Archive | March, 2015

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. ? ? To download an mp3 of the song click…

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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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