While Uber provides a valuable service to the Chicago Metropolitan area, the company’s drivers are not required to follow the same rules and regulations as taxicabs. As a result, the city’s taxi services formed a protest in February 2015 to make city officials take notice of the injustice of their policies and rules. The San Francisco-based transportation giant Uber and other ridesharing companies are making… Read More »Will Uber Wipe Out Chicago’s Taxi Services?
Eventually, there will be self-driving cars. When they will hit the road safely is another question. Former guesses on when they hit the road have been wrong so far. Every year there is a new prognostication about this being the year of the self-driving car. And each year, the big expectation had to be walked back. Usually, this embarrassing walk back gets a lot less… Read More »The Myth Yet to Come
State Capitol of Illinois in Springfield. Young and hungry attorneys are always looking for a way to improve their surroundings. There are many that make it their life’s mission to protect the vulnerable from large companies and government agencies that would use or abuse them. As such, there are certain cities that have the best combination of factors for the under-40 crowd to move to,… Read More »Top Cities for Young Attorneys Includes Chytown
Justice Just Ahead Green Road Sign with Dramatic Clouds, Sun Rays, and Sky. A restaurant in Chicago has faced some real heat from the public after it denied serving breakfast to a veteran because he had a dog with him. The veteran had the dog with him because it helped him tackle his PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). In short, the veteran had to have… Read More »Bad Dog or Bad Waitress?
Why Illinois’ Stay-at-Home Order is Falling Apart in Court The state of Illinois under Governor JB Pritzker is one that is suffering the most from Coronavirus. Not just the death toll and caseload itself but also the measures are taken by the state over the last three months. Pritzker pushed one unconstitutional order after another. And finally, many of those actions are coming to an… Read More »Unconstitutional Order Challenged in Court
Staying safe and alert in these uncertain times is something most of our readers want. But with Chicago’s gun laws that disarm the law-abiding, and give armed criminals free rein, we have few avenues left to protect ourselves from an active threat. But what about discovering and defending against a passive threat? What about the shady door to door salesman, for example? How does one… Read More »An Alert Dog May Just Counsel You Better than a Human?
It was not that many years ago when Chicago’s then-Mayor Richard Daley and other city officials hastily agreed to a 75-year-old long-term lease over 36,000 city parking meters. In exchange for the concession agreement, Chicago received nearly $1.2 billion upfront. While at first this appeared to be a win-win scenario, overall the process seemed rushed and lacked transparency. In no time at all, parking rates… Read More »Revisiting Chicago’s Parking Regulation Disaster
When we think of the Golden State, we think of great weather along the Pacific, with its great climate and attractive ladies in bikinis. But the California democrats have pandered to illegals and their families since the mid ’80s, and have now succeeded in displacing citizens in some cities with illegal alien majority populations. Illegals in California don’t even need to show an ID to… Read More »California – State & Federal Government Shirks Duty to Citizens?
At least two died, and three dozen were injured on a tour bus. Most importantly, the bus was carrying volunteers responding to the terrible flooding in Louisiana. It crashed Monday. Also, the bus driver was an illegal immigrant. Consequently, many of the injured victims were first responders. The driver was later identified as Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez. Most important, Rodriguez is from Honduras. Last, he had no… Read More »Two Flood Volunteers Killed in LA Bus Crash Caused by Illegal Alien
Like many winters in the past, the blizzard of 2015 has made driving city streets throughout the Chicago Metropolitan area extremely challenging. However, two new city apps may help ensure that your streets remain clear of snow to make commuting easier and safer. The apps provided by the city alleviate being placed on hold to call centers looking for information on the cleanup response of… Read More »Help Ensure That Your Streets are Clear of Snow with City AppHel