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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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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 School: Gun Rights Only What Government Allows Them to Be (The School Also Disses General U.S. Grant!)

-By Warner Todd Huston The U.S. Constitution says that our Second Amendment rights shall not be infringed. That’s pretty straightforward. But a middle school in Illinois has decided that shall not really means that you have no rights unless government … Continue reading

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Ill. Rep. Gutiérrez Likely On Verge of Ethics Charges Filed Against Him

-By Warner Todd Huston New reports suggest that Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D, ILL) is likely expecting to be charged with ethics violations in Washington. USA Today reports that Gutiérrez has already spent some $30,000 in legal fees in preparation … Continue reading

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When a CNN Sports Dolt Tries to Explain Chicago’s Gun Problem With Laughable Results

-By Warner Todd Huston CNN sports writer LZ Granderson tried to write a serious column about Chicago’s gun ban laws and only ended up making himself look foolish for the effort. This is what happens when sports dorks try to … Continue reading

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ILL-inois: Ex-Black Panther Congressman Could be Violating Federal Law

-By John Ruberry US Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), a former Black Panther who gained national attention last year when he donned a hoodie on the floor of Congress as a show of support for Trayvon Martin, could be in trouble, … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Violence: The 1933 Violence Solution Can Work Again

-By James E. Gierach Twenty four people were shot and three killed Thursday in Chicago. The shootings occurred two months after congressmen Bobby Rush, Danny Davis and Robin Kelly held an “emergency summit on urban violence,” nearly a year after … 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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