American as Mom, apple pie, and crooked Chicago politics

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On the 4th of July, my wife and I will celebrate by going to a pops concert/fireworks show at a local concert hall, and by helping a local organization with their annual barbecue.

But I also want to spend a moment reflecting on an American tradition that has been part of this country’s history for almost 150 years: The blatant corruption of Chicago politics. Continue reading