Posted inBlogs

It’s that thankful time of year

For the most of the year I rant and rail about the really bad ideas and behavior of our elected officials—and, trust me, I’ll get to Mayor Rahm’s $800 million or so Lincoln Yard TIF handout, in a subsequent column real soon. But with Thanksgiving just around the corner I figured I’d keep up with […]

Posted inBlogs

The Blue Wave hits Illinois

Far be it for me to give advice to the Republican Party, whose candidates I’ve not voted for since my Disco-dancing days back in the late `70s. But, Republicans, if you want to win an election or two in Illinois, you might want to find a new boogieman with whom to scare voters. Cause clearly […]