Why people are leaving Illinois

Although I am a long-time registered Democrat, I voted for Gov. Rauner, and truly believe Mr. Madigan and his sheep are slowly but surely moving Illinois towards a catastrophic end. It is well documented that we have the 2nd highest property taxes on average of any state in the U.S. (according to 2016 data.) Illinois... Read more »

A view of race relations in the U.S.

The recent heartbreaking events in Baton Rogue, Minneapolis, and Dallas are vivid and painful examples of just how fractured our society is from the epidemic of violence that is dominating media headlines on a seemingly regular basis.  Over and over again we have seen the depressing and horrific images of people of color being brutalized... Read more »

Derrick Rose trade

As I compose my first blog post under the name DK’s Myriad Musings, I am excited to have a forum to express my views on topics near and dear to me in the worlds of music, politics, and sports. As the news of Derrick Rose being traded to the NY Knicks is still sinking into... Read more »
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