Archive for September 2013

How To End The US Government Fiscal Mess

How To End The US Government Fiscal Mess
First off, our government needs to do like the rest of us minions and live within its means. But more importantly it means those in Washington (and here at home in Springfield), need to look up the definition of the word bipartisan and read their history books of how Congress should work together to make... Read more »

What Is DMX Doing?

What Is DMX Doing?
I walked into the dentist office on Wednesday and see Dr. Phil’s show on and he’s talking about the troubled New York rapper DMX also known as Earl Simmons. At first I’m thinking man Dr. Phil is gangsta, he must be driving around listening to “Ruff Ryders Anthem”. But then I remember seeing DMX on... Read more »

A Little Advice To Chicago Police Chief Gerry McCarthy

A Little Advice To Chicago Police Chief Gerry McCarthy
I was a south side Chicago resident for 32 years and still visit my old neighborhood of West Pullman several times a month. The violence in that and other neighborhoods is not new and cannot be solved by your police strategy (which you claim is working), and following it with your Compstat statistics is not... Read more »
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The Best Vintage Auto Auction Ever

The Best Vintage Auto Auction Ever
I few weeks ago I read (thanks to Autoweek), about the former Lambrecht Chevrolet dealership in Pierce Nebraska and how they set aside over 500 low mileage cars over the past 50 years (and I mean low mileage, for many the odometer only shows single digits mileage), and now all of these original, vintage cars... Read more »

Why I Should Be The First Black Governor Of Illinois

Why I Should Be The First Black Governor Of Illinois
Since my undergraduate days at DePaul University in the late 90’s I told anyone who would listen I would be the first black governor of Illinois. And now that Bill Daley is out of the way, I can make my historic run to Springfield. First off this is my home state and (despite all of... Read more »

A NASCAR Weekend At Chicagoland Speedway

A NASCAR Weekend At Chicagoland Speedway
These are sights of NASCAR’s entry level Camping World Truck Series race from Friday night, the mid level Nationwide race on Saturday afternoon and the twice weather delayed top level Sprint Cup race Sunday afternoon and late night. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely... Read more »
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NASCAR Comes To Chicago

NASCAR Comes To Chicago
So this week all three levels of Nascar (NCWTS-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, NNS-NASCAR Nationwide Series & NSCS-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series), will come to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, for the opening weekend of playoff (also known as the Chase), of stock car racing. And with it are a bunch of activities on and off the... Read more »

White Castle is No Longer Open 24/7?

White Castle is No Longer Open 24/7?
Yesterday afternoon I went to my local White Castle (you know you are no longer “young” when you go to While Castle and its not even night time yet), and was shocked to find out starting today (technically tomorrow morning at 1 A.M.), they will actually close at night except on Saturdays when they will... Read more »
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