“Former Gov. James R. Thompson doesn’t get it and never will. Why should George Ryan remain in prison? Bob Dylan answered the question decades ago in his song, ‘The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,'” Mark P. Bloedel of Oak Park writes in a letter to the Sun-Times today.
As Bloedel – via Dylan – goes on to explain, “George Ryan must finish his sentence because the ladder of law must have no top and no bottom.”
“‘I don’t think we should preclude an attack on Iran if it’s necessary,’ Ald. Bernie Stone (50th) grumbled to John Mearsheimer, a University of Chicago political science professor,” the Tribune reports.
“‘When would it be necessary?’ asked Mearsheimer, an expert on international security policy.
“‘That I don’t know,’ said Stone, an expert on zoning policy.”
“We’ve always taken up issues besides collecting the garbage,” said Ald. Freddrenna Lyle (6th).
Like approving animal torture for entertainment purposes.
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