We All Know

Jesus went on to say, “To what, then, can I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to each other: “‘We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not cry.’ Luke … Continue reading We All Know

Not even Illinois’ flagship university is immune from scandal

By John Ruberry Once again my alma mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is back in the national spotlight--and not for a good reason. The state's flagship university and its corrupt political apparatus are a worthy match for each other. On Friday the head football coach of the Fighting Illini, the inept Tim Beckman, was … Continue reading Not even Illinois’ flagship university is immune from scandal

Three Cheers for a Boring Trip to Market Basket

Yesterday we were in need of some groceries so I stopped by the Market Basket down the road from my house, bought what I needed, picked up a bargain or two that was on sale and then left. That story would normally not be blog or tweet worthy, but the fact is one year ago … Continue reading Three Cheers for a Boring Trip to Market Basket