|He's running to avoid the national political embarrassment that would result if he's unable to secure a majority and finds himself in an April 7 runoff election. -- Bill Ruthhart Chicago Tribune|
Rahm cheerleader, Ald. Carrie Austin
"Let me say that again. Y'all ain't clapping!" -- TribunePaul Begala
Being mayor is “why God made” Rahm Emanuel. -- Sun-TimesIndiana Rep. Clyde Kersey
“We’re actually taking money from one public school system and giving it to another so that is a real problem. Last year was the first year to use the A-F evaluation system for public schools, and 6 out of the 10 charter schools were D and F." -- WTHI Terra HauteNew York Times Editorial
Anti-unionism, which has become increasingly entrenched in recent decades, correlates with stagnating and declining wages. As unions have been harmed, not only by market forces but by policies that deliberately weaken them, income has flowed increasingly to those at the top of the economic ladder rather than to workers. -- A War on Workers in IllinoisDavid Sirota
The whole notion that Washington is "broken" is absurd - its a well functioning machine that delivers riches & power to the rich & powerful.
— David Sirota (@davidsirota) February 13, 2015