Tag Archives: Rahm Emanuel

Shedding OPEB Through ObamaCare

There is plenty to write about within the broad subject of municipal finance, pension obligations, and “Other Post Employment Benefits”(OPEB), which are primarily health care costs for retirees. While pension costs have at least (nominally in many cases)been addressed by … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care Reform, Municipal Finance | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Rahm Rolls in Chicago

Rahm Emanuel rolled to victory in Chicago yesterday, crushing all opposition by outworking, outsmarting and outraising his opposition. For me it was a foregone conclusion when he announced because he is a campaign demon, willing to work like a dog … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged | 1 Comment

Rahm Makes the Ballot

Rahm Emanuel, after having been bounced off the ballot (for Mayor of Chicago) by an Illinois court, has been restored to the ballot by the Illinois Supreme Court. Rahm has led this race from the start, and is positioned to … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Rahm for Mayor Part 2

Just cannot help myself. Rahm is jumping into the fray in Chicago quickly, with a website and you tube channel already established and a listening tour set to begin. Rahm is sucking all of the oxygen out of the room … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Rahm for Mayor

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel announced that he was leaving the job of White House Chief of Staff to run for Mayor of Chicago. While some have downplayed his chances Rahm is relentless, and is one of the … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

President Obama and the Left

With the potential collapse of health care reform President Obama has begun to take some withering fire from the left wing base of the Democratic Party. The complaints are multifold but boil down to the President paying too little heed … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

RNC Chair Calls Limbaugh Remarks “Incendiary and Ugly”

RNC Chairman Michael Steele was on cable yesterday, taking great pains to deny that Rush Limbaugh was the “de facto” head of the Republican Party. In fact Steele seemed quite put out that it was not clearly recognized that he, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment