democratic hellhole

The shrieks of joy and triumph of reformers are premature.

One of the signs of the many seismic shifts in American political life is the collapse, at least tentatively, after 88 years, of the Democratic Party machine in Chicago.

A vehicle drives through smoke from a wildfire near Pulga, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.

Trump tours damage of ‘monster’ California wildfires, cites poor forest management

The opioid crisis is, in part, the result of a nation that lost hope in its future and a bureaucracy that encouraged us into dependency.

Too much of Trump’s time is spent cleaning up Obama’s and the Democrats’ deadly messes.

A member of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigates the scene of a Milwaukee gas station that was destroyed during protests following a fatal police involved shooting the day before.

Jack: I like John Kass, a man who lives and watches the Chicago nightmare everyday and is not afraid to speak his mind. My question (and his): Why would anyone, especially the poor, in a Democratic run city vote for more of the same…no job, no future, just economic and life-threatening oblivion? It is to wonder the ‘why’ of it all especially when they have the one thing that nobody can take away from them. The power of the vote and the change it represents.

The day-to-day reality of life in Chicago is that most people who live there really don't want change.

Chicago: Don’t Ask Those Who Caused the Problem to Solve the Problem