Category Archives: Chicago City Council

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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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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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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Chicago Math: Three is Only Two

-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio in Chicago political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library

CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President … Continue reading

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ILL-inois: Chicago Alderman Holding 200 Jobs Hostage Because He Wants to Reward Campaign Contributor

-By John Ruberry This should be an uplifting story about a business adding dozens of jobs in Chicago. Ah, but I’m talking about Chicago–you just know the pols will find a way to louse things up. A car dealer wishes … Continue reading

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