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ABC outrage / Trump's Jewish strategy / For God’s sake, don’t put it in a leather wallet!
Journalists in ABC’s news operation are steaming mad
about the entertainment division’s decision to hire
lying ex-Trump press secretary
ex-White House Easter Bunny
Sean Spicer to
Dancing With the Stars
Host Tom Bergeron
ain’t happy about it, either
New York Times
TV critic James Poniewozik: “To treat Spicer … as a harmless joke is
to whitewash the harm of what he did
Keith J. Taylor
Trump’s Jewish strategy.
White House bureau chief Philip Rucker: “The president’s rhetoric about Jews magnifies …
his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Americans
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls Trump’s remarks on Jews “
Trump Attempts To Ease Tensions With Jewish Community By Noting He Also Would’ve Murdered Christ
has a Trump problem
A Republican challenger to Trump is emerging—
Just for fun,
cast your vote in a poll
Democratic scorecard update.
Climate-crisis-focused candidate Jay Inslee is quitting the presidential race—
instead to run for a third term as Washington governor
John Hickenlooper, who dropped out last week, is
running for the U.S. Senate
Bernie Sanders says
his $16 trillion “Green New Deal”
would save the planet and create 20 million jobs.
Sanders’ campaign manager accuses journalists of
a “personal bias” against Sanders
A federal appeals court ruling could
transform the way the Electoral College works
Critics have their undies in a bundle because a St. Louis County councilwoman chose to be
sworn in with her hand on a Dr. Seuss book
Gov. Pritzker’s made Illinois the first Midwest state to
forbid landlords from evicting tenants based on citizenship status
Pritzker was set today to sign a bill
raising the state’s minimum salary for teachers
But the governor is
sidestepping questions about House Speaker Michael Madigan’s leadership
after release of a report detailing pervasive sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation on Madigan’s watch.
Illinois: We’re better than Indiana and Wisconsin.
At least in
this ranking of highway performance and cost-effectiveness
… but a new study concludes traffic congestion
costs the typical Chicagoan 73 hours a year
—more than double the figure of 37 years ago.
The Chicago-based SpotHero parking app company has landed one of the year’s biggest local
infusions of venture cash
Acknowledging inconsistent criteria, Chicago is
ending free garbage collection for hundreds of nonprofit organizations
By flouting state law on 22,000 uncashed checks, Chicago’s
eked out an $11 million dollar interest-free loan
over the last couple of decades.
Multiply convicted and disgraced ex-Chicago Congressman Mel Reynolds says
he was tortured in an African prison
—and he blames, among others, a clout-heavy Chicago real-estate developer.
The Amazon rainforest, which produces about 20% of Earth’s oxygen, is
burning at an “unprecedented” rate
humans probably started it
… but a lot of the photos of the fires circulating through social media
Four Illinois coal-burning plants are closing—but
not the worst of them
For God’s sake, don’t put it in a leather wallet!
In one of Apple’s most anal-retentive posts ever, the company offers advice on
how to clean its new credit card
found several popular cellphone models give off
more radiofrequency radiation than allowed by federal safety limits
A woman who was stalked by a debt collector with a history of domestic violence says that, by failing to secure her smartphone’s location data,
T-Mobile “put my life in danger.”
Security flaws can
let hackers take over Nest cameras
Bad link corrected.
This item in yesterday’s
was miscoded, and
not a one of you reported it
A Tribune editorial: “Serving as meek, see-no-evil legislators in
Speaker Madigan’s little shop of horrors
just got harder.”
August 22, 2019
But wait—there’s more!
'Like he’s the King of Israel' / 'A terrible place to work' / Things That Shouldn’t Have To Be Said Dept.
'Oh my God' / Big-biz shocker / This means war
'I apologize …' / 'I regret …' / 'I got mine …'
Day in court / Amazon 'Borg' / Clothing pollution
'Trump is unfit' / 'That's ridiculous' / Jumping worms
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