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Rahm's Budget Defined Down

In which the winners of a 46-3 budget vote are the poorest sports in the universe. With gratitude to @DriXander for her invaluable tweeting.)

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Yes, bringing in business leaders and listening to them was totally unexpected; we need more of that.

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The term "progressive" continues to be defined down almost as fast as the term "hipster."

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Some people are just looking for a reason to have a robust discussion.

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The term "transparency" continues to be defined down almost as fast as the terms "progressive" and "hipster." Consider this Beale's announcement that he's running for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s soon-to-be old seat.

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Because what's transparency when nobody can see it?

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Neither did people voting Yes.

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The terms "luxury" and "dissent" continue to be defined down almost as fast as . . .

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Why must the 46-3 council be so polarized?

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Who is this guy and what has he done with Joe Moore?

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The balance between corporate tax breaks, downtown business interests, privatization and unproven pet programs with PR value vs. social services including mental health clinics and the homeless is nearly perfect! And transparency? That's about more than the public. Or less.

From the alderman formerly known as Joe Moore.

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We've found the silver lining to Sandi Jackson's rampant absenteeism: Even Rahm can't count on her vote. To be fair, though, she may have been tired out from helping Obama by telling young people that every single vote matters.

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They did, but they were sent to the Ag Committee. But out of curiosity, are you referring to any of the three dissenters in particular?

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Posted on November 16, 2012


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