Monday, March 18, 2019


Garcia endorses Lightfoot

U.S. Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia 
 “A new mayor in City Hall and across the hall, on the fifth floor, a very competent president of the (county) board who I had the great honor to work with for eight years and move Cook County government forward, leaving behind the old reference that it was Crook County... But Garcia also said Lightfoot “ushers in a new era that Chicago has been waiting for a long time.” -- Tribune
Lori Lightfoot
I support eliminating cash bail. Our jails should not be debtors’ prisons for the poor, and I've long supported the work of the Chicago Council of Lawyers and others to advocate for the elimination of this system. -- FB post
 White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney
"The president is not a white supremacist. I’m not sure how many times we have to say that." -- FOX News Sunday  
U.N. Anti-Nazism Resolution 
"Combating glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fueling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance," was approved by the U.N.'s human rights committee on Friday with 131 in favor, 3 against [U.S. was one of the three] with 48 abstentions. -- CBS News
White Nationalist Rep. Steve King echoes Trump's call to violence
One side has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which bathroom to use...Wonder who would win...” added King, apparently not noticing that his home state was depicted on the losing side. -- Huffington


Coming up Friday on Hitting Left with the K Brothers. Live at 11am. 105.5fm and streaming world wide at and then on our podcast. Flint Taylor, the people's lawyer and author of the new book, The Torture Machine. Racism and Police Violence in Chicago.

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