Over the years I’ve belonged to a variety of different organizations that had the ostensible goal of accomplishing X or Y. At a certain point I would realize that all anyone was doing was exercising their fears and frustrations. Most of all they were trying to stop other people from doing things they didn’t like.I’m impatient.
Mari Poindexter claimed she was assaulted in a car park last year.
While millennials will be jamming to Future, Fetty Wap and Desiigner at the family cookout this Fourth of July holiday, some of our favorite Generation X and Boomer aunties will be dancing to songs from back in the day. Our dancing aunties are family treasures. So in tribute to these special ladies, NewsOne has gathered a […]
Sixteen charter operators are interested in opening 21 new schools in Chicago, the district said Wednesday. The charter operators submitted "letters of intent" to the Chicago Public Schools about wanting to open the new schools within the next couple years.
You can’t start a friendship, You can’t start a friendship without a spark. This Christie’s for hire, even if he’s just dancing in the dark.Read more...
Let's do it all over again next Tuesday, shall we?"We might never be this close again ..."
"We didn't stand there and measure it, but it was a big tree."Video at the link. The moving image is funnier than these stills.
As part of a thought experiment I examined one specific neighborhood in a typical small city in Georgia. I’m using this town not because it’s unique, but because it’s absolutely normative. I could do the same analysis on the town where my mom, sisters, and brother live in southern New Jersey and it would be nearly identical. This is Everytown, USA.
In The New York Times today, pundit and Harvard law professor Noah Feldman struck it down as an unconstitutional effort to single out Muslims and Islam.From this you'd assume that the Oklahoma law was an isolated example, one we don't really have to worry about because the federal bench dealt with it years ago.
PI editorial cartoonist Chris Britt on Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino's growing woes surrounding the federal investigation into his campaign spending.Tags: Cartoon of the DayPolitical Cartoons
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Yes,it's time to present this week's Statuette of Shame, The Golden Weasel!!Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. Then we vote to single out one particular Weasel for special mention, to whom we award the Statuette of Shame, our special, 100% plastic Golden Weasel.
A warm atmosphere contrasted the cold weather as demonstrators gathered to chant, cheer, and shout in defiance of Mondelez International, one of the world's largest snack companies, Sunday evening.At times it was difficult to hear the organizers speaking over the sounds of the crowd cheering and passing cars beeping on the corner of 73rd and Kedzie Ave.