Not Wasting Crises
- While you were distracted by all the NATO nonsense that's been consuming our city for the last few weeks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been on the move as usual.
He resigned to become general manager of the Cubs.
Alas—just wishful thinking.
Actually, he and his minions have been busy. That is, they've been giving your money to rich insiders while cutting back on the services you get in return.
Let's start with the corporate handouts. Emanuel turned over $29.5 million in desperately needed property tax dollars to a consortium of wealthy investors who clearly don't need the money. In the mayor's defense, it wasn't his idea. He was dusting off a bad one left over from his Mayor Richard Daley
Labels: money questions