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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Chicago’s corrupt prosecutor says Jussie Smollett got ‘alternative disposition’ after Michelle Obama staffer made a call

Cook County prosecutors went into damage-control and spin mode Tuesday, attempting to defend their decision to end the criminal case against actor Jussie Smollett, characterizing it as an “alternative disposition” More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says clearing Jussie Smollett is a ‘whitewash of justice’

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel condemned the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office decision to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett, calling it a “whitewash of justice” in the wake of federal charges More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Gun control fails in Chicago, Memorial Day shootings leave 4 dead, over 50 injured as House votes to protect illegal immigrants

At least 53 people were shot and wounded and four were killed during Memorial Day Weekend violence in Chicago, the city in America with the strictest gun control laws. Meanwhile, the Illinois House approved measures More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Trump threatens to ‘send in the Feds’ if Chicago doesn’t ‘fix the horrible carnage’

With a bold, authoritative tone President Donald Trump has warned Chicago he will “send in the feds” if city officials fail to bring the crime rate under control. The Windy City has been plagued by black-on-black More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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President Obama’s endorsement of Juliana Stratton over Ken Dunkin proves there is NO compromise

Over and over again politicians talk about compromise, working with those of the opposite party and President Obama has attacked his GOP opponents regularly for not compromising on issues as he sees fit (e.g. gun More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Rahm Emanuel Quotes

I own the problem of police brutality, and I’ll fix it… – Chicago Tribune Dec. 4, 2015 op-ed What I strongly reject is the suggestion that the videotape of the McDonald shooting was withheld from More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, September 21st, 2015
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Chicago weekend murders: 8 dead including 18-year-old Deonte Harris

The Chicago Police Department will increase patrols following another violent weekend in the city. Eight more people were murdered, including 18-year-old graduate from Bogan High School. Deonte Harris, 18, who More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Chicago’s weekend death toll rises to 15, over 80 injured as Confederate flag debate distracts the public

Authorities have updated the reported violence in Chicago over the holiday weekend, which once again garnered national attention after more than 80 people were shot, at least 15 of them fatally. “It’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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First woman mayor of Chicago, Jane Byrne, dead at 80

Chicago’s first and only female mayor Jane Byrne has died, according to reports Friday morning. She was 80 years old. The former mayor, now 81, had been hospitalized last year after a stroke and has ensured several More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 24th, 2013
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Chicago to close 50 schools, Rahm Emanuel, ‘neoliberal educational culture’

The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools, a controversial move that drew sharp criticism from the city’s teachers union. The vote comes two months after officials announced plans More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, December 17th, 2012
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Newtown Shooting Prompts Media Induced Gun Grabbing Sentiment

As Rahm Emanuel once said, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste” While we all begin to mourn and process the tragic events and devastating loss of innocent life at a Newtown, CT elementary More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Rahm Emanuel moves forward on lawsuit to end Chicago Teachers Strike

After being widely expected to ratify a deal with the Chicago Public Schools on Sunday, the Chicago Teachers Union voted instead to weigh the offer for a few more days. Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded by taking legal More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Chicago teachers union strikes leaves parents and students scrambling

Contract talks between the Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union were expected to resume on Monday after thousands of Chicago’s teachers walked off of the job overnight in what has become a More...

By State of the Nation On Monday, April 5th, 2010
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Dr. Weiss’s Secrets & Warnings about the economy — psst: there’s a lot of debt

Dr. Martin Weiss published these 11 staggering facts that every American needs to know — and that every investor won’t be able to succeed without … 11 startling facts that Obama and Bernanke do NOT More...


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