Does Chicago have a Last Straw?/ Is there any Shame?/Chicago's Children under Fire/Shocking Numbers/The Gangs of Chicago Keep Marching On/

Does Chicago have a Last Straw?/ Is there any Shame?/Chicago's Children under Fire/Shocking Numbers/The Gangs of Chicago Keep Marching On/
Yesterday at 4:30 in the afternoon Jontae Adams took his 7-year-old daughter Jaslyn to the McDonalds on Chicago’s Westside. While waiting in the drive-up another car drove up and shot Jaslyn 6 times killing her and wounding her father. Imagine! the murder of a 7-year-old on a Sunday afternoon at McDonald’s, the police say it... Read more »

Guns in America/Guns in Israel/ In America, they are a right/In Israel, they are a Necessity/ More Gun Laws to ignore/ A better way

Guns in America/Guns in Israel/ In America, they are a right/In Israel, they are a Necessity/ More Gun Laws to ignore/ A better way
The featured photo accompanying this article will no doubt stir up some strong feelings but hang in there. Even the Lord sometimes used broken tools. Israelis view guns as a necessity while millions of Americans see them as a right. There is a sense in Israel that if people didn’t feel they needed those guns... Read more »

A Mayor's Inherited Dilemma/ The 60 Year Fight for the Hearts and Minds of Chicago's Youth/The Gang lure VS A Decent Society

A Mayor's Inherited Dilemma/ The 60 Year Fight for the Hearts and Minds of Chicago's Youth/The Gang lure VS A Decent Society
These are the words of Thomas Hobbes. Some 380 years ago he was considered one of the founders of modern philosophy– “NO ARTS, NO LETTERS, NO SOCIETY, CONTINUAL FEAR OF VIOLENT DEATH, THE LIFE OF A MAN, SOLITARY, POOR, NASTY, BRUTISH AND SHORT.” Almost every day for over 60 years, I cannot help to think... Read more »
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COVID-19 YEA! MURDERS AND SHOOTING AND CARJACKINGS NOT SO MUCH-THE SILENCE OF LEADERSHIP IS A BETRAYAL.

COVID-19 YEA! MURDERS AND SHOOTING AND CARJACKINGS NOT SO MUCH-THE SILENCE OF LEADERSHIP IS A BETRAYAL.
“THE ULTIMATE TRAGEDY IS NOT THE OPPRESSION AND CRUELTY BY BAD PEOPLE, BUT THE SILENCE OVER THAT BY GOOD PEOPLE”. Dr. Martin Luther King.—- “LISTEN TO THE SILENCE, IT HAS SO MUCH TO SAY” Rumi—“IN CHICAGO THE SILENCE IS A BETRAYAL TO A FRIGHTENED COMMUNITY. bob angone- “If there is anything in the world right... Read more »

Mass Shootings/Gun Control/Gun Grabbers/ Gun Owners/Clueless Politicians Surrounded by Armed Guards/The screeching Continues

Mass Shootings/Gun Control/Gun Grabbers/ Gun Owners/Clueless Politicians Surrounded by Armed Guards/The screeching Continues
Two more mass shootings in Atlanta and Colorado last-week have yet again set off another fierce round of debate on the availability of guns in the United States. The scale of the challenge of America’s gun problem is a frightening thought. It’s estimated that there are 300 to 350 million guns in the country. At... Read more »

Chicago Tribune Columnist John Kass asks "WHO WANTS TO BE THE POLICE IN CHICAGO?" MY ANSWER.

Chicago Tribune Columnist John Kass asks "WHO WANTS TO BE THE POLICE IN CHICAGO?" MY ANSWER.
In a recent column, John Kass of the Tribune asks a question that is very much on the minds of lots of people these days including some cops themselves. “WHO WOULD WANT TO BE A COP IN CHICAGO.” What type of individual runs toward gunfire when everyone else is fleeing for their lives, what type... Read more »
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Defund the Police/Then What?/ To Be or Not to Be/A Look Into the Abyss/

There is much more danger than meets the eye being a law enforcement officer most especially in America’s big cities with large populations of communities that have been systemically neglected. There were years in my career working minority communities that during duty hours no matter the shift that I never saw a white face except... Read more »

A Billionaire Has found a new Basket of Deplorables/ The ILLINOIS GOVERNOR Says "Crime Victims are Fearmongers"/Let Them Eat Cake Act II

A Billionaire Has found a new Basket of Deplorables/ The ILLINOIS   GOVERNOR Says "Crime Victims are Fearmongers"/Let Them Eat Cake Act II
Imagine for just a few seconds that you lived in Chicago. Every single day you read and hear about the soaring violence and the tremendous impact it has on the thousands of victims. In a 14 month period over 875 souls have been murdered, infants, babies, toddlers, hundreds of teens, seniors, no age group or... Read more »

Advantage Criminals/ When the Clueless Pretend to Become Cops and lawmakers/ Common Sense Be damn'd

Advantage Criminals/ When the Clueless Pretend to Become Cops and lawmakers/ Common Sense Be damn'd
AT A TIME WHEN POLITICAL DISHONESTLY IS RAMPANT, WE SHOULD REMEMBER ORWELL’S  “1984” AND IT’S MOST IMPORTANT LESSON—“THE STATE CAN OCCUPY YOUR MIND. If I learned one thing about being a cop for 33 years it’s that if you make it easy for criminals you get more and more criminal behavior. A few days ago... Read more »
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When Weather Kills/ Texas vs Chicago/A "BIRDSEYE VIEW"/

When Weather Kills/ Texas vs Chicago/A "BIRDSEYE VIEW"/
After living in Chicago for over 7 decades there are things that one just takes for granted. Crowds, crime, brutal weather, wind, and of course politics and politicians that sometimes resemble being in the audience at a Circus. Local politicians never miss an opportunity to shut up. Corruption is so rampant that at one time... Read more »