Back in 1979 when the antithesis of charisma and capability, Michael Bilandic, was mayor of Chicago, a massive snowfall hit, a blizzard befitting of the Windy City. This should not have caught anyone off-guard. But somehow, for Bilandic, it did. …..
The latest column by conservative columnist George Will asks the question why people like Lindsey Graham come to Congress. The backdrop for this question is a surreal devolution of the senator from South Carolina. In simplest terms, he went from John McCain’s wingman, emphatically denouncing the bankruptcy expert, to a full-throated supporter …..
Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard, died today at the age of 89. Bogle, with his profound and yet simple approach to investing, changed the world for the better by democratizing the markets. He did this with a concept called indexing, …..
Throughout these past two years, especially now when his administration has imploded with “D”-listers taking over from either convicted felons or the rare talented, ethical and patriotic souls who left in bitter disgust, so many have tried to call out …..
From the Wall Street Journal late last night, as its journalists laid out facts: CRIME CONCLUSIONS: The National Academy of Sciences examined numerous academic studies on crime rates by immigrants and concluded they are less likely than the native-born population to …..
By now just about everyone in the world knows that Cody Parkey missed a last-second field goal that would have sent his Chicago Bears on in the NFL playoffs to meet the Los Angeles Rams. Parkey’s miss was excruciating to …..
As we begin the new year and witness the first major volley in 2020 presidential politics with Elizabeth Warren beginning her run (spoiler alert: in the summer of 2020 she’ll be an asterisk), it is difficult to imagine a scenario …..
It was fascinating to watch the story unfold yesterday of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announcing that he’ll be exiting his post by early next year. The bankruptcy expert, age 72, classless as ever, tried to spin it as a retirement …..
According to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee, which seems to be one of few functioning and bipartisan efforts in Washington, the Russians meddling in the 2016 election was rampant and expansive, with special focus on African Americans, and directly crafted to get …..
Just yesterday the bankruptcy expert’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison. Cohen has said he will continue to cooperate with prosecutors. Paul Manafort, the bankruptcy expert’s campaign chairman for part of 2016, had been …..