Posts in category "You Tube"

CTA South Branch Red Line Shutdown: 47th Street Late Night Service Neglected

“I’m really not happy that the CTA is peeing on my leg and telling me that it’s raining.” -Artistmac Sometimes it’s nice to know that you’re not the only one who can see the forest through the trees. Fellow south sider Artistmac not only gives you his take of the CTA south branch red line... Read more »

"The Wire": Chicago's West Side

Why pay your hard earned money to watch a fictional drama about drug dealing when a fellow Chicagoan has already provided you with the real live version for free? Chicago24thWard has put a series of real videos on You Tube detailing the corners where drugs are sold, the routes that drug users take from the... Read more »

The Arizona Tragedy: Keith Olbermann Sparks A Facebook Conversation with a Conservative

The Arizona Tragedy:  Keith Olbermann Sparks A Facebook Conversation with a Conservative
The following conversation occured yesterday as a result of me posting a Keith Olbermann clip on my Facebook page.  For clarity’s sake Mr. F. (the person I’m speaking to) is a conservative Facebook friend of mine from Ohio and we have frequent political discussions regarding numerous topics.  He despises Keith Olbermann, so the fact that he... Read more »

Unemployment Blues: The Department of Human Services

In order to get a feel for the environment at the Department of Human Services office located at the corner of 63rd & Ingleside, please watch the video below.     Conforming to stereotypes 101—class is in session. It’s important to understand the environment I had to walk into to ask for help.  Sometimes, mere... Read more »

Double Trouble---Holy Week

All children figdet in church.  The thought of being immobile and quiet for an hour or two can be just too much to take for a little person. It is only through learned discipline (read: parents) that little people stop wiggling in their seats. Now that’s just one church service once a week. Now consider sitting... Read more »

Eighth Circle

This little dust up happened at the Illinois Department of Human Services office on 63rd Street. Which ironically was the office that informed me that I made too much money (on [unemployment]( and had too few dependents to qualify for the LINK card. While I could tell many tales about this place, the one that... Read more »

Brilliant Satire

Despite the fact this video has been out for a while, its message is still relevant. Unfortunately.