Chicago’s corruption tour for tourists

This guy (or someone like him) should set up one of these in Washington DC. I’ll bet it would do serious business. No joke. I’d go on it and I go to DC all the time. Just start at the Watergate and work one’s way to the Capitol.

As for Chicago it’s pretty amazing the amount of corruption which comes from the place. Some people even believe that Nixon would have been president in 1960 if it were not for vote rigging in the city.

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And now a clip of Bernie Sanders taking Hillary Clinton to task (at the debate) for the $600,000 she’s taken from Goldman Sachs in the past year (VIDEO)

We have no horse in the presidential race as we often say but we sure have an issue with Government Sachs, the bank which long ago should have died but was saved by virtue of its connections in government. (Not the only bank.) The bank then, post-2008 went on to expand further around the world all fresh and “recapitalized.” (Recapitalized with your money.)

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In Chicago, distrust toward mayor has turned ‘personal’ (Plus the city is fundamentally dysfunctional, like many US cities)

This is what happens when decades of crony capitalism come to the fore. A corrupt police force. A corrupt teacher’s union and administration. Over promises to public sector unions which have no basis in economic reality. This is the 3rd world and there is a certain poetic justice to the fact that Rahm Emanuel gets to oversee the current nightmare. This is however cold comfort to the people of Chicago.

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Rahm Emanuel’s Cuban Vacation

Not actually Rahm.

As we’ve noted before Cuba is currently the lefty vacation spot of choice. Everyone wants to get to the island before capitalism “screws it up.” Communism’s so quaint with its political prisoners, restrictions on free speech, clueless economics, and widespread poverty. But the island nation does have palm trees and statues of Che Guevara so it all evens out.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Take a minute to picture Mayor Emanuel there,

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Business vs “the people” in Chicago mayoral race? No, one crony group versus another

Former Obama chief of staff and current mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel is in the fight of his political life right now. Unable to garner more than 50% of the votes in last month’s mayoral election Mr. Emanuel now finds himself duking it out in a runoff with Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Rahm is still favored, but Garcia is giving it a real run.

The race has been characterized as a battle between different wings within the Democratic Party.

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