In what was for me a dizzying overload of riches, Mayor Lightfoot delivered her budget speech at roughly the same time that Mayor Rahm’s financial disclosure statement went public. Hello, Monday morning! My takeaway from reading them side by side is this: the rich get richer and the poor get platitudes. Same as always. OK, […]
While most of you were probably not paying attention, another Republican announced he was running for governor. That makes four. Or five if you count Mancow, who had talked about running. I don’t blame you for not paying attention to the Republican primary for governor—as the election’s not until June of 2022. Gubernatorial primaries used […]
For the last few days, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other prominent lefties have sounded the alarm to Dems across the land. Do not support President Biden’s nomination of Mayor Rahm as ambassador to Japan. As he—Rahm, not Biden—buried evidence of murder in the Laquan McDonald shooting. And Dems have responded with their middle fingers metaphorically […]
Having been exposed to the wit and wisdom of John Catanzara for a couple of years, I’ve reached a rather obvious conclusion about the president of the local Fraternal Order of Police. It would be better off for everybody—Catanzara included—if he just hurried up and moved to Florida, where he’ll probably be living soon enough, […]
I suppose it’s only appropriate that President Biden announced Mayor Rahm’s nomination as ambassador to Japan at roughly the same time as the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan, like Rahm’s reign as mayor, has come to symbolize the deceit and treachery of leaders who claim they’re looking out for us when, […]
Daley, Burke, and Rahm have been too generous to Trump and his tower, and taxpayers are paying the price.
As her interview with the New York Times reveals, Mayor Lightfoot’s got her story and she’s sticking with it.
The City Council kick-starts the backstabbing process of ward reapportionment.
The mob, the Man, and hassling gay bars in pre-Stonewall Chicago
One leftie’s complicated relationship with the Chicago Tribune
Lightfoot goes where even Rahm and Daley didn’t go with her City Council attack on Alderwoman Taylor.
The Bears pit Chicago versus Arlington Heights in a bidding war to see who’s the biggest sucker.
The new Cubs City Connect uniforms are awful.
Republicans sob with self-pity as Pritzker hoists them with their own petard.
A modest proposal to turn Chicago into more of a boss-o-cracy than it already is