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MICHIGAN GDP GROWS, ILLINOIS GDP IS STAGNANT to SHRINK

MICHIGAN GDP GREW, ILLINOIS GDP IS STAGNANT and SHRINKING In the Great Lakes region, the state GDP is highest in Michigan (2.1%). The state GDP for Illinois is a meager 1% in the last 4 years. In OH, WI and … Continue reading

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THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE JOINS THE GLOBAL WARMING PROPAGANDA

The Chicago Tribune joined the global warming propaganda machine. In a front page report (2/14/14) the paper interviewed another government employee, Jake Crouch from NOAA who reassures the like-minded Cynthia Dizikes: “It is more of a perception issue.” This frigid … Continue reading

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MOON OVER CHICAGO

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A DOG, A HORSE AND THE PRESIDENCY

Romney lost his bid for the presidency by the faults and weaknesses of his personality.  It had nothing to do with ideology.  Not much to do with economic plans, nor the federal budget shortfall.  Granted he is a good businessman. … Continue reading

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ANARCHISTS’ FIRST TRY: CHICAGO SUMMITS NOTEBOOK (5)

The anarchists tried and succeeded in being arrested this last Monday, May 14.   They wanted to protest against NATO and for social justice.  So they went to demonstrate inside Obama’s election campaign office.  Getting nowhere, they handed pamphlets to building employees… … Continue reading

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DEMONSTRATORS, ANARCHISTS AND NURSES: CHICAGO SUMMITS NOTEBOOK (4)

  On May 2, I opined here about the nature of the protesters and demonstrators attracted to the streets of Chicago during the (now aborted) G8 and NATO summits.  What a dazzling world-wide, media-covered opportunity for anyone who has something … Continue reading

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PROTESTS OR ANARCHY? CHICAGO NATO SUMMIT NOTEBOOK (3)

PROTESTS OR ANARCHY? There is a fine line separating street protests from street anarchy. The would be protesters in Chicago, May 19-21, 2012, are in search of a cause.  During a press conference in Chicago on April 30, a would-be … Continue reading

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