06/27/07. Former Treasury chief Gordon Brown became Britian's Prime Minister Wednesday, promising "a new government with new priorities" after Tony Blair resigned after a decade in power.
06/27/07. Tony Blair has indicated that he is stepping down as Prime Minister but has no intention of leaving politics. The Y Yes You Can Family wishes Tony Blair success in his future endeavors!
06/27/07. Heavy rains also affected the North side of Chicago yesterday flooding streets and viaducts. Parts of Lake Shore Drive were also affected for the evening rush and traffic needed to be re-routed. Buses were also re-routed as a result of the heavy rains and flights were delayed at both O'Hare and Midway Airports.
06/27/07. Torrential storms flooded parts of Central Texas yesterday that were so bad that helicopter rescues had to be abandoned. Stay Tuned! More To Come!
06/26/07. President Bush Immigration Bill has moved forward. A test vote occured in the Senate with a 64 to 35 vote. The 43rd President needed 60 votes today. Check out our June Pres. A News above for More informaton. Say tune for further info.
06/26/07. Israel's Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert has agreed to free Fatah Palestinians imprisioned in Israel. At a summit in Egypt he and Palestinian President Abbass have come to agreements for the West Bank that do not include elected officials linked to the Hamas party. Hamas is in control of the Gaza Strip. More to come, stay tune.
06/26/07. In Chicago, Catholic Priest Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church has sponsored Billboards that list Music Artists he finds disgusting. He is Boycotting Rappers like Snoop Dog, Fifty Cent, and Ludicus. He calls them "Rap Trash". He also said that he wants all legal guns registered and that if a gun is used in a crime, that the original owner will be responsible for that crime. Even if the gun was stolen or sold. He sounds like a socilist! He likes cameras looking at you, lists of people he doesn't agree with, and gun confiscation. More to come, stay tune.
06/26/07. Christopher Vaughn who is accused of killng his wife and three children is continuing the fight of extradition to Illinois. Currently he is handcuffed to a wall at a police booking station in Missouri. Govenor Blagoajich has signed papers to bring Vaughn to Illinois. A judge will hear this request this morning. More to come, stay tune.
06/26/07. In Chicago last night, fund raisers for Junior Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton brought in $750,000 dollars. Junior Senator Barack Hussein Obama brought in $100,000. Check out their web sites on our weather page.
06/26/07. Paris Hilton is out of jail. Playboy Magazine would like to have the 26 year old in a photo spread. Paris Hilton said God has given her a second chance. That she learned her lesson. We'll see. She only spent 1/2 the time she was sentenced in Los Angeles County Jail.
06/26/07. Chicago has started to block streets off for the Taste of Chicago which starts this Friday. Stay tune.
06/25/07. Chicago Bear, Tank Johnson has been let go. He was stopped in Arizona for drunk driving. He just got out of jail this year for possessing guns in his home in Illinois. What about the 2nd Amendment? Not in Cook County Illinois. Anyway this youg man full of talent is out of a job. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. Junior Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama are both in Chicago fund raising for their 2008 run for President. Sen. Obama will be at Chicago's Fulton's River and Sen. Clinton at the Palmer House. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. Immigration Reform is on the table for Senators to debate again. President Bush wants this issue worked on and a compromise to get this Bill passed. He needs 60 votes from both sides of the asile. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. Harriet Harmen is the new Deputy Leader of Britain's Labour Party. She will support the new leader of the party, Gordon Brown. He will be the next Prime Minister most likely latter this week. He will need Ms Harmen's assistance in controling his party to back up his new role as Prime Minister. Ms. Harman is an Attorney and has been liked to the party for decades. She sarted out as a Civil Rights Attorney and spokes woman. She was elected to Parliament in the past. She knows her Party. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. The Soccer Gold Cup played in Chicago at Soldiers Field between the U.S. and Mexico was a great game. The United States won against Mexico with a score of 2 to 1. This is the 4th time the U.S. won the Gold Cup. Great job!
06/25/07. In 2006, Americans donated $265 Billion dollars to Charities. More than any other year, including New Orleans natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina. Most of the money went to Religious Organizations. So lets say Religious Organizations gets $200 billion dollars out of the $265 billion dollars. If 10% were charged in taxes to Religious Organizations, $20 billion dollars could have been collected. These Religous Organizations purchase property, real and personal. They compete with builders and sell real real for a profit. Religious Organizations get involved in political agendas. The Catholic Church has been using these donated money to hire lawyers defending their Priests against child molestation charges. So you see, the Church isn't really paying for their crimes against children. The Catholic Church is lobbying politicians to ban Juries from hearing and sentencing Child Molester Priests, lobbying for a panel to Hear and to Sentence and impose fines regarding these thousands of Child Molestation Cases. No courts but a panel pcked by politicians that the Church help elect. This is abuse of power and is against the idea of Church and State being seperate. Religious Organizations compete with business that have to pay taxes. Religious Organizations pay ZERO TAX! RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS should pay taxes on any money donated over $1 Million dollars. This would stop the abuse from child molestation to competing with regular business. God doesn't buy property than sells it or flips it for a profit. Think about it. Jim Liceaga
06/25/07. A Greys Lake Police Officer has been arrested for having sex with a 13 year old boy he got to know at the boys Greys Lake High School. Officer Donald Rager was assigned security duties at the High School last year. He took the 13 year old boy across Illinois State lines to Indiana where he had sex with the child. Officer Friendly was to friendly. Parents, please teach your children to be careful.
06/25/07. In Ohio, Myisha Farrel, a High School friend to Canton, Ohio Police Officer, Bobby Cutts Jr. who is accused of killing his mistress Jessie Davis and 9 month old unborn Clowey has been arrested and is do in court today with Officer Bobby Cutts Jr. She is charged with hiding evidence in her home. Obstruction of Justice. Bleach believed used in the murders was taken out of her home. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. 26 year old Paris Hilton is getting out of jail early. She will be leaving the Los Angeles County jail after midnight tonight. Her first interview is scheduled with long time talk show host Larry King. No fee was paid to Paris Hilton. Paris Hilton tried to sell her first interview to NBC for a million dollars but NBC decided not to pay her. Good for NBC. Paris Hilton said she is more responsible. Her mother commented that Paris Hilton can't wait to get those orange jump suit off and get her $1,000 blue jeans on. More to come, stay tune.
06/25/07. In Chicago, Mob Trial continues at the Dirksen Building. Witnesses are to be introduced today. A former Chicago Police Officer and mobster Officer Doryle will be introduced. More to come,stay tune.
06/24/07. Britain's Treasury Chief, Gordon Brown has taken over his parties leadership role, head of the Labor Party. Prime Minister, Tony Blair has resigned this post he held for decades today. Tony Blair is leaving his office as the U.K.'s Prime Minister sometime next week. Gordon Brown has been waiting for a long, long, time for his resignation. Tony Blair was forced out from scandles that were believed were leaked from his own party. DON'T YOU LOVE POLITICS. More to come, stay tune.
06/24/07. Immigration Bill is up in Capital Hill this week. We at Y Yes You Can support the 43rd President. More to come, stay tune.
06/24/07. Rev. Jessie Jackson has been arrested for trespassing. He was leading a march against gun violence among teeneagers killed in Chicago. The problem is that he is marching against a legitimate business owner that has a right and license to sell weapons to Americans. The 2nd Amendment applies to all Americans. The Rev. Jessie Jackson is blaming Americans for the shooting of teenagers. More people need to read the Constitution. In this case, the 2nd Amendment.
06/24/07. The Gay Pride Parade in Chicago kicks off this afternoon on the North side. Their festival started Saturday. Mayor Daley loves this festival. Lots of fun says the Mayor's office. The Gay community has built a permanent Gay Pride Center on Wakeland and Halsted in Chicago. The cost was $20 Million dollars. Prior to this state of the art building, the gay community had moved from property to property for the last 30 years. The new three story building is 185,000 square feet, wonderful amenities such as a 170 seat theater, child care center, wireless computer center, gym with exercise clases and sports, open gym for the public on Mondays, art appreciation, totally green roof top available to rent out for events, and of course services for gay and non gay social services. Check out their web site at www.centeronhalsted.org
06/24/07. In Iraq, the Iraqi Courts have found the cousin of the late Saddam Hussein, known as Chemical Ali guilty and has been sentenced to death by hanging. He is accussed of criminal acts against hummanity for killing thousands of Iraqi Kurds by poison gas.
06/24/07. New York's Mayor Bloomberg has denounced the Republican party by resigning his affiliation with Lincoln's party. He was once a Democrat as well. It is believed that he is getting ready to run for the 2008 Presidential race as an Independent. Most likely will announce his candidancy in March 2008. This will give him enough information on who he will be running against. If Junior Senator Barack Hussein Obama wins the Democratic nomination, he will not run. All other candidates are fair game. Mayor Bloomberg is a Multi Billionair. No lack of money. More to come, stay tune.
06/30/07. Yesterdays opening day of Taste of Chicago was a hit! 300,000 people attended the opening, enjoying the 64 food vendors and music. Seems 2007 will be another record year. The Taste of Chicago ends July 8th, 2007. On July 3rd, 4th, and 5th expect a great fire works show. The Taste started in 1980 when a few restaurants got together to party. 250,000 people attended that first Taste of Chicago. In 1981, the Taste moved to Grant Park to meet the growing crowds needs. In 2006, 3.5 million people visited the Taste of Chicago. More to come, stay tune. For transportation needs, check out www.transitchicago.com
06/30/07. 2008 Presidential Candidates 2nd quarter fund raising ends today. Since April 2007, Junior Senator from New York Hillary Rodham Clinton has raised about $27 million dollars. More info. to come, stay tune.
06/30/07. Darfur has 200,000 victims from the fighting and 2 million refugees have fled thir country because of the violence. More to come, stay tune.
06/30/07. President Bush is visiting his family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine. The President will be hosting the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin. More to come, stay tune.
06/30/07. 63 year old Movie Critic for ABC, Joel Siegel has passed away yesterday from colon cancer. He joined ABC's Good Morning America in 1981 as their movie critic. He was born in California, went to school in Los Angeles and after college worked in New York. Another person from my past has passed away. We wish his family the best.
06/29/07. In London, a second bomb has been found and taken out of operation without anyone getting hurt or killed. M15 is looking into the terrorist who planted and implemented this deadly plan. More to come, stay tune.
06/29/07. The Fedeal Reseve has kept the Fed Rate the same at 5.25%. : )
06/29/07. In the United Kingdom a car filled with gas canisters, propane, nails and screws/bolts was found outside a night club near the famous Picadilly Circus in Central London. The man driving the vehicle was not found, he got away. Hyde Park is closed and the British Authorities are looking for this terrorist. A ambulance found the automobile smoking after someone called when they saw the terrorist crash into a gargage dump. The bomb was defused safely. All details are not fully unraveled. Those ambulance drivers are Heros. Lets keep up the fight against terrorism! More news on this case later, stay tune.
06/29/07. The iPone is available for sale today starting at 6p.m. across the nation. Its cost starts at $499 for 4 gigabytes, $599 for 8 gigabytes. It has a 3.5 inchtouch screen in color, cell phone with only AT&T service which cost $59.99 per month for 2 years, wireless web browser, and built in iPod. Cool! : ) Apple expects to sell 10,000 iPhones by 2008. Apple stock went up 40%. And within two years, 45 million units are expected to be sold. Nice! More info. to come, stay tune.
06/29/07. The Taste of Chicago starts today at 11a.m. Food, Music, and Fun. Don't miss it and enjoy. The CTA will have extra trains and busses for your convenience. Goto www.transitchicago.com for more transportation info. to get you, your family and friends to the taste. By the way, Los Lonely Boys will be playing at the taste. More to come, stay tune.
06/29/07. Yesterday the Supreme Court has reversed the Affirmative Action ruling that had steered U.S. Public Schools for years. In a 5-4 Ruling that stated Public Schools can not diversify the class room by race. The good news is that an opinion of the Supreme Court recommended that more new schools to be built in Minority areas of big cities and villages around America.
06/29/07. In Texas, More rain is expected. 60% chance of Rain. The Brazos River in Parker County is 2 feet above its stage level. In Marble Falls 19"of Rain fell in 6 hours. 2000 residents were told to leave their homes. Austin Texas has had 30" of rain since January 2007. In San Antonio Texas, 52 streets were closed, 43 call were mde for high water. All 77 Counties in Oklahoma were under a State of Emergency. Oklahoma has had 16 days of rain. Hot and Cold Air meeting each other is the problem. In 1933 Oklahoma had 14 days of rain. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. President Bush nominates Admiral Michael Mullen as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. James Cartwright will be the new Vice Chairman to assist Mullen. Check out Pres. A News web page for more information.
06/28/07. Senate Bill 1639 has failed. Closure of this bill is done. This Immigration Reform Bill has been pulled for consideratin. Yeas were 46 and Nays were 53. Immigration Reform likely will not come up until the new 44th President is sworn in. "Born in the U.S.A. Please don't take my mommy and daddy away". This is a major defeat for President Bush. Check out Senate Bill 1639 page in our web site. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. 350 flight cancellations at O'Hare Airport occured last night because of bad weather around Chicago and the nation. It is recommended to call your Airline to see if any delays are expected. Good Luck. Mayor Daley has not addressed this recent issue at O'Hare Airport. Last week the computers were down causing delays.
06/28/07. So. Lake Tahoe's fire disaster is 55% contained. So far it has destroyed 200 homes and caused over $155 million dollars. Winds to pick up later today. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. The Immigration debate continues in the Senate today. A crucial vote will take place to move Immigration Reform forward this morning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. The president's bill needs 60 votes. Republicans and Democrats say it won't pass the closure vote today. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. Labor Agreement has been reached for 10,000 Chicago Transit Authority workers. They will have to pay more money for their medical coverage, but will be allowed to contribute more of their earnings toward a tax free pension plan. All new CTA hired workers will have to work till the age 64. That is nine years more than current workers. Mayor Daley is pleased and now will fight for the money/funding the CTA needs to operate down in Springfield Illinois where legislatures are trying to find the money to operate Illinois government. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. 26 year old Paris Hilton interviewed by Larry King on CNN last night said she learned her lesson and will not drink and drive. She also said that she has spent more time in jail for her offense than most other people charged with the same crime. In all, the interview was quite boring.
06/28/07. The FBI has issued a WARNING for all Scuba Shops that teach and provide scuba lessons. Terrorists are seeking to gain knowledge in diving in merky waters and to scuba into sewer pipes. Again an FBI Warning! Please inform and remind your instructor and Scuba shop.
06/28/07. In Central Texas, floods have killed eleven people. Police have been in force to battle with looters taking advantage of this disaster. The Brazos River has been flooding over and effecting nearby residents. Today, more rain is expected. Yesterday, 18" of rain fell in Texas. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. All Indonesian Airline Flights have been cancelled to the United Kingdom. No explanation was given as of today. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. Palestinian, Fatah security personnel have been attacked by Israeli troops last night in the West Bank. Israeli troops took over their radio and television stations. Israel wants Fatah members to hand over their weapons. President Abbas is a President with no real authority. Hamas controled Gaza Strip has had all shipments of food halted at their border check points controled by Israeli troops. Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have only a few days left of flour, meat, eggs, bread, milk and fresh water. The United Nations is very concerned. Hamas has tried to open political dialogue with Israel, but Israel has refused. The fighting with Israeli troops and bombing of Israeli Settlers is blamed on Islamic Jahed members. Yesterday, President Bush appointed former Prime Minister Tony Blair to Quartet Representative to Palestine. His job will be to assist the Palestinians with peace with Israel, econmic stability, and heath care. In short, to become a viable State of its own. We at the Y Yes You Can family wish the best to Tony Blair and pleased with his acceptance of this vital role. More to come, stay tune.
06/28/07. Fashion ICON, 78 year old Liz Clairborne has passed away yesterday in a New York Hospital from Cancer. She has battled Cancer for years. Her brand of cloths is sold under dozens of labels across many stores around America and the world. Another Icon I admired has passed away. She was a dynamo. God Bless her family.
06/20/07. The CD turns 25 years old. Abba's album "the Visitors" was the first CD to be released. Today, the CD popularity is declining with the emergence of technology. Music downloads from your computer or portable phone is the new way to get the music you love. No longer do you have to go to a store or wait for a mail package. Just click and download wherever you are.
O6/20/07. Illinois Legislature, lead by Micheal Madagan has decided to pass and persuade Govenor Blagojavich to sign the new bill that puts Illinois part of SUPER TUESDAY. This election is the 1st Tuesday of February. Moves up Illinois election from late March to early February. Micheal Madagon has helped 2008 Presidential Candidate, Illinois Democrat Junior Senator Barack Hussein Obama on his bid for the Presidency. More to come, stay tune.
06/20/07. Sammy Sosa has hit his 600th Home Run against his former team, the Cubs. The Rangers beat the Cubs 7 to 3 in front of a crowd of 37,000. Sammy Sosa is now next to baseball legends of the past that have reached their 600th home runs. Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds, and now Sammy Sosa. Congratulations Sammy Sosa! You are a Great Baseball Player. :)
06/20/07. United Airlines is looking to hire 100 new pilots by the end of 2007. Their business is improving and new services have expanded. More to come, stay tune.
06/20/07. Airbus, has taken over a billion euros worth of orders recently. Their two week delay in deliveries seems to be over and now has delivered their favorite new jet, the A350 earlier to buyers. China loves the plane. It has a highly fuel efficient engine. Airbus American rival is still ahead of this competitive game. The A350 had a lot of problems in getting created and delivered. Airbus is still 5 years behind Boeing in delivering their new jet, the A350 to clients. More to come, stay tune.
06/20/07. The Atlantis Shuttle is Scheduled to land on earth, Florida on Thursday. More to come, stay tune.
06/20/07. The mega Company Ziemens is creating a mobile phone platform in Iraq. More to come, stay tune.
06/20/07. The Illinois Legislature is debating on passing legislation honoring a native rock band. Every April the 1st might become Cheap Trick Day. The band is out of Rockford, Illinois and has numerous albums and Gold Records. More to come, stay tune. We have our fingers crossed.
06/19/07. Immigration Rights rally in Washington, D.C.. Marchers to seek for immigration reform. Minute men to march as well opposing fair immigration reform. More to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. 43rd President Bush has met with Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. This meeting was scheduled months ago. Since then the Palestinian Fatah and Hamas Unity Government collapsed. Fatah in control of the West Bank and Hamas in control of the Gaza Strip. President Bush pushed for Israel to fund the Fatah backed government. Lift sanctions Israel. More to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. Illinois State government will grant same sex medical care. More oinfo. to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. Dick Clark Productions was sold for $175 Million Dollars. The Production company controls thousands of hours of programing and yearsof television content and music. More to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. 2008 Presidential Democratic Candidate and Junior Senator from Illinois Barack Hussein Obama recieved more money than he said from indicted Businessman Tony Rezko. He received approximately $65,000.00 more than the Senator originally reported. That's about 110% more than he originally told the Authorities. The Question is What is the Truth Obama? Tony Resko is in trouble with the Feds for his misuse of Federal funds in his Real Estate deals. Instead of fixing up the properties that Federal loan made to Resko, he took the money and used it for some real estate deals. The Federal Money was allocated in the fix up of the buildings he owned. This money is in the millions. The propeties in question were foreclosed. Resko didn't even pay back the loans. Resko has been a friend and campaign donor to Barack Hussein Obama for years. He even lobbied Barack Hussein Obama when he was in the Illinois State legislature. Stay Tuned! More To Come!
06/19/07. In Cook County Illinois, the court case against 5 Mafia mobsters starts today. They are accused of numerous murders from the 1970's and 1980's in Chicago. Stay Tuned! More To Come!
06/19/07. Rosalee Schultz, died of heat related causes last week. Her body was sent to the Cook County Illinois Medical Examinor. They lost her body. No where to be found. No answers to questions, Why? The Family of the dead woman have cancelled her funeral until they find their loved ones body or have accurate answers. More to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. The Shuttle Atlantis is heading home to earth. Astronaut Williams will be aboard. She lived in the International Space Station for 6 months. Welcome Home! More to come, stay tune.
06/19/07. Cook County President, Todd Stroger is hospitalized due to Prostate Cancer. His Prostate was removed. He was diagnosed ten months ago. During the election, he lied to the press when asked if his health was good. He didn't even inform any of the elected Cook County Board members of his health problems. The Board memebers are upset that they were not informed. Todd Stroger's father, former Cook County President John Stroger was hospitalized for Protate Cancer years ago. John Stroger had to leave office do to his health, he suffered from a massive stroke while holding office as Cook County President. He even held office while being in a Coma in the Hospital for about a year until the election year occured. That is when his son, Todd Stroger was elected as the new Cook County President. Illinois politics is a family affair. That is why we as citizens are losing. They keep on increasing taxes and fees. Cook County Iliinois is run by Democrats, generation after generation. Todd Stroger will be out of office for the next 25 days. In the meantime, Cook County Commisioner Moreno will act as President of the board until his return. Todd Stroger will use his illness to launch a campaign for mens health in Cook County. Afro American Men are prone to prostate cancer. By the way, Todd Stroger had his Prostate removed at Northwestern Hospital not Cook County Hospital which name was changed to John Stroger Hospital. That cost tax payers hundreds of millions of dollars. We wish Todd Stroger the best and hope he gets well soon. Jim Liceaga
06/19/07. Julia Roberts is a New Mom again, giving birth to a Baby Boy named Henry. The Y Yes You Can Family sends their Congratulations!
06/19/07. Tiger Woods is the proud father of a Baby Girl named Sam Alexis Woods. The Y Yes You Can Family Congratulates you Tiger & Mrs. Woods!
06/18/07. The Shuttle Atlantis has scheduled a 4th space walk today. They installed a $365 million dollar Solar Panel onto the International Space Station. The Shuttle is scheduled to leave for earth tomorrow. More to come, stay tune.
06/18/07. The New Fantastic Four Movie, "Rise of the Silver Surfer" has Grossed $57 million dollars this opening weekend.
06/18/07. 10 year veteran with the Chicago Police Dept.. Mr. Hernandez who was found dead on Father's Day in the Pilsen Neighborhood is believed to have Fallen from a third floor porch. His wallet and nothing in his Apartment was stolen. An Autopsy will be performed on his body today. More to come, stay tune.
06/18/07. Israel is talking about a Three State Solution for Palestinians. The Two State Solution between Israel and Palestine never happened. They have been working at it since 1948. How about the Oslo Agreement? The Three State Solution will be between Gaza Strip, West Bank and Israel. Yes, a Three State Solution. Great way to divide and conquer. Let's review, Israel's policy of no return for any Palestinians, then spliting Palestinian lands, (Gaza Strip and West Bank), then using sanctions against the Palestinians numerous times, then bulldozing Palestinian Homes, allowing Jews (settlers) to occupy Palestinian lands, diverting the Jordan River to water Israeli farms (they took the high ground for many reasons other than farming), rigging democratic elections, abuse of police powers, controled trade, spliting Jerusalem, and building a Wall/Fence to control Palestinians. Currently the Gaza Strip is Hamas controled and the West Bank is Fatah controled. Palestinian President Abbas is a Fatah party member. Palestinians who want to leave the Gaza Strip for safety to the West Bank (Fatah Party Members and their familis) are being turned around by Israeli soldiers shooting real bullets over Palestinian refugee heads. Forcing them to go back where the violence is continuing against Fatah members. A rift occured when Preident Abbass could not deliver sevises or pay for their first responders, teachers, doctors, etc. This has been a 20th and 21st Century tragedy. More to come, stay tune.
06/24/07. Canton, Ohio Police Officer, Bobby Cutts has been arrested by Starr County Sheriff Department. He is charged for the killing of his mistress, Jessie Davis and his/her unborn baby girl, Clowey who was to be born on July 3rd, 2007. His Arraignment is on Monday. Remember, in the U.S. you are innocent until proven guilty. Some people forget this point. It is possible that Police Officer Bobby Cutts has confessed. His pregnant mistress, Jessie Davis's body was found buried in a shallow grave in a National Park 22 miles from her home, where officer Cutts and Jessie Davis two year old son, Blake told the murder victim's mother Patty Davis "Mommy is in the Rug". Patty Davis was concerned that her daughter did not call her for a couple of days. When she checked in on Jessie Davis and two year old Blake, her daughter was missing. Jessie Davis's purse, contents were spread all over the floor The Kitchen sliding door's security bar was not in place. Patty Davis called police right away. The comment from two year old Blake prompted the Sheriff to call the FBI's crime unit. It is known that Jessie Davis won a Wage Garnishment case against Police Officer Bobby Cutts for Child Support. Bobby Cutts has three children and the fourth unborn child who he is charged of killing. He has a 10 year old daughter, Breana with another former girlfriend who lives in California. He fathered two year old Blake with Jessie Davis. Police Officer Cutts has not paid child support to any of these women. He is currently married since 2001. What a tragedy. All his children living are now fatherless. Jessie Davis and his unborn child who was named by Jessie, Clowey is dead. More to come, stay tune.
06/23/07. The company COBRA, who builds camera detectors has built a device to detect cameras on light posts installed in street corners has been banned by Alderman Burke. He will present a bill in the Chicago City Council to stop your right of knowing what devices are keeping tract of you. More to come, stay tune.
06/23/07. 94 year old Former First Lady Bird Johnson is still Hospitalized in Austin Texas. No medical condition has been given to the public. She is awake and taking medical tests. Her lovely family is by her bedside. Her husband was the 36th President of the United States of America. He was also known as the Master of the Senate. President Lyndon B. Johnson, from 1963 to 1969. More to come, stay tune.
06/23/07. Wyoming State Representative and Surgeon, John Barrasso has been named the next Senator to replace the late Senator Craig Thomas.
06/23/07. In Operation Arrowhead Ripper, U.S. Troops capture two high level al-Qaida terrorist in Iraq. In the last few days 19 U.S. troops have been kiled. This operation has killed so far over 90 terrorist insurgents. NATO Troops kill 60 terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan. More to come, stay tune.
06/22/07. Ford has brought out its old famous automobile, the Tauris. It is built in Illinois. No new jobs were created, but it kept workers at the Illinois Plant safe from layoffs. Ford hopes that the Tauris will help Ford from slipping financially again. Union Ford Workers are hoping as well. More to come, stay tune.
06/22/07. Atlantis has landed! The Shuttle landed at Edwards Air Force Base. Earlier, Kennedy Space Center in Florida was the original landing spot for the Shuttle. Bad weather changed that decision. The crew of seven are all in good health. Astronaut Sunita "Suni" Williams returned to earth on the Atlantis after spending over six months at the space station. 195 days in the space station. That is the longest stay for any woman astronaut. She also holds the record for time spent Space Walking for a women. 29.17 minutes. Sunita also ran a Marathon in space, of course in place. She ran when her sister ran her Marathon on Earth. She had beautiful long black hair and had it cut off in space to donate it to charity. Her next goal is to visit the Moon. Now, back at home she wants to see her FBI husband, have a real cup of coffee, have a hot bath, eat a slice of pizzia, and walk her dog, Gorbi. Now she is a Hero! By the way, she recieved her flight training, piloting helecoptors when that famous movie came out, "TOP GUN". Welcome Home to Earth Suni! You made all America proud.
06/22/07. 89 year old Bob Evans has passed away yesterday from pneumonia. Mr. Evans built a Restaurant Empire that bares his real name. Bob Evans Restaurant Empire is worth approx. $1.6 Billion Dollars. He specialized in Sausage in his Ohio restaurant where he originally served truck drivers. Mr. Evans retired from the company in 1986. Great Food, Mr. Evans. Another Icon has passed away that I looked up at in my youth. God Bless You and your Family. Jim Liceaga : (
6/22/07. The Cross Town Classic between the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs starts today and lasts till Sunday.
06/22/07. NATO has killed 35 insurgents in Afghanistan. The U.S. has killed 17 insurgents in Iraq. Unfortunately, 14 U.S. troops have died in the last couple of days. These soldires are heros. Not the average cop on the street or firemen cleaning his equipment. A Heros is some one who does an event up and above the norm. God Bless You All who Serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, and All in the Military, doing the duties to keep the United States Safe. Jim Liceaga
06/22/07. Chicago bans camera detectors in the city. Mayor Daley depends on ticket revenue from all the cameras installed on the light posts. Their are thousands of public camers watching you. Chicago bans lots of rights Americans had at one time. Mayor Daley brought public cameras in the streets of Chicago after visiting Northern Ireland and loved how English troops implemented law and order against the Irish. The Brits had public cameras set up in the streets of Northern Ireland to spy on Irish citizens. With our WWII Vets rapidly passing away, their Baby Boomer Kids have become less American and more Socialistic. Smile, we're Watching You! : ) More to come, stay tune.
06/22/7. Atlantis Shuttle is scheduled to land today, either in Florida or California. The Shuttle has enough fuel till Sunday night. More to come, stay tunepublic . NASA HAS CANCELLD TODAYS LANDING DO TO THE SEVERE WEATHER at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. The Atlantis Shuttle has been given the green light to land on earth. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. Prince William of Britain turns 25 today. He now is eligible to his late mother's Princess Diana's trust. It is estimated around $13 million dollars for the 25 year old. I wonder if this money was paid to Diana to marry Dumbo of the Royal family. Enjoy the money Prince William. You earned it! Hapy Birthday! :) or :( You decide.
06/21/07. President of France, Sarkozy is looking to retire 60% of its government debt. End the 35 hour work week by not taxing any overtime for workers. He believes that this would be a good incentive for workers to work longer hours. France has a big problem with its Big Union. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. In Germany, Deutsch Telecom have reached a compromise with its striking workers. The strike lasted six and a half weeks. 50,000 members will be spun out to a service company but will be guaranteed employment until the year 2012. The new service company will extend its work week to 38 hours v. the current 34 hours which is considered full time. Workers/Union Members are not happy with this compromise. That is why Europe is in trouble and have to get rid of their big unions. There companies can't compete with the rest of the world.
06/21/07. It is estimated that there are 1.5 million Iraqi refugees in countrys like Jordan and Egypt and other neighboring countries. Afghanistan refugees number about 2.1 million people.
06/21/07. Cypress and Malta to join the European Union. They are loking to implement the Euro into their Economies. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. Illinois Govenor Blagojavich has cost Illinois tax payers $76,000 with 13 day trips to Springfield, Illinois. The Govenor, or as we call him, Blago after he was first elected decided not to live in Springfield, Illinois where the Capital of Illinois is located. The legislature has been trying to figure out the budget of the state. The Govenor, since not living where the Illinois Legislature is located has not showed any leadership role in this budget mess. He has to fly from Chicago, where he lives to Springfield. The State is in the red. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. President Bush has Vetoed the Stem Cell Research Bill that was passed by Congress. Democrats are upset and said that President Bush took away the hope of Americans. This is President Bush third Veto in his six years as President of the United States. More to come, stay tune.
06/21/07. The Chicago Transit Authority will allow the Chicago Police to snoop/tap into their cameras installed in the buses. Smile your on another public camea. This will give the police instant response to any ciminal activity and/or just watch you. What are you doing?
06/21/07. Opening statements in court re. the biggest Mob Case in Chicago in decades. The 12 juriors and alternate juriors have been picked and are ready to hear the case that officially starts today. 18 murders are in question, loan sharking, extortion, and illegal gambling operation There are five defendents. The three most famous thugs/mobsters are James Marcello, Frank Callebrese, and Joey the Clown Lombardo. All three are old now, but in the 1970's and 1980's were complete mafia killers and mobsters. This Federal Case will be head at the Dirksen Federal Building. There has been threats against the main witness. A fake bomb and dead rats were found around his home. More to come on Operation Family Secrets trial should last around three months.
06/18/07. 2008 Presidential Candidate, Junior Senator from Illinois, Barack Hussein Obama'a townhome fire was in the building he resides in Washington, D.C.. Not his actual townhome. He lives on the 2nd floor, the fire started on the 3rd floor by a faulty fan. No one was injured and the Senator was in Chicago at the time, celebrating Father's Day. Check out his web site at www.barackobama.comAll other Presidential Candidate Web Sites on our Weather page. Check it Out!
06/18/07. The Chicago Police Board has reported recieving 50 applications seeking employment to be picked as the next Chicago Police Superindendent. The current Boss, Phil Kline had to resign after numerous allegations of abuse from his Chicago Police Officers. He resigned after speaking with Mayor Daley's people. The abuse of Police Power was captured on tape that many of the police offers are accused of. This will cost the city of Chicago millions of dollars in law suits. The Chicago Police Superindentent's pay is about $185,000 dollars. Applicants range from current police personel to regular citizens who had no law enforcement background. More to come, stay tune.
06/18/07. The Israeli Government has closed all border check points at the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. No food, medicine, clothing, water, etc. will be allowed to pass in these Palestinian controled lands. Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said now, that he might let the new Palestinian Emergency Government have their own money. Israel has confiscated millions of dollars belonging to the Palestinians for over two years. Israel loves to play hard ball, never knowing what is coming from left or right field. The game is always what it seems not to be. He changed his mind again. European Union and the United States have lifted sanctions on the Palestinian people and are willing today to give the Palestinian Emergency government all the assisitance it needs. The world is requesting/asking that Israel comply. More to come, stay tune.
06/18/07. Chicago Public Schools summer school program starts today.
06/18/07. Yesterday, 87 year old Ruth Graham was laid to rest. She was wife of 60 years to Billy Graham. She passed away last Thursday. God Bless You. Another person from my past has passed away. : (
06/16/07. Poland might not vote to solidify the European Charter/Constitution next week. European Union talks will require member Nations to possibly compromise. Poland is upset that a Gas pipeline from Russia to Germany will use the Baltic Sea bypassing Poland. The Polish Government wants Russia to use their country to cross over the new Gas pipeline across their land instead of the Baltic Sea. This would give Poland political leverage. Russia and Germany have many other deals that bind all three nations. For example, trade, farming, banking, and security. Remember, Poland is a Strong allie to the U.S.A.. That most likely the underline issue with both Germany nand Russia. Russia could be upset that Poland is with the Czech Republic and the U.S.A. re. Missile Defense System. Germany was concerned with the new Missle Defense System as well. They backed up Russia's concerns and were in favor of President Bush talk with President Putin of Russia. That conversation occured last week with no real compromise from the former Soviet Union KGB member. More to come, stay tune.
06/16/07. The European Union's new fight on terrorism and illegal activities is to implement how much money every Europeans can carry across border lines to other EU Nations. The figure is limited to 10,000 Euros a person can carry across border lines at any given time. To bypass this rule, a person must register their money, cash to carry it across border lines. More to come, stay tune.
06/17/07. HAPY FATHER'S Day! : ) We are taking a break for this important day. Make sure to tell your father how much you love him. Enjoy today and pat yourselfs on the back fathers. You do an important job for the future of the United States and our World.
06/17/07. In Illinois, EPA Warning day for Air Pollution. Please take caution.
06/17/07. The group, Dreams Across America will be leaving tonight by train to Washington D.C. to visit over 40 law makers. They will be leaving from cities across the U.S.A.. Chicago members leave Union Station tonight. Los Angeles members left earlier today. Immigration Reform is on their agenda. Unfair laws against undocumented people need to be addressed and fairness addressed by law makers playing politics with this important issue. Good Luck! More to come, stay tune.
06/17/07. Chicago's Mayor Daley is asking law abiding citizens to hand in their registered guns. He wants a gun free zone in Chicago. He is blaming legal guns registered to law abiding citizens for recent shootings among youg people.
06/17/07. Palestinian President, Abbas has dissolved the Unity government between the Hamas and Fatah Parties. The Hamas militia has been dissolved as well. The militia was created to secure the safety of the Hamas elected politicians from Israeli assaasination squads that targeted all Hamas elected officials. Israel has killed and kidnapped Hamas elected officials to curve or control Palestinian strength. It worked with also prohibiting any funding the Palestinian government. That included any form of assisitance. The stress level within the Gaza Strip and the West Bank was at all time highs for the last two years. Palestinian people living within the Israeli 30 foot walls have suffered every day. Because of the dissolution of the Hamas Party and their militia, Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to Lift the Sanctions against the Palestinian people that are left in Palestine. The money neede will pay Police, Teachers, Doctors/Nurses, etc. More Palestinians are refugees in neighboring countries than in Palestine. Israel practices a policy of Palestinian Refugees have no Right to Return to Palestine after the 1967 War. Israel has built a wall around the Palestinians Muslims and Christians to secure Israeli settlers that came from Russia and Eastern Europe. A plan to isolate the Palestinian people from each other is working foe Israel. Unfortunately the Israeli government can't find peace with it's distant cousins, the Palestinians. The Israeli people are very concerned with 20th Century tactics their elected politicians are implementing. More to come, stay tune.
06/17/07. A Chicago off duty Police Officer has been found dead around West 23rd street in the Pilsen Neighborhood at around 8a.m. He was found outside his home. His name and no reason was given for his death. He was around 30 years old. His body has been sent to the Cook County Medical Examiner to find out what he died from. Chicago Police investigating. More to come, stay tune.
06/17/07. Palestinian President Abbas has sweared in a new emergency Cabinet in the West Bank. More to come, stay tune.
06/17/07. Happy Birth Day Pluto Platter! Actually, it's the Frisbi's 50th Birthday. 87 year old Fred Morrison created the toy. He is alive, living off the Royalties. As kids, we used to play Frisbi Hockey. We used bikes, a Frisbi, and each team had 4 to 6 players. It was fun. Be safe, wear elbow pads, head safety gear, Knee pads, gloves and mouth/teeth safety gear with chin guard. It's fun.
06/10/07. A huge protest from Italian citizens marched against the President of the United States. President Bush met with Prime Minister Prodi who backed the protest. They are upset about the war, and that the military base that house U.S. Soldiers before and after thay are in Iraq and Afghanistan is expanding its base. The Italian government wants the U.S. to halt and to get out of Italy. They were calling President Bush an International Killer. The Pope did not mention this in puplic. Italy should be reminded that the United States in World War II shed American blood in Italy to free them from their facist leader. Italy was part of that AXIS of EVIL during WWII. They hooked up with Hitler to dominate the World. Lessons not learned by the Romans. Even after we freed them from Hitler, President Franlkin Roosevelt had to make special deals and get permission with the Mafia bosses controling the sea ports/docks in Italy for our WWII Navy carrying soldiers and supplies to dock. The Italians even stole supplies that the American soldiers needed in fighting the Germans in Europe. I wonder how many WWII American soldiers died for not having the supplies needed because it was stolen on the docks of Italy and sold on the black market. Arrogant and ungrateful. More to come, stay tune.
06/10/07. Junior Senator from Illinois, Barack Hussein Obama directed 10,000 of his campaign volunteers to canvass all 50 states in the Union. The question will be asked if registered voters polled will vote for the Junior Senator from Illinois Barack Hussein Obama. Senator Barack is trailing Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton by 12 points. 33% to 21%. You can check out his web site and all other 2008 Presidential candidates web sites on our weather page. : )
06/10/07. Yesterday, in Chicago the Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorthy Brown, a former candidate for Mayor of Chicago conducted an Expungement Summit. Thousands of people in the court system who were found not guilty in Chicago that includes Cook County Illinois have records that should have not been recorded. This has caused many hardships in employment and education financing. Good job Ms. Brown. More to come, stay tune.
06/10/07. Paris Hilton's Public Relations person said that Ms. Hilton said that jail is the hardest thing she has ever done. Her PR man also commented that Ms. Hilton has told her attorney not to proceed with an Appeal Plea. It is reported that she could get out after serving only 23 days of a 45 day jail sentence for good behavier. Good behavier, she left jail early on Thursday at 2a.m. in the morning, without court permission. What a joke. More to come, stay tune.
06/10/07. President Bush has visited Albania where he was greted with the cheers and respect. A stamp honoring his visit was presented. The President mentioned that the United States was pleased with how Democracy has flouished in their country.
06/10/07. The series, Sapranos will end tonight. The show has been on cable television since 1999. Will there be a major motion picture in the future?
06/10/07. The crew of the Atlantis will check the under belly of the Shuttle's external fuel tanks. The heat shield was damaged. More to come, stay tune.
06/09/07. In Italy, the Italian govrnment is trying 23 U/S. citizens for spying. A United States soldier is on trial for killing an Italian Spy in Italy on accident. Mre to come, stay tune. Prime Minister Prodi is not the most friendly leader toward the United States. A few months ago Italy tried to close down a U.S. military base in Italy. More t come, stay tune.
06/09/07. The Shuttle Atlantis seven man crew will dock with the space station on Sunday. The 11 day flight will deliver a pair of new solar panels, conduct three space walks scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Retract an old solar panel and best of all bring back Astronaut Sunita Williams who has been living n the space station for the last six months in orbit. Astronaut Clayton Anderson will replace her. The problem with this flight is an exposed heat shield on the left side near the thrusters. The thrusters are used to move the Shuttle in Orbit. More to come, stay tune.
06/09/07. In Rome, Pope Benedict XVI met to talk about aid in Africa. The Pope has said that he is concerned about the new Iraq not being friendly towards Christians in Iraq. Especially Cathol;ics. The President gave the Pope a rare first edition oa an autobiography of John Carrol, the first Archbisop in the United States, and the founder of the Roman Catholic Church. The President also gave the Pope a Moses walking stick made by a Texan. The stick has all of the 10 Commandments writen on it.
06/08/07. The United States Joint Chiefs of Staff has a new Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen. General Peter Pace has been replaced by Secretary of Defense Gates. With 3501 U.S. troops killed in Iraq a new idea man was nneded to get things back on track. General Peter Pace is the first Marine to hold this post and he just started his 2nd term. His term officially ends September 30th, 2007. Secretary Gates spoke with key Senate members to replace Pace. Peter Pace didn't even know his replacement was in play. That tells you the problem. We wish nGeneral Pace the best. More to com, stay tune.
06/08/07. Paris Hilton has been ordered back into County Jail by Judge Micheal T. Sauer this afternoon. The judge had to send a police car to pick her up at her multi million dollar mansion located on Kings Road because Hilton had her attorney try to make a deal with the justice system in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca let Ms. Hilton out of jail early Thursday morning at 2:30 am. Sheriff Baca was concerned that Hilton would cause herself harm. The Sheriff put an electric monitor bracelet and sent her home under house arrest to serve her balance of her term. Her personel doctor visited her within the 3rd day at her cell and she showed symptoms of a nervous breakdown. The judge ruled that Paris Hilton will serve her original 45 day sentence behind bars. Hilton was crying and shouted out for her mommy. She also screamed out that, 'THIS IS NOT FAIR." Her parents we crying. Lots of drama and the defendent has caused alot of disruption and money in this silly move she and her attorney did. The tax payers of Los Angeles should sue her for disrupting the legal system in Los Angeles. Tax Payers were chanting today, "Money Talks and Paris Walks." There are 22,000 inmates in the Los Angeles jail at any given time. By the way, she will most likely appeal this sentence. She might get out for good behavior. It's a joke! Her jail is away from the general public. Isolated for her protection, protecting her RCH ANGLO ACCCCC at tax payer expense. She has been offered a million dollars for her jail diary. Possibly a movie deal and lots of Magazine articles. Watch her visit the Queen of Television, Oprah Winfrey. More to come, stay tune.
06/08/07. The Immigration debate continues on Capital Hill among the 110th Congress aids and policy makers. The Senate did not pass a tast bill to reform immigration. Democrats and Republcans do not wish to pass reform legislation. Both sides of the aisle were implementing Amendments yesterday that just would kill the bill and slow down the Presidents inntiative of passing a Immigration Bill this Spring. More to come, Stay tune.
06/08/07. The G8 Summit will discuss African Affairs and health care. This is the last day all G8 members will be meeeting till next year. Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair will say goodbye to all members today. More to come, stay tune.
06/08/07. The Fraternal Order of Police the Union in Chicago for Police Department members is demanding a 25% pay increase over four years and a special bonus of $3000 per year that would pay the Police for having to live in the City of Chicago. They claim Chicago Police officers have to send their children to private schools. At retirement, Chicago Police Officers get about 80% of their pay when they retire. On average, the City of Chicago Tax Payers are paying out about $65 million dollars per decade from lawsuits won against Chicago Police Officers. Chicago Fire Department is looking closely to see what the Police get. Remember, their our heros. More to come, stay tune.
06/08/07. This morning a Court Hearing is scheduled to find the facts why Paris Hilton was released from jail at 2a.m. Thursday morning, 20 days early by the Los Angeles Sheriff department. The Sheriff Dept. said that she was ill from an existing condition. The judge that sentenced Paris Hilton was awakened early Thursday morning by the City Attorney that broke the news to the Judge. He was furious and demanded Paris Hilton to appear in court today. Only a judge may release a prisoner from jail early. More to come, stay tune.
06/08/07. Yesterdays high and strong winds in Chicago has caused 800 trees to be damaged and knocked down electric power lines. 22,000 Chicagoans were without power.
06/08/07. Today, the Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch to dock at our Space Station. Exciting stuff people. Please encourage you children to study math and science.
06/08/07. Federal officials have decided to allow travel to Mexico without a passport. Currently it takes 3 months to get a passport because of the back up. More people are traveling like never before.
06/08/07. Israel celebrates 40 years of Israeli Supremacy in the Middle East. Actually, Israel celebrated in May because they recognize the Jewish calendar which is probably more accurate. That calendar refects the old Egyptian calendars of the ancient past. Israel's victorious Six Day War with three Arab Armies, Egypt, Jordan and Sierria occured on June 7th, 1967. Only Six days for victory and 40 years of non-peace in the region. Millions of Palestinian Refugees all over the middle east. Isreal has said they will never be allowed to return. A Two Headed government that leads the Palestinians in Palestine or Israel, Hamas and Fatah. Treaties and deals broken from all sides. The Jordan River controled by Israeli farmers. About a million Jewish settlers, from Europe, occupying Palestinian lands declared illegal by the United Nations. Israel must do better. Walls or Fences erected like WWII concentration camps. No way for peace, no talk for peace, no desire for peace. United States must find a way for Palestinians to seek peace with the Israelis and Israel must recognize the need for peace. Not just a slogan for world political gain but as neighbors Israel must guarantee peace. All parties must seek peace for the regions sake. For the worlds sake. That means Hamas should talk with all Israeli political parties. Israel should let Paletinians trade freely. Water should be distributed fairly. I wonder what our 33rd President Harry S. Truman would say today if he were alive. In 1948 one vote in the United Nations secured the existance for Israel to exist. That vote was casted by the United States of America. I do not believe our 32nd President Franklin D. Roosevelt if alive in 1948 would have allowed that vote to be casted in favor of an Israeli Nation. He had a great relationship with Saudi Arabia. They assisted the United States to defeat facism in Africa by letting us build and use military air bases in Saudi Arabia, fueling our planes and ships, alowing access to petrol for our use in Africa and parts of Europe in fighting the Germans and Italians during WWII. Well maybe in the next 40 years a solution for neighborly peace will gain prudence. The real question is if we will survive that long without a major breach of our security. Don't blame an allie nation in North America about security issues on the border. Lets examine our allie in the Middle East that causes friction with its neighbors then ask us to secure their land by giving them weapons and allowing them to develop weapons to make war on their neighbors. By the way United States, you better look at your neighbor to the south. Maybe you should declare war on them like we declare war on our neighbors. Maybe United States should build a wall or fence like we have to do. That kind of jestures brings us closer you see. This world is upside down, and thats just fine for the puppet masters of the world. Got you! See we were right because we spun it that way dummy. And no, I'm not an Anti Semite, just a concerned citizen of the world and proud Hispanic American. About 250,000 to 500,000 latinos fought in WWII to free the Jews/Europeans from fascist Europe and that crazy bastard, Hitler. Many Latinos never came home and the Latinos who did come home from WWII were discriminated by Anglo Americans. Remember, Spanish is an American Language. We speak an American Language. More to come, stay tune. Jim Liceaga
06/14/07 HAPPY FLAG DAY! God Bless America!
2007 G8 Summit Members Canada, PM. Steven Harper France, Pres. Nicolas Sarkozy Japan, PM. Shinzo Abe Russia, Pres. Vladimir Putin Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel Italy, PM. Romano Prodi United Kingdom, PM. Tony Blair United States, Pres. George W. Bush and European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso.
06/16/07. European Plane maker Airbus that competes with U.S.A.'s Boeing has announced they will cut their CO2 Emmissions 25% by year 2020 re. their new fleet of planes.
06/16/07. German Beer prices to increase 40% in the next four years. The reason is that cereal crops farmers grow are at all tim highs and that their commodities are in high demand do to the alternative fuel industry. For example, E-85 fuel is raising the cost of past affordable food crops. Cash crops were once used mostly for food production. Today these cash crops are used to produce not only food but also fuel. More to come, stay tune.
06/15/07. The Immigration Bill is set to be debated some time next week. President Bush has rolled up his sleeves to persuade law makers on Capital Hill to work on this plan and to compromise. More to come, stay tune.
06/15/07. Congestion Tax. Chicago's Alderman Burke wants to charge a new tax for any one driving into Downtown Chicago. Stokholm and London have this Tax in their cities. Both are socialist type governments. They charge about $16 dollars to their residents to visit their Downtown. New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the same tax in the city that never sleeps. A professor from Northwestern University, Joe Schofer has been studying this use of controlling congestion /transportation in Urban settings. He is pleased that Alderman Burke is trying to implement the new tax. Vans equiped with cameras linked to a highly sensitive computer will be scanning all license plates on vehicles entering Downtown Chicago. All information about the owner and the vehicle will be assessed, then Chicago automaticly bills you. You will have to pay this tax within 24 hours. The fine goes up by $2 dollars every day the tax isn't paid. Eventually you are charged $200 if you don't pay within a month. This could change, it hasn't been worked out yet. Most likely, the tax will start out as a small tax, maybe $3 for all of us to get used to without complaining, then it will go up to about $20 dollars per Downtown visit. $16 dollars is the PRICE POINT Professor Joe Schofer reported to Alderman Burke. Price Point represents the money consumers are willing to pay for a given service or item. See folks, it's all figured out. It just has to be implemented. By the way, Alderman Burke's wife is a Illinois Supreme Court Justice. He also has a law firm that represents City Workers that sue the City of Chicago when they are injured. The question should be asked if Alderman Burke, any relative, friend, or partner will be involved with any business related to this new tax he is trying to pass on to Chicagoans and all Americans. Alderman Burke was a good friend and associate of former Alderman Verdolyak. Get ready to open up your wallets again people. More to come, stay tune.
06/15/07. The Shuttle Atlantis will fix the Thermal Heat Blanket today. The Russian computers that have failed in the International Space Station has not been repaired yet. New equipment installed is blamed by the Russians. More to come, stay tune.
06/15/07. The San Antonio Spurs win their 4th NBA Title in the last nine years. They beat Cleaveland 83 to 82. It was a great game and a tough loss for Cleaveland. Congratulations San Antonio Texas.
06/15/07. Jack Daniels Whiskey in Tennessee is experiencing a drought in their Spring where the water is used to make their Whiskey. Jack Daniels does not use any other water to distill theor Whiskey. Its that reason the company will not use the spring waters for any other purpose. Only to make their famous Whiskey.
06/14/07 Vice President Cheyney's attorney, Scooter Libby who was convicted of miss representing the truth under oath must report to jail with six to eight weeks from today. He has filed an appeal and thought he would be free until his appeal was heard. An appeal judge informed his attorney that he has to report to jail and start seving his sentence. More to come, stay tune.
06/14/07. Happy Flag Day!
06/14/07. In Palestine, the Gaza Strip and West Bank leaders have called for a cease fire. Palestinian President Abbas will hold crisis talks re. the Unity Government shared by the Fatah and Hamas parties. U.S.A and Israel does not recognize the elected officials of the Hamas party members. As matter of fact, Israel targets Hamas members for assasanation and incarceration. Israel owes the Palestinians approx. $660 million dollars. This money belongs to the Palestinian government. The money is toll taxes paid by Palestinians and was legislated to be collected by Israeli government and then allocated back to the Palestinian elected government. Israel has been playing and refusing to give the money to Palestinian government. Even the United States of America has told Israel to release the Palestiian money to Palestinian government. This would pay security, police, teachers, etc. to Palestinians. Israel's refusal to give the money to Palestinians has caused unnecessary stress in Palestine. Israel is also blocking trade and banking relationships the Palestinian government needs to function with day to day normal situations. From Health care, to Education, to Security to Food, the Palestinians have been suffering for over a year. The EU might send in peace keepers and try to send more aid. Palestinian refugees are crossing to other border Muslim nations because of the fighting. Israel is concerned now that the situation is getting out of hand and that Palestinian refugees might flood into Israel. Israel didn't expect this. More to come, stay tune.
06/14/07. With Shiite Mosques bombed in Iraq by al Quada opperatives, mostly Sunnie Muslims, Sunnie Mosques have been attacked by Shiite Muslims as revenge. Clerics from both sides have issued and pleaded with their members not to get sucked into the violence al-Quada is hoping for. This is a way al-Quada uses to disrupt normal relation between Sunnie and Shiite Muslums. With this strategy, al-Quada hopes to disrupt the United States mission in normalizing day to day operations in Iraq. There has been Marshall Law imposed by the democraticly elects government of Iraq on it's citizens to impose law and order and to identify insurgents causing problems in Baghdad, Iraq. More to come, stay tune.
06/14/07. Chicago's Office of Professional Standards reform has been tabled due to Alderman who believe that Mayor Daley's wanting the supervision the department could become a problem. The next City Hall meeting to discuss and vote on this new reform legislation of the OPS is scheduled for June 19th, 2007. The best thing is to have an independet body, like six month terms of public citizens. More to come, stay tune.
06/14/07. The mission of the Shuttle Atlantis has been extended again due to a Russian made Computer failure. These computers regulate the water and the air in the International Space Station. They also stabalize the space station. The astrounauts have to repair a heat blanket that was torn at lift off. The remedy is to sew, yes sew, using steel thread and needle to sew the heat blanket torn to the existing heat blanket. Seems simple enough. More to come, stay turn.
06/14/07. Poland's Apple Orchards are experiencing an 80% Apple Harvest loss due to an early frost. The lost is estimated at $2 Billion dollars. Polands Apples are at the very best. China has said they can make up for the Apple arvest Poland is experiencing. World Trade Count. Just make sure you wash those Apples very good. : )
06/14/07. Venezuala's President, Hugo Chavez has visited Cuba, citing the happiness of the well being of Fidel Castro. Most likely the future shaping of Central America and oil trade in Europe and Asia. Europe has a strong trade relationship with Cuba and Fidel Castro is not just a leader of a country but an ICON in the eyes of Europeans. Fidel has been in Europe getting treatments and getting well. On the sid, I'm sure he has been making new friends and calling on old friends in Europe and Asia. Remember, we are talking about Fidel Castro! More to come, stay tune.
06/14/07. The Pentagon has launched a web site designed to assist our U.S. troops/veterans to find jobs and to help them to get organized. The web site is www.turbotap.org .
06/13/07. The U.S.A. is 4% of the worlds population, but the U.S.A. uses about 67% of all illegal drugs in the world. A major consumer of the worlds illegal drugs. Do you know someone who is taking illegal drugs?
06/13/07. Democrat Presidential Candidate, John Edwards will be in Chicago today for a fund raiser. Check out his web site listed on our Weather Page. More to come, stay tune.
06/13/07. In Chicago, Mayor Daley, Father Pfleger, and Rev. Jessie Jackson marched in Chicago neighborhoods with children carrying 31 coffins that represent the number of teenagers killed by violence. Mayor Daley attacked the 2nd Amendment. More marches are sheduled this summer. The coffins were laid to rest in a church park. More to come, stay tune.
06/13/07. President Bush has declared Emergency Funding of about $15 million dollars to fight Illegal Border Crossings.
06/13/07. The Chicago's CTA Brown Line will close June 25th, 2007 for renovations of it's train platforms for an entire year.
06/13/07. Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority President has pleaded for a Cease Fire between Fatah and Hamas political party members. 24 killings have been reportedly recently. Both parties are fighting for the spoils that Israel is permitting them to have, which has not been much. The Gaza strip is a War Zone, possibly becoming a Civil War. The house of the Prime Minister, Ismail Haniya, a Hamas member came under attack on Tuesday for a second day. 77,000 College and High School students were not allowed to finish their final exams. The television station was vandalized destroying the infrastructure needed for media outlet. The fighting has spilled over into the West Bank. Egypt, who is the acting in the mediation of both Fatah and Hamas Parties has requested a cease fire. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. Paris Hiton is not allowed to wear make up in jail and she also said, bla, bla, bla. Who really gives a Royal F...! More to come, stay tune. Jim Liceaga.
06/12/07. A three million dollar lawsuit against the Chicago Fire and police department has been filed. The Plaintiff, Mr. Cole was beaten by a Paramedic who was upset that he was awaken by an emergency call. When he arrived, Mr. Cole felt better and didn't want to go to Roseland Hospital. The Chicago Paramedic got mad and started beating him for waking him up at the Fire House. He even was dragged to the Hospital. When Mr. Cole called the Chicago Police to file a complaint against the Chicago Paramedic. The Chicago Police arrested Mr. Cole who was beaten by the Paramedic. Mr. Cole spent 10 days in jail and lost his job. Chicago Police and Fire Departments denied the charges. What made the difference for Mr. Cole was evidence found recently that was hidden for years by the Police. Their was even film that showed the entire beating Mr. Cole experienced from a Chicago Paramedic. It also showed that the police report the police filed was a lie. Open your pocket books tax payers, we are all about to pay another lawsuit. Remember, Firemen and the Police are HEROS. Chicago's Police officers are demanding a 25% pay increase for the next four years and a $3,000 bonus every year because they have to live in the city of Chicago. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. Chicago's Alderman in a special committee has presented a bill to their other Alderman for a full vote a law that would make the Office of Professional Standards seperate from the Police Department. It passed. The OPS has been part of the Chicago Police Department and that has been the problem. Serious problems/misconduct of Chcago Police Officers have been swept under the rug for the public not to see. This has caused serious Police Power abuse against the public the Police are suppose to protect. Hundreds of millions of dollars of lawsuits have been filed against the Chicago Police. These cases have been proven guilty against the police in which tax payers are forced to pay. The new OPS will be given six months to finish an investigation. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. The Bill S 1348 is back in discussion in the Senate. President Bush visited Republicans to push the Immigration Bill onto their agenda. Alabama's Republican Senior Senator, Jeff Session said he would like the President to assist them in getting it right. Majority leader Senator Democrat Harry Reid has said that he will not deliver the vote onto the floor of the Senate if he can't pass it. This is unacceptable to President Bush. Last night a bipartisan group of Senators met to see if they can get the language in the Bill right for both parties. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. The Mission in space will be extended for another two days, from 11 to 13 days. The Shuttle Atlantis is damaged and the two extra days will be needed to fix their heat shield, or heat blanket.
06/12/07. Illinois Congressman, Danny Davis has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would make any Police Officer in our Nation that conducts in the practice of torture a Federal Offense. Any Police Dept. that tries to hide the facts of such practices will have to answer for what their Police Officers are practicing. There has been big problems of torture against the City of Chicago's Police Department. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez has survived as the President predicted. The No Confidence Vote the Senate Democrats tried to pass yesterday failed by seven votes. They needed 60 votes and got only 53 votes. This isn't the end, Democrats will continue to push for Alberto Gonzalez's resignation. More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. Mary Butt might be spending up to three years in jail for stealing three rolls of toilet paper from the court house in Marshall Town Iowa. The Sheriff thought this was a joke. The cop who busted her was ridiculous. She has had previous theft convictions from the past. Now this is a crock of Scheiza! : ) More to come, stay tune.
06/12/07. Getting a Green Card. Eastern Europeans paid their U.S. spouses to marry them so that they could stay in the country. Nine Married couples have been accused of Marriage fraud.
06/11/07. President Bush in Bulgaria said that the U.S. Immigration bill will come up again for modification and a vote. It will be resurrected because it is important to the country. More to come, stay tune.
06/11/07. Democrats in the Senate will try to persuade the Senate Republicans to vote on kicking out Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez out of office. New York's Senior Senator Schumer, a Democrat is leading the charge in getting a No Confidence vote against the first hispanic Attorney General. President Bush said he is backing Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez and believes he will survive the vote. There are elected officials that are taking advantage of the immigration problem with our southern border, they feel Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez is vulnerable with the American people because of his Mexican Heritage. You have to really think deep into the mind of the Majority that make up the United States. Past U.S. Attorney Generals have done far worst things than this Attorney General and they were not asked to leave office. Democrats hate President Bush for fighting a War and Democrats/Republicans legislators hate the President for trying to work out a comprehensive bill on fair immigration reform. So, they take it out on Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, a great fighter and leader against terrorism in our country. He has made a difference in fighting terrorism in our country. Remember 9/11. More to come, stay tune. Jim Liceaga
06/11/07. President Bush has arrived in Bulgaria for talks on trade and security. This is his last stop before he and the first lady come home from Europe. More to come, stay tune.
06/11/07. In Chicago, the Office of Professional Standards or OPS has been regutted. Mismanagement among top city police officials and their police officers is at an all time high. Similar to the 1920's when Al Capone was running the mob in the city. Police are involved with police torture, police harrassment, police theft, misuse of police powers. Law suits are costing Chicago tax payers hundreds of millions of dollars in the last decade. Their have been top police officials and police officers involved in selling dope, guns, stealing money, beating law abiding citizens up, falsely accusing children of murder, covering up crimes, harrassing plantiffs in court, planting false evidence and falsely reporting injuries so that they can sue the city of Chicago. It should be noted that most Chicago Police Officers are law abiding and do not abuse their police powers. The problem has been reported that the police look the other way when their fellow police officers commit crimes. Thier Union, the FOP or Fraternal Order of Police currently is seeking a 25% pay increase over four years and a $3,000 bonus for having to live in the city of Chicago. This would assist the Police Officers to send their children to private school. The OPS is seeking a new independent director or chief. More to come, stay tune.
06/11/07. In Chicago, Walgreens is being sued by four African American men shoppers that were harassed at a Downtown store. They were followed and asked to show proof of purchase on items they owned. More to come, stay tune.
06/11/07. Yesterday at 3.36 p.m. EDT, 210 miles above SouthEast Australia, the Shuttle Atlantis docked with the International Space Station. Today Astronauts James Reilly and Danny Olivas are to Space walk and attach 35,000 pounds of new equipment onto the Space Station. Earlier yesterday, pictures were taken on the damaged heat shield. Engineers at NASA will determine today or tomorrow if the Astronauts will repair the problem. More to come, stay tune.
06/11/07. In the UK, the 2nd most popular name for infant boys is Muhammad. 6,000 boys were named Muhammad in Britain in 2006.
06/04/07. Isreal Prime Minister Olmert has announced that Isreal wants to talk peace with Arab nations. After a while it gets to become a joke. After 40 years of talk, no peace. June 7th 1967 Isreal won the six day war against its neighbors, expanding Isreals land mass by three times. More on the history June 7th. Stay tune. By the way, Isreal celebrated its historic victory in May since they use the Jewish calendar. More to come, stay tune.
06/04/07. Cuban leader, Fidel Castro appeared, looking healthy on Cuban Television introducing the Viet Nam Ambassador.
06/04/07. In Northern Iraq, the Kurds have attacked border towns in Turkey. This gives the U.S. a huge headache since Turkey is an Allie of the U.S. and the Kurds have been allies of the United States against Saddam Hussein, former dictator of Iraq. A suicide bomber last week blew himself up in Turkey. *Turkey assisted the U.S in fighting in the Korean war. They also let us install U.S. missiles in Turkey when President Kennedy failed regarding the Soviet Union/Cuban missile crisis.
06/04/07. An ABC/Washington Post national poll has reported that the Presidential 2008 Candidates have voter backing as follows; Top three Democrats, Clinton @ 42%, Obama @ 27% and Edwards @ 11%. Republicans as follows; Giuliani @ 34%, McCain @ 20%, Romney @ 10%. *Note 64 year old, Actor and former Republican U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, has not officially entered the PresidentiaL race yet, but is polling at 13%. More to come, stay tuned.
06/04/07. China's stock market is down 8.3%. That equates to $350 billion dollar loss of market value. The Chinese market needed a correction. Always check with your professional money manager before and during your investment process.
06/04/07. During the Democratic Presidential debates yesterday in New Hampshire the two top contenders beginning with New York's Junior Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that the war in Iraq is necessary and created a safer world. She did say that the War in Iraq is Bush's War. He is responsible for the war and he has mis-managed the war in Iraq. Illinois Junior Senator Barack Hussein Obama said that the War in Iraq has created a more dangerous world. Check out our list of Presidential Web sites posted in the Weather page. Thankyou.
06/04/07. 15 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq since June 1st, 2007. Attacks are getting more lethal due to the September 2007 deadline the Democrats in the 110th Congress imposed on the President. Terrorist believe the more U.S. soldiers are killed that the U.S. public will demand that the U.S. pull out of Iraq and then the region after September 2007. Expect gas prices and biko fuels to increase. More to come, stay tune.
06/04/07. President Bush has flown to Europe to get ready for the G8 Summit scheduled to start this Wednesday. President Bush will address the reason for the U.S., Poland, and Czech Missile Defense System. Russian President Putin has declared he has given orders to point Russian missiles to strategic European cities. Putin was a chief KGB agent and leader for the former Soviet Union during the Cold War. He has also in recent years supported South American countries that lean to the left. Putin also has been aggresive against smaller European countries that have left the Russian fold. Is this the start of the old Cold War years? More to come, stay tune.
06/04/07. 26 year old Hotel heiress, Paris Hilton has reported to a Los Angeles County jail to start her 23 day jail sentence. She incurred three convictions for drunk driving. Her jail time will be isolated from other inmates. Special Treatment. Justice is blind, isn't it. She originally recieved a 45 day sentence but her term for sentence was reduced. Before reporting to jail she attended the MTV movie award ceremony. Hopefully she won't loose any more weight.
06/03/07. Illinois Junior Senator, Barack Hussein Obama Presidential 2008 campaign is looking for 300 to join his team. 1,200 applicants applied and most are young educated intelligent people the Senator can choose from. When accepted, the new team member attends Camp Obama for training. You can check out Presidental Candidates Obama's web site at www.barackobama.com.
06/03/07. In Germany, hundreds of Anti G8 Summit protestors fought with German police, throwing bottles an rocks. 150 police officers were injured, 25 of them seriously. No number of protestors injured were reported at this time. The protestors are trying to disrupt the scheduled G8 Summit starting this Wednesday in Germany. More to come, stay tuned.
06/03/07. In Washington DC a 30 year old women plowed through 35 people at a street festival. She had two small children in the car. Two police officers were injured when they tried to slow down the automobile with their police scooters. These officers are heros for doing their job up and above their duty. Great job officers. More to come.
06/03/07. In Chicago, Mayor Daley announced his RAIN BARREL program. The barrels are intended to catch rain, then be used to water your garden, lawn, wash your car, maybe wash your dog. You save money, not having to turn on the water for such events. That gives a break on Chicago's water department and Lake Michigan. Take notice, rain water from the barrels are not to be used for drinking water. The barrels are orange with a blue top. The cost is $15 dollars and currently available for people owning property in a flood plain. All you have to do is call 311 and request your own Rain Barrel. Good job Mayor Daley.
06/02/07. Illinois Junior Senator, Barack Hussein Obama will be in the Chicagoland area on June 8th, 2007 for a fund raiser. More to come, stay tune. You can check out his website at www.barackobama.com Also check out our weather page to get all of the other Democrats and Republicans Presidential Candidates web sites. Thanks!
06/02/07. Yesterday President Bush has issued a strong comdenation to Iran re. the kidnapping of four Iranian Americans. He wants their return immediately. More to come, stay tune.
06/02/07. The State Department said that Passports issued are currently taking 12 weeks v. the 10 weeks of the past. More people are looking to travel tha ever before. More to come, stay tune.
06/02/07. The Lebanese military used heavy artillery to flush out the terrorist militant group Fatah al Islam hiding among the 10,000 Palestinian refugees left in Nahr el-Bared Palestinian Refugee camp in Lebanon. About 85,000 Palestinian refugees left the camp for their safety in the last few weeks. The militants are backed by al-Qaeda. The operation to rid of the militants started May 20th, 2007 when they robbed a bank to buy weapons. The fighting currently is compared to the civil war in 1990. Currently about 30 Lebanese soldiers, 50 militants, and one to 20 civilians have been killed. The Lebanese Army ran out of ammunition and had to go to other Arab nations to get what they needed. The Prime Minister of Lebanon Fouad Siniora said he refuses to surrender to the terrorist or the militants. He accused the militants of using Palestinian refugees as a prop to distabilize the Lebanese government. Last week the leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned the Lebanese government by saying if the Lebanese Army eters the camp, it would be crossing the line and that Palestinian civilians need to be protected. He continued to blast the militants saying that the group Fatah al-Islam is using the Palestinian refugees as shields, using aggressive tactics against the Lebanese people. Hezbollah is a Shiite faction backed by Iran and views extremist Sunni groups such as a-Qaeda and Fatah al-Islam as enimies. There is an agreement that the Lebanese Army not to enter the Palestinian camp that was signed in 1969. The Lebanese government does not allow terrorist to hide in the camp that is in the agreement. Israel continues not to allow the Palestinian Refugees back into their lands that Israel controls. Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, and Syria are currently housing Palestinian refugees. The United States is worried that this fighting in Lebanon is stressing out the entire refugee situation in the region. More to come, stay tune.
06/01/07. The Illinois Legislature controlled by Democrats missed its deadline to pass a Balanced budget for the State. Governor Blagojevich wasted time trying to pass a new tax called the Gross Receipt Tax that was defeated last month. No major legislation vital for the State was lobbied by this governor sucessfully. Big ticket items like road construction, maintenance, CTA, transportation, health care, and education funding is still not complete. These are just the few items on the list for funding. They were working with a Simple Majority vote to get this General Assembly session to rap funding projects up. But since the Democrats couldn't work with each other in moving the state forward, lack of the Governor's leadership, missing the deadline for a balanced budget, the Republicans have a chance to imput their priorities into the budget and to reduce some of the spending the Democrats were proposing. Instead of a simple majority needed to pass legislation, a 3/5th Vote is now needed to pass the state budget. See checks and balances do work. More to come, Stay Tuned!
06/01/07. Democrats in the State Legislature has increased The Real Estate Transfer Tax in Illinois. A possible 2% increase is on the table. More to come, Stay Tuned!
06/01/07. In northern Lebanon the Lebanese army has surrounded the Palestinian Refugee camp where Islamic Militants threatened peaceful Palestinian Refugees causing old people, children, women, young people and disabled persons to flee the camp. The Lebanon government is concerned that the militants could recruit frustrated Palestinians to join, creating a bigger problem in the country. The Lebanese Army is trying to flush the Islamic Militants out of the camp. Israel has commented that they will not allow Palestinian Refugees back into Palestinian lands. There land is controlled by Israel. This has caused stress in the countries that allowed the Palestinian Refugees to enter after Israel kicked them out of Palestine. More to come, stay Tuned.
06/01/07. The State of New Hampshire in a vote of 16-8 voted down a seat belt law. The only State not to have a seat belt law.
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06/07/07. Yesterday, Salem Communication's Radio personality, Micheal Savage on Chicago's AM 560 said "Pancho Kennedy". He also said "LaRaza is a racist group. What kind of group call themselfs the race. La Raza has done more damage to the Constitutional fabric of this country than the Klu Klux Klan. The Unites States, your government wants 20 to 100 million illegal immigrants in our nation. They want an illiterate population so that the elite of this country can take over." He also calls children born in this country who are U.S. citizens Anchor Babies. Trying to make second class citizens from children born to immigrants. This radio personality is getting away with racist remarks heard on a FCC air waves. He should be fired immediately. He promotes hate in America. Listen to what he is saying.
06/07/07. 10,000 G8 Summit protestors were trying to disrupt the meeting of World leaders. A group of demonstrators were dressed up as clowns. Germany's Chancelor Merkel said that the U.S. and the World leaders have agreed to environmental issues that were concerns for scientists worldwide. More to come, stay tune.
06/07/07. New Haven Ct. will issue ID cards to 15,000 undocumented people to assist them in opening bank accounts and keep track of these people in their City. Theives were targeting undocumented workers because they carry cash. In the past they didn't have access to banks to deposit their checks. They had to get their checks cashed at currency exchanged that charged high fees. Once their checks cashed, theives would follow them and rob them from their hard earned money. In the end, it makes good business sense and will increase the Cities revenue and the Cities business owners.
06/07/07. The National Real Estate Association has announced that approximately 6.2 million homes will be sold in the United States in 2007. That is down from originally expected by 5%. Expect a buyers market to continue until next year in 2008. Home prices should increase in 2008.
06/07/07. The Immigration bill debate is continuing this morning in the Senate. More to come, stay tune.
06/07/07. Paris Hilton, the heir of the Hilton Hotel/Property Empire has been released from Los Angeles County Jail in California. She served only three days of an original 45 day sentence. The billionare was housed in an isolated part of the jail, away from the jails population. She was given 45 days than reduced to 23 days but today after serving 3 days she has been released. Justice is blind, but in this case, Justice has no eye sockets. Is it possible the jail didin't have size 13 shoes for her to wear? Stay tune for this joke of a story. Mean time about 50% of Latinos and Afro Americans men are in jail.
06/07/07. First time since 1952 that no sitting President or sitting Vice President to run for President in 2008.
06/07/07. Chicago cab drivers met with city Aldermen to request a .25 cent fare increase and a 60 day $2 surcharge to cover their expense re. their gasoline expense. With Gas at $3. per gallon and above, cabbies have to work 12 to 16 hours just to cover their operating costs and earn minimum wage per shift. Alderman didn't want to assist the cabbies. More to come, stay tune.
06/07/07. Chicago's Blues fest starts today at Grant Park. Ends this Sunday. Enjoy the music.
06/06/07. The G8 Summit has begun today. On the table is trade, security, the environment, and health care. Russia will ask the U.S.A. to halt the Missile Defense Shield between the U.S., Poland and Czech Republic. China will back up Russia in these talks. Russia has said that there is more issues than just the Missle Shield issue. The possible New Prime Minister of Britain, Gordan Brown has kept quiet about this issue. Germany has really shown concern. More to come, stay tune.
06/06/07. Pope Benedict XVI while greeting his fans in the Popemobile was attacked by a man on the sidelines in St. Peters Square. When his popemobile passed the man jumped over the barrier and tried to jump in the Popemobile. The Pope was not in immediate danger. The Pope's security guards pounced on the intruder quickly knocking him on the ground and keeping him from reaching the Pope at all. He did come close. No mention for what the man's objective was. The Pope has endorsed recently the creation of a special panel in the United States that would replace the courts in deciding child molestation cases against his Priests. Similar panels have been agreed to in other nations heavily populated with Catholics. Child Molestation cases are world wide and that threatens the treasury of the Church in Rome. Billions of dollers would have to be paid out if the Catholic Church doesn't try to control the outcomes of the Child sex abuse cases. The Church is tryng to get the jury out of these cases and apply caps by implemening panels to decide these sex abuse cases. Chicago's Cardinal George has not talked about this move in Chicago to the public. Is this another Church secret? More to come, stay tune.
06/06/07. The Chicago Transit Authority is holding public meetings about increasing fares and cutting bus and train routes. The Mayor of Chicago is pushing for the cuts in transit route lines. Money is needed to fund the CTA since the City has wasted most of tax money on heavy pension funds for retired city workers who have retired at 70 to 80% of their salaries. Can you imagine retiring with 80% of your salary, sitting at home while the rest of working Chicagoans are paying for 80% of your past salary. No wonder fares, fees, and property taxes are increasing. City Union shops do not have the tax payer in mind when they negotiate with the city Alderman or Mayor Daley. The Mayor and his City Council for years has been selling the city and its assets away to make special deals with these City Worker Unions. That means you and your children will pay more in the future. More to come, stay tune.
06/06/07. Republican Presidential candidates debated last night with not much said. Check out all Presidential Candidates web sites listed on our Weather page.
06/06/07. The Mayor of Chicago, Daley has led legslation to pass an increase in parking fees in Millinium Park parking garage. One dollar to five dollar increase is on the table for the City Council to vote on. Other parking lots will have their fees increased. More to come, stay tune.
06/05/07. 74 year old Wyoming Republican Senior Senator Craig Thomas has died last night from Leukemia. He had been fighting the cancer for over a year. Always scheduling his treatments around the votes in the Senate. A cowboy at heart who loved his family, the Country, Marines, and his horses. He was a Marine from 1955 to 1959 where he went in as a Private and came out as a Captain. Had a degree in Agriculture at the University of Wyoming. He was known for his expertise in Farming on Capital Hill. He was the General Manager of the Wyoming Rural Electric Association from 1975 to 1989. An elected Representative from 1989 to 1994. He became a Senator in 1995. Worked vigorously for public lands, on the Finance committee, along with many other committees. Worked on Coal technology legislation. He shared to the Senate his health issues only three months ago. God Bless his family and thank him for his service to America. Senator Mike Enzi is now the Senior Senator from Wyoming.
06/05/07. Former Border Patrol Chief from 1980 to 1986, Roger Buck Brandemuehl said the United States should use FIRM, RELENTLESSLY and PRESSURED tactics/need to be implemented on undocumented people lives. He was joined with other former Border Patrol Chiefs Kent Lundgren, and Hugh Brien 1986-1989. Mr Brien was born in Ireland. He did lack the history of Mexican history of the Southwest. Interesting. Non of the persons above mentioned Canada/United States border. They all disapprove the Presidents Immigration Bill. They want all undocumented persons to leave the country. The Senate will continue to debate the Immigration bill. More to come, stay tune.
06/05/07. In Germany by year 2020, Environmental Technology firms will take over todays non-green industries. Envoironmental Technology companies in Germany will become one of their main industries then Automobile Industry, and then Robot Technology.
06/05/07. China puts out the second largest co2 pollution emmissions in the worlds atmosphere. Coal power plants are fueling the electricity China's needs for their manufacturing boom. China believes that developed nations need to take the lead in climate green house gasses. As an emerging nation in capitalism, China will not change their current stance on climate pollution. China in the future is willing to spend 150 billion Euros on Green Technology.
06/05/07. In Rostock Germany, anti G8 protestors are continuing to clash with police. 1000 people currently have been injured. A special temporary security fence has been erected to protect the G8 members meeting this Wednesday. The fence has special cameras to warn security professionals protecting the meeting. More to come, stay tune.
06/05/07. President Bush is in Prague discussed with Czech President Krause the Missile Defense Shield that is an agreement Between the U.S., Poland and Czech Republican. President Bush has said that Russia should not fear the missiles. The Defense Shield is to protect our interests and allies from unfriendly nations with potential dirty bombs, including but not limited to the Middle East. Possibly Russia has been selling some kind of form of a dirty bomb? Only a possibility. More to come, stay tune.
06/05/07. Democrat Louisiana 9th term Congressman, William Jefferson has been indicted with 16 counts. Mainly soliciting bribes which led to public corruption. He is accused of taking about $400,000 dollars. He had $94,000 in cash hidden in his freezer at his home. He steered communication companies to lucrative contracts in Nigeria and Ghana Africa. He is accused also of trading his vote on Capital Hill for jobs for family members with these companies. He did have senior position in the powerful Ways and Means Committee, but has been stripped of this position since the government investigated his corruption charges. He said he is innocent and his attorney said he will be found innocent. Remember in this country you are innocent before proven guilty. Madam Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi and Republicans on the Hill are looking to impeach Congressmen Jefferson. More to come, stay tune.
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