Rahm Emanuel and his re-election campaign

A great article in today’s Chicago Tribune by John Kass. Toni Preckwinkle might be one to run against Rahm in the mayoral election in Chicago.

















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Archdiocese of Chicago pedophile priest documents

John Kass of the Chicago Tribune wrote a wonderful column about the newly released documents on victims of pedophile priests in the Chicago area.

Here’s a particularly poignant quote from one of the victims:
‘Part of the release of these files, my hope is that there will be less victims in the future and people will stop putting the reputation of the institution above the welfare of the children.’


Chicago Blackhawks . . . 2013 Stanley Cup Champions!

The Chicago Blackhawks score two goals in 17 seconds with minutes left to the game and win their second Stanley Cup in four years!


There’s been much flooding in the Chicagoland area . . .


Chicago Tribune endorses President Obama

Chicago Teacher Union strike continues . . .

I have 3 family members (two that teach in the Wisconsin public school system) and some good friends that are school teachers. Nothing is more important for future adults than an outstanding education. Everyone knows teachers that have mentored them and positively affected their future lives. The teachers I know entered the field to contribute and make a difference. A great teacher deserves every penny of an adequate income and wonderful benefits afforded them.

With that said, here’s an illustration for those that dare to join the profession for the┬ámonetary benefits alone.

Charlie Trotter closes his Chicago restaurant

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago’s values

Roaring Art Institute Lions

If you climb the lions that guard the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago in hopes of someone snapping a most perfect shot of you in Chicago, the lions will roar at you indicating that you had better get down or the police will be called.

Chicago neighborhood block parties