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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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Oops for Obama Campaign Headquarters in Chicago?

May
13

Here's a funny: Is that an 'Oops' sign that guy is hanging up in the new Obama Campaign Head Quarters in the Prudential Building?

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Chicago, Here's Your Guide to Brizard

Apr
24

Not exactly the best report card from his previous gig for Rahm Emanuel's new pick to head CPS.

Update (11/27/2018): Link changed to Archive.org

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Mr. Tough Guy

Feb
14

I'm just so tired of this tough guy business. Here we go again -- this time from an account of a mayoral forum sponsored by the City Club of Chicago:

Temperament was also mentioned--from how the candidates feel the mayor should behave to their behavior on the campaign trail.

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Mayor Rahm

Jan
27

If you thought Daley was great, you'll love Rahm. Conventional wisdom and the morality of a banker, all hiding behind a thin veneer of supposed 'toughness'. You'll notice on his website that he's hijacked the font and color scheme of the Obama Campaign but nowhere on that site will you see the words 'Change we can believe in'.

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