Archive for 2010

A Good Man Named Michael Flisk

There are not enough words in the English language to describe a good man. Really describe him. A front page in the newspaper is not enough. A few minutes on a newscast is not enough. Saying a good man was a good man is not enough. Michael Flisk, the Chicago police officer who was laid to... Read more »

A Pop Quiz for Would-Be Mayors of Chicago...like Rahm

A Pop Quiz for Would-Be Mayors of Chicago...like Rahm
  Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm manuel barked on his ‘Tell It Like It Is’ listening tour of Chicago this week in his bid to be Mayor of Chicago. But it wasn’t all ponies and rainbows for the absentee Chicago mayoral candidate and some Chicagoans proved that they are nobody’s fool.   Residents... Read more »

End of an Era: Daley Says "No" to Re-Election Bid

End of an Era: Daley Says "No" to Re-Election Bid
With a tear in his eye, Mayor Richard M. Daley announced today that he will not seek a seventh term as Mayor of Chicago. As he said it himself in his surprise announcement that is now stunning the political world: “Today I’m announcing that I will not seek a seventh term as mayor of the... Read more »
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Polls, Huckabee in Brady's Favor as November Looms

Polls, Huckabee in Brady's Favor as November Looms
After Labor Day, it begins. The political fortunes of sitting Gov. Pat Quinn and his GOP challenger Bill Brady will be decided in just 63 days. As it stands right now, though, things are looking too good for Gov. Quinn despite all of his best efforts. In a recent Rasmussen poll, released on August 23,... Read more »

Mayor Daley's Latest Screw-Up: Transformers 3

Mayor Daley's Latest Screw-Up: Transformers 3
Can’t walk across the Michigan Avenue bridge. River walk blocked. Trapped in your own office building. All exits are closed, guarded by pigtailed munchkins with chirpy voices (not from Chicago). How do you get out? The alley. The alley?! What the *($#@>! The enemy has arrived. Is it the Decepticons? No, it’s Transformers 3.  What... Read more »

TIME TO CALL OUT MEXICO'S RACISM - Political News for July 9th

TIME TO CALL OUT MEXICO'S RACISM - Political News for July 9th
Time to call out Mexico’s racism. While everyone’s picking on Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona who is desperate to protect the people of Arizona from the violent drug cartels, it might be helpful to take a quick peak at the other side of the border. While the President of Mexico comes to the U.S. Congress... Read more »
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CHICAGO HOT LIST FOR JUNE 23: McChrystal to McDonald's

CHICAGO HOT LIST FOR JUNE 23: McChrystal to McDonald's
AMBASSADOR BLAGO?: “Let’s go down the pecking order. What else is good?” said Blago to his former top aide, John Harris, as heard on the once secret tapes played in federal court yesterday. Harris says, “No way.”  Well, at least Mr. Harris isn’t delusional. Can you imagine Blago getting together with Achmadineajad? He’d probably sell... Read more »

VOTE: Hey Chicago, should the Blackhawks give Oprah the Stanley Cup?

VOTE: Hey Chicago, should the Blackhawks give Oprah the Stanley Cup?
A massive, bearded, red and black “hell yeah” of congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks – Stanley Cup Champions after 49 long years! And to all of the fans over the decades, enjoy this moment you deserve it!! But I think there may be someone else who deserves it even more. I will give you one... Read more »

GR8TSEVR: The World's Greatest License Plates Period (Photos)

GR8TSEVR: The World's Greatest License Plates Period (Photos)
If Tiger Woods’ license plate (or his mistress’) could talk what would it say? And what does Britney Spears really want you to know about her? Could her license plate be a clue?  In this mad-twittering, iPad-obsessed world, everything makes a statement. Everything thing from the leftover cheeseburger from Paradise Pup you ate this morning... Read more »
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PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TOP 5 REALLY FUN THINGS TO DO DURING AN OIL SPILL

President Obama is a fun guy. This BP oil spill disaster proves it. And what an oil spill it is! It is an oil spill that is now predicted by experts to eclipse in damages – both financial and natural – that of the notorious Exxon Valdez. However, as White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is... Read more »