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Chicago reverses course, cancels school on Monday
Associated Press ^ | Jan 5, 2014 6:36 PM EST

Posted on 01/05/2014 4:20:51 PM PST by Olog-hai

Chicago Public School officials say they’re canceling classes ahead of Monday’s bitter cold temperatures, after first saying they would be open.

The reversal comes after withering criticism from the Chicago Teachers Union, though officials say they made the decision after (they) “evaluated the situation again.” …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; chicagoschools; climatechangehoax; deepfreeze; globalwarminghoax; rahmemanuel; schoolclosings; teachersunion; winter

1 posted on 01/05/2014 4:20:51 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Long distance call from an Indonesian cabana to get some instructions?


2 posted on 01/05/2014 4:24:02 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Olog-hai
When I was a kid we walked 10 miles to school,up hill,in 3 feet of snow.
3 posted on 01/05/2014 4:24:35 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Olog-hai

Chicagoans should pray for blizzards more often. That’s the ony thing that holds the level of violence slightly below Fallujah.


4 posted on 01/05/2014 4:29:22 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yeah, and when we walked home it was all up hill too!


5 posted on 01/05/2014 4:31:42 PM PST by Empireoftheatom48 (God help the Republic but will he?)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Uphill BOTH ways, of course!

The problem in Chicago is that some of the kids mothers spend the hat and glove budget on booze, drugs, or new (stolen) 19” alloy wheels for their BF’s beater AND the stupid union bus drivers will call in sick at the last minute and leave the kids standing in the -50 wind chill.

I love cold weather, but -50 wind chill is a bit cool.

When I was a kid, there were 2 days in a row when it was -15 actual temperature both mornings as I waited for my bus, but no wind at all. I was stunned when I found out how cold it was. It didn’t feel cold.


6 posted on 01/05/2014 4:34:17 PM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: Gay State Conservative

Barefoot and naked?


7 posted on 01/05/2014 4:34:23 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
And WE LIKED IT.


8 posted on 01/05/2014 4:36:31 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

County schools in NE Mississippi will be closed tomorrow. Minus 10-20 degrees wind chill is not normal for this area and people are not careful with it.


9 posted on 01/05/2014 4:40:24 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: vetvetdoug

Do hillbillycicles taste like biscuits and gravy? LOL


10 posted on 01/05/2014 4:42:49 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

We would lay on the ground and stare at the sun until our corneas burst into flames! And we liked it!


11 posted on 01/05/2014 4:47:11 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

That was one of the funniest things on SNL in those days. Dennis Miller used to lose it every time.


12 posted on 01/05/2014 4:49:57 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbU4Cb4A4-o

When you turned 17 you were given the family handkerchief.


13 posted on 01/05/2014 4:53:34 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
Yes it was funny! I liked the old man then because I would be the old man some day. I'll be 60 on the 15th of this month. But that is still apprentice level for old man.
14 posted on 01/05/2014 5:00:24 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: cripplecreek

We were so poor we couldn’t afford a family handkerchief. We learned to place a finger on the clear nostril and blow through the blocked nostril. We called it a snot rocket or a mucous missile depending on the velocity.


15 posted on 01/05/2014 5:05:29 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I’ll be fity but I’m already telling the kids that we didn’t have any fancy schmancy twitterbooks or wifi modems. In my day we used a dial up modem and the screeching was so loud your eardrums would burst. We’d walk out into the street with blood running out of our ears and get hit by a truck because we couldn’t hear it comin and WE LIKED IT!


16 posted on 01/05/2014 5:06:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL. My kids are now 34 and 32. I have 5 grandchildren, the oldest will be 6 in March. My kids grew up listening to my stories of growing up as the 3rd of 6 kids, “we were so poor that we didn’t have a high chair. We had a had a clothes pin bag nailed to the wall that the youngest would be placed in and older kids would toss food into the bag. But we were happy and proud and knew there were better days ahead.” Now I’m expected to tell these stories as the babies get older.


17 posted on 01/05/2014 5:21:54 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Olog-hai

They are predicting wind chill of -45 degrees. Frostbite to exposed skin will occur within 10 minutes.

Many, many businesses are closing tomorrow in Chicago, and throughout Northern Illinois.


18 posted on 01/05/2014 6:11:36 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

We were so poor we couldn’t afford shoes. So we painted our feet brown and laced up our toes.


19 posted on 01/05/2014 6:16:20 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

We were so poor we couldn’t afford the brown paint!


20 posted on 01/05/2014 6:19:06 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Did I say the brown paint was ours? :)


21 posted on 01/05/2014 6:34:42 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Did you mean uphill both ways?


22 posted on 01/05/2014 6:35:18 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: ought-six

That’s true. You did not say the paint was yours. : )


23 posted on 01/05/2014 6:46:03 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

We were so poor on the forth of July mom told us to rub our eye hard if we wanted fire works


24 posted on 01/05/2014 6:51:56 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Gay State Conservative
When I was a kid we walked 10 miles to school,up hill,in 3 feet of snow

When I was a kid, I had to walk up hill, coming and going. And all I got for lunch was a cracker.

25 posted on 01/05/2014 7:12:58 PM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: billhilly
Did you mean uphill both ways?

Actually,no.Mine was a funny childhood.I *did* walking through the snow going *to* school but our chauffeur picked me up at the end of the day, ;-)

26 posted on 01/05/2014 7:56:48 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: al baby

We were so poor we couldn’t pay attention.


27 posted on 01/06/2014 1:04:12 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“When I was a kid we walked 10 miles to school,up hill,in 3 feet of snow.”

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That’s nuthin’ Hell, when I was a kid I walked 4 miles to school uphill...both ways.


28 posted on 01/06/2014 1:38:04 AM PST by billyboy15
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To: Gay State Conservative

That’s Kool.


29 posted on 01/06/2014 9:26:02 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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