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Further Confirmation Of Chicago Police Department’s Manpower Shortage

Reading the popular Chicago police blog Second City Cop on a regular basis, I became aware several years ago of the manpower shortage going on in the Chicago Police Department. Subsequently, I started blogging about the city’s truly “thin...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 9, 2016

Bloomberg On Chicago: ‘Nowhere Will Political Power Evaporate More Dramatically’ When Donald Trump Takes Office

If readers still don’t think there will be repercussions to Chicago from a Trump administration despite its unabashed support for Hillary Clinton on Election Day (the Democrat received 83.63% of the city’s votes on Election Day), its offi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 7, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 115

This “Signs Of The Time” post is actually about signage. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s honorary street signs in downtown Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported this afternoon: After much fanfare from Chicago aldermen over the r...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 7, 2016

‘Black Lawmakers From Chicago’ Key To Reducing City’s Gun Violence?

Before the weekend, I blogged about Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s recent appearance on WGN-TV (Chicago Channel 9) where he discussed the city’s gun violence. Johnson brought up much-publicized (and delayed) legislation tar...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 6, 2016

Martin Armstrong: ‘The United States Will Most Likely Break Apart By 2036’

Back on January 27, 2016, I asked: Do any readers follow Martin Armstrong, economist at Armstrong Economics (and former chairman of Princeton Economics International Ltd.) and the creator of the Economic Confidence Model? While the jury’s still out...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 1, 2016

Chicago Police Department Manpower Shortage Latest

“Chicago readers take note: The ‘thin blue line’ that exists in the Windy City will likely remain that way for the foreseeable future. Carry on accordingly.” –Survival And Prosperity, October 3, 2011 With the help of the popular Chicago...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 26, 2016

City Of Chicago’s Total Unfunded Liabilities Grew To Nearly $24 Billion In 2015

It’s been a while since I last blogged about the Illinois Policy Institute, a Chicago-based non-partisan research organization “generating public policy solutions aimed at promoting personal freedom and prosperity in Illinois.” Yet earlier this...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 14, 2016

Local Government Engineering Department Job Circular 2016

Local Government Engineering Department (LGD) Job Circular 2016. Local Government Engineering Department (LGD) Job Circular Related Notice published the Ministry Of Housing And Public Works. Joining the smart and big gov. service team in Bangladesh L...
by Smartrena on Jul 14, 2016

Active Shooter Drill At Chicago’s Wrigley Field Thursday

While looking for the latest on Chicago’s debt crisis from Fran Spielman (Chicago Sun-Times), I spotted this on the newspaper’s website Wednesday afternoon: One week after a lone gunman opened fire on police officers securing a Black Lives Matter...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 13, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 108

After blogging back on June 21 about the next round of property tax bills due to hit Cook County, Illinois, residents’ mailboxes in the coming days, I told my girlfriend to pay attention to the local mainstream news outlets as there would be no sho...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 6, 2016

Cook County, Illinois, Faces $174 Million Shortfall

From the Cook County, Illinois, website (under “News) last Thursday: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the preliminary forecast for the County’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget, signaling that difficult financial choices are on...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 5, 2016

Chicago Pastor Calls On State Of Illinois To Declare ‘State Of Emergency’ Over Financial Woes

by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 22, 2016

More Financial Pain For Many Chicago Homeowners In The Coming Days

by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 21, 2016

Department for Education is out-standing!

Last week in the House of Commons, an MP asked a question of three Government departments. The question was the same to each department. To ask the Secretary of State for ____________, if he will take steps to ensure that staff … Continue read...
by IanChisnall on Jun 20, 2016

5 Policemen Missing in Rivers After Ambush

The Rivers State Police Command on Friday... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on May 27, 2016

6 Feared Dead as Boko Haram Members Attack Borno community

No fewer than 6 people are feared dead after Boko... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on May 25, 2016

Local Government Rural Development Job Circular 2016

Local Government Rural Development published a job circular. A attractive job circular published the Local Government Rural Development. Joining the smart and big Govt. service team of Local Government Rural Development. Local Government Rural Develo...
by Smartrena on May 4, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 101

Is it just me or has anyone else noticed “spelling” seems to be less important to a growing number of Americans these days? Genevieve Bookwalter reported on the Chicago Tribune website on April 28: Outraged Naperville residents are demanding that...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 3, 2016

New Plymouth responds

Well, that was a bit boring. It’s the New Plymouth District Council’s response to my earlier letter paying a parking fine. (Original Tumblr post here, if the graphic above does not show.)...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 14, 2016

40-Year-Old Man Arrested For R*ping 9-Year-Old Girl In Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Apr 11, 2016


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