Tag Archives: Matt Farmer

CN March 27, 2014

  After all this week’s punditry about the primary election, activist/musician/attorney Matt Farmer may have summed it up most succinctly: “Ultimately we will find it to be a peaceful and seamless transition from Mike Madigan’s old supermajority to Mike Madigan’s … Continue reading

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CN Jan 23, 2014

When the court-ordered six-thousand page “document dump” related to the Chicago Archdiocese priest sex abuse scandal happened earlier this week, Sun-Times reporter Art Golab set about reading them. His share was well over 1,000 pages. “From what I learned after … Continue reading

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CN August 29, 2013

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George isn’t happy about the way the press has covered the pope’s “who am I to judge” comment about same-gender marriage. And the Sun-Times’ Mark Brown got an earful on the topic when the Cardinal invited him … Continue reading

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CN January 17, 2013

Guns and gun regulation policy dominated this week’s news, both nationally and locally. And Steve Edwards was in the middle of Chicago’s discussion, in his new capacity with the Institute for Politics at the University of Chicago.  The Institute held … Continue reading

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CN August 23, 2012

“Two weeks ago I did a community education forum in Rogers Park”, says Matt Farmer, who blogs for Huffington Post and is active with the CTU, “and an audience member asked each of us the question whether or not there … Continue reading

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CN June 21, 2012

“The 800 – pound banker in the room,” says blogger and former teacher Fred Klonsky, referring to the Illinois pension crisis, “is revenue. It’s the one the legislature won’t address, the media won’t address… They can keep trying to cut … Continue reading

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CN February 16, 2012

Your humble host begins today’s show with a lament – Shouldn’t an individual who has outstanding tickets with the City of Chicago have the right to refuse to pay,  fully cognizant that he’s vulnerable to booting, towing, car impoundment, etc? … Continue reading

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