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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

We have an appointee

At a press conference this afternoon, Governor Rod Blagojevich appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, December 29, 2008

Coal

It's dirty, yes. But can it be made clean. Some say yes. Some say no..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Blagojevich stuff

Updated to add: Oh, I almost forgot the main reason I was going to do.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, December 27, 2008

"Dis-Proportionality"

Via Dan, we learn about the Doctrine of Proportionality in relation to the never ending.... [click for full entry]

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Not a cool day in August

Rather, a warm day in December. This what our weather looks like today. Ugh..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Merry Christmas

And Happy Holidays. To all who travel by here, thank you..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Kitty looking out

It's 9 degrees. The wind chill is -10. The winds are blowing at 26.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Selected Rudyard Kipling Quotes [updated]

Earlier today, Governor Rod Blagojevich discussed the writings of Rudyard Kipling in his statement to.... [click for full entry]

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Rod Blagojevich transcript

Governor Rod Blagojevich spoke today from the Thompson Center in Chicago. I attempted to transcribe.... [click for full entry]

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Flickr 6:6 photo

This is the sixth photo on the sixth page of my Flickr photos. This.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Fun with Capitol Words

The Sunlight Foundation released a fun (and useful) new tool today for tracking words that.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Answers to Monday's questions

Will the governor talk to the citizens in a meaningful way? No. Will the.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday's question

One week and one day after Rod Blagojevich was arrested, why is he still governor.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Downtown

Adams Street between Fifth and Fourth. A few weeks ago..... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Five questions for Monday

Will the governor talk to the citizens in a meaningful way? Will the governor.... [click for full entry]

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Illinois with your rivers gently flowing

And your everything else in a state of bleeping turmoil. For most of us in.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Blagojevich's process

In a November 6, 2008, article on the SJ-R entitled, "Who will replace Obama in.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Governor Blagojevich arrested!

At 6:30 this morning federal agents went to the home of Governor Rod Blagojevich in.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, December 08, 2008

Now with the recyling downturn

This recession is affecting the recycling industry. On Saturday, Dan reported the following in my.... [click for full entry]

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Having lost all cheer

I wonder how everyone seems so cheerful. Can they possibly be that happy with everything.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, December 06, 2008

Listen, they're playing our song*

Conversation earlier today between someone from the transistor radio age (me) and someone from the.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, December 05, 2008

Five metal things

1. When we took our aluminum cans for recycling at the end of July, the.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, December 01, 2008

Mapping the bailout money

Interesting: As of Dec 01, 2008 05:59:26 PM, $241.84 billion worth of bailout money has.... [click for full entry]

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Phil Hare town hall meeting

My congressman, Phil Hare (D-Ill.) had a telephonic town hall meeting tonight, which I attended..... [click for full entry]

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