“Weatherman domestic terrorist finally spills the beans”
Weatherman domestic terrorist Bill Ayers is now confirming what the White House has previously denied – that he held a fundraiser in his living room for Barack Obama.
That 1995 meeting was said to have launched Obama’s political career.
In an October 2008 interview on MSNBC host Chris Matthews’ show, Robert Gibbs, a spokesman for Obama’s presidential campaign, categorically denied the fundraiser was ever held.
Matthews asked [...]
CHICAGO, Illinois, January 25, 2013 – A new Cold War is brewing here in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood and it has nothing to do with the frigid temperature. The apartment building at 832 E. 57th Street was once the Chicago home of a boy who would become a President. No, it’s not Barack Obama of Hawaii. It was at the apartment’s first floor window that a young Ronald Reagan looked [...]
A man allegedly spit in the face of a Secret Service agent guarding the Chicago home of President Obama, officials said.
Kevin Lawrence, 46, approached a police vehicle after Christmas and spit inside the agent’s car, hitting him on his face and neck, police documents allege.
The Hyde Park resident was ordered to be held on $50,000 bond on Sunday.
Alleged: Kevin Lawrence allegedly spit in the face of a Secret Service agent [...]
“The Olympic torch has been welcomed to Buckingham Palace by members of the royal family, including Princes William and Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge.
Large crowds gathered across London to see the flame on the penultimate day of its journey around the British Isles.
The torch relay also passed through Downing Street, where it was greeted by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Mr Cameron earlier said the London Games would show the world [...]
Van Zandt, 61, who has also stared in cult US drama series The Sopranos, aired his frustration at the gig’s premature ending at the concert in Hyde Park, central London on Saturday night.
Organisers said it was “unfortunate” that the performance was stopped at the end but insisted the curfew was put in place for to help protect “public health and safety”.
The decision, however, sparked outrage amongst fans while Van Zandt [...]
London (CNN) – Bruce Springsteen had been waiting for this moment for a long time. “I gotta tell you,” he said to the 65,000-strong crowd, “I’ve been trying to do this for 50 years.” For the finale of his headline slot in London’s Hyde Park on Saturday, he’d arranged a very special treat: An onstage collaboration with Beatles legend Paul McCartney.
But the rock megastar hadn’t banked on the local London council [...]
Fans reacted in fury last night after Bruce Springsteen and Sir Paul McCartney’s microphones were cut off as they performed onstage together at Hard Rock Calling.
Organisers later confirmed that the gig at London’s Hyde Park had been stopped abruptly because the twosome had broken the 10.30pm sound curfew.
The decision has provoked an angry backlash online, with Springsteen’s guitarist Van Zandt taking to Twitter to accuse England of becoming a ‘police state’.
(CNN) – President Obama enjoyed a short stroll Saturday in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago after spending a rare night in his home there.
Senior adviser Valerie Jarrett joined Obama as they walked to the home of one of his friends, according to pool reporters traveling with the president. The two were closely tailed by a Secret Service agent, and police had closed off several blocks around the area.
As Obama walked [...]
Five-bedroom property is one of few from lavish Candy & Candy development to have reached open market
Eighth-floor apartment boasts panoramic views of Hyde Park and Knightsbridge
Development saw one flat sell for £136m last year
Buyer will join roll call of billionaire residents in one of London’s lowest council tax brackets
It is a central London pied-a-terre with a price tag that only the world’s richest can afford to pay. A lavish apartment [...]
Can you debunk this list?
1.Convicted felon and Chicago real estate developer Tony Rezko’s purchase of land adjacent to Obama’s house in Hyde Park, IL. In 2006, Rezko sold a 10 foot strip of his property to Obama for $104,500, rendering the remainder of Rezko’s $625,000 investment too small to be developed and, for all intents and purposes, worthless.
2.The provision of Obama campaign donor lists to ACORN in 2007 and 2008, [...]
Food delivery (CBS)
CHICAGO (CBS) – If your cell phone is your primary phone, you might be out of luck the next time you try to order in.
Some restaurants are now refusing to deliver to cell phone customers following a rash of robberies of their drivers.
Police say lots of food delivery drivers in Chicago are getting robbed by people using cell phones to target them.
So, Chicago police just issued a business alert. [...]
Saturday 11 June 2011 is World Naked Bike Day when in cities around the world, people will be riding naked as a peaceful, imaginative and fun protest against oil dependency and car culture. The ride demonstrates the vulnerability of cyclists on the road. (And yes, that is the same day as the Queen’s Birthday Parade Trooping the Colour!)
The first World Naked Bike Ride was held on 12 [...]
HYDE PARK, N.Y. – A 62-year-old woman has been charged with menacing a police officer after authorities say she pointed a weapon at sheriff’s deputies attempting to serve her with an eviction notice at her Hudson Valley home.
The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office says a more than five-hour standoff ensued Tuesday morning when deputies tried to serve a court-ordered eviction notice at Constance Palmer’s home in [...]
Prices for a one-bedroom apartment at One Hyde Park start at £6 million Photo: BLOOMBERG
The buyer of “Flat a” at the One Hyde Park development is understood to be a Ukrainian who purchased the penthouse in cash in 2007.
The new owner is thought to be spending up to £60 million on interior work after receiving the apartment with bare walls and no amenities.
The Ukrainian used [...]
(Reuters) – Trade unions said on Tuesday their march this weekend will be the country’s biggest protest for years, but police fear splinter groups will attempt to repeat last December’s street violence.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said more than 100,000 people are expected at the march on Saturday to protest at deep government spending cuts and tax rises.
Brendan Barber, TUC’s general secretary, said [...]