Don’t Need No More Rahm–Song/Slide Show

Originally posted on Dumbfounding Stories :
I coupled the song “Don’t need No More Rahm” with a slide show, and I’m posting it below. When the video’s running, if you click on the share arrow in the upper left hand corner, you can download the video. ? don’t need no more rahm 2-SD (480p).mpeg4v ► JavaScript…

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Salon: Rahm Emanuel’s Achilles’ heel.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
- By Carl Gibson. This is excepted from Carl’s current article on Salon.com Aside from cutting budgets for half of the city’s mental health clinics, Rahm Emanuel has also subjected city workers’ pensions to the austerity knife. Currently, Illinois’ pension fund for state employees is underfunded by $111 billion, and…

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Don’t Need No More Rahm

Originally posted on Dumbfounding Stories :
The title above is also the title of a song I just recorded, which I’m streaming in this post along with the lyrics. ? ? Click on this link to download the mp3: Don’t_Need_No_More_Rahm_3_5_15 ? DON’T NEED NO MORE RAHM CLOSES DOWN OUR SCHOOLS TREATS US LIKE FOOLS DON’T NEED NO MORE…

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A Dubious Poll

The The Chicago Tribune released a poll this morning claiming that Emanuel would eke out a victory if the election were today. I’m skeptical about that: The Trib is endorsing Emanuel and probably wouldn’t mind generating a little band wagon effect for him. Also, The Trib predicted that Emanuel would win the primary, and we saw how […]

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Rahm screams at mental health activists, “YOU’RE GONNA RESPECT ME!”

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Photo montage of Rahm at Wicker Park incident: Kenzo Shibata. – By Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle as posted on the Mental Health Movement’s Facebook page. Mental Health Movement members Debbie Delgado and Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle just confronted Rahm face-to-face about his mental health clinic closures. Rahm was about to address a small room…

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Rauner/Emanuel

The Tribune, Sun-Times, and Crains have endorsed Rahm Emanuel for mayor. It figures: They also all endorsed Bruce Rauner, whose campaign contributors  included most of the fat cats who’ve swollen Emanuel’s campaign coffers. A former investment banker, Emanuel is a DINO (Democrat In Name Only). His loyalties are firmly with the one percent. We need a […]

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Dan Biss and the political cost to Democrats of pension theft.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
A key factor in Bruce Rauner getting the keys to the Springfield governor’s mansion is the role that Democrats and Pat Quinn played in pension theft. Public employees and retired public employees across the state would not vote for Quinn because of his role in passing and signing Senate Bill…

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Rahm, DFER slime machine attacks Chicago Progressive Caucus Alderman John Arena.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) is a corporate education reform group that is working hand in glove with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s political action committee, Chicago Forward. Chicago Forward raised $3 million to spend on preventing progressive challenges to incumbent aldermen. In many of these wards this effort has fallen…

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Rahm goes shopping for a city.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
kentmcdanielwrites:I hope it’s not enough. Originally posted on Fred Klonsky: View original

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When it comes to running things, Wall Street is getting rid of the middleman.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
As Bruce Rauner becomes Illinois’ new governor it appears to signify a change in the way Wall Street does things. In the past they would have someone like Pat Quinn do their dirty work. That is why we watched the greasy spectacle of a populist Democrat claiming he was born to…

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