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So Many Things On My Mind....

Returns Wifey responded to a question I had asked concerning how she spent her morning. The simple answer was that she had been to Lord & Taylor with a return. Knowing her as I do, I asked if she picked up something she’d be able to return in a few days. Thank G-d I can... Read more »


Black Lives Matter, Or Do They? A university policeman in Cincinnati shoots and kills an unarmed black man whose only crime was that he had no license plate on the front of his car and that he was unable to produce a driver’s license. Not that this is a capital offense mind you. At least... Read more »


Save Your Receipts! Every now and then it pays to save your receipts. Today Wifey and I had a play date and visited the Art Institute. We decided not to pay in excess of $30 for parking and opted to use Metra, the area commuter rail. When we got to the Northbrook train station we... Read more »


You’re Not Listening…. Yesterday I wrote that I think the Iran nuclear agreement sucks. Pretty strong language. Apparently everyone agrees. Then I had the audacity to say, since you don’t like it, what would you do. Some of the things I’ve heard include: (From Richard) “Sometimes a bad deal is worse than no deal. Iran... Read more »

OK, I Agree The Iran Agreement Sucks! Now What?

OK, I AGREE THE IRAN AGREEMENT SUCKS. NOW WHAT? I’m so tired of all the negativity regarding what I too agree is a less than acceptable agreement to curb the development of nuclear armaments by Iran. I agree. The arrangement has too many holes. Both the Israelis and Arabs are opposed to it (that may... Read more »

More From The Warped Mind Of Hammo

Just Sayin’ # 2 So the Donald is happy that Macy’s, Nascar, NBC Universal and the world are all dropping his moniker on product. Most embarrassing is the Mexican owned Chicago brewery, which was making a beer exclusively for the Chicago’s Trump Tower eateries, now refuses to supply them anymore. And in addition to co-host... Read more »

Just Sayin'

Just Sayin’ If you are a spokesperson for sexual abstinence, you should either abstain or USE A CONDOM when you fool around! Poor dumb Bristol Palin lost a very well paying endorsement and job just because she wasn’t bright enough to have whomever use a condom. Bill Maher put it best when he said; “Bristol... Read more »

Do You Love Health Insurance Companies?

And People Wonder Why We Hate Insurance Companies! Never being one to complain about anything, (you can stop here since you know I am always working to improve the world [Tikkun Olam] ok, so that’s not true) today my target of evil are health insurance companies, and in particular, Humana. As background: two years ago... Read more »

Regain Your Dignity

Join The Human Dignity Movement People often suggest topics for my rants. And since I do appreciate these suggestions, today I want to thank my long time friend Joe and his wife Susan for suggesting a way that many of us, particularly Seniors, can have a new measure of dignity. As you know, as we... Read more »

Some Things Just Irritate Me!

There Are Some Things Which Continue To Irritate Me. People shouldn’t think I am insensitive, even though I am, but sometimes little things bug the Hell out of me. I’ve lived in Northbrook for a dozen years. I travel regularly on a street called Landwehr. Since I’ve been going north and south of Techny on... Read more »