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Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 06/16/19: Are Moms and Dads Ready For The End Of The School Board

6/16/2019
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Walter Jacobson is calling attention to moms and dads to see if they are ready for an entire different school board from Lori Lightfoot. Should these new elected board of education members be well known? Should people also elect city council members?

Duration:00:01:39

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 06/09/19: Lori Lightfoot Is Not Messing Around!

6/8/2019
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Walter Jacobson is impressed with new Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot making a strong impression right from the start. She is walking her talk about violence, city budget, and more. However the question now is, “what to do about all that misery?” Walter explains…

Duration:00:01:45

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 06/02/19: Why Walter is Saying, “How Can This Be Happening?”

6/2/2019
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Walter Jacobson is puzzled and confused as to why two Chicago immigrants are being arrested by Immigration Police. They have no police records and have been taken away and torn apart by our government. Is there an appropriate way to handle this? Is there a certain way situations like this should be handled?

Duration:00:01:52

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 05/26/19: Lori Lightfoot’s Impactful Speech

5/26/2019
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Walter Jacobson can’t stop thinking about the “thundering” inauguration speech for new mayor Lori Lightfoot. She made the same promises as previous mayors have, so can she keep it up? Will she truly bring change to the city? Are there signs that Lightfoot could keep her promises?

Duration:00:01:43

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (05/19/19): The Countdown Begins

5/19/2019
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Walter Jacobson shares his thoughts as the time ticks down until the start of Lori Lightfoot’s tenure as the Mayor of Chicago. What should Chicagoans expect from Lightfoot? Will they see immediate change?

Duration:00:01:34

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (05/05/19): Tough Lori Lightfoot!

5/5/2019
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With Lori Lightfoot taking office soon, Walter Jacobson evaluates some of the recent quotes Lightfoot has made, and points out how the 5 foot 1 mayor could hold Chicago Alderman accountable.

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 04/28/19: Adding Up the Views on Cable Television

4/28/2019
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Walter Jacobson explains why he is one of the 10 million people tuning into Cable Television News. With all these companies competing for a large sum of money. So with Cable News spending so much time on discussing impeachment on President Trump, what are viewers missing?

Duration:00:01:36

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 04/21/19: In the waiting period of Chicago politics..

4/20/2019
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In the days between winning and serving, so much is happening (in terms of waiting) when it comes to the Chicago political scene. So now that Rahm Emanuel is on his way out, how do you rate the job he’s done? Walter Jacobson gives his perspective and thinks that Mayor Emanuel deserves some well earned relaxation.

Duration:00:01:31

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 04/14/19: A Reporter’s Dilemma

4/14/2019
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Walter Jacobson is back this week and takes a reporters approach to trying to give President Trump credit for some good actions he has done.

Duration:00:01:44

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 03/31/19: Two days to go until the race ends…

3/31/2019
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The players in the mayoral run off are coming to the end of the race. What will the big players say to their followers across the city? With Lightfoot ahead, will Preckwinkle make a rally and snatch the mayoral race? Walter Jacobson gives his perspective.

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (03/17/19): A nobody becoming a somebody

3/17/2019
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Walter Jacobson explains why Lori Lightfoot should be losing the Chicago mayoral race but instead she is leading the race. Despite no connections to big name politicians, low end campaign funds. She is gaining momentum and could bring some of the biggest changes to Chicago politics.

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (03/10/19): Women making an impact in politics

3/10/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about women making an impact in politics not just nationwide, but also more so here locally in Chicago. That of course being the mayoral race between Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot. So which candidate would really take Chicago to the next level and shake up the city?

Duration:00:01:36

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 03/03/19: Thinking about things other than the mayoral race..

3/3/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and opinion as to what people should pay attention to now that the big mayoral race is nearly over. Specifically about a rising superstar in the game of politics. Who could it be? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (02/24/19): Look Out Burke!

2/24/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about Alderman Ed Burke and how he could plead guilty to a criminal charge of attempted extortion. With Burke being wire tapped for two years by the FBI, what good would it do to the Chicago political scene?

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 02-17-19: Taking a look at the Ed Burke forecast.

2/17/2019
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Back after a week off, Walter Jacobson discusses the “Ed Burke downpour” and how other candidates are getting soaked in the “forecast”. Walter explains why the weather the next few weeks could call for more rain.

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01-27-19: Mitt Romney “The Poster Politician”

1/27/2019
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Walter Jacobson discusses the dishonesty and flip-flopping hypocrisy of American Politics and using the most recent examples Romney’s comments on Vladimir Putin and the hostility of towards the United States.

Duration:00:01:29

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/20/19: Ed Burke Not Running For Mayor

1/20/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective on the upcoming Chicago Mayoral race. Even though Ed Burke is not running for mayor, is he still a key figure in the race for candidates such as Susana Mendoza, Tony Prekwinkle, Bill Daley, and others? Walter explains how he is.

Duration:00:01:42

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/13/19: Can We All Agree On Something?

1/13/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective, on the Democrats winning the midterm elections against President Donald Trump and the Republicans. With Democrat majorities in the House Of Representatives, and loss of the midterm elections, should President Trump deserve credit for the losses during the midterm elections? Walter weighs in! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3585256/3585256_2019-01-13-044256.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/06/19: Spending Time Thinking About The Wall

1/6/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about how he can’t stop thinking about the wall President Trump wants to build. Walter’s been looking all over on facts on illegal immigration. Is it really a big threat? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3583033/3583033_2019-01-06-025633.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 12/30/18: A Happy Anniversary To One Of Chicago’s Finest Attractions.

12/30/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives a friendly “Merry Christmas” to the Art Institute Of Chicago. With nearly a million square feet, art history spanning decades upon decades, Walter gives his perspective and insight as to why the Art Institute is one of Chicago’s most iconic attractions. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3581091/3581091_2018-12-30-042131.64kmono.mp3