Mayor Daley City Hall Rodent Control

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The day after the Sorich trial ended with a Guilty Verdict, Patrick McDonough was at Chicago City Hall and found Mayor Daley’s Rodent Control SUV was parked to remove the Rodents at Chicago City Hall on Friday, July 7, 2006. Someone screamed to “let Mayor Daley back out of the cage”. A well connected son of an Chicago Alderman said with a sheepish grin, “I am sorry, I was trained to remove Rats, and he looked like one”. Photo by Patrick McDonough.

Nick Cerino Chicago Water Department Retired

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I have had considered it both an honor and privilege to work with Nick Cerino. Nick just retired on June 30, 2006, after 32 years of honorable service to the City of Chicago Department of Water Management. I have had many a laugh with Nick’s sharp wit and an ability to say what he feels. Nick was always a man’s man. I respect this good looking Italian that retired with a full head of hair. (How did he pull that off?) Nick has only one regret, he applied for promotions and never had a fair shot. Thanks to the Sorich Conviction, Mayor Daley might think twice about breaking the law, and cheating great talent like Nick. God bless you Nick Cerino. Photo by Patrick McDonough.

Sun-Times Operation Silver Screen Contest Daley

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When Chicago Corruption and Clout Superstars are going to finally hit the big screen, great top actors are needed. John Daley, Chairman of the Cook County Board’s Finance Committee and brother to Mayor Rich ($$$$$) Daley needed a actor to portray him as close as possible. Suggested by the Glare Sun-Times July 4, 2006 page 28. was a Budweiser Frog. I think the handsome frog was a complement. I suggest a bulldog chewing on a wasp. This picture is a great resemblance. Contact for your suggestions. Photo from Internet.

Chicago Millennium Park Scandal Clout

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Long before a sharp eye was put on the Mayor Daley’s Scandal ridden Millennium Park, the McDonough children and friends had a protest to bring attention to the wasted money and insider dealings. At a fund raiser, an unknown heckler was joking, “Sell the Bean”. It was so funny, I asked other people to join me in the protest. The Mayor Daley Park Security force, (NON-UNION) ordered us to leave to site. Some Park District officials have still not responded to my FOIA on Protest Policies in the Millennium Park. Works in old communist style governments also. Photo by Patrick McDonough