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Remembrance of things past?/ Remember Kodak and Polaroid?/ Remember the Walkman?/ Remember Phone Booths and the Rotary Phone?/Remember the VCR?/

Remembrance of things past?/ Remember Kodak and Polaroid?/ Remember the Walkman?/ Remember Phone Booths and the Rotary Phone?/Remember the VCR?/
As much as the 2020 pandemic has drastically changed our lives, to coin an old expression “YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET.” A while back someone took the time to add their 2 cents to that “you ain’t seen nothing yet” expression. Probably some professor of economics isolated in home confinement. Listed below are 37 different... Read more »

A CITY WHERE CHILDREN ARE BEING MURDERED/ANOTHER NAME TO FORGET/ THE SLAUGHTER OF INNOCENCE CONTINUES IN CHICAGO

A CITY WHERE CHILDREN ARE BEING MURDERED/ANOTHER NAME TO FORGET/ THE SLAUGHTER OF INNOCENCE CONTINUES IN CHICAGO
It’s almost impossible to try and relate to people what it’s like for a cop who has to remain calm while processing the scene of a  violent death of a child. I will tell you that an overwhelming feeling of grief sets in, it’s something that never gets erased no matter how many times you’re... Read more »

MEN! / JUST HAPPY PEOPLE/WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM SUCH SIMPLE CREATURES WHO HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF COMING FROM MARS.

MEN! / JUST HAPPY PEOPLE/WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM SUCH SIMPLE CREATURES WHO HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF COMING FROM MARS.
Scientists have been trying to figure out the differences between the species since Adam and Eve made their debut. Most likely in some monk’s mountain hideaway before Gutenberg invented the printing press. There is nothing that ever happened in the world that did not start in one human mind. In today’s world, the difference between... Read more »
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SELECTIVE OUTRAGE/ARMED MILITIA/ LOTS OF QUESTIONS/ CLUELESS IN KENOSHA/LIGHTFOOTS LATEST DISTRACTION

SELECTIVE OUTRAGE/ARMED MILITIA/ LOTS OF QUESTIONS/ CLUELESS IN KENOSHA/LIGHTFOOTS LATEST DISTRACTION
Ever since the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin we have witnessed multiple protests that have gone beyond the rioting and looting that American cities have endured whenever a white police officer shoots a Black person. At least 15 to 20 professional sports teams have refused to take the field in protest. All this... Read more »

BLACK LIVES MATTER vs ALL LIVES MATTER/DECENCY STUCK IN THE MIDDLE/WHILE SILENCE WINS THE DAY.

BLACK LIVES MATTER vs ALL LIVES MATTER/DECENCY STUCK IN THE MIDDLE/WHILE SILENCE WINS THE DAY.
Since the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day, most of the nation has been subjected to a daily reality that America is a place where white cops harass, brutalize, assault, and kill Black Americans regularly and with impunity. It actually got to a point that still exists for some folks, where if you said... Read more »

THE SOUND OF FAILURE IS SILENCE/ THE DEMOCRATS ARE OFF AND RUNNING/ WHILE AMERICA'S BIG CITIES UNDER SEIGE ARE NOT WORTHY OF A MENTION.

THE SOUND OF FAILURE IS SILENCE/ THE DEMOCRATS ARE OFF AND RUNNING/ WHILE AMERICA'S BIG CITIES UNDER SEIGE ARE NOT WORTHY OF A MENTION.
Chicago Tribune Columnist John Kass a man with more BARK on him than the GENERAL SHERMAN, AMERICAS BIGGEST SEQUOIA TREE, has taken on Joe Biden and the Democratic National Convention. Oh, the glee, the smiles, laughter, and the joy of it all, the multiple speeches, the obsessive Trump-bashing and the blaming of every wort and... Read more »
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FEAR, ANGER, OR DISGUST/ HAS CHICAGO HAD ENOUGH?/ RIOTS JOIN THE SHOOTINGS AND KILLINGS

FEAR, ANGER, OR DISGUST/ HAS CHICAGO HAD ENOUGH?/ RIOTS JOIN THE SHOOTINGS AND KILLINGS
A few days ago I  was having a conversation with a friend of mine who happened to be a reporter in Chicago for over 45 years.  The subject suddenly changed from baseball to the present conditions in Chicago. He had witnessed first hand the last two lootings and violence that have struck the city on... Read more »

WHEN A CITY'S LEADERSHIP FAILS/ THEY FIND A SCAPEGOAT FAST/ WHO ARE YOU GOING TO BELIEVE ME OR YOUR EYES AND EARS?

WHEN A CITY'S LEADERSHIP FAILS/ THEY FIND A SCAPEGOAT FAST/ WHO ARE YOU GOING TO BELIEVE ME OR YOUR EYES AND EARS?
Hundreds of looters acting like shock troops have stunned Chicago’s toney Magnificent Mile and the downtown area yet again. Just after midnight U- Haul trucks and vans and scores of vehicles and their occupants broke into several stores and sadly even attacked a RONALD McDONALD HOUSE connected with  Lurie Children’s Hospital. The looting and mayhem... Read more »

A REQUIEM FOR A BELEAGUERED CITY/ CHICAGO'S MAGNIFICENT MILE JOINS IN THE MAYHEM/ GHOSTS FROM THE INNER CITY BECOME TEACHERS.

A REQUIEM FOR A BELEAGUERED CITY/ CHICAGO'S MAGNIFICENT MILE JOINS IN THE MAYHEM/ GHOSTS FROM THE INNER CITY BECOME TEACHERS.
Just a few years ago Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx was defending herself against allegations that she was so soft on prosecuting criminals Chicago was turning into an outdoor shooting gallery, and she seemed oblivious. About 6 months ago she held a press conference and announced that since she has been in office violent... Read more »
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CRIME UNCHALLENGED SPREADS LIKE A VIRUS/Chicago's July Slaughter/ The Largest mass Shooting in recent Chicago History.

Even the most cynical among us and this certainly includes most Chicago area residents who through the years have become somewhat immune to the daily violence totals, had to do a double-take at the headlines below.   I don’t write the headlines but actually to use the word “UPTICK” is being a tad misleading. The... Read more »