Showing posts with label Applaud. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Applaud. Show all posts

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Ditka...a royal a--hole for sure, but I agree with him on this

MIKE DITKAAGAINST KNEELERS IN NEW FOOTBALL LEAGUE... 'Get The Hell Outta The Country'


Saturday, December 28, 2019

Had a way with words

Legendary Radio Host Don Imus Dead at 79

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AP Photo/Richard Drew
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Disc jockey Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to radio stardom and an abrupt public plunge after a nationally broadcast racial slur, has died. He was 79.
Imus died Friday morning at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in College Station, Texas, after being hospitalized since Christmas Eve, according to a statement issued by his family. Deirdre, his wife of 25 years, and his son Wyatt, 21, were at his side, and his son Lt. Zachary Don Cates was returning from military service overseas.

Friday, December 27, 2019

BUMPED UP Jimmy Heffernan R.I.P. one of the real good guys


James K. Heffernan | 1953 - 2019 
"Heff"


Visitation
Friday, Dec 27, 2019
3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Funeral Mass
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019
9:30 AM

Interment
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019
James K. Heffernan

March 07, 1953 - December 22, 2019


James K. Heffernan, Age 66, Born into Eternal Life on December 22, 2019.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Dan Joyce R.I.P.

Daniel O'Connell Joyce, age 72, beloved husband of Patricia Kelly Joyce; loving father of Eileen (Chris) McCormick, Peggy (Harry) Osterman, Bridget (Nick) Hyde and Marty Joyce; devoted grandfather, maker-of-pancakes, golf cart trail explorer, story-teller, and best bud to Eddie, Liam, Erik, Jack, Harry, Grace and Katie. Cherished brother of Jeremiah (Mairsey) Joyce, Robin (Ron) Wilcynski, Jim (Maureen) Joyce, Jack (Peggy) Joyce, the late Maureen (Ed) George, and the late Patsy Gjeldun. Fond "Uncle Jun" to nephews and nieces, and comedic partner-in-crime to many (you know who you are).

Visitation on Friday, December 6, 2019 6-9 PM. Curley Funeral Home, 6116 West 111 th Street, Chicago Ridge, IL. Funeral Mass 10AM Saturday, December 7, 2019 at St. Barnabas Church, 10134 South Longwood, Chicago, IL.

In lieu of flowers, please join us in our fight for hope and a cure through donations to I AM ALS. Donations accepted online at https://iamals.org/donate/ or to I AM ALS, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW #14135, Washington, D.C. 20044.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

Why not?

Chicago man's idea to light up King Drive on South Side receives national attention

By Tia Ewing

Chicago man's idea to light up King Drive on South Side receives national attention

It is all part of a Chicago man's idea to light up King Drive on the South Side -- an idea that's now getting national attention.

CHICAGO - Dozens of volunteers were out on the streets Wednesday decking out hundreds of homes with some holiday lights, bows, ribbons and garland.

It is all part of a Chicago man's idea to light up King Drive on the South Side -- an idea that's now getting national attention.


We all think of the Mag Mile or State Street this time of year for the best Christmas light show. Well,

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

I would expect nothing less from Matt O'Shea

Aldermen O'Shea proposes lobbying ban for City Council

Aviation Committee Chairman Matt O’Shea and Ethics Chairman Michele Smith are trying to stay one step ahead of the lobbying scandal swirling around ComEd and video gaming interests pushing to legalize sweepstakes machines. 


By Fran Spielman Nov 13, 2019, 3:53pm CST

Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th), chairman of the City Council’s Aviation Committee (left), wants to ban aldermen from lobbying state and local government. Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36th) (right), Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s City Council floor leader, is one of 27 co-signers, even though he was a partner in a lobbying firm that did work for Commonwealth Edison. Rich Hein/Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago aldermen would be prohibited from lobbying state and local government — and their counterparts at those other levels would be barred from doing the same at City Hall —under a crackdown proposed Wednesday by a pair of influential aldermen

Aviation Committee Chairman Matt O’Shea (19th) and Ethics Chairman Michele Smith (43rd) are trying to stay one step ahead of the lobbying scandal swirling around Commonwealth Edison and video gaming interests pushing to legalize sweepstakes machines.

“We’ve seen multiple ethical scandals across the state at multiple levels of government…If it continues, it’s not a question of if, but when” the City Council is dragged in, said O’Shea, one of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s staunchest City Council supporters.

“We want to get ahead of that. We have to restore the public’s trust …We are supposed to be working

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

COOK CO DENTIST FILES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM COMPLAINT AGAINST IL ABORTION LAW

COOK CO DENTIST FILES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM COMPLAINT AGAINST IL ABORTION LAW

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Dr. Richard Mantoan at prolife rally outside the Flossmoor Planned Parenthood (IL Review photo)
CHICAGO - Monday, the Thomas More Society filed a complaint against Illinois’ Reproductive Health Act with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.
The complaint was filed on behalf of a south suburban dentist, Dr. Richard Mantoan and his dental practice, Southland Smiles, Ltd. Both companies sponsor small group health insurance plans for their employees and offer a number of policy options purchased through BlueCross Blue Shield of Illinois.
The new Illinois mandate requires both businesses to purchase health insurance policies that cover elective chemical and surgical abortions and does not allow for religious exemptions. That mandate violates the federal Weldon Amendment and Affordable Care Act, the

Monday, August 19, 2019

James McDonough, former Streets and San commissioner, dies at 85

McDonough served as Richard J. Daley’s go-to guy for much of his mayoral tenure and went on to become a powerful government contractor who contributed to a series of major public-works projects.


By Tom Schuba Aug 18, 2019, 7:28pm CDT

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James McDonough, the former commissioner of the Department of Streets and Sanitation and a key ally of the Daley family, died last week at the age of 85.

McDonough served as Richard J. Daley’s go-to guy for much of his mayoral tenure and went on to become a powerful government contractor who contributed to a series of major public-works projects,

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Mike Thompson has a strong connection to the 19th Ward

As CEO of Fair Oaks Farms, Michael L. Thompson, barely remembers the game that taught him one of his most valuable lessons in business and life. At 6 feet 9 inches, and 200 pounds, he was a forward for Cornell University’s basketball team during his senior year—No. 22. The life-shaping event occurred during the 1976-77 season when Cornell was in a fierce battle against Princeton University, the No. 1 team in the Ivy League Conference. Playing on their home court, Cornell was down by a single point. Cheers filled the arena as a teammate passed Thompson the ball.
With less than a minute left on the clock, he was well aware that making the basket would mean a Cornell victory. He takes the shot. Thompson had visualized the ball going in the hoop. In reality, it

Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day Tribute

WHY LIBERALS HATE CHICK-FIL-A THIS MEMORIAL DAY


We ate lunch at a Chick-fil-A today. When we entered the restaurant, the first thing we saw was an empty table that was set up to honor fallen military personnel over the Memorial Day weekend. There was a red rose, a folded flag, an inverted glass and an open Bible, along with text explaining the elements of the display. Click to enlarge:
Chick-fil-A is unabashedly pro-American. I suspect that is the real reason for the animus that so many liberals bear against the company. There was a time when liberals were generally patriotic. George McGovern is a good example: he was wrong on just about every issue, but he was a veteran who loved his country. That is no longer true. 
Now, while no doubt there are honorable exceptions, liberals are usually anti-American. They have been taught a twisted, Zinnified version of American history, and they have internalized a Chomskyite view of the world in which all evils are traceable to American misdeeds. Liberals tend to be angry, unhappy people, and it is convenient for them to blame their problems on their country’s supposed failings. Organizations like Chick-fil-A that are pro-America, pro-religion (Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed on Sunday), and culturally upbeat are anathema.
One of my daughters lives in Texas. Coincidentally, she ate lunch at a Chick-fil-A today, too. (She loves Chick-fil-A, so it isn’t that much of a coincidence.) She wrote this on our family text chat:
The very high functioning Down syndrome boy who took our order jogged next to the car as we pulled forward, running our card at the same time and then wished us a blessed day. And then a very obviously gay kid handed us our food. Take that haters. 
Of course, nothing will shame the haters. But it is good to see that a few outposts of sanity are holding out against the tidal wave of left-wing hate that has engulfed the country.