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Consent is not enough: If You want a Sexual Partner, Look for Enthusiasm; OR You May Be Looking for an Attorney


As an attorney, I am getting this question asked in various formats more frequently in light of the current social dialogue and #metoo movement: Are you a man about to leap into bed with a woman, worried that you might … 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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The Parents of Norridge SD 80 Students at Enger Continue To Face Challenges Created By LASEC


So Norridge SD81 Administration has worked diligently with the Illinois legislature to ensure the continued enrollment at Enger only to encounter Amendment 2 To SB 2344 introduced at the request of Leyden and Norwood Park area Superintendents to frustrate the … 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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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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Schools Should Take Heed and Deal Very Severely With Young Students Vaping


The popularity of e-cigarettes among younger Americans should pose a great concern to parents and is drawing mounting scrutiny from federal regulators. Citing a wish “to better understand the youth appeal of these products,” the Food and Drug Administration said … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Trying to Make Sense Out of What is Happening with LASEC


To grasp an understanding of where the District is with LASEC today, one must go back to the origin of the issues. The matter started with the issuance of a report during the 2016-2017 School Year as to the status … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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We Remember 48 Years Ago Today


48 years ago today – The Kent State shootings occurred at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. On Monday, May 4, 1970, anti-war protestors scheduled a rally for noon at the campus. University officials attempted to ban the gathering but proved … Continue reading

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Oppose HR 1025 Which Calls For A Progressive Income Tax in Illinois


  UPDATE:    Yesterday, state representatives moved Speaker Madigan’s progressive tax resolution to the House floor. Please submit a witness slip in opposition of HR 1025 which calls for a progressive income tax in Illinois. HR 1025 is the Bill … Continue reading

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