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The Millennials

Millennials are people born between 1980 and 2000, or people who are currently in the age group 14-34, which includes my current cohort of 18-22 year old college students. This week one of my students asked me to take a … Continue reading

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OPEC Finally “Over a Barrel”

I’ve got some great news for all Americans; perhaps the best economic news that I’ve delivered in my lifetime. It has nothing to do with Republicans winning the mid-term elections or with Harry Reid’s fall from power. This is really … Continue reading

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Kwik Trip: The Little “C” Store that Could

Quietly, in a La Crosse, Wisconsin industrial park, a business firm is establishing the energy policy of the United States in ways that will reduce pollution, lower transportation costs and improve national prosperity for years to come.  For those of … Continue reading

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Humble Hero on Chicago’s South Side

In this column I will write about current events, politics, economics, religion and other topics that most reasonable people won’t touch. My last column was about sports and this one also is about sports, but I assure you, this is … Continue reading

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Bigamy and Loyalty in Sports

The dictionary definition of bigamy is the act of marrying someone when already married to another person. Marital bigamy is a crime in the United States. I’m glad this doesn’t apply to sports because I’ve been a “Sports Bigamist” for … Continue reading

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The Market Always Rules

Since my Chicago neighbor Pete first introduced me to Cubs parking nine years ago, I’ve been hooked! Pete and I worked the intersections in our neighborhood (only two blocks from Wrigley Field) for 5 years until he took his wife … Continue reading

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Obama Screws it Up Again!

The Chicago Cubs have a five-game winning streak! While the Cubbies are still firmly entrenched in the bottom spot of the National League Central division, they are now winning a whopping 42 % of their games! If the Cubs can … Continue reading

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