Category Archives: Chicago

School Choice Finally on the Agenda in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston The move for school choice is not only growing in Illinois in general but in Chicago in particular as politicians and parents both see the downward spiral of the public education system picking up speed. With … Continue reading

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Karen Lewis and Chicago’s Illiteracy Problem

-By Larry Sand After years as a teacher union boss, Karen Lewis is making plans to spread her venom to the rest of the city. Courtesy of Daniel Greenfield, we are reminded of the ugly fact that almost half of … Continue reading

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Food Stamp Sign-ups in Obama’s Illinois Larger Than State’s Job Growth

-By Warner Todd Huston Obama’s home state of Illinois is struggling to break the Great Recession. A perfect example of this is seen in a recent report that shows that applications for food stamps in the Land of Lincoln is … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Emanuel May Find His Millions Won’t Save His Re-Election

-By Warner Todd Huston Mayor Rahm Emanuel has over $8 million in his campaign fund and usually that sort of cash is quite a harbinger of election success but maybe not this time as the mayor’s approval ratings crater and … Continue reading

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Illinois a ‘Sinkhole State’: Rates Second Worst for Liability Per Taxpayer

-By Warner Todd Huston Obama’s Illinois perennially ranks at the very bottom of every statistic that marks a successful state and a new report on America’s “sinkhole states” finds that Illinois again ranks at the very bottom this time for … Continue reading

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Chicago Muslim Calls for Jihad Against Jews in Gaza

-By Warner Todd Huston It has been revealed that Muslim Imam in a Chicago mosque has been calling for Chicago Muslims to go wage jihad against the Jews by flying to Gaza to join the fighting there. Video of Sheik … Continue reading

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Chicago Muslims Threaten Violence Against Jews Over Gaza

-By Warner Todd Huston The “religion of peace” is at it again, this time posting warnings in Chicago that they intend to start attacking Jews in the Windy City. The Times of Israel reported on Monday that the threatening fliers … Continue reading

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Hey, Chicago: Detroit Police Chief Says More Guns is Good

-By Warner Todd Huston Chicago, Illinois is losing at least 3 to 4 citizens every weekend to violence with upwards to 25 shot. EVERY weekend. Chicago pols, the city’s police superintendent, and state Democrats say we need to ban guns … Continue reading

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Paying Off Obama’s Buddies: Another Way Illegal Aliens Are Wasting Your Tax Dollars

-By Warner Todd Huston As Obama starts shipping tens of thousands of these illegal alien minors all across the nation to be housed in cities everywhere, your tax dollars follow them and some of this money is going to Obama’s … Continue reading

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If Chicago Would Vote for Commie Karen Lewis, They Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Vote at All

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away … Continue reading

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