Archive for January 2017

Chicago & Donald Trump

Chicago & Donald Trump
March 11, 2016…I was there.  I was standing in line…an exceptionally long line, that encircled the UIC Pavilion.  A high school friend of mine, Al, that I’d seen once since we graduated from high school, suggested that we go.  I was reluctant at first…because while I didn’t know much about Trump supporters, some things were... Read more »

A Professional Wrestler Analyzes The Current Political Situation Better Than All The Professional Journalists

A Professional Wrestler Analyzes The Current Political Situation Better Than All The Professional Journalists
I’ve been fascinated by James E. Cornette for years, because unadulterated honesty is always fascinating.  Born and raised in the great state of Kentucky, Jim Cornette, aka Corny, is a legendary professional manager and booker. Recently, well somewhat recently on December 21st, 2016, on the podcast The Ross Report, hosted by fellow legendary wrestling personality... Read more »

In Life, It's Important To Have Standards. Betsy DeVos Does Not Meet The Standard

In Life, It's Important To Have Standards.  Betsy DeVos Does Not Meet The Standard
Allow me to reiterate: In life, it’s important to have standards. Standards is what makes sure that your endeavors don’t nosedive into the side of a mountain. It is important to have standards. With this in mind, allow me to point a few things out: This is James L. Madara, MD, CEO and executive vice... Read more »
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As An Activist, I'm walking into the 45th Presidency With A Smile On My Face!

As An Activist, I'm walking into the 45th Presidency With A Smile On My Face!
Last night, we publicly bid farewell to the 44th President of the United States.  What can I say about Barack Obama at this point, other than Please Don’t Go!!!! But that is life, and that is how the cookie crumbles.  I was a huge supporter of the candidacy of Barack Obama back in 2007.  I... Read more »

How To Say The Right Things To Girls

How To Say The Right Things To Girls
Her: What aspects of 12 Ft. Ninja do you find appealing? Me: What song did you listen to? Her: The one you suggested, what was it? Invincible or something like that? Me: Yes, didn’t like it? Her: Just asking what you find appealing. Me: The versatility, the musicality, the lyricism. It goes from being heavy... Read more »

DJ Khaled Threw Me The Keys This Morning

DJ Khaled Threw Me The Keys This Morning
Good morning friends, Taking a quick break from my to-do list to wish you all a happy Friday. I was tempted to put on my Carhartt's this morning, but settled for my Army underoos. 4 layers on top, 2 on bottom and I stayed toasty. This morning I was reminded that you never know where inspiration will come from. While driving to work, on NPR, there was an interview with DJ Khaled about his new book. The Keys...
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Some Call Them Resolutions, I Call Them Evolution

Some Call Them Resolutions, I Call Them Evolution
resolution Happy New Year! (Where is the iPhone fireworks when you need them?) Of course, it's that time of year...the time for New Years Resolutions. I know a lot of people don't like the idea of new years resolutions...but I don't think of them as goals to be attained.  Rather, I think of them as guidelines for the path I'm walking; waypoints to guide me in the direction that I'd like to go.  In some cases, that means moving in the same direction I'm currently moving, simply with some refinement.  Or, as in the current case, it may mean a bit of a 180 degree turn.  ...