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Chicago Alderman Grills Planning Commish on CHA Oversight Ahead of $1.3 Bil Vote

Scott Waguespack

At a recent hearing at the Chicago City Council, the Committee on Housing and Real Estate was pressed by Alderman Scott Waguespack about oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority and its funding. Waguespack asked Andy Mooney, Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development how much money the CHA had in its reserves, before the…

AL SHARPTON’S CHICAGO TOWN HALL ERUPTS INTO REVOLT AGAINST MACHINE POLITICS

Sharpton Town Hall

On Thursday, a town hall meeting hosted by Al Sharpton and the National Action Network to address gun violence exploded into a revolt against “Chicago Machine” politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the aldermen in City Hall, with panel and audience members calling to vote out their elected officials. One 82-year-old preacher even called for “Tea…

Glenn Beck Breaks Down Dick Durbin’s Defense of Rallying with Communists

On Friday, Glenn Beck broke down the latest RebelPundit video for Breitbart News, where Illinois Senator Dick Durbin was a featured speaker at the Chicago May Day March. Durbin joined nearly two thousand trade unionists, open communists, socialists, anarchists and illegal aliens at Chicago’s May Day march and rally. Following his speech, I spoke to…

2 Chicago Teachers Union Officials Arrested for Battery after Sexually Harassing Journalist

CTU Arrest Marty Ritter

Last week, Chicago Teachers staged a massive protest demonstration in downtown Chicago. Their union brought in, none other than notable anarchist revolutionary Lisa Fithian to provide “non-violent civil disobedience” training to the teachers, in preparation for the march. Two members of the Chicago Teachers Union were arrested for Battery of Yours Truly, during the CTU’s “non-violent civil…

Poll: Rahm Emanuel’s Approval Ratings Plummet

Just two years after Rahm Emanuel slid easily into Chicago’s City Hall to replace Former Mayor Richard Daley, Emanuel is nowhere near as popular with Chicago residents as he was after first returning to the city from his post in President Obama’s White House. A new representative poll conducted by Crains/Ipsos shows just 2% surveyed strongly…