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“REMEMBER THE ROAR”

“REMEMBER THE ROAR”
When I think about the Blackhawks now, I think about my parents and “Remember the Roar!” By RA Monaco O N A PLAQUE, located behind a statue of the Blackhawk’s greatest players on the north side of the United Center, you’ll see the words “Chicago Stadium—1929-1994—Remember the Roar.”  The Chicago Stadium is where my parents... Read more »

Late-Night Parody Newscast Passes on Mayor

Late-Night Parody Newscast Passes on Mayor
By RA Monaco It must have been a crushing blow for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to learn that comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night parody newscast “The Daily Show.”  Especially, since it would have been the perfect fall-back-gig for Rahm, whose real talent is actually sarcasm.  In another... Read more »

Should Elizabeth Warren run for president? No, here's why.

Should Elizabeth Warren run for president?  No, here's why.
It’s time for America to stop looking for saviors and re-train legislators that, in compromise, people come first!  By RA Monaco Progressives need Elizabeth Warren to accrue seniority in the Senate and provide leadership in the party.  Conservatives too, need to witness Sen. Warren’s willingness to demand accountability in the never ending battles between labor... Read more »
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Serving Masters: The Spectacle of the #NATO 3 Trial

Serving Masters:  The Spectacle of the #NATO 3 Trial
By RA Monaco It was the equivalent of a “slow plea” and intended to be a public spectacle start-to-finish.  The #NATO 3 trial had a purpose and it wasn’t to protect the public from these immature sling-shot-packing young men. I describe the trial as sort of a “slow plea” because clearly there was conduct by... Read more »

Paycheck Fairness: Is It Just Anti-women or a War?

Paycheck Fairness:  Is It Just Anti-women or a War?
  By RA Monaco Women “make exactly what they’re worth…and don’t want to be…given a little special handout to make sure they’re OK” claimed Martha MacCallum host of Fox News’ America’s Newsroom following the president’s State of the Union address. Not to be out done, Daily Caller editor-in-chief, Tucker Carlson, offered up this pearl saying, “Women make... Read more »

The Triumph of Capitalism Began with the Founding Fathers

The Triumph of Capitalism Began with the Founding Fathers
  By RA Monaco Frequently we hear politicians, political pundits and all knowing online bloviators attempting to shore up the credibility of their point with the third party credibility of those who drafted our Constitution—the Founding Fathers.   Hardly a night goes by when Bill O’Reilly misses the opportunity. In fact, in his recent State of... Read more »
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Without Election Reforms We’re Going Nowhere Fast

Without Election Reforms We’re Going Nowhere Fast
    By RA Monaco After last night’s State of the Union festivities, I needed a good night’s sleep to step back from the warm and fuzzy feelings I get when I hear our Commander in Chief speak to the nation. It is an undeniable fact, that President Obama is a talented individual—a statesman.  In... Read more »

Payday Loans Lead to Financial Instability Zones

Payday Loans Lead to Financial Instability Zones
Increasing enforcement capabilities through the Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection is part of the new reforms Mayor Rahm Emanuel hopes will provide a measure of protection from predatory financial services that have continued to proliferate within the city. Chicago’s most vulnerable families are the focus of the Mayor’s recently announced crackdown on bad... Read more »

DOWNTOWN JAILBREAK ESCAPING EMBARRASSING QUESTIONS

DOWNTOWN JAILBREAK ESCAPING EMBARRASSING QUESTIONS
A successful escape followed by SWAT team raids, flash grenades, dogs, helicopters, multi-agency resources and $50,000 reward warrants explanation.    Exactly how convicted bank robbers, Kenneth Conley, 38, and Joseph “Jose” Banks, 37, were able to pull off their audacious escape last month from the high rise Metropolitan Correctional Center, in downtown Chicago, is the... Read more »
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IE8 The American Way

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Angry Politics!  Presented in the style of the Great American Song Book   Music and lyrics by Bruce Brown Montage by Randell Monaco Produced and edited by  Thirdcloud Media