Posts tagged "Business"

Instead of Durbin's Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act - How About We End Sanctuary?

Instead of Durbin's Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act - How About We End Sanctuary?
Illinois Senator Richard Durbin would like to strengthen the Justice Department’s ability to apprehend border-crossing fugitives and has proposed the enactment of an “Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act.” In addition to this “immediate” initiative, Durbin has also talked with Mexico’s Ambassador about revisiting our 30 year-old extradition treaty which omits serious crimes. Okay, I get... Read more »

Peotone: Jesse Jackson Jr. Needs To Stay The Hell Out Of Will County

Peotone: Jesse Jackson Jr. Needs To Stay The Hell Out Of Will County
Will County Board Chairman Jim Moustis has had my vote before and will continue to get it so long as he stays tough on the “Peotone Problem.” Now, the reason I choose to call it a problem is quite simple – we don’t need that third airport in Peotone if airlines have repeatedly said they... Read more »

Daley Named To Coca-Cola Board of Directors: A Good Reason For Me To Stop Buying Coke! Gimme A Shasta.

Daley Named To Coca-Cola Board of Directors: A Good Reason For Me To Stop Buying Coke! Gimme A Shasta.
Boy, I have to admit that I really do prefer the taste of Coca-Cola to some of those other colas, but, the mere thought of me paying a portion of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s compensation package for being named to the Coca-Cola Board of Directors, which is “effective immediately,” just makes me want... Read more »
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Occupy Protests Continue To Grow - But Are They Targeting Right Places?

Occupy Protests Continue To Grow - But Are They Targeting Right Places?
Whether you agree with the Occupy Movement or not, the fact is it is spreading and continues to grow. And I suspect it isn’t the flash in the pan some think it is. Of course there are those detractors who claim the protests aren’t really targeting the real culprit in all this and that Big... Read more »

Dare I Say It? I Agree With Rev. Jesse Jackson That The Fix Is In, But..

Dare I Say It? I Agree With Rev. Jesse Jackson That The Fix Is In, But..
I have to admit that there are very few things that I could ever find common ground on with the Reverend Jesse Jackson. Don’t get me wrong here either as my contempt for Jesse Jackson does not diminish the fact that I truly believe that African-Americans, as well as other minorities and low income Americans,... Read more »

Who Took A Political Hit? Obama, Tea Party Or You?

Who Took A Political Hit? Obama, Tea Party Or You?
In the aftermath of the debt ceiling crisis there seems to be a consensus that President Obama somehow took a political hit by bowing to the Tea Party. But, did he really? Obama’s liberal base isn’t very happy as they view his actions as a capitulation. But what did he give away? Some theoretical numbers... Read more »
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Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!

Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!
I don’t know about you, but this game of chicken between President Obama, Democrats and Republicans is getting annoying. With the nation mired in the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, lawmakers have decided that now is the time to jeopardize the global financial markets instead of letting cooler heads prevail and postpone the... Read more »

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills
Last year the U.S. Treasury printed more $100 Bills than Dollars for the first time in history. There are now more than seven billion portraits of Benjamin Franklin in circulation. Talk about being popular! Evidently, $100 Bills are hoarded like gold in unstable areas because the Federal Reserve estimates that two-thirds are held by foreigners.... Read more »

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48
Something funny happened to the people we sent to serve us as the 112th U.S. Congress – so far they have out performed the famous “Do-Nothing Congress of 1948.” Not a very good distinction! Now, that should really please the hell out of us all given the fact that unemployment remains locked at an anemic... Read more »
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