Add high levels of lead in drinking water to Chicago’s growing list of problems

By John Ruberry Chicago, which is for now America's third-largest city, has suffered a rough 21st century. It is beset by a declining population, a high murder rate, soaring taxes, poorly-rated bonds, and burdensome public employee pension debt. Now you can add lead in tap water to Chicago's problems. Chicago pumps its water from Lake … Continue reading Add high levels of lead in drinking water to Chicago’s growing list of problems

The EPA Vs Hollywood Advantage Hollywood

Even the most disengaged person in the country knows that for all the talk of artistry Hollywood is pretty much a PR machine. Hollywood pushes all kinds of movies:  fantasy, action, comedies, kid flicks.  There are all kinds of actors, A list stars, character actors, unknowns, You see war, peace love and lessons, CGI and … Continue reading The EPA Vs Hollywood Advantage Hollywood

The Unexpectedly Chronicles Navajos voting Dem vs Teaparty Voting GOP

With the resignation of John Boehner a lot of pundits are talking about the GOP "crazies" who forced him out and even some members of congress are talking along those lines. While all that spleen venting must feel good for them it's a spectacular lesson on the difference between groups who vote for the GOP … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles Navajos voting Dem vs Teaparty Voting GOP