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Boating Under The Influence On Lake Michigan

Boating Under The Influence On Lake Michigan
I’ve never had a boat, but I’ve had friends with boats which is way better than having a boat. I’ve never been on a boat though where someone wasn’t drinking. Not always getting plowed, but usually someone was having a beer or wine or something else.  The drivers of the boats I’ve been with are... Read more »

What You Are Agreeing To When You Don't Read The Fine Print

What You Are Agreeing To When You Don't Read The Fine Print
Consumer:  “I received my monthly statement and noticed I was charged a $50.00 fee for a credit increase that I requested last month.” Creditor:  “Yes, This is a one-time fee that is applied when our customers are approved for a credit increase.” Something like this has probably happened to you.  You might have even thought... Read more »

My First Dog: What I've Learned In Two Months

My First Dog: What I've Learned In Two Months
I’ve never wanted a dog.  I’m not against dogs, it’s just that they never really excited me either.  I got bit as a kid which might have something to do with it also.  In general I really just didn’t think much about dogs other than to know for certain that they are way better than... Read more »
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There Really Is A Trump Tweet For Everything

I agree with Pres. Obama on Afghanistan. We should have a speedy withdrawal. Why should we keep wasting our money — rebuild the U.S.! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 14, 2013 3 Chief of Staffs in less than 3 years of being President: Part of the reason why @BarackObama can’t manage to pass his... Read more »

Will You Have Your Legal Fees Paid For?

A lot of the phone calls I get have someone looking to sue, but hoping that the other side will have to pay for their legal fees.  That rarely happens unless it’s a consumer fraud type of case or an exception.  I also get calls from me who are being sued and want the person... Read more »

Something Good Coming Out Of Charlottesville

Something Good Coming Out Of Charlottesville
The best thing I can say about the Nazi’s, KKK members and other white supremacists who were walking around with their tiki torches because their participation trophies were being taken away is that they did it without masks on.  It’s awesome to see their faces of hatred and racism, so I give them props for... Read more »
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Want To Stop Medical Malpractice? Here's How

Want To Stop Medical Malpractice? Here's How
So you’ve lost your privilege to drive.  The state pulled your license to teach you a lesson in discipline for your irresponsible actions, and now you’re stuck riding the train to work or any other form of public transportation available.  It’s how we keep our streets and citizens safe.  Eliminate the poor drivers, eliminate potential... Read more »

People, Places and Things Benedict Donald Has Bad Things To Say About

People, Places and Things Benedict Donald Has Bad Things To Say About
Donald Trump gets angry with a lot of people, places and things. It’s part of his mantra of hitting back ten times harder if he feels slighted or is just bored.  Before noon today he had tweets that described others as fake, failing, phony, baby, con artist and inept to name a few.  Let’s see... Read more »

How Not To Get A Job On Craigslist In Ten Easy Steps

How Not To Get A Job On Craigslist In Ten Easy Steps
I recently posted an ad on Craigslist.  Nothing seedy, I was just looking for an assistant at the remote office I work at. The good news was that I got over 100 responses in two days so finding a qualified candidate was not a problem. The bad news is how much time I and the... Read more »
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In Memory Of My Friend John Arguello Who I Never Met

Aside from my own blog, the only Chicagonow.com blog I ever look at on a regular basis is Cubs Den.  I’m a pretty big Cubs fan and came across this blog years ago when the team was really struggling.  At the time it was a way to learn about our up and coming prospects who... Read more »