After hearing the news that Governor Rod Blagojevich had been arrested, I hopped in my car to see what kind of action was happening at his Ravenswood Manor home. Since I live just down Montrose from him, I was able to beat most of the TV crews and other reporters.
The Supreme Court quietly rejected a claim today that Barack Obama isn't eligible to become President, on account of his heritage.‚ Here's a blurb from the AP.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned down an emergency
appeal from a New Jersey man who says President-elect Barack Obama
Today, Chicago's city council Finance Committee debated the proposed parking meter lease for three and a half hours. It was full of technical questions and a little debate, but Alderman Walter Burnett livened things up by oddly comparing the deal to Viagra, of all things.
Yesterday Eight Forty-Eight broadcast an essay by a young writer in Chicago who gets a $1000 monthly stipend from her parents to help her if she "spends a little too much on shoes or let the heat bill get too high."
Steve Edwards spoke with Bill Ayers yesterday. It's not the first time they've spoken. We're working on getting audio up from his past appearances, but for now we have at least one previous interview about his newly re-published book, Fugitive Days, from 2001.