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'Trump is unfit' / 'That's ridiculous' / Jumping worms
‘Trump is unfit.’
That’s conservative radio prattler and ex-Tea Party congressman from Illinois Joe Walsh, in
The New York Times,
calling for a Republican to challenge President Trump in the primaries: “In Mr. Trump, I see
the worst and ugliest iteration of views I expressed for the better part of a decade
Walsh on CNN
: “I apologize for the role that I played in putting
an unfit conman in the White House
Windsor Mann: “Trump’s presidency … will end in disgrace. And when it does,
Trump’s defenders will turn on him
an unprecedented move
, the president is urging Israel to
deny admission to two Muslim Democratic members of Congress
The No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House is
calling on racist—and rape-sympathetic—Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King to quit
Steve Chapman on the prospect Texas will flip Democratic: “Republicans … would be wise to join with Democrats now in pushing to elect presidents by popular vote. Because once Democrats have the upper hand in the Electoral College,
they may just decide to keep it
The New York
reports the ancestors of Trump’s acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli—who says the Statue of Liberty was about “
who can stand on their own two feet
and who will not become a public charge”—were “
dirt-poor Italian immigrants—no different than those Trump wants to bar
That sinking feeling.
A day after Wall Street’s worst day of the year, global stock markets around the world
began Thursday headed down again
fueling the rise
of a Twitter hashtag:
inversion of the yield curve
gave the financial industry heebie-jeebies
Keith J. Taylor
The New York Times’
“1619 project”: You can trace American capitalism’s brutality back
to the mechanics of plantation slavery
columnist Dahleen Glanton on an Illinois law that let police charge five Chicago kids with a murder police know they didn’t commit*: “
There’s a lot about this incident in rural Lake County that is troubling
Three of those charged in connection with a homeowner’s deadly response to an attempted car theft are brothers
—cousins to the dead teenager.
Vandals early today
smashed the windows of more than a dozen cars
at a downtown Chicago parking garage.
5 things about Dorothy Brown.
recaps five fiascos
from the tenure of the retiring-if-not-convicted-first Cook County circuit court clerk.
Shia Kapos rounds up a list of
potential candidates to replace Brown
… and, further down, says Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is ready to call it quits after this term.
Columnist Mark Brown wonders what became of deceased former Ald. Wilson Frost’s quarter-million-dollar campaign fund … and suggests
under-federal-investigation Ald. Carrie Austin might hold a clue
Another alderman’s accused of lying about the decay of a Chicago nature sanctuary
she’s pushing to displace with a golf course
An invasive species is showing up, the
basically everywhere in Chicago
may be in your future.
Thanks for visiting.
On her way out from the top spot at the organization that owns Chicago public radio station WBEZ—to become CEO of New York Public Radio—Goli Sheikholeslami tells her new employer’s
When I got the job in Chicago … I actually kept my place in New York because I have a deep affinity for New York
.” (Fourth item in Robert Feder’s post.)
I am a New York pizza person
But on Sheikholeslami’s watch,
WBEZ’s journalistic staff nearly doubled
The revival of O’Hare airport’s “people mover” transit system
has been delayed again
from next month until—maybe—Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving travel could be crimped
by the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max 8.
Please do …
* The most-clicked item in
Chicago Public Square
August 15, 2019
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Brown out / The rifle was stolen / Need to scoot?
'We avoided tragedy' / 'Ya basta!' / 'A f__king mess'
Epstein, Barr, virus / Targeted / News news
Thumb pain / Latinos 'erased' / About that headline …
'Exercise caution … throughout the USA' / Basebrawl / Housing hypocrisy [Headline revised]
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