April 10, 2007

Joe Moore, Retail Schmuck

I am shamelessly stealing this piece from Marathon Pundit. It's a quick look at Alderman Joe Moore and his relationship to local retail. Thanks John! "For those readers living outside of Chicago, a quick lesson in how things are done in the Second City is needed. There's a "gentleman's agreement" among the Chicago's fifty alderman that the council member representing the ward, using--or shall I say, abusing zoning laws, exerts enormous power on what is built---or not built--in their ward." Full story...

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