Archive for July 2012

Meet Frank Marshall Davis, Communist, Obama Mentor & Father?

Meet Frank Marshall Davis,  Communist, Obama Mentor & Father?
A series on some Chicago people, dead and alive, who are playing important roles in how the average Chicagoan is living his or her life, for better or for worse.    Meet Frank Marshall Davis (1905-1987) Davis, a writer and poet and political activist, is a man some say whose ideas and special relationship with... Read more »

Playing Chicken in Logan Square

Playing Chicken in Logan Square
When it comes to ruffling feathers, the owner of Chick-fil-A, Dan Cathy, knows how to do it.  At least in Chicago. He has owned up to to believing in the Biblical version of marriage.  For those who never have cracked the book, this means a man marries a woman.  Period.  Amen. This has so disturbed Ald.... Read more »

Do You Like Your Chicago Hot or Cold?

Do You Like Your Chicago Hot or Cold?
It has been one hot summer in Chicago. Some claim climate change is making the asphalt melt, because, sadly, even the weather is political; and others who have seen Chicago run hot and cold, say it is just that — a hot summer. Sometimes a hot summer is followed by a horrifically cold and snowy... Read more »
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From the Wordshed to the Woodshed

I’m not above a mention of a fellow blogger here on Chicagonow. Again, I recently challenged a blogger for censoring  a blog.  By “censoring” I mean not allowing instant posting of comments. I see no reason for this delay in reaction, as this is what a blog (and the internet) is supposed to be about.... Read more »