Should Teachers Unions be allowed to Strike?
Sep11

Should Teachers Unions be allowed to Strike?

Before the Unions rally their charges to come hunt me down with pitchforks I’d like to remind them that this is a hypothetical question that too many parents aren’t asking themselves in Chicago as they look for a place to put their kids. The nation’s third largest school district is on strike for the first time in a quarter century and that means 350,000 students aren’t getting the mediocre education tax dollars are funding. 29,000...

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Legally Dead Chicago Man Found Alive After 25 Years
Jul25

Legally Dead Chicago Man Found Alive After 25 Years

A Chicago commodities broker who went missing in May 1979 has been found alive and well in the city of Las Vegas. Arthur Gerald Jones, a father of three, was declared legally dead in 1986 after disappearing when he ran out of money to pay gambling debts. He lost $30,000 on one basketball match and is said to have had ties to organized crime. The family claims that after his disappearance they never heard from him but now that...

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Police Departments War On Cameras
Jun12

Police Departments War On Cameras

Apparently in the United States, specifically Illinois, recording police officers is as offensive and dangerous as rape. The Chicago State’s Attorney has charged a woman with illegal wiretapping after she recorded an abusive internal affairs police officer while she was trying to file a complaint against an officer who sexually assaulted her. Not surprisingly the officer who she filed the complaint against is still on duty and...

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