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Gangsters Masquerading as Politicians – Mayor Richard M. Daley

By Bridgette

Richard M. Daly

Chicago’s “Illustrious” Mayor

Our Illinois Rogue Gallery of Gangsters is presenting those who masquerade as honest politicians. Today’s Illinois politician, Richard Michael Daley, deserves a serious look because of the family’s historical significance in Chicago.

Richard M. Daley, born in 1942, is the oldest of 7 children born to Former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and his wife Eleanor. He was brought up in the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Bridgeport that is on the southwest side of Chicago. He received his law degree from DePaul University.

Richard and his wife Margaret had four children, Nora, Patrick, Elizabeth and Kevin who is deceased. He started his career with the help of his father’s machine’s backing. He was in the Illinois Senate for 8 years. After that he won the election to become Cook County’s State’s Attorney where he remained for 9 years from 1980 – 1989. Daley ran for mayor and won in 1989. The previously elected mayor, Harold Washington, died in 1987 of a heart attack. (He was allegedly one of Obama’s mentors).

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“Fugly FLO” Oh, oh, oh

Posted By Papoose

Fugly FLO – The Rise of the Bagman

The following story was written by an associate/peer of Michelle Obama’s (or as I like to call her, Fugly FLO) who had the privilege of passing her in the halls when they “worked” in the same firm in Chicago. The letter was sent to Mr. Beckwith, The Obama File. This is the side of FLO that the media never investigated, and the side of her that you wouldn’t want to meet up with in a dark corridor. Some “inside” commentary on FLO’s other half is an eye opener.

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