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Emanuel to face Challenge on Residency Issue
Chicago Sun Times ^ | November 18, 2010 | Abdon Pallasch

Posted on 11/18/2010 8:32:55 AM PST by PBRCat

Next week, a veteran election lawyer plans to file a legal attempt to knock mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel off the ballot for allegedly failing to meet the residency requirement to run for mayor.

The issue is whether, by leasing out his house when he moved his family to Washington, D.C., to be President Obama's chief of staff, Emanuel ran afoul of the Illinois Municipal Code, which requires mayoral candidates to be residents of the towns they run in for a year before Election Day. The only exception is for active-duty members of the military.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: bathhouserahmbo; chicago; corruptbastard; elections; emanuel; illinois; mayoralty; propertytaxcheat; taxcheat
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1 posted on 11/18/2010 8:33:00 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat

What a funny set of events... I remember 0bama knocking off his political opponents in previous elections in Chicago by way of technicalities.


2 posted on 11/18/2010 8:36:04 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: PBRCat

Quixotic. Judge will see that Rahm voted absentee in February’s primary. Residency of 1 year affirmed (mayoral election in March 2011).

Baliff, call the next case.


3 posted on 11/18/2010 8:36:24 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: PBRCat

Is it true the entire time he served in Congress he lived in a rent-free apartment of a friend’s??


4 posted on 11/18/2010 8:37:51 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: PBRCat

Wonder what kind of crooked Judge will draw this case and keep him on the ballot. If Mayor Daley is behind him, he will not only stay on the ballot, he will win.


5 posted on 11/18/2010 8:39:55 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: elpadre

He was living in the house of Congressman Rosa DeLaura (D-CT).


6 posted on 11/18/2010 8:40:32 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat
"The only exception is for active-duty members of the military."

Not so fast. Libs and Democrats have special privileges that render seemingly crystal-clear laws and statutes inapplicable to them. Count on it.

7 posted on 11/18/2010 8:40:46 AM PST by DJ Frisat (How's that change workin' out for ya, Obama voters?)
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To: PBRCat; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; TitansAFC; chicagolady
So here is the question since we are constantly given the better of two evils in this disgusting state who do we support?

A) Danny Davis - would turn Chicago into Detroit
B) Carol Mosley Fraud - would be Todd Stroger in a dress
C) Rahm Emmanuel - would have fun pointing fingers at people in the showers near Wrigley Field :)
D) Rev. Meeks - I don't know anything about this guy so I can't say anything good, but he is a rat.
E) Republican? - Maybe we should run Chicagolady and the dumbcrats would split the vote and she would win!!!! That would be my vote!

8 posted on 11/18/2010 8:42:26 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj
Can you educate us on Rev Meeks? I know he is a State Rep but I have no idea who he is. I've heard of him before by name but don't know anything that he stands for but since he is a democrat I would assume he stands for 99% of everything I am against.

On a side note: I think it would be absolutely hilarious if that thug Rahm Emanuel got thrown out of this city.

Maybe he can run for Mayor of Cicero.

9 posted on 11/18/2010 8:45:09 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: PBRCat

As a lifelong crooked politician he is an honorary Chicago citizen—no matter where he lives!


10 posted on 11/18/2010 8:51:26 AM PST by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Did he perjure himself by filing a false affidavit to obtain his ballot from the precinct judges of election?


11 posted on 11/18/2010 8:52:44 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: Dengar01

Meeks is a Democrat, but not entirely in lockstep; he supports school vouchers and worked with the GOP to approve vouchers.


12 posted on 11/18/2010 8:53:58 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: Dengar01

I don’t know of any Republicans, in that race, but Fred White is the least liberal candidate. He’s pro-tax cuts, pro-spending cuts, pro-gun, and anti-illegal alien. Please read his site, www.fredrick-k-white.com.


13 posted on 11/18/2010 8:54:24 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: Dengar01

Rev. Meeks isn’t a state rep. He’s a state senator.


14 posted on 11/18/2010 8:56:35 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: PBRCat; PhilCollins
Doh forgot to ping you Phil. Sorry man.

Anyhow, I have no say so because I live in Orland Park. But this Mayor race does effect all of us living in the area because we go to Bears, Sox, Cubs, Bulls, and Blackhawk games. $8.00 a beer???, Bottle Water Tax?, Cigarettes are approaching $10.00 a pack, gas is outrageously high.

I have Season Tickets to the Bears and White Sox and it is insane the amount of money the food costs, and the food sucks! So for Sox games I bring my own bottle water in, at the Bears game I just wait to eat and drink till I get home.

My father owns a factory in Bridgeport that makes dog treats (all natural which means no poison crap from china) and if I told you what his taxes were you would hit the roof.

My dad's other business (pork rinds and snack foods) he had to move to Alsip because they kept harassing him about pollution by smell (saying because it smelled like pork by a pork plant that was pollution).

Chicago is turning into Detroit. If Danny Davis wins Chicago will make Detroit look like the garden of Eden. Either way we'll all be screwed, I've never met a rat who was opposed to taxes.

15 posted on 11/18/2010 9:01:11 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: Dengar01

At current, I “support” Meeks. By “support,” I mean “despise the least.”

We will get nothing - NOTHING - from almost all of these candidates. Meeks is at least Pro-Life, and has lambasted the funding of abortions, etc.

I have settled on the sad fact that Meeks is the “best” candidate in my mind who has a shot at winning. The only thing we’ll get from him is an actively Pro-Life Mayor; still, that one thing is one more thing than we’ll get from anyone else running - and guys like Rahm will use the office to punish people they don’t like. I fear folks who will start writing their own enemies list from the moment they get elected.

There are no good choices who can win- absolutely none. But I’d rather get one thing than nothing.


16 posted on 11/18/2010 9:02:13 AM PST by TitansAFC ("Mike Pence's Amnesty plan is the '86 Amnesty with a trip home tacked on." - The Heritage Foundation)
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To: Dengar01

As always, either the best Republican wins or hope for the democrat that will help destroy their party.


17 posted on 11/18/2010 9:02:32 AM PST by soycd
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To: Dengar01

Oh, also:

Meeks is an advocate for school vouchers, and has been for a long time.


18 posted on 11/18/2010 9:03:04 AM PST by TitansAFC ("Mike Pence's Amnesty plan is the '86 Amnesty with a trip home tacked on." - The Heritage Foundation)
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To: PBRCat
You mean the people did not know that Rahm Emmanuel was working as Chief of Staff for the President and the temporary job is in DC? His voting status was changed back to active and he voted. The Board of Elections knew the situation and they decided Rahm should be classified as active.

The good news for Rahm is that this piling on over a bogus charge is getting people to Rally behind him.

"The Election Code 10 ILCS 5/3‑2) Sec. 3‑2. (a) A permanent abode is necessary to constitute a residence within the meaning of Section 3‑1. No elector or spouse shall be deemed to have lost his or her residence in any precinct or election district in this State by reason of his or her absence on business of the United States, or of this State."

I would say Chief of Staff of the President is business of the United States.

19 posted on 11/18/2010 9:06:57 AM PST by coaltrain (Obama's a Harvard lawyer like Elvis was a Black Belt)
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To: PBRCat; Jim Robinson; Admin Moderator
JR!

I want to personally thank you for adding the facebook option. I have used it on a ton of threads. I think this will bring more people to Free Republic and hopefully educate the brainwashed Obamaites.

So JR, this is an amazing addition to the site!!!

PS: I'm pinging Admin_Moderator incase one of the moderators came up with the facebook thing. I think this is an AMAZING addition to Free Republic and I encourage other FReepers who use facebook to ping threads.

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20 posted on 11/18/2010 9:08:15 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: PBRCat

Interesting point.

The judge will take that under consideration and deliberate on his future career.


21 posted on 11/18/2010 9:10:55 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: PBRCat
I hope they can get this done. Rahmbo is a thug. Chicago deserves better. Sadly looking at the list of who is running there is nobody of an stature.

Also its important to note that the retrial of Blago has been postponed until April 21, 2011 after the Election.
Blago has indicated that he has subpoened Rahmbo to testify. Originally the trial it was for January 2011. Now do you think that the Rat party machine had something to do with the trial being moved till after the election. below are some election key points and dates.

Mayor Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 13, 2010 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 22, 2011 - 06:00am
Polls Close February 22, 2011 - 07:00pm
Term Start May 16, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End May 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Description The first day to circulate nominating petitions for mayor is Sept. 14. The last day to deliver at least 12,500 valid signatures is Dec. 13.
If no candidate gets over 50% there will be a run off held on April 5th.
Term starts May 16, 2011.

22 posted on 11/18/2010 9:11:20 AM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: TitansAFC
Well thanks for the information. As you know the black vote is huge and we have three black candidates as of now. If Meeks is pro life that is an important thing because we know Danny Davis and Carol Mosley Fraud is pro abortion.

As far as Rahm goes even if allowed to run I find it highly likely he'll win. He won Blago's seat but honestly I never heard of him before he ran for Blago's seat.

The sad thing is the average IQ of a Chicago voter is about as low is it goes. It is all about bribing voters with cigarettes and booze.

23 posted on 11/18/2010 9:12:19 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: PBRCat

The Chicago Way!


24 posted on 11/18/2010 9:12:26 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: ncfool
Ofcourse the democrats delayed the trial because of this. God forbid they show one of their "stars" in bad light.

It is F'ing disgusting that Bill Brady had this election stolen from him by Blago's LT GOV!!! That is the Crook County way.

On a good note thank god that arrogant monster Melissa Bean got tossed out. Oh she made me mad. She voted lockstep with Pelosi and the "progressive" caucus. I'm glad the voters of the district woke up.

25 posted on 11/18/2010 9:14:36 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: Dengar01

Fred White states that he wants to freeze property tax rates. He hopes that would cause more businesses to open in Chicago, causing more companies to sell products. After the revenue increases, he would want to cut or eliminate some tax rates, including the alcohol tax, restaurant tax, gas tax, and/or amusement tax.


26 posted on 11/18/2010 9:23:43 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: coaltrain

The statute reference in your past message cites from the Election Code with respect to eligibility to vote. There is an entirely different statute concerning eligibility to run for elected office contained in the Municipal Code.

A person could be theoretically eligible to vote (based upon a thirty day residency requirement) while being ineligible to run for office for not maintaining a residence for a full year.

These are meaningful legal distinctions with a difference.


27 posted on 11/18/2010 9:33:25 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: PhilCollins
Fred White states that he wants to freeze property tax rates. He hopes that would cause more businesses to open in Chicago, causing more companies to sell products. After the revenue increases, he would want to cut or eliminate some tax rates, including the alcohol tax, restaurant tax, gas tax, and/or amusement tax.

I would support that guy in a heart beat. Not only do you have to pay 8 dollars for a beer but you have to pay like 10 bucks for a hamburger at the Bears game and the food at Soldier Field is the worst in the nation and I've been to over 20 - 30 sports stadiums from Yankee Stadium to Safeco Field in Seattle.

If you are planning on going to a Bears game make sure you eat before hand.

28 posted on 11/18/2010 9:36:30 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: cgbg

A take-off on an old Abbott & Costello bit:

Judge: Mr. Emmanuel, are you a legal resident of St’ Louis?

RE: No, your honor.

Judge: Are you a legal resident of Kansas City?

RE: No, your honor.

Judge: Are you a legal resident of Boston?

RE: No, your honor.

Judge: Well, if you’re not a legal resident of St. Louis, Kansas City, or Boston, you must be a legal resident of someplace else. If you’re a legal resident of someplace else, you’re not a legal resident here in Chicago. Court rules for the Plaintiff. BANG.

http://www.clown-ministry.com/index_1.php/articles/i_bet_you_that_youre_not_here_abbott_and_costello_routine/


29 posted on 11/18/2010 9:37:00 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: PBRCat

Whaaa, that’s not fair! Whaaa, it’s his right to live anywhere he wants! Whaaa, that’s racist! Whaaa, but Hussein didn’t have to follow the rules so why should Ballet Boy! Whaaa, rules are only for the little people!


30 posted on 11/18/2010 9:37:02 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: STARWISE; maggief; onyx; SE Mom; Liz; penelopesire

mmm mmm mmm
Rahm E is homeless?


31 posted on 11/18/2010 9:41:37 AM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: Dengar01

The high prices for food and drinks, at sporting events, aren’t mainly because of taxes. The main reason is because the vendors are greedy, although taxes increase the prices, slightly.


32 posted on 11/18/2010 9:48:27 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: PBRCat

It will come down to where he filed his taxes from address and where he has a driver’s licence, and where he voted. They will look at consistancy and you can bet its is squared away before an challenge to his ability to run.

I hate RATS, but this one will be allowed to run. But we need Blago on the April 21, 2011 trial to take the New Mayor of Chicago and shred him up along with Axelrod, and the Iman Obummer.

Now that would be Bashert (meant to be)


33 posted on 11/18/2010 9:49:39 AM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: PBRCat

Does anyone know if Rahm filed state taxes in Illinois for 2009?


34 posted on 11/18/2010 9:58:18 AM PST by Hoodat ( Don't touch my junk, Bro !)
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To: Hoodat

Nevermind. Income tax rates are lower in Illinois than they are in DC. Of course he filed taxes in Illinois.


35 posted on 11/18/2010 10:06:37 AM PST by Hoodat ( Don't touch my junk, Bro !)
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To: PBRCat
The statute reference in your past message cites from the Election Code with respect to eligibility to vote. There is an entirely different statute concerning eligibility to run for elected office contained in the Municipal Code. A person could be theoretically eligible to vote (based upon a thirty day residency requirement) while being ineligible to run for office for not maintaining a residence for a full year.

I heard the attorney on WLS last week - this is the whole Crux of the argument. He expects to lose the first two hearings, but win at the State Supreme Court level.

There is case law with a WWII vet(?) that was not allowed to run for office after the war, until he had established residency again. He could vote but not run for office because of the 1871 residency law.

36 posted on 11/18/2010 10:42:12 AM PST by 11th_VA (Bush is gone, long live the Tea Party ....)
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To: PBRCat
No Controlling Legal Authority!

Remember that one from Algore?

37 posted on 11/18/2010 11:15:47 AM PST by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: PBRCat
Anyone who stabs a knife into a table screaming “he's dead! he's dead” when speaking of other politicians or confronts other politicians naked in the shower should be disqualified for public office.

This little runt is a nut-job bully with a Napoleon complex. I can't think of anyone who would be dumb enough to vote for him.

38 posted on 11/18/2010 11:21:46 AM PST by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: PhilCollins
The high prices for food and drinks, at sporting events, aren’t mainly because of taxes. The main reason is because the vendors are greedy, although taxes increase the prices, slightly.

I also blame the unions. I used to sell baseball cards at Sox Fest when it was at the Hyatt. I had to pay a union fee and I wasn't allowed to unload stuff from my vehicle. The union workers had to it was actual law if you can believe it. Mind you I had a cart to carry everything myself but nope, the unions had to get their cut of the pie. The unions also gave Quinn the win.

39 posted on 11/18/2010 12:13:41 PM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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To: Dengar01

All you need to know about REV Meeks.

Chicago Mayoral Candidate: Reverened James Meeks

Heaven knows, we need a man of integrity to take the helm in most cities and states these days. We need men and women who understand principles, and as far as I am concerned God’s principles are the desired principles to turn this nation around to get us on the right track. With all of the heads popping up running for the Mayor of Chicago, one would think people could find a man of integrity in a Pastor who has a mega church on the south side of Chicago. A Baptist church at that.

Some folks would identify Pastor James Meeks as the most Conservative candidate of the bunch. But come and take your finger and scratch the surface and let’s see who Reverend James Meeks really is. Is Reverend Meeks Pastor or Politician? It’s really not rocket science.

Pastor James Meeks has been on my radar screen for many years. Maybe it started when I read an astounding article years ago in which Pastor Meeks “absolved” Reverend Jesse Jackson when he was “exposed” with a Mistress and love child. Yes Reverend James Meeks likened Jesse Jackson to King David and Bathsheba in the Old Testament, striving to gloss over the incident playing politics instead of being the Pastor he says he is and caring for Jackson’s soul, instead of becoming his Damage Control PR agent.

My next experience was an actual conversation with Pastor James Meeks on the Sandy Rios show. As all of the politically uniformed Christians called up and gave their full fledged support for Pastor Meeks as he was running for Illinois State Senate, I called in to ask him about a couple of votes he had cast that did not mix with God’s Principles. Pastor Meeks replied he was asleep at the wheel when the Fake Mexican ID the “Matricula Consular” was voted on. Meeks voted to force Banks and Businesses in Illinois to accept this false Foreign ID that is administered by one of the most corrupt governments around. Now Billions of dollars of “DRUG MONEY” are laundered back to Mexico using the Matricula Consular. Thanks Reverend Meeks.

Pastor James Meeks continues in his unwavering loyalty to illegal aliens even now. Even as Black youth are a experiencing 42 % unemployment rate. Pastor Meeks is siding with people who have broken our laws and are sneaking into our country and stealing American Jobs. Pastor Meeks voting record on matters of illegal immigration is dismal. Now 25 million Americans are out of work and are in competition with million of illegal aliens, some of which, because of his votes in Springfield, Pastor Meeks has invited to Illinois. I guess he does not see the wisdom of law and order.

Like most politicians these days Meeks would rather be politically correct and invent his own measure of what is acceptable, We the People be damned !

Considering Pastor Meeks calls himself a man of the Good Book, you think he would remember that God told the Israelites to secure their border. God gave them criteria for foreigners who wanted to live among them. Foreigners had to obey all of the laws in Israel and adhere to all of the customs and acknowledge all of Israel’s Holy days. Pastor Meeks has already made his intentions clear in this Mayoral race, he will continue to ignore Federal Law. Reverened Meeks will continue the masquarde of making HIS OWN law. Ignoring Federal law and continuing the policy of Sanctuary Cities which endangers our Law Enforcemnet officers. Sanctuary City policies tie the hands of Police officers behind their backs on the streets of Chicago. Tying the hands of Police Officers when killings in Chicago are at an all time high. Tying the hands of Police Officers when we are 2000 officers short on the streets of Chicago. In a time when terrorism is at an all time high, and Chicago is a major terrorist target, Pastor Meeks wants to play Politician, and NOT principled leader that the word REVERENED would call him to be.

The irony continues, it does not stop here. Pastor James Meeks has also sided with the Embryonic stem cell crowd. Pastor or Politician? Again all you have to do is scratch the surface and one would realize that better results have already been realized with Adult Stem Cell science. Great strides and recovery have been made with Adult Stem cell research. But the “leader in the community” is on the wrong side of the principled issue again! Reverend James Meeks forgot his Good Book and again sides with his Political side instead of his Pastor side.

Reverend James Meeks is now joining forces with Andy Mc Kenna of the Republican Party. The same Andy Mc Kenna who left the Illinois Republican Party in shambles. The same Andy Mc Kenna who misused funds of the Illinois Republican Party for his own Political gain. The same Andy McKenna who’s father is on the board of Mc Donalds and needs cheap illegal labor. Why would such a relationship be forged? One would guess for the sake of the Almighty dollar, not Almighty God.

Heaven help us in the seemingly God forsakened land called Chicago, Illinois.


40 posted on 11/18/2010 1:03:15 PM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Dengar01

Meeks is a standard poverty pimp “reverend” of the JJ mold and ilk.


41 posted on 11/18/2010 2:39:05 PM PST by arrogantsob
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To: Dengar01

Chicago is no way “turning into Detroit”. I lived in the latter and Chicago is a fricking paradise compared to that hole.


42 posted on 11/18/2010 2:41:17 PM PST by arrogantsob
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To: coaltrain

Thanks for the facts. I figured that dog would not hunt.


43 posted on 11/18/2010 2:43:32 PM PST by arrogantsob
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To: PBRCat

Just like his old boss, he’s ineligible, but will be allowed to run anyways. They don’t care.

Birds of a feather...


44 posted on 11/18/2010 2:51:43 PM PST by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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If that chump is elected Mayor, Chicago takes 9 steps backwards. Maybe they want that. Rahm; yeah sure. Sad. Was a great town back in the day and could be again without anyone associated to dim libs.


45 posted on 11/18/2010 10:44:09 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: Dengar01; BillyBoy; TitansAFC; PhilCollins; spintreebob; fieldmarshaldj

Meeks is allegedly pro-vouchers and pro-life (and anti-gay but he’s making nice with them). He first ran as an independent for the State Senate rather than take on the late rat Bill Shaw in the primary. My grandma hated the Shaw brothers. Mayoral (Village President actually I think) races in her town of Hazel Crest were always proxy fights between the Shaw camp and the Jesse Jackson camp. As was Meeks/Shaw. Meeks was VP of Rainbow/PUSH.

He’s the “best” that can win. Everyone thinks it will be him and Rahm in the runoff. Both combine and anti-combine Republicans appear to be backing him in this one.

I’m looking to vote for White if nothing better comes along in the first round.

http://www.fredrick-k-white.com/

Doesn’t say what party he is, doesn’t sound like any democrat north of Tennessee.

I wonder if Rev Jackson will attempt to castrate the President as he once threatened should Obama give too much aid to his boy Rahm if indeed it’s a Meeks/Rahm runoff.

My neighborhood seems to be a hotbed of support for Rev. Wildfredo De Jesus, a Hispanic Protestant Minister. Our local Alderman Billy Ocasio who quit to be Pat Quinn’s Director of something wanted De Jesus to replace him. But the Rev had run afoul of the gays.

Then Ocasio wanted his wife appointed. Daley declined his request. LOL. This city.


46 posted on 11/19/2010 2:05:21 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy; BillyBoy

I think that Congressman Davis is more likely than Sen. Meeks to get into the run-off, since Davis is a black congressman, like Harold Washington was, in 1983. Davis increased his name recognition, a year ago, when he got signatures, to run for Cook Co. board president.


47 posted on 11/19/2010 7:09:01 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: PhilCollins; BillyBoy; spintreebob; Dengar01

Maybe, he’s such a useless old goat isn’t he?

Davis has won the backing of Black members of the city council who want only 1 Black candidate in the race.

I assume Meeks will have Jackson’s backing.


48 posted on 11/21/2010 2:24:13 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Dengar01

I don’t see anything from Facebook on FR. This is the second time I’ve seen this, and I do not see any evidence of it. Where is it, and is it in all browsers?


49 posted on 11/21/2010 2:35:14 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle
I don’t see anything from Facebook on FR. This is the second time I’ve seen this, and I do not see any evidence of it. Where is it, and is it in all browsers?

I think it is because I am using Mozilla Firefox (I'm logged into facebook since I am the only user on this computer so maybe that has something to do with it). But on every thread I have the option to "Like" it.

So I am running Firefox on a MacBook Pro, if you can't see it I am guessing it is because I am always signed into FB on this computer. Free Republic is my homepage on Firefox I don't know if that means anything.

My Alienware Laptop (Windows) died so I've been running this laptop the last few weeks. So I dunno try Firefox and let me know now I'm interested because I wonder if I can "Like" my store's website, that'd be cool :)

50 posted on 11/21/2010 7:55:25 AM PST by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!! Go Bears!!!)
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