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Lyfe.

Peace!...with 2 fingers;)...
by Peacefully Perfected;) on Dec 17, 2016

Nikon&2.

Peace!...with 2 fingers;)...
by Peacefully Perfected;) on Dec 17, 2016

Further Confirmation Of Chicago Police Department’s Manpower Shortage

Reading the popular Chicago police blog Second City Cop on a regular basis, I became aware several years ago of the manpower shortage going on in the Chicago Police Department. Subsequently, I started blogging about the city’s truly “thin...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 9, 2016

Maxon’s Gun Shop, Range Coming To DuPage County?

The last time I blogged about Maxon Shooter’s Supplies and Indoor Range in the near-northwest suburb of Des Plaines, I was congratulating them back in February 2015 on receiving a prestigious Five Star rating from the National Shooting Sports Found...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 8, 2016

Bloomberg On Chicago: ‘Nowhere Will Political Power Evaporate More Dramatically’ When Donald Trump Takes Office

If readers still don’t think there will be repercussions to Chicago from a Trump administration despite its unabashed support for Hillary Clinton on Election Day (the Democrat received 83.63% of the city’s votes on Election Day), its offi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 7, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 115

This “Signs Of The Time” post is actually about signage. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s honorary street signs in downtown Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported this afternoon: After much fanfare from Chicago aldermen over the r...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 7, 2016

‘Black Lawmakers From Chicago’ Key To Reducing City’s Gun Violence?

Before the weekend, I blogged about Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s recent appearance on WGN-TV (Chicago Channel 9) where he discussed the city’s gun violence. Johnson brought up much-publicized (and delayed) legislation tar...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 6, 2016

47 Chicago-Area Expressway Shootings Year-To-Date

While I was watching the local news at lunchtime today WGN-TV (Chicago Channel 9) reported that the in-bound Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) was closed due to yet another shooting (people in two vehicles firing at each other- one crashed). Reporter Sar...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 5, 2016

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson On Tackling Gun Violence

Yesterday morning while watching the local news I spotted Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on WGN-TV (Chicago Channel 9) talking about the city’s gun violence. From his exchange with WGN’s Robin Baumgarten and Larry Potash: BAU...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 2, 2016

Indicator Of Illinois Economic Activity Down Third Consecutive Month

Any Illinois readers familiar with the University of Illinois Flash Index? It’s a popular indicator of economic activity in the state. From the website of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at U of I: The U of I Flash Index was crea...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 2, 2016

Chicago: November Murders Double From Last Year

November saw murders in Chicago double from last year. WGN-TV’s Nancy Loo reported this morning: The latest number only add to an already deadly year. Likely, the worst in two decades. But the numbers for November alone are alarming. According...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 1, 2016

Tastemaker Tea Event Recap

Hi friends! I feel like last week was a bit of a blur with 2 back-to-back events and running around getting the last bits and bobs for my boys heading back to school this week. I am also working on a BIG project that I am going to share here soon. Th...
by Bliss at Home on Aug 30, 2016

ELECTION THREAT - Russian Hack of Voting System

"FBI WARNS OF ELECTION HACK" by Ellen Nakashima, San Diego Union-Tribune 8/30/2016NOTE: This is from the online edition of the newspaper, therefore no article link.Agency alerted Arizona officials that Russians were behind assault on state’s voting...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 30, 2016

Southside with You (2016) Trailer

Southside with YouSouthside with You is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard Tanne, in his feature film directorial debut.Watch the Trailer!Chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the Un...
by Film trailers World on Aug 24, 2016

Event Announcement with Shop Katsch

Today, I am excited to share a special event coming up this August that I am co-hosting with Shop Katsch! Invitation here At the end of August, I am joining forces with the boutique shop, Katsch, to host a Sip & Style event to welcome the fall s...
by Bliss at Home on Aug 1, 2016

Sherman Paul

Riding my bicycle as I do for twenty-five miles every possible day, I have little doubt that one motive which has brought me to this discipline, so unlikely for one like myself who has little regard for athleticism, is my memory of Prof. Sherman Pau...
by Poetry on the Loose on Aug 1, 2016

Chicago Police Department Manpower Shortage Latest

“Chicago readers take note: The ‘thin blue line’ that exists in the Windy City will likely remain that way for the foreseeable future. Carry on accordingly.” –Survival And Prosperity, October 3, 2011 With the help of the popular Chicago...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 26, 2016

Lil Wayne To Perform Live At Chance The Rapper’s “Magnificent Coloring Day” Music Festival In Chicago

According to the Chicago Tribune, Chance The Rapper will be hosting a “Magnificent Coloring Day” music festival in his hometown Chicago, Illinois on September 24th for a stop on his “Magnificent Coloring World” tour. The Chanc...
by Lil Wayne on Jul 25, 2016

Robert Shiller: ‘Neither Farmland Nor Housing Has Been A Great Place To Invest Money Over The Long Term’

Yale University Economics Professor Robert Shiller just torpedoed long-held notions about farmland and residential real estate in this country. The Nobel Prize winner, who correctly-called the dot-com and housing busts of the last decade, penned the...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 21, 2016

Jeremy's Bestie.

Peace!...with 2 fingers;)...
by Peacefully Perfected;) on Jul 20, 2016


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