by | Jul 11, 2019

Speakers at a recent memorial service held in a southern suburb of Chicago for the late deposed president of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, called his removal from power in 2013 a Western and Arab conspiracy to throttle democracy and oppose the…

by | Feb 1, 2019

Are you a “far-right extremist”? There’s a simple test to find out. If you doubt that homophobic Trump supporters are prowling the streets of Chicago looking to beat up gay TV stars, you’re a “far-right extremist,” according to Alex Henderson…

by | Nov 5, 2018

A fiscal watchdog examined the state of finances in the three largest cities in the United States and the results aren’t pretty. Chicago-based Truth in Accounting (TIA) released the results of studies of its home city, as well as New…

by | Oct 10, 2018

It’s time. One of the most exciting issues candidate Donald Trump talked about while campaigning was taking on the problem of inner city crime, joblessness, and the hopeless despair associated with them both. Candidate Trump believed it didn’t have to…

by | Aug 8, 2018

The pension situation has gotten so dire in Chicago that the city is considering stabilizing its retirement systems by financing bonds. Chicago has – tell us if you’ve heard this one before – taken hits to its credit rating, resulting…

by | Feb 24, 2017

Chicago aldermen honored FALN (Armed Forces of National Liberation) terrorist Oscar Lopez-Rivera by naming a section of roadway after him. If only Leopold and Loeb, Al Capone, and John Wayne Gacy cloaked their crimes in a cause, then they, too,…

by | Jan 30, 2017

Earlier this month, New York and Chicago released their crime statistics. It is alarming that, in 2016, Chicago (762) had twice as many murders as New York (334). In 2016, there were 3,550 shooting incidents in Chicago. This was over…

by | Jan 6, 2017

Not all hate crimes are created equal. This pertains even to those hate crimes created out of whole cloth, which receive a privileged status when furthering the perceived aims of the underprivileged. The ideological commitment to the idea of systemic…

by | Dec 30, 2016

If you open the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal or turn on your TV or Internet, you are guaranteed to see stories of terrorism in Germany and France and England, in North Africa, in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan,…

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