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 »

Who Remembers Hadiya Pendleton/ What's in a name/ Evidently not much/ A Shameful 8 Years later

Who Remembers Hadiya Pendleton/ What's in a name/ Evidently not much/ A Shameful 8 Years later
“Those who are not angry at things they should be angry about are FOOLS.” Chicago’s leadership has already put history aside, the cameras are gone, all the pompous speeches are forgotten, Hadiya is lost to history. Even the power of the Presidency (First Lady Michelle Obama attended her funeral) cannot motivate Chicago’s leaders to break... Read more »

Irish Inventors/ Surprise-Guglielmo MARCONI THE RADIO/ The Tank/Color Photography/The Guided Missile/The Syringe/Great Beer andWhiskey of Course

Irish Inventors/ Surprise-Guglielmo MARCONI THE RADIO/ The Tank/Color Photography/The Guided Missile/The Syringe/Great Beer andWhiskey of Course
I happen to be one of those Italian boys who grew up in Chicago in an all Irish neighborhood. I must admit it was a cultural shock for a young boy of 9. Leaving the Italian patch was probably the most dramatic challenge in a 9-year-olds life. It seemed everything in life changed immediately. The... Read more »
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Confused in Modern Day America/ An upside -Down world/ Some Laugh's To try and Sooth the anxiety

Confused in Modern Day America/ An upside -Down world/ Some Laugh's To try and Sooth the anxiety
I have to admit I do admire some of my friends and the upbeat attitude that they have expressed now that we have a new President. The idea being that suddenly LOVE-INCLUSION-AND CIVILITY WILL BE THE NEW WAY FOR A CONFUSED AND DIVIDED NATION. President Biden elected by 84 million votes over Donald Trump who... Read more »