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Entries by Howard Wolinsky from 11/2008

Remembering Studs

| Posted 11.01.2008 | Chicago

Studs was an advocate for progressive change and I wish he had lived long enough to hear what he had to say on the outcome of Tuesday's Presidential election.

Life in the 'Fast Eddie' Lane

| Posted 11.04.2008 | Chicago

"Fast Eddie" Vrdolyak, the guy who advised me to wise up, is himself heading to jail, joining a long list of Chicago politicians to do time.

Whole World Watching Grant Park, Again

| Posted 11.05.2008 | Chicago

American flags were waving Tuesday night over Grant Park as they celebrated the Obama win. Back in '68, the riot in Grant Park started when a protester tried to lower an American flag.

A Good Guy at AMA Dies: Dr. Ron Davis, Tobacco Foe

| Posted 11.07.2008 | Chicago

The AMA ought to apologize for the harm it caused the public health for its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It would be a fitting tribute to the legacy of Dr. Ronald Davis.

Chicago: Second Again

| Posted 11.12.2008 | Chicago

With the election of Barack Obama, the urban orbits have shifted. After Washington, D.C., Chicago has won Second City status once again, based on politics rather than population.

Will 'Axe' Cut Ties With His 'Secret' Firm?

| Posted 11.26.2008 | Chicago

Taking the A out of AKP&D will help David Axelrod focus on Obama and avoid conflicts. But what about ASK? Never heard of it? ASK Public Strategies is Axelrod's other business.