Archive for February 2012

Extra Extra: The Middle East Has Taken Over North Africa

Extra Extra: The Middle East Has Taken Over North Africa
I love the show Jeopardy.  Today I caught the show and thought I heard a wrong answer.  Morocco and points east on the continent are part of the Middle East?  I immediately ran to my desk top computer as soon as final Jeopardy was over.  Was this on the news?  Had there been an earthquake... Read more »

Who Shot That Child:The Sound Heard Round the World

Who Shot That Child:The Sound Heard Round the World
The sound of gun fire punctuated the tenants’ meeting in the 346 E. 53rd Street building last evening.  The shots were close by.  Close enough to cause a stir in the building.  Residents emerged from apartments, emptied out of the brightly lit meeting room where tenants play at Wii bowling or take exercise classes. People... Read more »

G8:GREAT

G8:GREAT
If you say the letter “G” with the letter “R”, plus the number “8” together you get ‘GREAT”.  I’m not so sure Chicago is  going to be a GR8 place to be during G8 (G-R+8 =G8) NATO conferences in May of this year.  In fact Chicago may be “Gr8ing” on the nerves. The possibility of becoming a... Read more »
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Chased: http://chn.ge/xD5Ajx

Chased: http://chn.ge/xD5Ajx
Almost everyone who knows me is well acquainted with my stance on the banks and Wall Street. My friends, colleagues, family and even those who can’t stand me realize that I don’t need any prompting to jump all over what I feel is injustice of any shape, way or form.  Because of the above I get... Read more »

Darn that Darden: Another Story to Ruin My Black History Month

Darn that Darden: Another Story to Ruin My Black History Month
In case you haven’t seen this on the web or your local news,Darden Restaurants the mega food corporation with 2,000 restaurants nationwide including Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, and Seasons 52 and annual sales of $7.5 billion is under fire and being sued because of alleged racial discrimination in... Read more »

Chicago Segregated: What a Way to Start Black History Month

First thing this morning, before I had a chance to down the first cup of coffee, I heard that Chicago is the most segregated city in the country.  Aw come on, it’s the first day of black history month. Let’s accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. Of course my attitude was and is no sh-t... Read more »
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