Tag: Kass

The elephant in the room

The newest mob violence in the areas of Chicago associated with tourism has followed a predictable news arch.  Of course it has happened before.  The closing of the Rock and Roll McDonalds, and then North Avenue Beach (ostensibly for health and crowding concerns), were clearly linked to this pattern of menacing and marauding.  The city’s... Read more »

Afterglow: A day in the papers

So…I am a day removed from Oprahfest.  The return to Earth is painless.  My flowers await in their plastic tubs, and it is time to head out to transform my micro-ecosystem from pathetic to semi pathetic.   But first….I have to note a few things I noticed in the papers. First: I am not a... Read more »