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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

Top of the Charts:

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Data Entry for Quinn

Oct
02

Entering data from call sheets at one of the Quinn offices in Chicago.

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Gov. Quinn at the Citizen Action IL Annual Dinner

Sep
20

Congressman Keith Ellison gave the keynote.

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Chicago Tribune Doomsday: '1/12/11'

Oct
25

Funny. Every time I hear good news about employment in Illinois -- here's one from today's Chicago Sun-Times titled "Chicago Unemployment Rate Declines to 8 Percent, Lowest Since '08" -- I'm reminded of the following prediction of doom and gloom offered up by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board in January of 2011:

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Citizen Action IL Annual Dinner

Sep
16

Attended the annual Citizen Action IL Dinner. Jesse Jackson Sr. was the honoree.

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