Posts Tagged ‘ Chicago ’

America’s Next Great Shill

America’s Next Great Shill

I should probably preface this post by admitting that I was a participant in the Washington Post’s America’s Next Great Pundit contest, a misguided and perhaps ultimately futile attempt by WaPo to expand its youth demographic among the ever-declining readership it lays claim to.
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Rahmbo’s Latino Problem

Rahmbo’s Latino Problem

An interesting story in yesterday’s Christian Science Monitor looks at the electoral prospects of former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who is looking to to succeed long-time Chicago mayor and political boss Richard Daley.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 12, 2010

A round-up of what’s happening in immigration news worldwide and in the United States (finishing with a fact about our favorite reptile): •  Colorado State Representative Randy Baumgardner (R–Hot Sulphur Springs) is working on Arizona-style legislation to fight against illegal immigration in the Mile-High state. Mr. Baumgarden says that illegal immigration costs Colorado over...
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Immigration Raids

Immigration Raids

  It seems that despite the Obama administration’s insistence upon imposing a stealth amnesty, and its rejection of worksite raids, there are some illegal aliens being rounded up with the intent of eventual deportation. Courtesy of an affiliate of ABC News in Chicago, we learn that nearly 400 potentially violent criminals have been detained...
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The Underground Economy

The Underground Economy

A brilliant story in Commonweal today, which explores the sordid depths that certain sectors of the American economy have sunk to in our post-borders society. I can’t possibly do justice to it here, so I suggest you read the whole thing.   
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