My planetary sojourn will soon hit 62 revolutions around the Sun mark, and all I can say is it’s truly been a fascinating proposition! My
Month: June 2020
The First Ward Coronavirus Report – Still good!
Though it wasn’t as bad as his last overnight visit, our grandcat Teddy – along with our younger son – is back for an extend
The First Ward Report – Black lives clearly don’t matter to Black Lives Matter!
To give you some idea of exactly where this Evanston, Illinois, classic liberal is leaning these days, I just cancelled my New York Times subscription
The First Ward Report – You wouldn’t remember your high school graduation anyway!
In the sense that the offense-based mob mentality is so eminently easy to predict, I do have a basic understanding of the incessant garment rending
The First Ward Report – Police reform or just political pandering? – Part 3
To briefly recap, in parts one and two we discussed the police “reforms” recently promoted by Elgin City Councilpersons Corey Dixon and Tish Powell. Our
Quick Hits – Wasn’t this supposed to be a conservative court?
Two bleeping great decisions in one week? I could really get used to that! Employers cannot discriminate against our gay and transgender brothers and sisters,
Quick Hits – Jim Fuller sucks!
At least some things never change! And all the evidence we need to prove that Ecclesiastes postulate is yet another bullshit Jim Fuller Daily Herald
The First Ward Report – Police reform or just political pandering? – Part 2
Considering how I rambled on for over 900 words in Part 1, for brevity’s sake, if you need to fill in the background blanks, please
The First Ward Report – Police reform or just more political pandering?
From the 1966 Chicago race riots to Rodney King to Ferguson, Missouri, to George Floyd, in light of what I’ve seen during my fascinating lifetime,
The First Ward Report – Another supposed scion of social justice
In this rather semi-strange era of words speaking so much louder than actions, our own Geneva Mayor, Kevin Burns, is suddenly being promoted as the