The February 2023 Issue of Substance

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Chicago Political Violence - 1st Ward Alderman Daniel La Spata Campaign Offices Attacked Overnight

Police responded after midnight to a 911 report of two men wearing all black smashing windows at our Milwaukee staff and volunteer office (LaSpapta is a member of the Chicago City Council Democratic Socialist Caucus . . .


Sunday Cartoons: Balloon Day

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Maj. Gen. Rodney Boyd. General Boyd becomes the first Black 2-Star General in the history of the Illinois National Guard

We have never before had a person of color reach the rank of major general, the highest rank achievable in the Illinois National Guard until today. Ceremony was held Carver Military Academy on the far . . .


A teacher who quit and took a job at Costco says life is much better now — she has a life, can pay her bills and finally sleeps at night

A former teacher who left her career in education to work at a local Costco now she says her life has improved massively.

Maggie Perkins quit her teaching job in 2020 after two . . .


Is CTU being Used for it's Money? An analysis of the financial basis of pseudo-left politics

Re-posting story from May 2022 .... To remind people of historical facts regarding people currently using union resources to violate the law ... they lack ethics and morality for human rights The same people who . . .


CPS Chief Operating Officer sells Dope in the Suburbs

Imagine in your wildest dreams that the Chief Operating Officer of Chicago Public Schools gets to open a weed dispensary in Wheeling.

.. the person who is supposed to be a Chicago resident and . . .


African American History Month - Otis McDonald, Civil Rights Hero and Second Amendment Champion (1933-2014)

Otis McDonald filed the case that overturned Chicago's handgun law in 2010


There was a wrong done a long time ago that dates back to slavery time, I could feel the spirit of . . .


you "Cracker" ... "Fuck Off Honky" white woman - Chicago Teachers Union Progressive challenger in far North Side 50th Ward race expresses regret over profane anti-Israel tweet and anti-white tweets

Chicago Teachers Union Progressive challenger in far North Side 50th Ward race expresses regret over profane anti-Israel tweet and ones where he referred to a white person as "cracker" and "honky" the teachers Union recently . . .


Progressive Lies: CTU Leadership chose a Felon over Mah

Everybody does know that the Chicago Teachers Union supported Alex Acevedo over Theresa Mah when she first ran for office.

Instead of supporting a trailblazing Asian American into the State Assembly, the Chicago Teachers . . .


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