Monthly Archives: January 2009

A change of the guard

by Michael Granger If we had to pick the most used word in 2008, it would have to be change. Barack Obama ran on change as it applies to the old order of politics in the United States. So when we … Continue reading

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Is this the place for the world’s financial capital?

by Ken Feltman Bank failures are caused by depositors who don’t deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement. – Dan Quayle, former vice president of the United States and senator from Indiana Should I complain about the relocation … Continue reading

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Hope mingled with fear

by Michael Granger Barack Obama’s election as president of the United States marks a new epoch in the country’s history. Hard work, desire, personality and, yes, luck threw him in the path of mainstream presidential politics and indeed in the path … Continue reading

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Chicago 1, U.S. Senate 0

by Ken Feltman  We don’t have a problem with him as an individual. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid  Really? No problem with Roland Burris? No problem with the about-to-be-junior senator from Illinois? That’s not how it sounded recently – … Continue reading

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You can take Obama out of Chicago but …

by Ken Feltman Hello, Chicago! – Barack Obama, beginning his victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park Can you take Chicago out of Obama’s past, present and future? Probably not. The latest ploy by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich – appointing a … Continue reading

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