Archive for March 2014

Marijuana, Weed, Hemp and History from Before the 60’s

Marijuana, Weed, Hemp and History from Before the 60’s
Excuse the pun but Illinois and most of the U.S. and Canada are all abuzz about legalizing marijuana. The financials are off the chart. The tax revenue is staggering. We’re not just talking medical marijuana or as the Illinois draft law states, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. We’re talking legalizing pot... Read more »

And They’re Off.. The Race to the Obama Library

In case you missed the announcement, The Barack Obama Foundation has released the request for qualifications to build the library memorializing our first black president. Competition is fierce. Hawaii is claiming their native son.  Sorry dunkoffs, Kenya is not under consideration.  Colombia University in New York would like to snag the bid to honor one... Read more »

Will Republicans Toast Quinn by Using Cook?

Will Republicans Toast Quinn by Using Cook?
Dorothy Brown’s husband Benton Cook received 7% of the anti-violence grant provided to West Garfield Park.  Was it handed out to him just because he is Dorothy’s hubby?  That would be absolute fraud but an article in the Sun-Times claims that records of the now disbanded Illinois Violence Prevention Authority prove that Cook was paid... Read more »
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