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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES -- The foie gras ban was approved by the City Council in April 2006 by a vote of 48-to-1, after animal-rights activists made their cruelty case during a series of hearings before the council’s Health Committee. It was repealed today in a 37-to-6 vote, with no debate. Всего два годика.
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES -- The foie gras ban was approved by the City Council in April 2006 by a vote of 48-to-1, after animal-rights activists made their cruelty case during a series of hearings before the council’s Health Committee. It was repealed today in a 37-to-6 vote, with no debate. Всего два годика.
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Chicago Chefs for Choice is an organization of chefs working to protect the future of our freedom at the dinner table.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE -- But Doug Sohn, owner of Hot Doug's in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood, no longer makes the "Joe Moore," a foie-gras and duck sausage sandwich. Sohn served foie gras in defiance of the ban, and was fined $250 -- to date, the only restaurateur fined under the ordinance.

"I have that going for me," Sohn joked. "That's real resume material."

Sohn's disobedient days are over, he said.

"It wasn't worth the hassle and the attention we were getting," he said. "I made my point. But one of my arguments was the wasted time, energy and resources to pass the law, and it would be hypocritical of me to spend the same time, energy and resources to oppose it."
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Chicago Chefs for Choice is an organization of chefs working to protect the future of our freedom at the dinner table.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE -- But Doug Sohn, owner of Hot Doug's in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood, no longer makes the "Joe Moore," a foie-gras and duck sausage sandwich. Sohn served foie gras in defiance of the ban, and was fined $250 -- to date, the only restaurateur fined under the ordinance.

"I have that going for me," Sohn joked. "That's real resume material."

Sohn's disobedient days are over, he said.

"It wasn't worth the hassle and the attention we were getting," he said. "I made my point. But one of my arguments was the wasted time, energy and resources to pass the law, and it would be hypocritical of me to spend the same time, energy and resources to oppose it."
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Плохи дела! Лояльная мэру Дэли староста Хейскок проиграла выборы кандидату от профсоюзов Фиоретти. Мы голосовали, но ничего поделать не смогли.

The feud reached its low point last year, when Daley used his first-ever veto to reject a union-backed ordinance that would have raised wages and benefits at "big-box" retail stores such as Wal-Mart and Target. Daley's veto was sustained after a contentious council vote.

While loyal aldermen used to be able to depend on powerful patronage groups in Daley's political organization, that ability to help allies fend off challenges was diminished by an ongoing federal probe into fraudulent city hiring.

Hoping to fill the power vacuum left by the decline of the pro-Daley patronage armies, unions flooded wards with campaign workers and spent massive amounts for their endorsed candidates.

В другом районе: In the 49th Ward, the union's biggest council booster, Ald. Joe Moore, claimed victory over Don Gordon late Tuesday with a 138-vote lead and one precinct that could not be counted because of computer problems.

Labor leaders nervously watched the 49th Ward contest between Moore and Gordon seesaw.

A Moore loss would have severely offset the union gains in other wards. Moore sponsored the big-box ordinance and the foie gras ban, another measure that irked the mayor.
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Плохи дела! Лояльная мэру Дэли староста Хейскок проиграла выборы кандидату от профсоюзов Фиоретти. Мы голосовали, но ничего поделать не смогли.

The feud reached its low point last year, when Daley used his first-ever veto to reject a union-backed ordinance that would have raised wages and benefits at "big-box" retail stores such as Wal-Mart and Target. Daley's veto was sustained after a contentious council vote.

While loyal aldermen used to be able to depend on powerful patronage groups in Daley's political organization, that ability to help allies fend off challenges was diminished by an ongoing federal probe into fraudulent city hiring.

Hoping to fill the power vacuum left by the decline of the pro-Daley patronage armies, unions flooded wards with campaign workers and spent massive amounts for their endorsed candidates.

В другом районе: In the 49th Ward, the union's biggest council booster, Ald. Joe Moore, claimed victory over Don Gordon late Tuesday with a 138-vote lead and one precinct that could not be counted because of computer problems.

Labor leaders nervously watched the 49th Ward contest between Moore and Gordon seesaw.

A Moore loss would have severely offset the union gains in other wards. Moore sponsored the big-box ordinance and the foie gras ban, another measure that irked the mayor.
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Как известно, в Чикаго запрещено блюдо фуа гра. Тем не менее, его открыто подают в ресторане Bin 36, что рядом с Мариной Сити по адресу 339 N. Dearborn Street. Защитники прав гусей жалуются в милицию, менты приезжают, смотрят, но отваливают несолоно хлебавши.

Спрашивается, как это удается ресторану Bin 36?

Правильный ответ - в комментариях.
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Как известно, в Чикаго запрещено блюдо фуа гра. Тем не менее, его открыто подают в ресторане Bin 36, что рядом с Мариной Сити по адресу 339 N. Dearborn Street. Защитники прав гусей жалуются в милицию, менты приезжают, смотрят, но отваливают несолоно хлебавши.

Спрашивается, как это удается ресторану Bin 36?

Правильный ответ - в комментариях.
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A rabbi and Roman Catholic priest were among the speakers at a City Hall news conference where Ald. Joe Moore (49th), sponsor of the foie gras ban ordinance, invoked the names of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Philip Neri and quoted the Prophet Muhammad and Mahatma Gandhi.

По окончании пресс-конференции из окна горсовета были выброшены плуг, горящая новогодняя елка и жираф.
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A rabbi and Roman Catholic priest were among the speakers at a City Hall news conference where Ald. Joe Moore (49th), sponsor of the foie gras ban ordinance, invoked the names of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Philip Neri and quoted the Prophet Muhammad and Mahatma Gandhi.

По окончании пресс-конференции из окна горсовета были выброшены плуг, горящая новогодняя елка и жираф.
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"Beyond the Kosher dietary laws, God has told us to do what is 'good and proper in the eyes of God,'" Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Anshe Sholom B'Nail Israel Congregation wrote to Aldermen Burton F. Natarus (42nd) and Bernard Stone (50th). "The cruelty inflicted on animals in the production of foie gras is unspeakable. It is undeniably disgusting in the eyes of God and in the eyes of any civilized person."

Last week, Daley said a repeal [of the foie gras ban] was the next item on his legislative agenda.
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"Beyond the Kosher dietary laws, God has told us to do what is 'good and proper in the eyes of God,'" Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Anshe Sholom B'Nail Israel Congregation wrote to Aldermen Burton F. Natarus (42nd) and Bernard Stone (50th). "The cruelty inflicted on animals in the production of foie gras is unspeakable. It is undeniably disgusting in the eyes of God and in the eyes of any civilized person."

Last week, Daley said a repeal [of the foie gras ban] was the next item on his legislative agenda.
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On Tuesday, the Illinois Restaurant Association and Allen's, the New American Café in Chicago filed a lawsuit challenging the foie gras ban. The suit alleges the ban violates the state constitution, and will cost the city $18 million in lost revenue and taxes. Надо срочно сходить в это кафе. 217 W. Huron.
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On Tuesday, the Illinois Restaurant Association and Allen's, the New American Café in Chicago filed a lawsuit challenging the foie gras ban. The suit alleges the ban violates the state constitution, and will cost the city $18 million in lost revenue and taxes. Надо срочно сходить в это кафе. 217 W. Huron.
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Что бы еще придумать?.. Ну что бы еще придумать?... Староста Берки не находил себе места. Ага!!! CHICAGO - Alderman Edward Burke has introduced an ordinance in the city council City Council that would prohibit smoking inside vehicles when small children are present, NBC5 reported on Thursday. Violators would be fined $100.

The proposal will be sent to a committee next month.

The City Council has already voted to ban foie gras, and has voted to ticket motorists if they are caught driving while on a cell phone.
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Что бы еще придумать?.. Ну что бы еще придумать?... Староста Берки не находил себе места. Ага!!! CHICAGO - Alderman Edward Burke has introduced an ordinance in the city council City Council that would prohibit smoking inside vehicles when small children are present, NBC5 reported on Thursday. Violators would be fined $100.

The proposal will be sent to a committee next month.

The City Council has already voted to ban foie gras, and has voted to ticket motorists if they are caught driving while on a cell phone.
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[Loretta Swit,] the former star of the "M*A*S*H" television series contended that there are ties between what happened at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, where inmates were abused by U.S. soldiers, and what happens to ducks and geese whose livers are harvested for foie gras.
"Violence begets violence," she said. "Brutality begets brutality."
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[Loretta Swit,] the former star of the "M*A*S*H" television series contended that there are ties between what happened at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, where inmates were abused by U.S. soldiers, and what happens to ducks and geese whose livers are harvested for foie gras.
"Violence begets violence," she said. "Brutality begets brutality."
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Какая жалость, Маккартни тоже не в своем уме? In the letter, which was sent to Smith on Thursday, [the ex-Beatle Paul] McCartney also lauded Ald. Joe Moore's (49th) proposal to prohibit the sale of the controversial French delicacy foie gras. The dish is produced by force-feeding ducks or geese until their livers become bloated.

UPDATE: В комментариях -- [livejournal.com profile] aguti дает рецепт.
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Какая жалость, Маккартни тоже не в своем уме? In the letter, which was sent to Smith on Thursday, [the ex-Beatle Paul] McCartney also lauded Ald. Joe Moore's (49th) proposal to prohibit the sale of the controversial French delicacy foie gras. The dish is produced by force-feeding ducks or geese until their livers become bloated.

UPDATE: В комментариях -- [livejournal.com profile] aguti дает рецепт.