Every morning I look at it. My snow shovel. It has sat against the wall of my house for the record time now that Chicago has not had any accumulated show, something like 320 days. According to the Chicago Tribune that could end tomorrow, Thursday. My ergonomically designed snow shovel was not purposely left to sit... Read more »
John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, told NPR Morning Edition that, “technically speaking”, the Affordable Health Care and Portability Act (ObamaCare) is, essentially, fascism. This counters what Mackey said about ObamaCare in 2009, when he claimed that the AHCPA was really socialist in nature. Then, he used the oft quoted Margaret Thatcher’s admonition about socialism... Read more »
Recently, I went to refinance my mortgage, and I got a low whistle on the other end of the phone. This was from my current mortgage provider, no less. “Wow, you have some pretty high property taxes there in Cook County.” Obviously, I was not talking to a homeboy. “True.” While property taxes are part... Read more »
We have all heard it before, uttered by Pundits to Presidents, the “If fill-in-the-blank” saves one life, it is worth it.” Vice President, Joe Biden is referring to his and President Obama’s inclination to “act” to further restrict guns and enforce stricter gun control laws, which, if so enacted and enforced “if it saves one... Read more »
Thought the November election of President Obama reflected the reaction of women against the positions taken by the Republican party? Turns out nothing has changed… not a damned thing. Buyers remorse? Not yet?
While we all watched football or just sat around recovering from New Year’s Eve parties, our elected representatives saved us from falling over the fiscal cliff that they constructed over many decades, but accelerated over the last four. Yea! The Republicans agreed that taxes had to be raised on those “millionaires” making $450,000, or more;... Read more »