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Blacks vs. Police

Blacks vs. Police

By Walter Williams   Let’s throw out a few numbers so we can put in perspective the NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Many say they are protesting against police treatment of blacks and racial discrimination. We might ask just how much sense their protest makes. According to The […]

Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: ‘An absolute disgraceful act’

Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: ‘An absolute disgraceful act’

Abraham Lincoln has joined George Washington on the list of those targeted by Chicagoans in a national debate over Civil War-era monuments. Alderman Raymond Lopez took to Facebook Wednesday night to decry a defaced statue of the nation’s 16th president in the Englewood neighborhood. The giant bust appears to have been damaged after someone in […]

Woman Praised For Making Sure Blind Man Gets Taxi From Ball Game

Woman Praised For Making Sure Blind Man Gets Taxi From Ball Game

This good Samaritan is being hailed by the internet as a bright light in a weary world. The woman was photographed by Ryan Hamilton, who was dining on the rooftop of Old Crow Smokehouse across from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Cubs fans were exiting the stadium after their 5-3 victory against […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Life and Death in Today’s Chicago

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Life and Death in Today’s Chicago

. By L. Neil Smith  It is long past time that somebody _sane_ considered the problem of violent crime in the nation’s “Second City”. This is not brain science; it is not rocket surgery. The unfortunate metropolis’s 762 shooting deaths in 2016 alone, its 4378 shootings (not very good shots in Chicago, are they?), are […]

VCCCD and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology establish pathway to BA in Psychology

VCCCD and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology establish pathway to BA in Psychology

In Chicago Weeds Not Protected As Free Speech

In Chicago Weeds Not Protected As Free Speech

By Jennifer Felten Many cities have ordinances that require property owners to control the weeds on their property or face fines. Proponents of these types of regulations argue that they are needed for: the prevention of serious fire hazards, the removal of obstructions that interfere with streets and sidewalks, the prevention of noxious weed infestation, […]

You Just Did WHAT ?

You Just Did WHAT ?

By Phil Erwin Speaking Wednesday at a Chicago community center, President Obama endeavored to explain (sell) his recent actions regarding immigration. He pointed out that immigrants account for a fourth of business start-ups, and that 40% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children. Actually most U.S. businesses are started by immigrants […]