Archive for October 2017

Does Anyone In The NFL Care About Luke Kuechly?

Does Anyone In The NFL Care About Luke Kuechly?
By some miracle and Eddie Jackson, the Chicago Bears beat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday to move to 3-4 on the year.  It would be better if they were 0-7 so we can get a higher draft pick or if our QB looked like Deshaun Watson in winning, but we’ll take it. The Panthers were... Read more »

Real Bail Reform In Illinois May Be Close

It’s time to set a new standard when it comes to how we treat people accused of crimes. It’s time to set a new standard when it comes to bail. For far too long, affluent people have been allowed to simply buy their “get out of jail” card through the use of bail while the... Read more »

Stephen Paddock Was A Good Guy With A Gun

It’s been about two weeks since the most recent modern day worst mass killing by guns in the United States. Hopefully now it’s not “insensitive” to the victims to talk about why and how to stop the next one. We’ve heard forever that the only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun... Read more »
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US Men's Soccer Is Destined To Be Great

US Men's Soccer Is Destined To Be Great
First things first. 1. That’s not a selfie.  2. US soccer is already great.  On the women’s side.  But with the men’s team having gone through a disastrous World Cup qualifying failure where we couldn’t beat a Trinidad & Tobago B team that had nothing to play for, the men’s side is clearly not great.... Read more »

Who Cares If North Korea Gets Nuclear Weapons?

Who Cares If North Korea Gets Nuclear Weapons?
There has been a lot of commotion lately about the worry of North Korea having a nuclear weapon.  You know it’s a big deal if our President is so worked up about it that he’s Tweeting angrily and making up nicknames for Kim Jong Un. I’m here to tell not to worry or even stress... Read more »

Illinois Attorneys Actually Do Police Themselves

There’s nothing scarier for lawyers in Illinois than getting a letter from the ARDC, the investigative unit that licenses attorneys and makes recommendations as to whether or not they should be disciplined with the ultimate decision falling on the Illinois Supreme Court.  I got one such letter recently when I accidentally bounced a check because... Read more »
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Would Donald Trump Resign For One Billion Dollars???

Would Donald Trump Resign For One Billion Dollars???
If you listen to Howard Stern or a host of other people, you will believe, like me, that Donald Trump never really wanted to be President.  He had what seemed like a pretty good life and while he’s spent more than 80 days at his own properties since taking office, you know he wishes that... Read more »