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Mayor, Ill. lawmakers make case for Chicago casino

There are 10 comments on the Seattle Times story from May 3, 2013, titled Mayor, Ill. lawmakers make case for Chicago casino. In it, Seattle Times reports that:

Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be on their agenda, too.

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bozo idea

Nashua, NH

#1 May 3, 2013
one more thing for Chicago to corrupt with more over paid greedy union graft, more jobs for city hall insiders, one more source of money for a cash strapped city??

look let the city and soon the state go bankrupt already.

there isn't enough money in America to keep this bloated corrupt city state mess afloat.

the sooner the city state enter bankruptcy court the sooner tax payers can get relief from these outrageous greedy union retirement contracts the democrats promised to unions to buy union votes to keep them in office..........
Ex- El Paso Resident

Las Cruces, NM

#2 May 3, 2013
They need to make sure those great Obama voters can use their EBT cards at the new Casino.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#3 May 3, 2013
At least he is not in Mexico, bad mouthing the United States of America.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#4 May 3, 2013
We're sure Rahm will have hands in....uh, I mean hands on this project.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#5 May 3, 2013
Ex- El Paso Resident wrote:
They need to make sure those great Obama voters can use their EBT cards at the new Casino.
After all, at least according to Nancy Pelosi, food stamps use is economic stimulus. A Chicago casino will be just one more way for Democrats to make the inner-city poor, even more poor and keep them voting Democrat. After all, who else besides Democrats thinks it's o.k. to pay for people's gambling addictions with taxpayer dollars? It's a perfect scheme... er... I mean plan Rahm has going.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#6 May 3, 2013
A casino is right down dead-fish's alley.
wake up people

Carterville, IL

#7 May 4, 2013
Whites don't go to Chicago very much with kneegrows running wild.

Since: Jul 07


#10 May 4, 2013
wake up people wrote:
Whites don't go to Chicago very much with kneegrows running wild.
And how the hell do you know that stupid.

I've been downtown before that you see everyone of any race.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#11 May 4, 2013
I'm guessing it's getting harder to siphon off state money for 'other' expenses, a casino will certainly help.
Thief watcher

Chicago, IL

#12 May 5, 2013
Another way the whitd minoriy want to control people. They been stealing since there existence.

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