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Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Minimizes Rape Against Escorts As ‘Theft Of Services’

“I don’t have one iota of sympathy for Akins’ plight. But I’m grateful he isn’t being accused of snatching an innocent woman off the street.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh Plans To Sue The Chicago Sun-Times For Deadbeat Dad Piece

Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh Plans To Sue The Chicago Sun-Times For Deadbeat Dad Piece

Ex-U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh now plans to sue the Chicago Sun-Times for its Feb. 11 piece about his requesting the courts to end his child support obligation because he’s out of a job.

by Rika Christensen· · News
E-mails Show Coordination Between Mayor’s Office And Chicago PD Over Laquan McDonald Shooting

E-mails Show Coordination Between Mayor’s Office And Chicago PD Over Laquan McDonald Shooting

This is not good for Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Chicago Cops Turned Off Dashcam, Threatened, Falsely Arrested Misconduct Investigator: Lawsuit

Chicago Cops Turned Off Dashcam, Threatened, Falsely Arrested Misconduct Investigator: Lawsuit

When police realized who this man was, and what his job was, the dashcam went dark and the abuse got worse.

by John Prager· · News
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Chicago PD Tries To Keep Controversial Photo Buried, But Judge Says, ‘Nope’ (IMAGE)

“Appearing to treat an African-American man not as a human being but as a hunted animal is disgraceful and shocks the conscience.”

by Dylan Hock· · News
Secretary Of State John Kerry – Chicago Sun Times Declares The Senator As Obama’s Choice

Secretary Of State John Kerry – Chicago Sun Times Declares The Senator As Obama’s Choice

Secretary of State Clinton leaves behind some large shoes to fill, and Kerry is one of the rare people who could manage to fill them.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh Owes 9 Years Of Child Support

It turns out that the Tea Party Congressman who got elected preaching fiscal responsibility is fiscally irresponsible AND morally bankrupt. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Walsh owes 9 years worth of child support which comes out to an astonishing $117,000. While Walsh claims that he won’t place one more dollar of debt of our kids, he has placed $117,000 worth of debt on his own kids.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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Cenk Uygur Rages At White Apathy After CPD Murders Black Teen (VIDEO)

“What if this were your kid and not a Black kid? You called for help. The cops come and shoot your kid dead. They won’t help him. He’s there, bleeding out…”

by Randa Morris· · News
How To Shut Fox News Up About ‘Black-On-Black Crime’ In One Sentence (VIDEO)

How To Shut Fox News Up About ‘Black-On-Black Crime’ In One Sentence (VIDEO)

Too bad facts don’t matter to the Fox News audience.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Christianity Trumps Equality In Indiana As Governor Signs LGBT Discrimination Bill Into Law

What will the Christian right say if someone of another religion refuses service on these grounds? “Oh, it’s their right, it’s the law?” Not bloody likely.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Twitter CEO: ‘We Have A Serious Abuse Problem, And It’s My Fault’

Twitter’s CEO knows that Twitter is a hotbed of hate and abuse, and vowed to address it. But what can he do that others haven’t already tried?

by Rika Christensen· · News
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‘I Just Wanna Be Safe’: Teen Writes To Santa, Gets Beautiful Surprise Reply From Obama (VIDEO)

As 2014 draws to a close, one young man is looking at a much brighter 2015. Thanks Obama.

by Kerry-Anne· · News
War Against Working Class Continues As Republican Comes Out For Lower Min. Wage

War Against Working Class Continues As Republican Comes Out For Lower Min. Wage

The GOP candidate for governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, proposed actually bring down the state’s minimum wage to make it more competitive for business.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Right-Wing Puppet Masters: 10 Things You Need To Know About The Koch Brothers

The Koch brothers use their billions to fund fake grassroots groups like the Tea Party, buy politicians, and push laws that take away your rights.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Knocks Pro-Gun Democrat Out Of Illinois Race (VIDEO)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Knocks Pro-Gun Democrat Out Of Illinois Race (VIDEO)

The NRA has a new name to add to their now hidden enemies list: New York City Mayor and Billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Jesse Jackson Jr. And Wife Plead Guilty To Federal Charges, Jail Time Likely (VIDEO)

In a stunning turnaround in what was hoped to be a meteoric rise, Jackson could face anything from probation to up to 58 months or more than four-and-a-half years.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
‘Paramilitary Group’ Called In To Quell Demonstration Of Wal-Mart Workers (VIDEO)

‘Paramilitary Group’ Called In To Quell Demonstration Of Wal-Mart Workers (VIDEO)

Americans pay in advance, and dearly, for Wal-Mart products.

by Don Hamel· · News
Al Sharpton And Jesse Jackson Back The President On Gay Marriage

Al Sharpton And Jesse Jackson Back The President On Gay Marriage

The image of the African-American community has been taking a beating over its failure to support civil rights for others—rights it fought hard to win for itself.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

From the Republican Hypocrisy Alert Files: President Obama should not be taking a vacation while America is facing a crisis.

The Way Things Aren’t – Rush Limbaugh Debates Reality (From 1994)

The Way Things Aren’t – Rush Limbaugh Debates Reality (From 1994)

Extra! July/August 1994 Most of us here in the media are what I consider infotainers…. Rush Limbaugh is what I call a disinfotainer. He entertains by spreading disinformation. –Al Franken at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (4/23/94) Rush Limbaugh has gotten a lot of mileage out of his claim that volcanoes do more […]

by Matthew Desmond· ·