NFL More Training Needed: Human Decency 101

The NFL missed a golden opportunity for their players and especially their females fans.  There’s stats that show a large number of women enjoy the game of football, not just to appease a partner but to truly watch the physicality, strategizing,  and for the pure enjoyment of an action packed game. Disclaimer, I’ve been a fan since high school. Sometimes... Read more »

Unreal Reality Stars, LeAnn Rimes, The Jacksons: Messy, Messier

Again a new round of reality shows are on tap to show the sight of women jumping over tables to fight each other. Exposing their children to the constant glare of a TV camera, showing the audience their most personal family interactions. My most rant inducing subject besides Chicago’s political firestorms has been the airing of dirty laundry,... Read more »

Cops Say 6 of 10 Gun Victims Had Gang Ties, What About The Other 4?

On the editorial page of a Chicago newspaper it was proudly announced the city’s homicide rate was the lowest since 1963. Now on the surface that sounds like “good news”, however recent disclosures has revealed that sometimes the real numbers of homicide victims has been lowered. Obvious murders, like the young lady after being missing for several months, was found... Read more »

The Handsome Crook Is Getting It In, Way to Keep It Classy People

The Urban Dictionary/ getting it in 2- To advance your way to an upper level/ advancing your swag How do you try to explain the viral explosion on the internet of a felon’s mug shot? Well you could start with it’s a sign of the times. A sad time, but very indicative of where we are, pretty... Read more »

Father: The Other Parent

Fathers get a bad rap. We’ve heard the statistics, not as many dinner reservations on Father’s day, Hallmark loves that holiday, just not as much as the one celebrating Moms. Not nearly as many long distance phone calls are made on that Sunday in June, as the one in May. Retail sales, we won’t even go... Read more »

Veterans Hospital Debacle Is Not Benghazi

This year’s Memorial Day celebration is over, flags have flown, speeches have been made and cemeteries all over this country have been visited by loved ones. All this amid a rapidly growing VA hospital scandal. There has always been allegations of slow service, long wait times in overcrowded waiting rooms, even rude and aloof staff. I had written this off as the patient wanting... Read more »

Olivia Pope meet your newest clients: "Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson, Cliven Bundy, and Donald Sterling

Yes, Ms. Pope we know you and the other Gladiators may not be taking on any new clients now, between your maternity leave/hiatus and the shakeup in your staff, but these people need you. Need may not adequately express the urgency that these hotbeds of public opinion catastrophes require from you. And while we know... Read more »

Letters To A New Mom: Don't Go it Alone

With Mothers Day, the best man made holiday just days away, we have been asked to join in on writing a letter to new Moms. Not too challenging we all have some advice to share, other Moms, Dads, never Moms,  about to be Moms. So much so I wrote my own version of advice to... Read more »

Cliven Bundy Another American Historian

Adam Silver, the Commissioner for the NBA, had a real dilemma confront him in the first few months in his new job. Decades of knowing that one of the owners of a basketball team was a litigious and contentious racist,  losing the largest housing discrimination lawsuit in history,  he was allowed to flourish and become... Read more »

Unemployment, Lack Of Education, "The Man", Not Reasons For weekend Violence

The forecast for this past weekend was warm and sunny. Saturday, the temperature climbed to over 70 degrees, the highest it had been in six months. Six long  bitterly cold  and snowy months,  some thought the question, “where is spring”? had finally been answered. The hibernation was  finally suspended, what a great day to go... Read more »