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Tenant Refuses To Allow Rahm Emanuel Back Into His Chicago Home
Mediaite ^ | September 28, 2010

Posted on 09/28/2010 9:42:32 AM PDT by La Lydia

Rahm Emanuel may be leaving the White House, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to be back in his house. Chicago Sun-Times columnist and talking in the third person enthusiast Michael Sneed is reporting that the tenant Emanuel leased his Chicago home to has no intention of moving out now that the Chief of Staff is returning from Washington. We can only imagine the barrage of four letter words this development has incurred. From the Chicago Sun-Times:

“The upshot: Sneed has learned the tenant, Robert ‘Rob’ P. Halpin, 59, who holds the lease with his wife, Lori, until June 2011, refused to budge.

‘I’m told Rahm and a close lawyer friend made several polite phone calls to Halpin last week, but he bumped up against the wrong guy,’ said a top Sneed source. ‘Halpin reportedly conducts his business from the house and his two kids are in school. He doesn’t want to move.’

In a telephone interview, Halpin, who described himself as an industrial real estate developer in the midst of heading to Louisville on business Monday, told Sneed: ‘Look, according to the lease I am not allowed to speak to the media about the house. But I can tell you I have no plans to move.’”

To make matters worse (and, presumably, Rahm even angrier) the lease was apparently renewed only six days before Mayor Daley announced he wasn’t going to run for reelection. Ouch!

Fortunately, an election board spokesman says this most likely won’t affect Emanuel’s bid for mayor since his name is still on the lease. If this is true though, we can only imagine that someone will be arguing the opposite quite soon.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: democrats; elections; emanuel; privateproperty; rahm; rahmdeadfishemanuel; rahmemanuel; selfpetardhoisting
He who works to destroy private property right feels the wrath of instant karma.
1 posted on 09/28/2010 9:42:42 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

can anyone say karma?


2 posted on 09/28/2010 9:43:34 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: La Lydia

Rahm will just move into the currently vacant 0bama mansion, down the street from Calypso Louis.


3 posted on 09/28/2010 9:44:27 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: La Lydia
To make matters worse (and, presumably, Rahm even angrier) the lease was apparently renewed only six days before Mayor Daley announced he wasn’t going to run for reelection.

Not to worry.

The legal obligations of a contract only apply to non-Lefties.

4 posted on 09/28/2010 9:49:51 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: La Lydia

All Rahm has to do is reach into to his pocket and pay the guy enough to wash his expenses for moving. Oh yeah, Rahm is not used to using his own money. Now it becomes hard.


5 posted on 09/28/2010 9:51:02 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: La Lydia

ROTFLOL!!

You mean the seas didn’t part?


6 posted on 09/28/2010 9:51:24 AM PDT by Aria ( "Remember, attitudes are contagious, so make sure yours are worth catching." Sarah Palin 9-18-2010)
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To: Yo-Yo
Rahm will just move into the currently vacant 0bama mansion, down the street from Calypso Louis.

And around the corner from Bill Ayres.

Daly Jr. will join them for four part harmony barbershop, on Sundays, at the park.

7 posted on 09/28/2010 9:52:04 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: La Lydia

A normal person would offer the leaseholder a financial incentive if he wanted use of the home back. Of course, this Rahm guy is nothing like a normal person.


8 posted on 09/28/2010 9:52:20 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: therightliveswithus

Can anyone say “ransom?” Tenant is probably waiting to be bought out, and meanwhile the apartment is hostage.

I don’t like R. Emanuel, but I don’t like tenants either.


9 posted on 09/28/2010 9:54:52 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: La Lydia

This is the very same house Rahm tried to foist off as a tax-free phony not for profit organization!

Democrats don’t pay taxes like the little people.

Reference:

http://www.zimbio.com/Amy+Rule/articles/3/doesn+t+Rahm+Emanuel+pay+property+taxes


10 posted on 09/28/2010 9:55:57 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: La Lydia

I agree with the couple if they signed a lease stating they had to pay rent for a specific amount of time. If they left early, they would still be responsible for paying. So, either offer a financial incentive or find another place. No tears from me.


11 posted on 09/28/2010 9:56:33 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: La Lydia

It’s been my experience that a landlord may evict when he needs to occupy the premises himself, as in a primary residence.
But I’ve never been a landlord in Chicago.


12 posted on 09/28/2010 9:58:10 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: La Lydia
It seems to me that anyone who can void the rights of legal bondholders (GM and Chrysler) in favor if unions, can find a way to void the terms of a rental lease.

-PJ

13 posted on 09/28/2010 9:59:44 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: La Lydia

Hmm. He could get the apt decertified, so it isn’t legal to rent out.
Or, just go Pacific Heights on their adzes.


14 posted on 09/28/2010 10:00:31 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: La Lydia

The tenant will soon get one of these from Rahm.

15 posted on 09/28/2010 10:09:16 AM PDT by Wiggins
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To: Wiggins

Why are folks so ‘fraid of Rahm? It’s silly.

Somebody sends you a dead fish, use it in your garden for compost. That’s what the Indian’s taught the Pilgrims.


16 posted on 09/28/2010 10:12:17 AM PDT by bvw
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To: La Lydia
Rahm Emanuel, the New Homeless...
maybe he can move into THAT (Chicago)
Health Club, where He & Zero were so "popular".

17 posted on 09/28/2010 10:13:23 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Imam Zer0: DeathCARE, Is my only Plan...So just die (quicky), please & save $$$$ :^)
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To: La Lydia

This guy may be about to experience a very unfortunate accident requiring long term hospitalization.


18 posted on 09/28/2010 10:20:50 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Wiggins

Yeah ... the “dead fish” ... BUT you have to admit ... the Tennat has XXXXXXXXXXXX ... Gladiator, I salute you !


19 posted on 09/28/2010 10:24:06 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne
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To: La Lydia

The lease has a “Confidentiality Clause”?

Rahm demanded it, no doubt.


20 posted on 09/28/2010 10:24:11 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: La Lydia

The guy’s grown fond of the assorted skeletons in the basement.


21 posted on 09/28/2010 10:26:06 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Navy Patriot

In a tu-tu, no doubt.


22 posted on 09/28/2010 10:27:58 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Your experience is incorrect. Don’t hide behind a ‘private property’ lie.

The lease will have something covering this situation. Both parties should stick to the lease.


23 posted on 09/28/2010 10:28:31 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: therightliveswithus
Rahm's just like every other leftist -

"You're in my way. Get out."

24 posted on 09/28/2010 10:29:29 AM PDT by tisket (If someone yells "You Lie" in a room full of politicians, how do they know who he's talking to?)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

“the Tennat has XXXXXXXXXXXX”

Bumblebee Tuna!


25 posted on 09/28/2010 10:29:59 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Yo-Yo
Rahm will just move into the currently vacant 0bama mansion...

Better get with Mrs. Obama on that. I think she'll veto the idea.

26 posted on 09/28/2010 10:30:12 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
....but I don’t like tenants either.

Rahm is lucky he's had a good paying tenant. He signed a lease with this man. It's his tough luck if the tenant wants to stay, per their contract, until the lease is up.

Why should the tenant uproot his whole family at Rahm's whim? What if the shoe were on the other foot and the tenant decided to skip out early on the lease? Do you think Rahm would be "understanding"? Not likely.

27 posted on 09/28/2010 10:36:28 AM PDT by Shannon
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To: bvw

Exactly,, Rham is a an effeminate man, acting the way he sees “tough” guys act in movies. But in the end,,it’s just him being dramatic. His type is that way (if you know what i mean)

When John Gotti sends you a fish, start looking for Sammy the Bull to show up if you don’t get the message. When Rham sends you a dead fish,,, hes just being gay.

He also has a reputation for having an extreme foul mouth in the white house. While it gives 25 year old interns the shivers,, actual men see it for the weakness that it actually shows on his part.

Has Rham ever really broken someones legs? Has he ever ordered someone murdered?? The only risk with him is that he will break in and redecorate your house.


28 posted on 09/28/2010 10:47:10 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: bvw

Exactly,, Rham is a an effeminate man, acting the way he sees “tough” guys act in movies. But in the end,,it’s just him being dramatic. His type is that way (if you know what i mean)

When John Gotti sends you a fish, start looking for Sammy the Bull to show up if you don’t get the message. When Rham sends you a dead fish,,, hes just being gay.

He also has a reputation for having an extreme foul mouth in the white house. While it gives 25 year old interns the shivers,, actual men see it for the weakness that it actually shows on his part.

Has Rham ever really broken someones legs? Has he ever ordered someone murdered?? The only risk with him is that he will break in and redecorate your house.


29 posted on 09/28/2010 10:47:41 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: centurion316

“This guy may be about to experience a very unfortunate accident requiring long term hospitalization.”

That, or experience seeing a pouty ballerina stamping his feet.


30 posted on 09/28/2010 10:49:06 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: DesertRhino
"When Rham sends you a dead fish,,, hes just being gay wondering if you would like your lemon squeezed or tartar sauce.
31 posted on 09/28/2010 10:57:19 AM PDT by sniper63 (I am the leader of the TEA Party, I, myself am the leader of me, myself for I am the TEA Party!)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

...................that a landlord may evict when he needs to occupy the premises himself, as in a primary residence...........

However, if the link in post #10 to his non-payment of property taxes is correct, as it’s the address of his “personal charity”, then Rambo can’t come back and call the property his residence, without facing some heavy back taxes.

(of course, all of his tax avoidance scam at the link in #10, should be overturned.)


32 posted on 09/28/2010 11:15:16 AM PDT by Noob1999
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Can anyone say “ransom?” Tenant is probably waiting to be bought out, and meanwhile the apartment is hostage.

I don’t like R. Emanuel, but I don’t like tenants either.”

For a guy who wants to trample private property rights at every opportunity- this tenant has a lease- which Rahm signed.

I know tenants can be a real pain in the pooper, but I am on the side of the tenant on this.

IF tenant keeps paying lease payments & following other terms of the lease, not a single TV judge will turn him out for Rahm to have his house back.


33 posted on 09/28/2010 11:49:04 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

A contract is a contract.

The house belongs to the Tenant for the term.


34 posted on 09/28/2010 11:54:21 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Jewbacca
A contract is a contract. The house belongs to the Tenant for the term.

A contract is a contract, indeed. Haven't read theirs, have you?

35 posted on 09/28/2010 1:25:31 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: AlmaKing

My experience is not incorrect, it is my experience, and you don’t even know what state that was in.

My goodness, people here are testy today. Have a wonderful evening.


36 posted on 09/28/2010 1:29:36 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: bvw
Ask Luca Brasi. He sleeps with the fish.


37 posted on 09/28/2010 9:05:40 PM PDT by Wiggins
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