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Media Tue Nov 17 2009

The Talking Mirror in the Sun-Times

Hey! Mechanics contributor and co-founder of the conservative satirical blog The Talking Mirror , Conor McCarthy, was featured in the Sun-Times yesterday! Look at that grin on Conor. Attaboy!

Do not sit in the seat of mockers," one Talking Mirror critic wrote, quoting Psalms 1, after Woodyard dared to mock contemporary worship music. "I never like this kind of humor when it's applied to the church or to the work [of the] Holy Spirit."

Couldn't resist.

 
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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...

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Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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