Archive for October, 2010

Local Politics

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Chicago Reader’s Ben Joravsky sums up my determination to hold my nose and vote for Quinn and Giannoulias in Illinois.

The Onion Speaks Truth

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

This headline pretty much wraps up my concerns about the coming election: Democrats: ‘If We’re Gonna Lose, Let’s Go Down Running Away From Every Legislative Accomplishment We’ve Made’

The Next Bubble to Burst

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

As the Chicago Sun-Times shares, student-loan debt is at an all-time high.

Home Invasion

Friday, October 8th, 2010

A follow-up to my letter in the Sun-Times about no-knock raids by the police: they recently raided (and trashed) the house of an 80-year-old married couple only to realize – whoops! – wrong house. Who’d have thought a jailhouse informant could lead you wrong?

At least they didn’t shoot any people or pets.