Chicago: Organizing a Massive Anarchist Youth Liberation Event

The following is a call-out to any who could contribute ideas, contacts, or even material support to an event hoping to bring anarchy and empowerment to the kids of Chicago. Likewise, it’s an invitation to anyone in the area who would like to help more directly. It’s time we started …

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Let’s talk about packing pistols in Chicago

This is Otis McDonald, the face of the gun-lobby lawsuit now before the U.S. Supreme Court that will likely overturn Chicago’s handgun ban. I spent an afternoon with him to hear exactly why a black, liberal Democrat would side with the gun lobby. I expected the 76-year-old grandfather to spew …

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American Thinker Blog: Chicago’s Handgun Ban and RICO

What’s missed in all this is the history of Chicago’s handgun ban. Owning a handgun is an important check on tyranny. A critical figure in getting the Chicago ordinance passed had his own ties to the forces of corruption and tyranny. via American Thinker Blog: Chicago’s Handgun Ban and RICO.

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Durbin Calls For End To Republican Filibuster Of Unemployment Benefits And Cobra Subsidies

Monday, 01 March 2010 Fifteen thousand unemployed workers in Illinois will lose their unemployment benefits and COBRA subsidies at midnight tonight due to a Republican filibuster of legislation that would extend the benefits for 30 days, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin D-IL said today at a news conference with unemployed workers …

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ComEd puts solar energy to the test

March 1, 2010 BY SANDRA GUY Staff Reporter ComEd is getting into the solar business. Later this year, the Chicago utility company will mount solar panels on the roofs of 100 homes in the near west suburbs and possibly the city’s Near West Side. The utility will outfit 50 of …

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Chicago Dog Show – Steve Dale’s Pet World

I love Westminster….but our own Chicago dog show is even better….We get pretty much the same quality of dogs as the famed NY show – but there's so much more for patrons to do in Chicago (and the giant pretzels don't cost as much). You can watch agility competition, both …

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Cityscapes: A high-speed rail station proposal from Helmut Jahn

Cityscapes: A high-speed rail station proposal from Helmut Jahn: Not perfect, but it gets the civic debate on the right track. Chicago architect Helmut Jahn has a promising but imperfect plan for a high-speed rail station in Chicago. It’s not much more than a sketch, certainly not a finished blueprint. …

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Chicago schools budget approaching the stimulus

Posted By John Myers On Thursday, February 25, 2010 In an unusual effort to solicit public input on the budget, Gov. Pat Quinn yesterday proposed $2 billion in cuts to education along with grim revenue estimates for a state awash in $13 billion of red ink. Notably missing from revenues …

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Negative equity sinking more area homeowners

February 24, 2010 Nearly a quarter of homes in the Chicago metropolitan area, or 24.2 percent, were underwater–worth less than the mortgages being paid on them at the end of the fourth quarter, according to the latest report from First American Core Logic. That was up from 21 percent at …

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Chicago airport to get full-body scanners

Chicago airport to get full-body scanners Chicago airline passengers will now be treated like terrorist suspects by a criminally controlled government Tuesday, February 23, 2010 February 23, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — One of Chicago’s airports will soon have full-body scanners as part of security measures. Body-scanners will be installed in …

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