Teller Foils Robbery: ‘Bank’s Closed, Come Back Tomorrow’

It’s 5 p.m. in Northwest Chicago. Do you know where your money is? Hopefully, it’s at Albany Bank and Trust in the 3400 block of West Lawrence Ave. where a savvy bank teller foiled an actual robbery attempt as evidenced by a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Around 5 p.m. on March […]

The Real Outrage

An outrage is an outrage, is an outrage.  Sometimes an event of tragic proportions has to happen in order for injustices to be brought to the surface.  Such a tragedy has recently happened in the senseless killing of Trayvon Martin. It is not every day that a young man is killed because of candy.  It […]

Things Heating Up in Illinois

No, not that kind of “heat”, not the kind that would imply anything even remotely interesting or exciting is happening in the Illinois primary. Romney will win and everyone on TV will argue about whether the win was by a large enough margin to put Santorum away. I’ll answer that now. No. No it isn’t. […]

Occupy Wall Street & The Tea Party: Eating The Same Bad Skittles

When someone offers Skittles, eight is really the ideal serving size. Less than that and you sort of feel cheated by the Corn Syrup Gods. However, this can be remedied by maintaining eye contact with the not-so-generous Skittle bag bearer, refusing to withdrawal your outstretched hand and solemnly declaring in a hushed tone, “Dude, I […]