Category Archives: gambling

Is Illinois’s Budget Real ? Or a Political Convenience ?


Illinois budget watchdog groups are skeptical over whether the $38.5 billion fiscal 2019 state budget that passed Thursday is truly “balanced” . Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should restrain their self-praise about the budget plan given that it … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Annual Summer Shooting Season Begins !!!


This weekend marked the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Similar to last year, we’ll expect to see around 250 homicides and an additional 1,000 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend. Final Shoot-o-Rahm-a Tally: 8 killed, … Continue reading

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“Pity The Nation Whose People Are Sheep………”


Lawrence Ferlinghetti decades ago wrote and it gives me chills to read it today: “Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots … Continue reading

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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People are Dying Due to this Pollyanish Outlook


Here is the response of the Cook County Board President and Chief Judge to the Sheriff’s concerns about the low bonds or no cash bonds given to gun offenders in the county. Particularly offensive is the following comment by Chief … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21.


I see where Fla. Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21. Florida’s Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred … Continue reading

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Can Speaker Madigan Survive ?


That’s the big unknown. What else is out there? Lots and lots of rumors are jetting through the gossip-sphere, but nobody has yet come forward. Madigan has been in power for so long that the odds are pretty darned good … Continue reading

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Questions, Speaker Madigan Will Have To Answer !


Three key questions that will dominate Illinois politics in the days to come. What did the Speaker know? When did he know it? What did he do about it?

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My 2018 Predictions For The World As I See It:


I join the legion of prognosticators who offer guesses and visions about what will happen in 2018. Once again,……………. All predictions guaranteed, or your money back. Of the baker’s dozen below, one or two are tongue-in-cheek. I leave it to … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth ‘Tis The Season


Wishing all of you a peaceful, calm, happy weekend, with no arguments or debates. Let’s try not to say the T word for a couple of days. Let’s focus on the many things that bring us all together, not the … Continue reading

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