Archive for July 2021

WHAT DO PANCAKES, SYRUP, AND PARTY BUSSES HAVE IN COMMON?/ MASS SHOOTINGS AND AN IRISH PROVERB! A DAY THAT WILL LIVE IN INFAMY? NAW

WHAT DO PANCAKES, SYRUP, AND PARTY BUSSES HAVE IN COMMON?/ MASS SHOOTINGS AND AN IRISH PROVERB! A DAY THAT WILL LIVE IN INFAMY? NAW
A few weeks ago when I was writing about Chicago’s startling violence, (yeah, I know what’s new) I think even the most cynical and jaded among us were a tad surprised to read that Chicago has led the world in mass shootings for at least the last 6 years. Imagine a city that on 5... Read more »

The Tough Talk has Stopped/ The Mass Shootings and Killings CONTINUE/ Chicago Leads The Nation/Continued Silence Means More Violence

The Tough Talk has Stopped/ The Mass Shootings and Killings CONTINUE/ Chicago Leads The Nation/Continued Silence Means More Violence
Imagine if Chicago had a voice-“OH I AM FORTUNES FOOL” ROMEO WASN’T ALONE IN HIS THINKING. POLITICIANS LOOM LARGE IN THE LAND OF THE GUTLESS. LOOK AT THIS TRIBUNE HEADLINE. SHE WENT TO McDONALDS WITH HER DADDY. IT’S BEEN 4 MONTHS THE VIOLENCE CONTINUES, THE POLITICIANS KEEP TALKING—– A few weeks ago the City’s Beleaguered... Read more »

Chicago's 4th of July Weekend/ Who's to Blame/ Let's Play Point the finger/The Blame Game begins

Chicago's 4th of July Weekend/ Who's to Blame/ Let's Play Point the finger/The Blame Game begins
” WHOSE FAULT IS THIS”? THE SEARCH IS ON! CHICAGO’S LEADERS ARE LOOKING FOR A DONKEY TO PIN THE TAIL ON? A wise person once said ” Playing the blame game is stupid and childish. Even if it is someone else’s fault the blame game is wasted time, effort, and energy. It takes you somewhere... Read more »
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Chicago's Leadership/Another Facing the Federal Slammer/ The Gangs Shoot Babies and Children Don't They/Shameful and Shameless/ Al Capone Who?

Chicago's Leadership/Another Facing the Federal Slammer/ The Gangs Shoot Babies and Children Don't They/Shameful and Shameless/ Al Capone Who?
Anybody who is from Chicago most certainly was not surprised when it was revealed that Alderman Carrie Austin and her chief of staff were indicted on several corruption charges. The “Federal Hammer” strikes again in Chicago. Ho Hum! She’s at least the 30th Chicago alderman since 1975 to get snagged by the Federal watchdogs. I... Read more »