Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fine City Up For Grabs

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley: Rant “Dis is a fine city,” Mayor Daley the First used to say about Chicago. But now the fine city is up for grabs. Its unofficial motto is “Ubi Est Mea?” (Where’s mine?). Two factions battle … Continue reading

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Dis Is A Fine City

Ribicoff vs. Daley at Democratic National Convention 1968 “Dis (This) is a fine city.” Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley used to say that. I couldn’t find a YouTube clip of Mayor Daley saying, “Dis is a fine city,” which is … Continue reading

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Da Mare Is Da Boss

“Da Mare is da boss.” That is the Chicago-accented English for, “The Mayor is the boss.” He controls a “boss system” of politics. In Chicago, the wards are linked, in an almost feudalistic sense, to the mayor, chief among the … Continue reading

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Ubi Est Mea — Where’s mine?

Life Itself – Official Trailer Mike Royko gave Chicago its unofficial motto: “Ubi Est Mea — Where’s mine?” In a smoke-filled room some political captains meet. Tom delivers the votes from his ward. In return, he gets control of streets … Continue reading

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Stock Market Is Rigged

The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression “The stock market is rigged.” Thus begins a New York Post article by John Crudele dated March 25, 2015. [1] Crudele does not see it exactly as a bunch of pirates taking … Continue reading

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The Universe Breathes

Big Bang debunked? New theory reexamines beginning of universe In the movie, The Oxford Murders, the young graduate student, “Martin” (Elijah Wood), wanders into a closed system and inadvertently disrupts it. Martin is a “knight errant”, a “butterfly effect”, by … Continue reading

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The Great Sheikh of the Gomelez

In 1605, in Toledo, Spain, a certain man bought a tattered document from some rag sellers. He thus obtained a rumored manuscript, written by one Cide Hamete Benengeli, Arabic historian. The authentic history told of an older gentleman who had … Continue reading

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How The Arabs Saved Civilization

A bestselling book, How The Irish Saved Civilization, tells how remote Irish monks, notably the ninth-century Irishman Erigena, kept the lamp of learning lit during the Dark Ages in Europe. But when will we see the book, “How The Arabs … Continue reading

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Geometry As A Religion

Above you can hopefully see a main symbol of freemasonry. There should be a prominent “G” displayed. (If you can’t see the “G” – I had some difficulty with the file – do a Google image search on “Freemasonry”.) What … Continue reading

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The Oxford Murders

The Oxford Murders Trailer The Oxford Murders is a 2008 British film directed by Álex de la Iglesia. This British thriller film is adapted from the novel of the same name by Argentine mathematician and writer Guillermo Martínez. [1] The … Continue reading

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