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Entries by Matt Farmer from 02/2010

Twelve Percent of the People Have Spoken

| Posted 02.03.2010 | Chicago

I started to doze off around 10:00 p.m. while Alexi Giannoulias was giving his acceptance speech. I'll have to double-check the transcript, but this is what I thought I heard.

Only a Pawnbroker in Their Game

| Posted 02.05.2010 | Chicago

Absent some showing of voter fraud -- which I'm not sure is even considered a crime in this state -- Scott Lee Cohen's victory should stand. Elections have consequences, folks.

A View From the Cot

| Posted 02.08.2010 | Chicago

During third period your mind wanders. You wonder if you're the only kid in your class who is living in a homeless shelter.

There's Trouble Brewing in Bedford Falls

| Posted 02.11.2010 | Chicago

Giving Mayor Daley more power over our schools is a bad idea.