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Archive for October, 2017

A Few More Facts About Police Action Shootings

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

My good friend Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has come under fire for a recent op-ed he wrote regarding the NFL players who have taken a knee during the National Anthem at NFL games to protest police action shootings and social injustice. Hill said while he respects the players’ right to take a knee, he […]

My Cold Beer Conspiracy

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Growing up as a kid on the south side of Chicago, you got a pretty good education when it came to the street hustle, notably if you ever played the old shell game.  That’s the game where you place a ball under one of three cups, move the cups around, and someone tries to guess […]

Unnecessary Roughness

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

As you know, I am one the last people who should ever talk about anything sports related, unless it has something to do with Indiana government and politics, and then it’s game on (pardon the expression). I bring this up because the recent kneeling during the National Anthem controversy has the potential to go to […]

Welcome to the Age of Selective Outrage

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Confederate flags. Football players who kneel during the National Anthem.  A powerful, wealthy man is accused of mistreating women.  (I’ll let you fill in the blank). No matter what it is these days, it seems that we aren’t happy unless we have something to get worked up about.  Don’t get me wrong; there are injustices […]

My Opinion on Opioids

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

A few years ago my wife was involved in a major car accident and she was prescribed opioids to help her deal with the pain.  Luckily, after years of being married to me, she knew how to deal with pain and instead sought alternative remedies because she did not want to take the risk of […]

Why I Stand

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

by Curtis Hill One might argue that our nation’s flag is but a mere symbol. True as that may be, symbols play an important role in the life of a nation. Growing up, I was taught that whenever we heard the anthem playing and saw Old Glory waving, we would immediately show our respect. I […]