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The Kitchen Sink Defense

Sam Adam plans on using the First Amendment to defend Blago. The marketplace of ideas, it turns out, is an actual marketplace: “This prosecution violates fundamental free speech,” the motion states. “The marketplace of ideas is critical to Democracy.” Thanks to federal overreach, now we’ll never know the actual market price of a Senate seat. […]

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Post Office

* Peter Spalding, “Why the Chicago Fire Still Matters To Me” Beyond that, though, very few people know much about the fire. In fact, it has been so mythologized that’s easy to forget that it really happened. The city rarely commemorates it, and aside from the Water Tower, there are few visible signs of it […]