Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Greenpeace Activists Are Right About Fisk Plant

CBS’s Walter Jacobson says it’s too bad the foul weather forced Greenpeace activists off the Fisk power plant’s smokestack this week.


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Walter’s Perspective: Leave The Schwarzenneger Kid Alone

Enough is enough, says CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson. The media should stop bothering the child Arnold Schwarzenneger had with a household employee.


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Walter’s Perspective: Blago Judge Is Choosing Sides

If you’ve been following what news there is about the Blagojevich trial, you must be thinking by now that Blago is going down. Walter Jacobson is thinking that because of how unfair the judge seems to be.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: Sears, Motorola And Business Bullying

Walter Jacobson says Sears is bullying Gov. Pat Quinn into giving it tax breaks, by threatening to leave the state. And Quinn is playing right along.

CBS 2–05/12/2011

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Walter: Oprah Deserves Her Honors

I went to a lunch today I’d like to tell you about — a celebration of the induction of Oprah Winfrey into the Illinois Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

CBS 2–05/04/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: Royal Wedding Is Good News, For A Change

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson makes no bones about it: He’ll be watching Prince William marry his intended, Kate Middleton, because the positive spectacle is a breath of fresh air.


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Walter: Chicago’s Losing Streak Overshadows A Few Wins

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Bulls are great, but not really representative of Chicago’s fortunes these days.

CBS 2–04/14/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: When Do We Get A Break?

While the corporations and guys on Wall Street get big tax credits, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson asks “When do we get a break?”.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

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Walter: Not All Springfield Pay Cuts Created Equal

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson sets his sights on claims that state lawmakers have slashed their salaries.


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Walter’s Perspective: Let Father Pfleger Stay Put

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Archdiocese should listen to public opinion about Father Michael Pfleger and keep him at his beloved St. Sabina.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

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Walter’s Perspective: If I Were King

If Walter Jacobson were king, how would he handle the question of whether to go to war in Libya?

CBS 2–03/23/2011

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Walter: Charlie Sheen, Wisc. Policymakers Are Alike

One is a Hollywood actor who just got fired. The other is the governor of Wisconsin. CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says they have a lot in common when it comes to being out of touch.


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Walter Spins A Short Yarn About The Mayoral Candidates

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson, no tall drink of water himself, points out a physical characteristics all of the mayoral hopefuls share.

CBS 2–02/17/2011

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Walter: Keep Your Shirt On, Seriously

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says a congressional scandal over a beefcake shot on the Internet is funny until you realize the elected official in question helps lead the nation.


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Walter: Quit Beefing About City’s Blizzard Response

There has been a lot of finger-pointing with this week’s blizzard. But CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has this to say to all those finger-pointers: stop whining.


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Walter: Padded Payrolls All Too Common

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson hopes there are more investigative reports into questionable job assignments in county government, following Pam Zekman’s story on the treasurer’s personal driver.


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Walter: TV Pundits Are Polarizing Us

The TV talking heads have decided, in their ultimate wisdom, that it’s the rhetoric in politics that’s polarizing America and stirring people up. But just who is responsible for that rhetoric?

CBS 2–01/12/2011

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Walter: Mayor’s Brother Won’t Deliver The Goods Here

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson advises Chicagoans against expecting Bill Daley to bring home the bacon for the Windy City, now that he’s White House chief of staff.


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Walter’s Perspective: Bring Back Shirtless President Obama

President Obama is back from his Hawaiian vacation, concerned about a Republican House and high unemployment. But Walter Jacobson says there’s one thing the president is not at all concerned about. Here’s his Perspective.

CBS 2–01/04/2011

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What Walter Wants In The New Year

Cross my fingers and make a wish — that the race for Mayor of Chicago becomes about quality of ideas instead of color of skin and that candidate Rahm Emanuel argues his issues in public […]