One of my absolute favorite facets of this fascinating gig has been developing a solid base of truly astute readers. And those eminently intelligent and
Month: February 2020
Quick Hits – What is a journalist?
Before the rabble starts chiming in, particularly on my journalistic merit or the lack thereof, the question in the title is a rhetorical one. That
Quick Hits – The Geneva Police are at it again!
Let’s first stipulate that, like it is with any Collar County school district, there’s a drug problem at Geneva High School. And the truly terrifying
Quick Hits – February 21, 2020
Whenever we consider the most patently peculiar legislative or political ideas, our minds automatically drift to the loony bin known as Washington D. C. To
Quick Hits – The President and I agree on something?
Oh, my bleepin’ lord! I’ve spent decades honing my critical thinking skills, understanding how to ferret out the truth, developing a capacity to see beyond
Quick Hits – Et Potest Emit, Elgin?
Back in the day, the late great Chicago opinion columnist, Mike Royko, proposed that The Second City should adjust its motto from “Urbs in Horto,”
Quick Hits – Why do we let tragedy define us?
In a fascinatingly philosophical bent for the greatest theoretical physicist to ever walk the planet, Albert Einstein once proposed that, “The most important decision we
Quick Hits – February 12, 2020
The candidate strikes back It doesn’t happen very often anymore, but I can’t tell you how much fun it is when a candidate or elected
Quick Hits – The Second District Appellate Court fails miserably!
Here we go again! Another Tuesday Quick Hits. Apparently, I harbor some massive masochistic tendencies I was heretofore unaware of. But since the generally sluggish
Quick Hits – February 9, 2020
So, now airfare is a state senate campaign expense? Given my predilection for steadfastly remaining in my home office, I fully understand why someone would