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Re: “Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia's journey from a village in Mexico to the race against Mayor Emanuel

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Though he claims to be against red light cameras, as a member of the Cook County Board, Chuy accepted a $1500 contribution from Red Speed LLC and voted for their River Forest red light contract, demonstrating recent willingness to compromise against the interests of constituents in return for a very small stipend--but that's not all. In 2012 he co-sponsored a $100 million bond deal that gave Chicago's law firm Mayer Brown LLP the job of representing the cushy deal, after which the firm represented Chuy's adult son in expensive criminal proceedings free of charge.

Willi Walls for Mayor of Chicago brings the Harold Washington plan back on the table for discussion. Check out his plan at WallsForMayor.com top of page, policy drop down menu. Not about flashy ads that cost a million dollars to run, he's about bringing the Harold Washington platform back to Chicago. For real. ‪#‎Punch5‬

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Posted by Mim DePelichy on 02/19/2015 at 7:11 PM

Re: “Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia's journey from a village in Mexico to the race against Mayor Emanuel

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In 1983, 'Dock' Walls delayed law school to get the late Mayor Harold Washington elected, then served as his personal aide. Continuing to passionately believe in Washington’s vision, and on a shoestring budget, Dock passed the most stringent ballot requirements of any elected position in the country—the Chicago Mayor election—three times.

As a “perennial candidate” he has had time to give deep thought to an increasingly detailed and comprehensive platform, that includes creating 50,000 sustainable private sector jobs, funded by Chicago's $7.9 Billion Capital Improvement Program, extensively safeguarded to guarantee against corruption.

A long-time advocate for the under-served, Walls opposes red-light cameras, speed cameras, and unreasonable parking costs/fines, proposing sustainable job generation producing legitimate and fair tax revenue instead--and outlines a plan protecting local elected school boards, which he supports, from corrupt infiltration, to protect local parents’ voice.

He would reopen the CHA resident database, prioritizing high risk individuals who were placed on decade-long waiting lists for job assistance, skill improvement, housing, and to address physical and mental health employment barriers--proactively ending a costly cycle of poverty-driven violence.

In the 2011 debates, Walls suggested desk duty officers be placed on the streets—a plan Emanuel implemented.

Go to WilliamDockWalls.com read his extensive platform, under the "Policy" drop down menu at the top of the page. This is a campaign about substance, not expensive flashy commercials or websites. When you read the plan you will agree, this is the substance voters have been looking for.

If you would like to join the campaign, call 1-712-432-1085 PIN: 792046# Even at this late hour we can use your help.

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Posted by Mim DePelichy on 02/19/2015 at 7:07 PM

Re: “Can Chuy beat Rahm in the race for mayor?

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Though he claims to be against red light cameras, as a member of the Cook County Board, Chuy accepted a $1500 contribution from Red Speed LLC and voted for their River Forest red light contract, demonstrating recent willingness to compromise against the interests of constituents in return for a very small stipend--but that's not all. In 2012 he co-sponsored a $100 million bond deal that gave Chicago's law firm Mayer Brown LLP the job of representing the cushy deal, after which the firm represented Chuy's adult son in expensive criminal proceedings free of charge. Willi Walls for Mayor of Chicago brings the Harold Washington plan back on the table for discussion. Check out his plan at WallsForMayor.com top of page, policy drop down menu. Not about flashy ads that cost a million dollars to run, he's about bringing the Harold Washington platform back to Chicago. For real. ‪#‎Punch5‬

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Posted by Mim DePelichy on 02/19/2015 at 6:28 PM

Re: “An editorial endorsement for . . . anyone but Rahm!

William Dock Walls is the best man for the position. His extensively detailed platform is at wallsformayor.com, top of page, go to the "policy" scroll down menu for the different sections of his plan. No other candidate has invested the time to develop anywhere near as comprehensive a vision, grounded in the reality of the actual Chicago budget.

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Posted by Mim DePelichy on 02/18/2015 at 12:26 AM

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