Wednesday, January 07, 2009

A Concentration Camp By Any Other Name

Massive airstrikes aside, reading a description of the horrendous and inhumane conditions imposed by Israel upon the one and a half million residents of the sliver of land known as Gaza brings a single image to mind: a concentration camp. Israel should be the last country on earth to participate in such a monstrous human creation.

Originally published in Chicago Sun Times, January 5, 2009
Also published in Glen Ellyn News, January 7, 2009

Tuesday, January 06, 2009


With all the troubles that the troubles of Gov. Blagojevich has caused the citizens of Illinois, we should be grateful for one noticeable improvement. In his breathtakingly desperate attempt to hold on to his job, or should we say, his salary, the Governor has begun to do the one thing that has been sadly missing these six, long, bizarre years of his administration: SHOW UP AT THE OFFICE.

Originally published in Daily Herald, January 6, 2009