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Stop Voting....2

*The state of our community is too critical for us to continue doing what we have always done*

We must stop voting for bright ideas with no plan.
We must stop voting for the person on television
We must stop voting for our soror or fraternity brother
We must stop voting to get election time gifts (contracts, streets fixed, seasonal jobs)

We have an opportunity to take control of our city council, take control of our Board of Education and...

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*The state of our community is too critical for us to continue doing what we have always done*

We must stop voting for bright ideas with no plan.
We must stop voting for the person on television
We must stop voting for our soror or fraternity brother
We must stop voting to get election time gifts (contracts, streets fixed, seasonal jobs)

We have an opportunity to take control of our city council, take control of our Board of Education and take control of our community, but only if we elect candidates citywide, that understand how to organize a community network, inform and mobilize the community into a power base, and how to use that Power base to make things happen.

POWER not Permission

  • Read you bio and see that you are for deadbeats not being evicted when they don't pay rent.....sorry, as a rental property owner in Ward 21, your signs will not be on the lawn there.

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    Thanks for reading Casey. My issue is with the banks that committed crimes, crimes that yielded no jail time for any of the CEO's, but instead required them to pay billions in fines, which did little to nothing to help those that they scammed out of their homes. So, yes...

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    Thanks for reading Casey. My issue is with the banks that committed crimes, crimes that yielded no jail time for any of the CEO's, but instead required them to pay billions in fines, which did little to nothing to help those that they scammed out of their homes. So, yes I feel for victims of an unfair foreclosure court system and shady lenders that capitalized off of unsustainable loans, TARP and legal fees that caused many to give in instead of fight for their homes. As Alderman, my job will be to Inform and Educate, so the constituents of the 21st ward can make sound and educated decisions for the community, whether I agree with them or not. I represent the peoples wants and the policy the people support, not my own. Again, thank you for reading.

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Stop Voting.....

Candidates for aldermen are full of bright ideas, saying;
When I become Alderman I'm going to fill these darn potholes!
When I become Alderman I am going to clean this empty lot!
When I become Alderman I am going to reopen the electrician class at Simeon!
Really? How? These candidates speak as though their mere presence in City Hall with their bright ideas will make city council sit, bark and roll over! None of these candidates have offered a plan...

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Candidates for aldermen are full of bright ideas, saying;
When I become Alderman I'm going to fill these darn potholes!
When I become Alderman I am going to clean this empty lot!
When I become Alderman I am going to reopen the electrician class at Simeon!
Really? How? These candidates speak as though their mere presence in City Hall with their bright ideas will make city council sit, bark and roll over! None of these candidates have offered a plan to make their bright ideas REALITY, but it's not their fault.
These candidates are only doing what they have seen work for Alderman, after Alderman, after Alderman for decades. Offer bright ideas, get in front of cameras and profess your outrage, create a headline and the people will vote for you.
The only way to make things happen in City Hall is to organize the votes in your community into a voting bloc! This is the only thing City Hall fears, respects and reacts to, other than dollars. The truly powerful aldermen know this. The truly powerful aldermen know that if they organize and direct the votes in their wards, department heads will listen, mayors will listen, state representatives will listen, and not only do they listen, but they move when that voting bloc says move.
Alderman Burke picks up a phone and potholes get filled, he picks up a phone and debris gets removed from vacant lots. How did Alderman Burke get that type of power and influence in a Rahm Emmanuel administration? Alderman Burke organized and directed 87% of the votes in his ward AWAY from Rahm Emanuel. NOW, after exercising the POWER of that voting bloc, everybody listens!!
Instead of doing the hard work of organizing a power base by organizing a voting bloc that will demand fear, respect and action, these candidates talk about their bright ideas and expect to enter city hall and ask better, or ask more forcefully, or ask the right person.

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