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Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Politicians Raise Cash While Nation Suffers

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson is discouraged that President Obama and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, are raising so much cash while real problems persist.

05/31/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Enough Whining About NATO Summit

We can get through this, CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says of the upcoming international summit to be held in Chicago.

05/10/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Daley’s Pension Manipulation Tarnishes Legacy

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says former Mayor Daley sweetened his pension at a time when payouts to public employees are threatened.

05/03/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Deep-Pocketed Universities Should Give Students Some Relief

The big issue these days is the high cost of tuition for college students, who are taking on more debt. CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has a solution.

04/26/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Dramatic Lake Rescue Has Discouraging Footnote

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson is glad two sailors were rescued on the lake this week, but is disappointed the men omitted an obvious safety precaution.

04/19/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Reality Show Smears Italian Americans

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has had it with ethnic stereotyping. The latest example: a television show about Chicago “mob wives.”

04/12/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Walgreens’ Easter Gift

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson praises Walgreens for taking a different approach to the contents of Easter baskets this year.

04/05/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: The Shame Of Illinois Is Our Shame

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says we all bear some responsibility for the black eye Illinois is getting this week, with the surrender of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich at a federal prison.

03/15/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Gas Prices Up, Along With Oil Company Profits

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson is fuming not only about high gasoline prices, but also the oil companies that are pocketing billions.

02/23/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Don’t Pay Your Tickets, Don’t Get Your Full Tax Refund

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson praises Mayor Emanuel’s idea to aim for the pocketbooks of people who haven’t paid their traffic tickets.

02/16/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: What Lawmakers Should Resolve To Do In 2012

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson thinks Illinois lawmakers should redo the controversial tax breaks that Sears received for staying.

CBS 2–12/29/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Get Ready For More Corporations Demanding Handouts

CHICAGO (CBS) – Imagine, tonight, just try to imagine the corporations in Illinois that are planning to join the Sears and the Chicago Mercantile blackmail team, thinking: “Now, it’s OUR turn. Give us a tax […]

12/15/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Let Us Hear All The Blago Tapes

Walter Jacobson knows for sure is that there’s more to the Blagojevich story, and he thinks we should hear all the tapes — “inadmissible” or not.

CBS 2–12/07/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Blagojevich Family Worthy Of Our Sadness

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson feels terrible for members of Rod Blagojevich’s family as they await the details of what is expected to be a long prison term for the former governor.

12/01/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Inquiry Into Fire Captain Not So Transparent

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson isn’t too impressed with the mayor’s claims of a new era of transparency at City Hall, now that the fire department has clamped down on an investigation into one of its own.

11/17/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Remember The Penn State Victims

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson reminds us not to forget the children at the heart of the Penn State scandal.

11/10/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: A Particularly Un-American Crime

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson takes aim at the thug who shot pellets into the bird that symbolizes the United States.

CBS 2–11/03/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: What Makes Halloween Really Scary

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson explains why he’s not a big fan of Oct. 31 and the practice of handing out candy to trick-or-treaters.

10/27/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Wallet Lost, Decent Person Found

Things weren’t going so well for CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson this week, when he lost his wallet in a taxicab. But then an email he received signaled a cheerful conclusion.

10/13/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: Thank You, Steve Jobs

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson explains why he admired Steve Jobs, the computer genius who died this week.

10/06/2011

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