Skip to comments.2 more members join a society on the move (John Kass on Daley, Chicago Machine)
Posted on 07/11/2009 3:47:39 PM PDT by STARWISE
I'm going on staycation this week, but soon after returning from tending my tomatoes and taking afternoon naps, I'll be cooking Kass' Beer Can Chicken for 100 lucky loyal Tribune subscribers, and we'll drink beer and talk politics and anything else. Details at the end of this space.
But first, let's welcome two new members into the Society of the PLMSRCS. Everybody knows this snappy acronym: the Society of People Lord Mayor Shortshanks Really Can't Stand.
He's investigated the mayor's nephew receiving $68 million in city pension investments that Daley doesn't know anything about. He's teamed with the feds and he's criticized Daley's parking meter deal. Hoffman's latest sin? He obeyed a federal judge and investigated City Hall job transfers.
A Daley aide resigned after Hoffman said the aide lied to investigators.
Now Hoffman's credibility is under attack, and the mayor is all smiles
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
Saturday, July 11, 2009 Kass Covers Chalkie
Chalkie hits the big time!!! John Kass Sunday column:
* But first, let's welcome two new members into the Society of the PLMSRCS. Everybody knows this snappy acronym: the Society of People Lord Mayor Shortshanks Really Can't Stand.
One is David Hoffman, the city's inspector general. Mayor Richard Daley appointed him to investigate City Hall corruption. Trouble is, Hoffman is good at his job.
* Now, let's honor another guy with a political target on his back. My friend Chalkie. He doesn't say much. Chalkie's the silent type.
He's actually a chalk outline of a hypothetical homicide victim, holding a chalk Olympic torch, his limp, little, toeless, chalk feet akimbo.
He's starring on a killer T-shirt just as the mayor hopes to spend billions on the Olympics, though taxpayers are already squeezed dry and violence holds some neighborhoods hostage.
Hopefully, the people over at Chalkie2016 figure out a way to fire up the print shop again for T-shirts and caps.
You've come a long way little chalk outline of ours.
Olympic Mascot Meet "Chalkie," the Official 2016 Chicago Olympic Mascot:
See #4 picture .. LOL
... it’s from an ‘inside Chicago’ site ... http://www.secondcitycop.blogspot.com
I’m cracking up here!
Really funny .. and Kass
has such a way with words,
I love the bit about Chalkie’s toeless little feet.
Easily one of the top writers in the Country. A real journalist, very refreshing.
Pray for America
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