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‘I apologize …’
A Democratic Illinois state senator says
he’s sorry about a mock assassination of Donald Trump
staged at his political fundraiser.
Chicago anti-violence activist, unsuccessful Democratic gubernatorial candidate and
former domestic battery suspect
Tio Hardiman says
he’s running for president—as a Republican, to challenge Trump
. (Second section of the
Politico Illinois Playbook
A movement to
rename the street in front of New York’s Trump Tower
“President Barack H. Obama Avenue” is
picking up steam
Keith J. Taylor
Eric Zorn (second item): “
Chicago should get in on this
Neil Steinberg in the
Landmark Chicago’s Trump Tower sign
to help “survivors of this shameful era … remind their children what can happen when a nation loses sight of its cherished values.”
‘I regret …’
Chicago-based political analyst David Axelrod—the guy who
kicked off the
Chicago Public Square
he’s sorry to be among dozens of Democrats who contributed to a forthcoming book from disgraced journalist Mark Halperin
How to Beat Trump: America’s Top Political Strategists on What It Will Take.
One of Halperin’s accusers: “The fact that so many people spoke to him sets the whole #MeToo movement back. And it shows
they are enabling him and re-traumatizing the victims
media columnist Margaret Sullivan on Halperin: “We shouldn’t want Mark Halperin back in print or on the air in the name of forgiveness. Especially because
he hasn’t asked for forgiveness directly from the very women whose lives and careers he damaged
I got mine,
Columnist Laura Washington reflects on
the retirement of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown
, who “repeatedly pledged to modernize the operations of her office. … It never happened.”
Four suburban female cops accuse their chief of
treating them with disdain and disrespect
Scientists and government leaders gathered in Iceland Sunday to
mourn the death of a 700-year-old glacier
—the first lost to the climate crisis.
They left a plaque bearing “
a letter to the future
New research concludes
“ecological grief” over global warming is a thing
in Greenland …
… whose purchase by the U.S. President Trump has proposed is
meeting with ridicule in Denmark
Nine Democratic presidential candidates have
qualified for next month’s “Climate Crisis Town Hall” on CNN
The Illinois attorney general is suing a company that provides suburban drinking water,
accusing it of lead contamination
A Bradbury museum?
This week marks the start of a campaign to fund creation of
an institution honoring science fiction author Ray Bradbury
in his hometown of Waukegan.
An audio interview with Bradbury from 1999: “
I don’t believe in the internet
August 19, 2019
But wait—there’s more!
Day in court / Amazon 'Borg' / Clothing pollution
'Trump is unfit' / 'That's ridiculous' / Jumping worms
Brown out / The rifle was stolen / Need to scoot?
'We avoided tragedy' / 'Ya basta!' / 'A f__king mess'
Epstein, Barr, virus / Targeted / News news
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