Memorial Day Sunday.

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“The children will be taken care of, put into foster care or whatever.” -John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff.

My drawings this week.

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This week’s Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers with co-host Brandon Johnson and Juanita Irizarry.

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This week’s Tweets.

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Blog posts:

Parents keep the kids home to protest gun violence? These school reformers should just keep their brilliant ideas to themselves for a while. Their record isn’t good.

Defending stupid. It’s not even better than nothing.

Study: 2013 School closings hurt Chicago’s children. But CPS CEO Janice Jackson says she will not be deterred from closing schools.

Illinois schools sue Rauner over failure to provide adequate school funding.

The Obama Presidential Center, parks and democracy.

Chicago is becoming a bourgeois town. Spread the news all around.

“Whose your daddy?” says Rahm to Amazon’s Jay Carney.

Keeping retirement real. Six years out and remembering the teachers lounge.

3 thoughts on “Memorial Day Sunday.

  1. The picture of the children lying on the ground behind the wire fence (is there barbed wire on top?) is worth a thousand words.

    A thousand really bad words.

    1. & I just saw another picture of incarcerated immigrant chuldren lying on the ground on what looked like very thin mattresses, covered by what looked like aluminum foil (not really, but probably that material that’s used to insulate food carry packs) blankets. (I guess they were supposed to be rain-resistant covers; perhaps these children were lying under open skies?)
      Just when we think the inhumanity in this country is at an all time low, it goes lower…

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