Tag Archives: taxes

Wha’s up?

Wasn’t there supposed to be some major demonstrations across the country around tax day last week? That the 99% were going to highlight the injustice that many people earning less than $100,000 paid a higher tax rate than those earning … Continue reading

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Politics as Usual

Being born and raised on Chicago’s South Side had given me a distorted perspective of politics early on.  I remember being at Grandma’s house on Washtenaw and 32nd and observing her alderman come up to ask, “Did you vote today … Continue reading

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Restore the Way to the American Dream

Today is my younger brother, Tom’s birthday and also the 17th anniversary of my older brother, Bob’s passing.  Every year on this date I think back how things were.  I remember as if it was yesterday when Tom was six … Continue reading

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Can we work together?

A Libertarian friend of mine sent me an email with an article titled: “Ten Ways Progressive Policies Harm Society’s Moral Character”.  He asked me to comment on them. To set the record straight, I like many Americans, am registered as … Continue reading

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OOPS

Did you watch President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner speak last night?  What did you think?  Here’s what I saw and what I “read between the lines”…  They both wanted to have the American public believe that … Continue reading

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Perfect – you, me, time and place

Have you ever made a mistake and thought or maybe said, “Well, I’m not perfect.”  I have.  But now that I’m a senior citizen I realize I am perfect… was perfect my entire life.  Think that’s funny huh?  This next … Continue reading

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