So, here’s what we’ve learned from what basically turned out to be yesterday’s Second City mayoral primary: 1. Chicago will have its first black female
Month: February 2019
It will be Preckwinkle and Daley!
Thank you to my friend Paul for reminding me that the Windy City is directly in the throes of a major mayoral election. And though
Quick Hits – Getting it wrong matters!
Much like it was with the Gliniewicz suicide, anyone with half a brain immediately understood that Empire actor Jussie Smollett was making it all up.
As The First Ward predicted
DeCynthia Clements Officer-Involved Shooting Death Investigation update Please view this video update. Posted by Elgin Police Department on Friday, February 22, 2019
Quick Hits – More Elgin public art? What could possibly go wrong with that?
Some folks, or should I say some municipalities, just never learn. Silly me! I thought, in the aftermath of the 2016 ‘American Nocturne’ debacle, Elgin
Quick Hits – ROR? Yikes!
My adoring throng knows that whenever I start a story with a slew of stipulations, it’s going to get very interesting very quickly. With that
Quick Hits – February 18, 2019
Why give him “credit?” After a previous mass shooting, a local paper declared they’d no longer grant a shooter’s final wish by covering them such
Quick Hits – The return of the rabble!
And this time, that Wednesday evening Elgin City Council throng spilled well out into the hallway perhaps marking the largest congregation to which that governing
Quick Hits – February 13, 2019
The GEA is still quite tone deaf! I certainly understood the late, great philosopher Tom Petty when he mused, “Listen, it don’t really matter to
Quick Hits – “Toughness tempered with mercy?” Yeah right!
That was Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon’s previous campaign slogan. When I broached this topic with my favorite former managing editor, he replied, “The