A pastor on the South Side is asking Republicans to talk to his flock after what he says are 50 years of disappointment from the other party.
CHICAGO — It is difficult to imagine a less likely GOP presidential campaign stop than O Block.
After all, it’s the most dangerous stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Chicago and one of the toughest territories in the city.
But if Republicans stand a chance of chipping away at Democrats’ dominance over the black vote in this city and elsewhere, it might be something to consider.
“African-Americans have been loyal to the Democratic Party,” Pastor Corey Brooks said. “But there is a group of African-Americans that feel like the Democratic Party has not been loyal to us.”
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Chicago activists Paul McKinley, Mark Carter, Joseph Watkins and Harold “Noonie” Ward recently went on the record with RebelPundit to deliver a message to black communities across the country.
So much for Hope and Change–
Chicago southside African-Americans GO OFF on President Obama.
Rebel Pundit interviewed the community this week about Barack Obama’s open border policies and his spending on the illegal immigrant community. Let’s just say – they are NOT HAPPY.
One local resident even says, “Barack Obama will go down as the worst president ever elected.”
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This video is about Chicago residents fed up with President Obama ignoring the black community and placing favor on illegal aliens at the southern border.
Two weeks ago, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger announced that the state would skip a $560 million pension payment in November thanks to the budget battle in Springfield. The news marked the latest embarrassment in a string of setbacks tied to an increasingly serious financial crisis that was thrust into the national spotlight in May when the State Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a pension reform bid prompted Moody’s to downgrade Chicago to junk.
As we documented back in August, the state is in fact so broke that it’s begun paying lottery winners in IOUs.
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Perhaps it is a sign of the popularity of streaming that a city wants to tax the subscription fees of Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, and other services. Chicago is desperately trying to raise revenue for the city by tapping into a steady “stream” of income. Starting Sept 1, anyone who wants to stream video or music from online will have to pay more.
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Move to Wisconsin instead!