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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 03:45 PM

 

Rahm lays off union janitors, cuts non-union contract with buddy

Perfect timing. As we head into the Christmas season in the land of high heating bills, comes the news that Rahm is laying off many of the city's library custodians.

He's also put 300 union custodians's jobs on the chopping block at O’Hare Airport because of a controversial $99 million, non-union janitorial contract he's handed out to one of his mobster friends, Richard Simon, a buddy of the son of the late mobster William “Potatoes” Daddano (stay with me now) who also happens to be connected to the UNO charter school hustlers.

According to the Sun-Times report, UNO’s non-union janitorial service is listed as an “anticipated” sub-contractor on the O’Hare deal — an arrangement that could have been worth almost $5 million, according to city records.

http://michaelklonsky.blogspot.com/2012/11/rahm-starring-in-jobs-busters.html

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Reply Rahm lays off union janitors, cuts non-union contract with buddy (Original post)
HiPointDem Dec 2012 OP
atreides1 Dec 2012 #1
graham4anything Dec 2012 #2
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #4
graham4anything Dec 2012 #5
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #6
graham4anything Dec 2012 #8
graham4anything Dec 2012 #9
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #10
graham4anything Dec 2012 #12
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #13
graham4anything Dec 2012 #18
TheKentuckian Dec 2012 #16
smokey nj Dec 2012 #19
Teamster Jeff Dec 2012 #15
madrchsod Dec 2012 #21
smokey nj Dec 2012 #3
forestpath Dec 2012 #7
Honeycombe8 Dec 2012 #11
2naSalit Dec 2012 #14
Honeycombe8 Dec 2012 #17
2naSalit Dec 2012 #20
UnrepentantLiberal Dec 2012 #22

Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 03:49 PM

1. Wow

He really turned out to be scum after all, didn't he? People of Chicago...this was your doing, how's it working out for you now?

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 03:52 PM

2. What is the rest of the story?

 


Could it be the choice is closing the library vs. finding ways to save money to leave them open?

In bad financial times, libraries always are first to be cut in towns, lest they cut the sports down,which they never do.

The state supplies money to the city

the city has to allocate what they have the best way

this is the position of the Mayor over the person

sometimes things can be two different ways converging on each other.

I would like to hear the rest of the story, the entire story first

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:00 PM

4. The rest of the story is that rahm added administrative overhead, a PR department & pay

 

raises for his buddies while pleading poverty & laying off union workers who actually provide services.

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:05 PM

5. that is what you said in the OP

 

I didn't ask to have the OP repeated.

I always like to know the full story

This same thingy happened in my town, and it was solely due to what the town was cutting, no ulterior angle just a choice of five things to cut, and as always, the library lost and it has kept the hours it had

difference is the Gov and town is rpublican but parents always vote for sports over library
and there are only so many pieces of the pie

So I would like to know, the REST of the story as that newscaster used to narrate

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:18 PM

6. I didn't say anything about that in the Op. Quit making stuff up. There is no 'rest of the

 

story' except the rest of the fraud rahm & the chicago club are perpetrating on the city.

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:47 PM

8. You said what YOU said in the first and the followup. I added what happened in my little town

 

(c) simon and garfunkel 1975

who is making anything up?

the exact words putting down rahm are in the two posts.

I myself like to hear THE REST OF THE STORY for all the choices there are.

usually the other choices are not in an opinion piece, which the OP link is.

same when people post youtubes as facts when they are opinions

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:51 PM

9. Rahm lays off union janitors, cuts non-union contract with buddy

 

is YOUR title in the OP my friend.

I repeated that, then added my opinion just like it is YOUR opinion

I myself like to hear THE REST OF THE STORY in that the link is an OPINION PIECE not an unbiased news item.

The media hates the Clintons, therefore they hate Rahm too. So I like to bypass an opinion piece and hear THE REST OF THE STORY

same as others like to do the same with any article.

IMHO (because mine is only an opinion, not a paid writer in a newspaper or blog)

CHICAGO is a good word and MY Kinda town (c) Van Huesen and Cahn, sung by the Chairmen of the Board, FRank Sinatra.
(not all chairmen of the board are bad, Frank proved that.)

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:59 PM

10. yes; & that is significantly different from : rahm adds administrative overhead & PR department

 

while pleading poverty.

get it?

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #10)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:23 PM

12. you said it in your post. You are again parsing words 1st post, 4th post.

 

I asked in the 2nd post for the rest of the story (another link telling the news, not an opinion piece by an op-ed columinst who has an opinion.(I don't consider that hard news).

I love how Rahm toiled and sweated and worked his way up to Mayor from the house and the cabinet position in an honestly won with votes from the people election.

I hope Mr. Axelrod and Plouffe does the same.

Chicago is great.

and yes, a mayor would plead poverty.

For the 7th time, I would love to read another story with the REST of the story

the OP article with link is an opinion piece.
written from an op-ed person with an opinion(an opinion is an angle).

it is not unbiased no matter which position it takes

I don't blindly follow anything except for anything President Obama does or want.
He is smarter than me, and his staff is unparallel in modern times. Simply the best(c) as Tina Turner sang.

With Rahm you get a three-fer.
Not only President Obama, but President Clinton42 and President Clinton45

and this is an opinion (c)g4a

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:26 PM

13. word salad

 

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:46 PM

18. can i have some anchovies and olives and fat free feta cheese in my salad please.

 

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:40 PM

16. Privatization doesn't save shit is the other side of the story. Save a library my ass.

If and when that happens you'll be Merry Poppinsing that too and looking for the "other side" of that too.

If you see a (D) then it is A OK and that goes pretty well for (R)'s too as long as they muster a degree of separation from the TEA clowns. (R) policy is tasty goodness, it matters not to you what is done or who suffers and dies, after all war and poverty are nothing new, winning is all that matters.

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Response to TheKentuckian (Reply #16)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:48 PM

19. Well said.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:35 PM

15. Rahm doesn't give a fuck about libraries. Are you serious?

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 10:30 PM

21. i take it you are not from illinois....

three families run this state. some years one family has power over the other two but there`s always a balance in the long run.

rahm is just another in the line of flunkies the families installed.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 03:58 PM

3. Looks like Rahm's never me a union he didn't want to bust.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 04:31 PM

7. I have NEVER understood why this guy claims to be a Democrat.

 

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:04 PM

11. How very Mr. Potter-ish of him. How could anyone lay someone off at this time of year?

It's cruel and inhuman.

I know Emmanuel has always been non-progressive, but what the hell has happened to him? Has he been taken over by the mob? That's who he owes his win to?

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #11)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:31 PM

14. Nobody

gets to mayor of Chicago without the backing of the "machine". I'm just thankful he's not in DC anymore though I feel sorry for the people of Chicago.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:40 PM

17. He sold his soul, you mean. Corruption. Absolute corruption. Those poor people. nt

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #17)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 05:57 PM

20. I suspect that

the "selling" took place at an early age, it's just become so publicly evident of late. Indeed, those poor people. I lived in the NW "burbs" a long time ago, nothing ever really changes there, it's all the same as it ever was as far as I have ever known that place to be... the politicians just have different names and faces, that's all.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sun Dec 2, 2012, 12:23 AM

22. Oh those wacky Democrats

 

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