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Source: Chicago Tribune

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 23:46:16 -0700 | political-news

The girls were paired in the Rising Stars Buddy Baseball program in Wheaton, which matches students with special needs with partners on the field. But Dungan, then 13, was shy and preferred nail polish and Disney princesses to running bases...
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Source: Chicago Tribune

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 20:30:00 -0700 | political-news

State law already prohibits dispensaries from operating within 1,000 feet of a school or day care center, or in any area that is strictly residential. It limits the total number in Chicago to 13 and requires them to be geographically...
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Breaking News: President Obama Disrespected Because He Is Black Says Oprah
   
Posted by: joycesingha

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-11-21 15:48:30 -0800 | political-news

News: Daily Mail reports, Oprah Winfrey thinks Barack Obama is disrespected because he is Black! The media mogul spoke to the BBC about racism of the past that according to still exists today and how no one is above it....
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Posted by: ProfPeteB

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-11-09 12:41:55 -0800 | political-news

The Conspirators say that there are too many people collecting SS -(Social Security), and too few contributing, and that people are living longer, etc.. All this and more are either mistakes or canards aimed at BS-ing you into thinking SS...
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Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-11-09 05:18:19 -0800 | political-news

The Illinois House of Representatives voted yesterday to legalize marriage equality for gays and lesbians in the Land of Lincoln. Since the Illinois state senate did it earlier in the year, it just awaits an eager signature from Gov. Quinn...
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Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:07:25 -0800 | political-news

Are you aware that an American Legion branch is threatening to withhold funds they donate to a local park system, because a local politician won't stand for the Pledge of Allegiance? It is their money, they can do whatever they...
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Breaking News: Black-white wealth and income gap at all-time high
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-12-09 10:20:40 -0800 | political-news

“When white America catches a cold, black folks get pneumonia.” – Anonymous Try to imagine this: For every one dollar owned in assets by the average white person on the street in this nation-state, the average black person owns less...
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Breaking News: Spying and espionage: Trust is on a one way ride here
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 23:55:14 -0700 | political-news

Call it diplomatic-schizophrenia; but when it comes to spying and collecting metadata with the justification of inexplicable fear against other countries, or our own citizens, even the ideals of democracy takes a backseat. Because, the defense for spying lies right...
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Breaking News: Just in time for Thanksgiving: $5 billion food stamp cut begins Nov. 1
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-10-30 13:37:18 -0700 | political-news

"Don't blame Wall Street, don't blame the big banks, if you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself!" – Herman Cain, October 2011 Beginning at midnight Nov. 1, the federal food stamp program (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program...
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Breaking News: Response to an 'open letter' about my essay on white male domination
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-12-05 06:50:21 -0800 | political-news

Editor’s note: This column is a response to this piece by Allvoices Anchor Lars Knutson. “For several decades we have been told to 'stop blaming white people' and pull ourselves up by our bootstraps...We are taught to never blame white...
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Breaking News: US-China relations: Friend and foe?
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-10-18 12:47:04 -0700 | political-news

The United States and China have a history of fighting the same enemy—they fought together against the Japanese in World War II, and battled the British in separate wars spread 50 odd years apart. The world has come a long...
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Breaking News: Worker threatened with jail, fined for telling McDonald's CEO she can't feed her kids (Video)
   
Posted by: VeronicaS

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-10-12 15:43:46 -0700 | political-news

Nancy Salgado, who worked at a Chicago McDonald’s, was escorted off the premises, threatened with arrest and fined when she confronted McDonald CEO Jeff Stratton about still earning $8.25 an hour after working there for 10 years, starting at the...
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Breaking News: Obama's Asia trip an unhinging pivot?
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-10-09 08:42:10 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama might get some sympathy at home for his shutdown-induced problems, but he is unlikely to be cut any slack by increasingly nervous Asian allies whom he stood up by cancelling his trip to Asia due to the...
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Breaking News: Ecuador's Minister of Foreign Trade embarks on first-ever American tour; Chicago visit on October 9
   
Posted by: KurmanNews

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 12:57:58 -0700 | political-news

Newly created Cabinet-level position emphasizes Ecuador's priority focus on trade relations with U.S.A. Ecuador's Minister of Foreign Trade, Mr. Francisco Rivadeneira, will soon begin a series of meetings with American political and business leaders. His visit to Chicago on October...
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Posted by: preetamkaushik

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:24 -0700 | political-news

The archetypal image of a doctor that a lot of people used to have is that of the private practitioner. But sadly, here in America, (thanks to) sweeping and dramatic reforms are pushing a hallowed institution to the very brink...
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