Has Chicago had enough of “The Godfather.” Mayor Rahm Emanuel?
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Have African Americans had enough of Chicago Mayor. Rahm Emanuel? Behind the scenes Emanuel is perhaps one of the most feared man in America. Political commentator Dick Morris once said the Clinton’s fear him. Despite all this Rahm is in trouble in Chicago.
Chicago has had enough. But it will not be easy to get rid of Rahm aka Rahmbo… See Chicago leaders offer olive branch to Rahm Emanuel
Brief biographical sketch of a great leader.
Rahm Emanuel bio from Wikipedia:
Emanuel is known for his “take-no-prisoners style” that has earned him the nickname “Rahmbo.” Emanuel sent a dead fish in a box to a pollster who was late delivering polling results. On the night after the 1992 election, angry at Democrats and Republicans who “betrayed” them in the 1992 election, Emanuel stood up at a celebratory dinner with colleagues from the campaign and began plunging a stake into the table and began rattling off names while shouting “Dead! Dead! Dead!”. Before Tony Blair gave a pro-Clinton speech during the impeachment crisis, Emanuel reportedly screamed at Blair “Don’t fuck this up!” while Clinton was present. Blair and Clinton both burst into laughter. However, by 2007 friends of Emanuel were saying that he has “mellowed out”
Rahm was encouraged by his mother to take ballet lessons and is a graduate of the Evanston School of Ballet, as well as a student of The Joel Hall Dance Center, where his children later took lessons. He won a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet, but turned it down to attend Sarah Lawrence College, a liberal arts school with a strong dance program.
While an undergraduate, Emanuel was elected to the Sarah Lawrence Student Senate. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, and went on to receive an Master of Arts in Speech and Communication from Northwestern University in 1985.
Emanuel took part in a two-week civilian volunteer holiday, known as the Sar-El, where, as a civilian volunteer, he assisted the Israel Defense Forces during the 1991 Gulf War, helping to repair truck brakes in one of Israel’s northern bases.
While a high school student working part-time at an Arby’s restaurant, Emanuel severely cut his right middle finger on a meat slicer, which was later infected from swimming in Lake Michigan. His finger was partially amputated due to the severity of the infection
Some commentators opined that Emanuel would be good for the Israeli–Palestinian peace process because if Israeli leaders made excuses for not dismantling settlements, Emanuel would be tough and pressure the Israelis to comply Some Palestinians expressed dismay at Emanuel’s appointment. (I wonder why?)
See this compilation of you tube links as a testament to a great leader.
Video: Protesters chant outside Rahm Emanuel’s house, demand resignation.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel blames Chicago crime wave on police officers becoming ‘fetal‘ out of fear they will get in trouble during arrests.
Protestors gather outside the home of Mayor Rahm Emanuel
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