Tearful Emanuel Leaves WH Job, Says Obama Leads in ‘Toughest Times’ in History?
In the worst kept secret in D.C., White House Chief of Staff Rham Emanuel officially left his post in a tearful press conference on the morning of Oct. 10. Most of what Mr. Emanuel had to say was your normal, average, everyday puffery that a junior member of a team says when he is leaving his position. Emanuel’s thanks-for-the-memories address was all perfectly innocuous… except | Read More »
City of Chicago Fireworks Show: No Patriotic Songs Needed
So when you think Independence Day fireworks audio productions do you think of John Mellencamp, Kid Rock, and Neil Diamond as the musical accompaniment? Apparently the City of Chicago did. Either that, or the City of Chicago didn’t care enough about the patriotism inherent in an Independence Day fireworks show to make sure that the radio station they farmed the job out to bothered to | Read More »
Chicago Suburban Democrats Throw Homeless Man off Ballot
Savor that headline, will you? The Democratic stronghold of Oak Park, home of trendy downtown shops and many Obama signs, is working with its lawyers to keep a homeless man off the ballot for the next village election. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Oak Park’s village board voted 2-1 to prevent Daniel Fore from running for village trustee on the April 7 ballot because | Read More »