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Chicago's Climate Strike

Sep
20

Pictures from today's Climate Strike. They include:

  1. March heading from park to Federal Plaza
  2. Crowd at Federal Plaza
  3. One Kid's Sign
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Avoiding a Greater Evil : Newspapers Endorse Incumbent in the 44th Ward

Feb
11

Interesting endorsement for alderman (44th Ward) coming out of the Chicago Sun-Times. They begin:

What matters most in this election is to preserve a political counterweight to the Ricketts family, owners of the Chicago Cubs, as they continue their aggressive redevelopment of Wrigley Field and nearby streets.

They then go on to endorse the incumbent, Tom Tunney, pretty much for the same reason I'm voting for him (i.e. "preserve a political counterweight"). Ditto for the Trib.

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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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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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Sign of Hope

May
04

I shall live to see the day! Flying pigs blocking out that profanity. Hallelujah! (Source: Flying Pigs on Parade: A Chicago River Folly)

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Citizen Action Annual Dinner

Oct
10

Great time at the Citizen Action Annual Dinner. Probably one of the few events at the Hilton beginning with a brief eulogy for a member of the hotel staff.

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Chuy Garcia - Brother Louie Song

Mar
27

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