Archive for May 2019

Vice Control/ No Control/ Marijuana/Sports Betting/Hookers Unhooked?

Vice Control/ No Control/ Marijuana/Sports Betting/Hookers Unhooked?
Can you just hear Tom Hanks in his role as Forest Gump saying “AND JUST LIKE THAT, MARIJUANA AND SPORTS BETTING ARE NO LONGER CRIMES.” It’s impossible to put a number on the thousands and thousands of Americans who have been arrested through the years for gambling and using marijuana, but not to worry, all’s... Read more »

Disturbing Trends/ 60 Years of Lame Blame/ The Killing Fields/ The Meme of Murder

Disturbing Trends/ 60 Years of  Lame Blame/ The Killing Fields/  The Meme of Murder
Last week Chicago’s new Mayor Lori Lightfoot, announced her plan for combating Chicago’s opening of the killing season. Traditionally the Memorial Day weekend starts the right of spring and gang killings become a  constant storyline. She had instructed Chicago’s Police Superintendent to flood the neighborhoods with an additional 1,200 cops. Days off were canceled across... Read more »

Look Around At What We Have/Our Freedoms Were Not Free

Look Around At What We Have/Our Freedoms Were Not Free
“OH THY GRAVE THE RAIN SHALL FALL FROM THE EYES OF A MIGHTY NATION, THE PATRIOTS BLOOD IS THE SEED OF FREEDOMS TREE” This Memorial Day weekend would be a good time for all Americans to take a good look around us. America, this great country, the freedoms we enjoy, the prosperity we have inherited,... Read more »
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The Silent Epidemics/ Bullying and Intimidation/Open the Closet

There is a saying “those who can, do; those who can’t bully.” Tribune Columnist Heidi Kiebler Stevens recently touched on a subject that certainly is in dire need of a good rinsing in America. She directed her words at Mayor Pete Buttigieg a candidate for President of the United States. Words that we all should... Read more »

The Cost of Personal Protection/ The Hypocrisy of Politicians and Hollywood Celebrities

The Cost of Personal Protection/ The Hypocrisy of Politicians and  Hollywood Celebrities
After each and every mass shooting in America it’s inevitable aftermath is the call for either stricter gun control, or making gun ownership illegal.  Good luck making an estimated 350 million guns in America suddenly disappear, not to mention the troubling 2nd Amendment. The shouts from the gun grabbers, believe it or not do not... Read more »

When Even Mother's are in Fear/The Gangs Triumph/ The Journey of Revenge

The killing season is underway and Chicago’s right of spring is in full bloom. The gangs are on the prowl and the game of REVENGE is in full swing. The elephant in the room is no longer all that difficult to ignore.  All of Chicago was exposed to a trifecta of violence involving a 14-year-old... Read more »
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Disorder in the Court/ Here Comes the Judge/ Justice is Blind/ Only in Cook County.

In the last few years the Cook County Court system has produced some of the best comedy available. However, after all the laughter has died down the reality sinks in. This system is the extension of everything we stand for in a free society. Fair and equal treatment under the law. Judges that are fair... Read more »

America's Refusal to stop the killing of innocence/ Hijackings and Mass Shooting's/A lesson from the past

It’s easy to be cynical, but on the other hand it’s just plain stupid not to be skeptical. So I’m not going out on a limb here by saying that America will continue to have mass shooting’s of innocents until Leadership decides that the human toll is to precious to ignore. The day has to... Read more »

A Thugs World/When one death is not a statistic/

On April 26th Candice Dickerson stopped off at a cell phone store with 2 of her 3 sons. She was a 36-year-old pharmacy technician, a working mother tending to family needs. Candice never left the store alive.  She was struck in the head by a stray bullet through the front window of the store. She... Read more »
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Trying to make sense of the senseless/ Murders in Chicago/ An abyss of despair

Trying to make sense of the senseless/ Murders in Chicago/ An abyss of despair
A few days ago, a little after noon on Chicago’s westside, two teens walked up to 18 year old Xavier Netisingha and put a pistol to his head and ended his life, both calmly strolled off and quickly disappeared into the bustle of afternoon traffic. What was noteworthy about his killing was the location where... Read more »