But, Without Government, Who Would Privatize the Tax-Funded Roads?

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

“? [No Parking] During Stadium Events Except Residents – Tow Zone”

City Workers Busted For Closing Street By United Center So Friends Can Park:

(Heather Cherone) Thirteen city employees have been disciplined for their role in a scheme that blocked off a street near the United Center so their friends and relatives could park for free during Bulls and Blackhawks games, Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said.

Inspectors working for the city’s watchdog staked out 16 games at the United Center from April 2015 to February 2016 — including nine Blackhawks playoff games — and witnessed employees of the Office of Emergency Management allowing 62 cars to park for free on the west side of Wood Street between Madison Street and Warren Boulevard, Ferguson said in his quarterly report released Monday.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: But… MUH Roadssss. :'(

Selling Out for the State…

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…


Report: At Least 50 Teams Were Paid by Department of Defense for Patriotic Displays:

(Cindy Boren) A government oversight report released Wednesday by Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake offers new details about how the Department of Defense paid professional sports teams and leagues for patriotic displays honoring American soldiers.

The report expands on one that became public last May and resulted in changes to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016, prohibiting the expenditures and calling on leagues and teams to donate the money to organizations that support the military, veterans and their families.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Selling out for the State…

Sadly, Control of the Masses Poses Little Difficulty

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Truth Be Known,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

“Football, beer, and above all, gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.” – George Orwell

My Commentary: Not difficult at all…