Archive for October 2018

The Slaughters Continue/ Prevention/The Israeli's

The attack on the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburg has once again brought on the cries of armed guards in Schools and Churches and “Soft Targets.” In other words where people are most vulnerable and most likely to be helpless against a determined killer, armed with  an AR-15 and  several Semi automatic hand guns. It’s happened... Read more »

Lunatics/Innocence/Cops the 98%

Lunatics/Innocence/Cops the 98%
Another mass shooting and killing of innocents has stunned the American people, yet again. A Pittsburg Synagogue’s Jewish congregation brutally attacked by what I could only describe as a Lunatic. The suspect identified as Robert D. Bowers was  armed with an AR 15- and 3 semi-automatic handguns.  After 30 minutes of sustained gunfire 11 people... Read more »

Rappers/ Good/ Bad/Ugly/The Feds Have Arrived

Rappers/ Good/ Bad/Ugly/The Feds Have Arrived
For the last couples of weeks Rappers have been playing a big roll in Chicago. It all started with Kanye West visiting with  President Trump in the White House no less. Old Kanye in his wisdom suggested to the President that he pardon Larry “KING” Hoover the notorious street gang thug who is serving 6... Read more »
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Is It In the Water/Chicago/Cook County/Madness

Is It In the Water/Chicago/Cook County/Madness
In the last few days in Chicago it would have been very difficult to duck the madness of a City that some folks believe has lost it’s way. First off at least 6 people were shot in a mass shooting immediately following  a church service for 25 year old rapper “Dooskie the Man.” Old Dooskie... Read more »

Mass Shootings/ Chicago/ IS IT REALLY THAT DIFFICULT TO FIGURE OUT

It’s 12:30 on a Monday afternoon in Chicago, just another ordinary day. Hold on! After a church service in the middle of the afternoon Chicago had yet again  another mass shooting incident. Mass shootings are described as a shooting incident where 3 or more people are victims of gunfire in one location. For those who... Read more »

Two Visitors/Who Do You Believe/Them Or Your Eyes

Two Visitors/Who Do You Believe/Them Or Your Eyes
Friday two visitors came to Chicago and both had extensive idea’s on  how to stop the  epidemic of violence that has plagued Chicago in recent years. Former President Bill Clinton ,a  speaker at the University of Chicago, and the Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions, who came to address the Chicago Crime Commission.... Read more »
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A Run on Costco/A Deadly Virus/Loneliness/ A Silent Killer/A Distracted Generation

A Run on Costco/A Deadly Virus/Loneliness/ A Silent Killer/A Distracted Generation
While most of the world is preoccupied with the Coronavirus, I decided to revisit something I published a few years back. It kind of gets our minds to thinking about things that can kill us. I recently saw a photo at a local Costco in Chicago that showed aisle after aisle of empty toilet paper,... Read more »

King Larry Hoover/Al Capone/A President /A Rapper

I must say I was astonished this week when word came from the Oval Office that Rapper Kanye West appealed to President Trump to pardon Larry Hoover. I’m not sure even what the hell a Rapper was doing in the White House meeting with thePresident but the fact that Larry Hoovers name was mentioned was... Read more »

Trust/ Or Fear Of Retaliation/Cops And The Community

Trust/ Or Fear Of Retaliation/Cops And The Community
A recent Tribune editorial contained these words, “BECAUSE OF THE BROKEN TRUST people whose neighborhoods are OVERRUN with violence don’t call the police when they witness a crime or when they are victims. They don’t count on the police to protect them from RETALIATION.  They worry that the police won’t treat suspects fairly (imagine that... Read more »
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Yikes/Surviving A Category 4 Hurricane

Yikes/Surviving A Category 4 Hurricane
It’s been almost 3 years now since we packed up and left our beloved Chicago for the year round climates of Florida’s Panhandle. No ducking the summer’s heat in Florida, but oh those glorious 5 months of no snow, freezing temperatures, salt and plenty of icy going. The only drawback we could see was our... Read more »