Richard M. Daley
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Richard M. Daley
Well, the problem of the federal government is that they print money and go in debt. That’s their national policy, Democrats and Republicans it doesn’t…
We are going to sign a treaty with Mexico. We are competing internationally. We need another international airport for international cargo, international travel, international businesses.
We also need people like social workers, volunteers, the Christian Industrial League, drug treatment programs to make sure you are getting them a job. That’s…
They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But…
You have nothing coming into a major metropolitan area to relocate or locate your business and employees. And you can go across the country and…
People have to be confident about their sites. We’re confident, number one, because under my administration we’re managing our airports better than we’ve ever done…
My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That’s what everybody…
In the coming days, I know there will be some reflecting on my time as mayor. Many of you will search to find what’s behind…
I’ve very proud to be mayor of our great city. It’s a city with a heart and a soul. Chicago has a unique spirit. Our…
I’ve reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople.…
I’m one who demands a lot from people. I’m not afraid to look at alternative ways in city government. That’s what I’ve done in my…
I’m the one who gets called up about a problem. I’m the one who gets called up about the street lighting and the abandoned car.…
I think the state has some serious problems. Just look at the layoffs going on across the state, not just in Chicago. It affects the…
First National Bank laid off 1,000 people; where do they go? There are no jobs for them. So we are having serious economic problems in…
Everybody would love to be mayor of Chicago. If you look at what we have done over many, many years and where we are today…
That’s an economic development program in the metropolitan area. If they don’t see that, and you don’t get these things done, then you’re competing with…
That area environmentally is a waste. You can’t do anything. I don’t care if the Sierra Club goes out there. It is fully polluted! You’re…
And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look…
You go out there and ask them what their future is today. If we don’t build that today, there’s nothing.
They really do a disservice because these men and women came out of the Depression, they came out of the war.
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