Category Archives: Chicago City Council

Rahm

Long before Mayor Richard M. Daley decided to retire, Rahm Emanuel was positioning himself as the next mayor of Chicago.  He was creating his own brand.  Rahm is no longer just a candidate.  Rahm is a brand.  A household name.  … Continue reading

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It’s about time!

Chicago Sun Times “The six-year-long battle over Wal-Mart’s $1 billion Chicago expansion plan ended Thursday when organized labor folded its tent, freeing its City Council allies to do the same.” This is a total shame.  It took six years to … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart versus corrupt Labor

Chicago Sun Times An impassioned Mayor Daley today portrayed Wal-Mart’s $1 billion Chicago expansion plan as a “bonanza” of revenue and jobs and demanded to know why organized labor slammed the door on the company’s offer of an $8.75-an-hour minimum … Continue reading

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