Archive for April 2021

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 »