Posts Tagged “Lori Lightfoot”

No Whites allowed in Lightfoot’s Chicago

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No Whites allowed in Lightfoot’s Chicago

No Whites allowed in Lightfoot’s Chicago Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is a real lightweight when it comes to Chicago mayors. She is not just afraid to take on tough issues and doesn’t know how to deal with Chicago’s out-of-control street gang gun violence, but she is a racist and only wants to do interviews with…

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Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics

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Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics

Hanania joins podcaster Marc Sims on Chicago and National politics Podcaster Marc Sims discusses the challenges facing Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in fighting rising crime  and how the gun violence can be addressed effectively during his podcast, “Just a Few Questions.” Hanania and Sims also talk about the battle between President Donald Trump and Joe…

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

The hatred and reverse racism of the protests Mayor Lori Lightfoot has again taken the side of injustice, marginalizing the violence of the looters, arsonists and even killers who attacked business and police in order to play politics with the emotions and violence of the Black Lives Matter protests following int he wake of the…

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot puts her own personal agenda ahead of the safety of not only the citizens of Chicago but all of Cook County in a selfish political display that jeopardizes the safety of everyone who doesn’t embrace violence. Lightfoot has done nothing to prosecute the looters…

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Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites

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Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites

Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker are using the coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic as a political weapon to advance their partisan political agendas. Instead of working with President Donald Trump, whom they loath, Lightfoot and Pritzker are blaming their own shortcomings on the President, to help cover…

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants you to believe that she is a champion of justice and will fight to make Chicagoans safe, and end the “corruption” that has plagued her predecessors. But alas, Lightfoot is no different from many of the mayors who came before her. And her…

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Casinos need to get their act together

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Casinos need to get their act together

Casinos need to get their act together Chicago is planning to build at least one new casino possibly more. Hopefully the city will do a better job than Indiana which has the worst, dirtiest casinos in the Midwest. Government should put more restrictions on casinos and give more money back to the public By Ray…

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition With a rising awareness of the importance of the role of women in society, government, politics and the need to continue to champion equality for the sexes, remembering one of the pioneers of women in politics in Chicago is important. Jane Byrne deserves more recognition as Chicago’s first…

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Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

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Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police Chicago continues to be ravaged by street gang gun-related violence. Mayor Lightfoot has vowed to address the problem. But only focusing on the Chicago Police is not the answer. More emphasis needs to be placed on the residents living in the communities where the violence occurs to…

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Ben Joravsky tackles Chicagoland Politics on podcast

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Ben Joravsky tackles Chicagoland Politics on podcast

Ben Joravsky tackles Chicagoland politics on podcast It was a lot of serious laughs joining longtime Chicago political writer and TIF Authority Ben Joravsky on his podcast this past Wednesday with former Tribune political writer Monroe Anderson. Joravsky’s podcast is one of the top discussions on Chicagoland politics By Ray Hanania Ben Joravsky’s Podcast Tuesday…

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration Mayor Lori Lightfoot is sworn into office on May 20, 2019, as Chicago’s first African American woman and first “openly Gay” mayor. Much of Lightfoot’s inauguration speech reflected many of the same principles that were reiterated 40 years ago when on April 16, 1979, Jane Byrne was inaugurated as…

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor In politics, it’s rarely about who is great but rather about who is better. And in the race for Chicago Mayor between Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot, the “better” candidate is Preckwinkle. Although I have some issues with her past policies,…

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