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Active Shooters/Run/Hide/ Fight/Northwestern Got It Right

Active Shooters/Run/Hide/ Fight/Northwestern Got It Right
My congratulations to Northwestern University for having the sense to take an intellectual approach, to at least acknowledge there are somethings that can be useful when facing the possibility of confronting an active shooter. They have produced a 15 minute video that gives potential victims at least some ideas that indeed, could mean life and... Read more »

The Death of E Pluribus Unum/The Rise of Probe

The Death of E Pluribus Unum/The Rise of Probe
Hardly a day goes by in America when we are not sodded, or for lack of a better word deluged with the headlines and talking heads announcing yet another new PROBE of something or another. For this article I will mostly stick to politics. However PROBES in America have become as common as the obituaries... Read more »

America's Dilemma /The Second Amendment/The Good/The Bad The Ugly/

America's Dilemma /The Second Amendment/The Good/The Bad The Ugly/
America is  yet again reeling from the news of 3 more mass shootings in one weeks time. Per the usual, the calls for gun control are once again center stage. Since 1965, including the Texas Tower 11 dead, through the Virginia Tech’s slaughter of 33 dead, to Sandy Hooks 28 killed, to Luby’s Cafe in... Read more »
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Two Days in November/A Grateful Nation Turns it's Loving Eyes Towards You.

Two Days in November/A Grateful Nation Turns it's Loving Eyes Towards You.
For almost my entire life two days in November always held a special  significance  for me.  On Saturday 10 November “Mother Green” turns 243 years old.  To all the men and women who served her I want to say, ” Thank God such people lived among us.”  I for one can say proudly that almost... Read more »

Human Life is Cheap?/Casablanca/Chicago

Human Life is Cheap?/Casablanca/Chicago
I believe the very first I heard the expression “Human life is cheap” was in the movie Casablanca. The Nazi Major Strasser, answers a worried Ilsa Lund,(Ingrid Bergman) after she inquires about the safety of her husband in Nazi occupied Casablanca. “My dear perhaps you have already observed that in Casablanca Human life is cheap.”... Read more »

Tougher Gun Laws/Yada-Yada/Oh! the Caterwauling/Fugacious.

Tougher Gun Laws/Yada-Yada/Oh! the Caterwauling/Fugacious.
I sincerely apologize for using Caterwauling and Fugacious, along with Yada Yada in a story as serious as Gun Control. But the reality is, it fits the folly.Overall research shows that lax gun-laws invite more gun deaths while stricter laws make us safer. In other words, it follows that common sense laws followed by strict... Read more »
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The Slaughters Continue/ Prevention/The Israeli's

The Slaughters Continue/ Prevention/The Israeli's
The attack on the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburg has once again brought on the cries of armed guards in Schools and Churches and “Soft Targets.” In other words where people are most vulnerable and most likely to be helpless against a determined killer, armed with  an AR-15 and  several Semi automatic hand guns. It’s happened... Read more »

Lunatics/Innocence/Cops the 98%

Lunatics/Innocence/Cops the 98%
Another mass shooting and killing of innocents has stunned the American people, yet again. A Pittsburg Synagogue’s Jewish congregation brutally attacked by what I could only describe as a Lunatic. The suspect identified as Robert D. Bowers was  armed with an AR 15- and 3 semi-automatic handguns.  After 30 minutes of sustained gunfire 11 people... Read more »

Rappers/ Good/ Bad/Ugly/The Feds Have Arrived

Rappers/ Good/ Bad/Ugly/The Feds Have Arrived
For the last couples of weeks Rappers have been playing a big roll in Chicago. It all started with Kanye West visiting with  President Trump in the White House no less. Old Kanye in his wisdom suggested to the President that he pardon Larry “KING” Hoover the notorious street gang thug who is serving 6... Read more »
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Is It In the Water/Chicago/Cook County/Madness

Is It In the Water/Chicago/Cook County/Madness
In the last few days in Chicago it would have been very difficult to duck the madness of a City that some folks believe has lost it’s way. First off at least 6 people were shot in a mass shooting immediately following  a church service for 25 year old rapper “Dooskie the Man.” Old Dooskie... Read more »