Archive for April 2016

Dennis Hastert deserves his punishment and a whole lot more

Dennis Hastert deserves his punishment and a whole lot more
Dennis Hastert got 15 months in prison for taking money out of his own bank account.  That’s a bit of an oversimplification, but, on the surface, the punishment seems to fit the crime. Some things however, are not quite what they seem. Hastert, former Republican Speaker of the House is also, according to Judge Thomas... Read more »

You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave (The Eagles)

You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave (The Eagles)
It’s 9:00 PM on the last Wednesday of the month and, right on schedule ChicagoNow bloggers, including myself received the following email from the big kahuna: Hey all, Welcome to ChicagoNow’s Blogapalooz-Hour! Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to publish a post in one hour. Here is tonight’s challenge: “Write about a... Read more »

Mary Lou Zimmer can not honestly say merry Christmas

Mary Lou Zimmer can not honestly say merry Christmas
Mary Lou Zimmer has a problem, but I don’t think it has anything to do with holiday greetings.  I submit for your consideration that Mrs. Zimmer is stuck in “The Fox News Zone.” CNN pundit Michael Smerconish held a focus group over the weekend with twelve fellow Pennsylvanians to discuss their upcoming primary. Of Pennsylvania’s... Read more »
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Donald Trump's new strategist says that Trump has just been "projecting an image"

Donald Trump's new strategist says that Trump has just been "projecting an image"
Donald Trump hired a heavyweight political strategist to help the Orange One move forward in a presidential manner.  That, however may be a job bigger than any one man. Paul Manafort, Trunp’s new delegate scooper-upper, was a coordinator for Ronald Reagan in 1980, and went on to advise Senators Robert Dole’s and John McCain’s unsuccessful... Read more »

More useless facts to impress your friends

More useless facts to impress your friends
Last month’s piece entitled “6 things you should know to impress your friends” drew some interesting comments.  It turns out that a lot of people didn’t know the difference between 4-wheel drive and all wheel drive and most of them didn’t care. A couple folks mentioned that they enjoyed reading some of the random trivia,... Read more »

Donald Trump continues to campaign for a job as Whiner in Chief

Donald Trump continues to campaign for a job as Whiner in Chief
Donald Trump is a lot of things, but the only public office for which he has shown himself to be qualified is whiner in chief. Among the definitions I found for the word “politician” are: –a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways and –a person who acts... Read more »
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