Archive | August, 2014

Ohio River

Originally posted on Dumbfounding Stories:
Video of a song here for my friends down inThe Ohio River Valley, recorded August 4, 2014 at The Acoustic Explosion. The lyrics are under the video. ? Ohio River Like some dark swan on you glide A long bright train, south you ride Chorus: Ohio River so wide and slow…

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Dance Till Morning Light

Originally posted on Dumbfounding Stories:
I’m uploading video of “Dance Till Morning Light,” kind of a  roots rock ballad played with just an acoustic guitar. It was recorded August 4, 2014 at The Acoustic Explosion show at Silvies on Chicago’s north side. The lyrics are below the video. ? DANCE TILL MORNING LIGHT WELL YOU…

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AFT’s Weingarten promises a million bucks for Karen Lewis’ run for Mayor.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
  Sun-Times: The head of the American Federation of Teachers says the national union is ready to spend $1 million to help Karen Lewis unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel if the Chicago Teachers Union president decides to run. “I did say privately to Karen and at our executive council meeting that…

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In Hinsdale, Tea Party takes an axe to their teachers.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Tea Party Hinsdale school board member Claudia Manley. Hey folks. Keep an eye on those local school board elections. Out in Chicago’s western suburbs the Tea Party extremists who were recently elected to the Hinsdale High School District 86 are in full battle mode over what should be normal contract bargaining.…

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