Archive | February, 2015

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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