Saturday, May 13, 2006

The City That Works - Not

The final bill has come due for "the Bean" and it's a whopper! From Channel 7 reports:
  • Here's "the Bean" counter:
  • in 1999 the proposed cost was $6 million.
  • by the time Millennium Park opened the tab had almost doubled.
  • a year ago it had almost tripled and a California engineering company went broke making just the framework.
  • the 2006 final price tag: $23 million.
And how about these stunners:
  • it is more than the City of Chicago budget for women's and children's health care.
  • it is twice the money the city spends on fire prevention.
  • four times the budget for low-income heating bill help.
  • and eight times the amount the city spends on it's plan to end homelessness.
Two years late, four times over budget, just for a sculpture. Good thing the mayor tricked a whole bunch of corporations and wealthy individuals to part with their millions for this debacle.

38 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

1st

Within the last week, Karl Rove told President Bush and Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten, as well as a few other high level administration officials, that he will be indicted in the CIA leak case and will immediately resign his White House job when the special counsel publicly announces the charges against him, according to sources.

Details of Rove's discussions with the president and Bolten have spread through the corridors of the White House where low-level staffers and senior officials were trying to determine how the indictment would impact an administration that has been mired in a number of high-profile political scandals for nearly a year, said a half-dozen White House aides and two senior officials who work at the Republican National Committee.

5/12/2006 11:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So much for our pensions..........................................

5/12/2006 11:49:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LIFT THE RESIDENCY RULE!!!!

5/12/2006 11:53:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Remember guys the city has or raises $24 million for a "bean" but not one penny for the Police Memorial.

5/12/2006 11:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So much for being able to read the whole post.

5/12/2006 11:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey quit whining about the memorial already. Back each other up on jobs and there be fewer names to add to it. Bunch of dullards.

5/13/2006 12:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and Daley is proclaimed in the media as a great mayor....what a disgrace Chicago/Cook County/Illinois politics are.

5/13/2006 12:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
So much for being able to read the whole post.

5/12/2006 11:59:07 PM


cant' SCC will get mad.....

5/13/2006 12:42:00 AM  
Anonymous a rat said...

. . . . how about those tact teams going home 2 hours early almost every night?

When is the Sun Times going to do a report on that?

An estimated 1 million a year in taxpayers money being STOLEN

5/13/2006 12:44:00 AM  
Anonymous capone said...

Rat-a-tat end of that, for you rat!

5/13/2006 12:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Off Topic, I apologize,

Today I was approached to purchase a ticket for a benefit for a "Copper" getting "30" for "Bullshit".

Well it may have been "Bullshit" that he is doing THIS "30" for, but from what I have been told the "Copper" has another "30 pending" coming down the pipe.

The second "30" comes from an incident where he took AKA STOLE several thousand dollars from a benefit held for the daughter of a deceased police officer, who was killed in the line of duty in 1995.

I believe the "Copper" still works in 15.

So if you are selling tickets for this JAGLIPS, Stop.

If you are considering buying a ticket for this ASSHAT, Do Not.

If he tries explaining to you what he did, you decide if you want to listen to his bullshit.

If anyone has further information, please advise.

I wish Seiser could have his way with this POS.

CORRECTION, HE WORKED IN 15 UNTIL BEING STRIPPED.

5/11/2006 05:43:46 PM

5/13/2006 12:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone didn't make the Tact Team. Fuckin Cry Baby. You just showed why you don't belong.

5/13/2006 12:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just think, for that much money, the city could of bought around 1000 brand new squads, with new PDT's, instead of the death trap that I ride in everyday. Nice.

5/13/2006 01:08:00 AM  
Anonymous spring planting said...

Wonder if DA BOSS Man Child has a piece of this in his art collection. Gonna start callin him Mayor Twinkle Toes, tip toe thru the daisy's.

Who is his clout driver? As usual people go to the driver for favor's from Mayor TT.

5/13/2006 01:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tim Szars Promo Party Tonight. See Ya There :-)

5/13/2006 02:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, Captain Farrell is GONE from the 8th district after just two weeks and he's off to the Duece.

Watch for people to bail out now that the last hope for fairness and sanity is gone.

5/13/2006 02:10:00 AM  
Anonymous a rat said...

Someone didn't make the Tact Team. Fuckin Cry Baby. You just showed why you don't belong.

5/13/2006 12:58:40 AM
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tact team? Are you kidding? Nothing but under 30 year old kids -- punk police with less than 10 years on the job.. "Hut-Hut-Hut!!" Charge Glory Boys!!

sorry thanks but no thanks.. dawg city is where its at.. rape the city for the 1st and 16th. Dogs are shit you say? Wait til' you are in a federal court room and the judge says will the defendant rise.. then you finally relize .. OH FUCK!! Thats ME!! Keep on charging young dumb and full of cum glory boys.. we need SUCKERS like you to pick up the work for US dogs!!

By the way.. when you get RATTED out for doing a 6 hour work day and get fired.. I can't make your benifit.. I'm to busy staying at home with my family .. see you at the McDonalds drive-thru window SUCKERS!!

5/13/2006 02:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

5/13/2006 02:16:58 AM

Look out for the black helicopters over your house.

5/13/2006 02:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

5/13/2006 02:16:58 AM

You're a bigger fink than any rat. Why don't you move on to Burger King.

5/13/2006 02:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

02:16:58 AM....

You are dead-on correct. The 1st and 16th and taking care of your own is all that matters.

After nearly two decades on the job and multiple lawsuits, I'm done with chasing ghetto rats. Let the young and idealistic chase them now. Go get 'em, boys!

If you "young guns" don't know who Pat Tuite is, you will soon. He's worth every damn penny of that lein you're gonna have on your house.

5/13/2006 03:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

pat tuite is a world class asshole, backstabber and puke. that is the nicest thing I can say about him.

not the friend of the police like some assholes think.

5/13/2006 04:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No shit. Why would you or anybody else think that ANY lawyer is your friend including those in the States Attornies office? They are not. They are players in a game and if your on the same side as them at that particular time,fine, but when the games over they are back on the opposing teams beach waiting to take you down.

5/13/2006 07:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In lieu of a pension, we'll each be able to chip off a part of the bean representative of our years of service to the department.

5/13/2006 09:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At this time, the sole nominee for the most outstanding captain in the CPD is:

FARRELL, John (002)
(NOTE: FARRELL refuses to drink the Kool-Aid. Otherwise, he'd be Supt.)


The nominees for the most incompetent piece of shit currently holding the rank of captain, in alphabetical order are:

LEMMER, Thomas (023)
ROZELL, Mary (007)
WHITE, Cynthia (005)

Let the nominations proceed:

5/13/2006 09:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Ginger Hater said...

To 2:10am

Quit crying you medical abusing, canaryville dwelling, cousin fuckin', ketchup sandwich eating, little yellow bus ridin', waste of flesh!

Viva La Fat Lt! Let the bloodshed begin!

5/13/2006 10:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget Lilly Crump Hales 022

5/13/2006 11:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey rat......go to a VISE or DOC meeting and see just how useless you are on the watch!!!

5/13/2006 11:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good so far but still new, 3rd watch 012 Capt. John Kenny. If only the goat would go.

5/13/2006 12:27:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

John Kenny was one of the best bosses in 10, a district with a lot of good bosses.

If we loose one of the good captians we have now, send him back.

5/13/2006 12:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ABOUT THE BEAN & MILLENNIUM PARK

Millennium Park was always going to be Richard M. Daley Park. So no expense was too great, no sacrifice by the citizens or employees of Chicago too unbearable.

Cut the benefits, raise the taxes, gouge the citizens, let the potholes grow, King Richard must have his monument! Our own version of Nebuchadnezzar has built his Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

Or let’s see an alderman propose to sell the Bean and the naming rights to that piece of real estate to Boeing. Maybe sell it to another group of millionaires who got multi-million tax breaks to bring executives to the loop, but not one skilled factory job.

5/13/2006 12:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey rat......go to a VISE or DOC meeting and see just how useless you are on the watch!!!
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Of course you would be useless.. the "company men" like yourself want nothing but kiss ass-suck holes! Why don't you try to make use "dogs" sign contracts like they do in 023? Mr. Company Man!!

5/13/2006 01:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

For 13 million the City could have bought everyone new body armor, a new semi-auto, and belts and holsters.

Call me (Mitch) at Shore for prices! I've got all the stuff ready to go, such a deal!

5/13/2006 02:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Capt Anderson in 017-one of the worst! and all the 3rd watch sargeants suck big time!!!

5/13/2006 02:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No Rat......Not a company guy....I do what my Sgt asks and I lock people up...that is why you took this job right?? Or was it for the benefits or because you were picked on in high school and want revenge??? Quit your bitching about tact/gang teams....if you can't beat them...join them!!!!

5/13/2006 06:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the asshole wants a legacy other than corruption.
remind you of another local politition ?
we are still suffering the fallout from that bullshit !

5/13/2006 09:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey ratboy,
GET FUCKED !!!!

5/13/2006 09:43:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Let the bloodshed begin!"
?

Hey Lt. I was so looking forward to you hitting the streets in your XXXXXLLLLLL vest. Every time i see you in your little office i can't help but think of you as jabba the hutt and mary as that little rat that is stuck in your fat rolls just like the star wars movie.

5/14/2006 12:54:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

FUNNY HOW THE $23 MILLION DOLLAR TOTAL IS EXACTLY WHAT SHARKY-MARK DUNNO'HOE AND HIS FLOPPING MERRY MEN "FORGAVE" DALEY FROM OUR PENSION FUND. THAT'S OUR F*CKING "CLOUDGATE-WATERGATE-BEAN". IT'S SHOULD BE CITYWIDE'S WATERLOO AS WELL. TIME 2 THROW DA BUMS O-U-T. USE TERM LIMITS TO LIMIT CORRUPTION. ELIMINATE THE "CURRENT" PAST-PRESIDENT POSITION TOO- WHAT A CROOK-CROCK! 23 MILLION REASONS WHY THEY MUST GO. WITH 56 % PERCENT PENSION FUNDING, "SHITTY-WIDE" DESERVE TO BE 1-0-0% G-O-N-E NEXT TIME

5/14/2006 02:39:00 AM  

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