican Independence Day parade. Always a great event!

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Where We Are

Sep
04

From the WaPo article on Bob Woodward’s new book on Donald Trump & Co.:

“He’s an idiot. It’s pointless to try to convince him of anything. He’s gone off the rails. We’re in Crazytown,” [Chief of Staff John] Kelly said, according to Woodward.

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Dem Day at the State Fair 2018

Aug
16

Had a great time at this year's State Fair. Featured are a couple of pictures from the Dem get-together in the 'Budweiser Tent' during 'Dem Day'. There were only a few short speeches before everyone got to turn to the fair itself. On the stage were Juliana, JB and Sen. Durbin.

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Bud Billiken Parade 2018

Aug
12

Great time marching and interacting with all the wonderful spectators lining King Dr. Bud Billiken is one of the great annual parades in Chicago - always a great experience.

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Justice Kennedy's Legacy

Jun
29

His legacy? Two words: Citizens United (otherwise known as the return to the Gilded Age of graft and corruption).

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NPR: Trump Is a Liar

Jun
20

We're reached the point where acknowledging that the current occupant of the White House is a liar is becoming standard practice -- at least by our more trustworthy media. Here's a recent segment from NPR: When The White House Can't Be Believed.

ADDENDUM: Following day's list of inaccuracies...

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Famous Last Words

Jun
14

Sun-times headline: “Musk Explains Why He Chose Chicago; Says O’Hare Express Will Be Done in 3 Years" (6/14/2018).

"Done in 3 years"? Famous last words. Psst, public mass transport and private funding/ownership don't mix. Just look up: chicago transit 1947 ...

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With Friends Like These

Jun
10

Krugman, Debacle in Quebec:

Whatever really happened, this was an utter, humiliating debacle. And we all know how Trump responds to humiliation. You really have to wonder what comes next. One thing’s for sure: it won’t be good.

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