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Re: “Mayor Rahm finds $92 million for his South Loop deal

Anything the mayor does anymore, just makes my civic blood boil. What a smug idiot.

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Posted by Rob Conrad on 09/25/2013 at 8:24 PM

Re: “Red Plum/Local Values, the ad rag that keeps coming

You could help all of us by providing the home address of the circulation manager of the Tribune. I guess you know what my next suggestion would be.

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Posted by Rob Conrad on 05/14/2013 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Hey Rahm: If Toni Preckwinkle unseats you, you'll have more time to go skiing

Dittos. I would happily vote for her. In a heartbeat. 56-year-old white Northsider here.

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Posted by Rob Conrad on 03/22/2013 at 3:00 PM

Re: “Further thoughts on the "strident secularism" that troubles John Kass

Ed - I like how people who are spiritual make odious choices and are judgment free. What planet do you live on?

(to the broader points in this post) Yes, reason is the acid acting upon any institution (religious or secular) that doesn't pass the common sense smell test.

You don't need any specific religious tradition to be kind, compassionate, self-sacrificing or good. You can just be those things. Off the rack. You don't need to go to Religious Tailors, Inc. to be measured and fitted with a hand-sewn suit.

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Posted by Rob Conrad on 03/14/2013 at 2:53 PM

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