TX-Sen, NM-03, NY-15, CA-53, NE-02, IL-03 & TX-28: AOC's New PAC Is Giving These Dems A Boost

I’m liking this: Last month, a Fox News reporter trumpeted a “SCOOP” on Twitter — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “withholding” $250,000 in dues to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Ocasio-Cortez confirmed the report: “DCCC made clear that they will blacklist any org that helps progressive candidates like me. I can choose not to fund that kind of exclusion,” she wrote….

Donald Trump is the PBR of Jeppson's Malört

President Trump's first visit to Chicago was met with protests. https://t.co/r7WHL1QgEA — Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) October 28, 2019 Malört “tastes like pencil shavings and heartbreak.”[16] I met WWII veteran at protest. Told him that my Papa George was also a WWII vet. I thanked him for all he has done, including being at protest today….

Donald Trump’s color-coded geography of hate

“When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally, and protected equally,” Donald Trump declared on July 22, 2016, as he accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president. “Every action I take, I will ask myself: does this make life better for young Americans in Baltimore, Chicago,…

What Convicted Governor Rod Blagojevich Taught Me About Hillary Clinton

With primary season at an end, it appears that Democratic delegates won’t come to their senses and nominate a candidate who can unite the party to defeat Trump. Bernie Sanders supporters who listened to months of condescending, belittling language of force about accepting Hillary Clinton as the inevitable nominee will now suffer through a few more…

America's Fracking Mayor: Rahm Emanuel

When Rahm Emanuel became mayor, the city of Chicago was making lists of top green cities in America. During the election he pledged support to a community movement aimed at closing the polluting Fisk & Crawford coal plants. But after taking office, Emanuel significantly increased Chicago's use of fossil fuels by negotiating an energy aggregation…

Pat Quinn Gets Fracking Valentine

Cupid delivered a Valentine's Day message about fracking to Governor Pat Quinn. Rising Tide Chicago posted video and pictures of Cupid's visit to Quinn's office with the message that the relationship between fracking and Illinois is a “bad romance.” It partly reads, “The Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act and the recent rules released by the Illinois…

3 People Are Dead and 17 Wounded in Chicago

This is going to be a short diary.  I'm going to link you to the story in the Chicago Tribune after the Kospaghetti. While this certainly sounds like a mass shooting (and the results are exactly the same) all of these shootings happened in less than 24 hours.