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The Politics of Crazy at the DNC

After the bizarre, ranting spectacle of the GOP convention, the Democrats’ gathering in Philadelphia was a breath of fresh air. Their celebrities were actual celebrities. Their business and political leaders were actual leadership figures in the real world, not just

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Posted in Election 2016, Politics of Crazy, Uncategorized

Bernie Sanders and the Blue Wall

A pattern was evident in the results from the 2014 Election. Though the prevailing narrative focused on the number of Republican victories, a close look at the map revealed the culmination of a long, dangerous trend for the party. Those

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Posted in blue wall, Election 2016, Uncategorized

Rahm Emanuel versus the machine

Important things are happening in Chicago. With the fastest-growing urban core in the nation, Chicago is at the crux a major cultural transformation. Wealth and influence that shifted to the suburbs in the years after World War II has pivoted

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Posted in Chicago, Cities, Civil Rights, Education, Illinois
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