Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, July 22

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The excellent Beachwood Reporter has a run-down of all the comings and goings now that John Stroger is planning on stepping down. This whole Cook County Board mess is so disgusting and so shows how little the board cares about democratic process; instead of merit, we get nepotism. So instead of editorials and moaning and complaining, I ask you: what's to be done? Protests? Letter writing campaign? Vote Republican? Email our inbox with your idea.

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