Rahm Emanuel drops ball on gun violence by William Olson, Schaumburg, IL

Mayor Emanuel’s misses target of combating gun violence.

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When Positive Science Meets Big Sport: Deflategate, by William Olson, Schaumburg, IL

Perhaps nowhere is the lunacy of big sport and the myth of positive science better evinced than in the Deflategate clowning. Fueled by the NFL’s reputation and the billions of dollars it flouts, the Wells Report, a 68-page scientific investigation of whether overpaid children swapped playing balls, hits the sweet spot. From the start, the company… Continue reading When Positive Science Meets Big Sport: Deflategate, by William Olson, Schaumburg, IL

Chicago’s gun problem a suburban problem also, by William Olson – Schaumburg, IL.

The Chicago Tribune reported a boy sitting on a picnic bench was grazed in the head by a bullet. The close calls are equally sickening. It’s time Chicago, its suburbs and state leaders reach out to Indiana to tighten the states gun sales laws. Upwards of 60% of guns recovered at crime scenes in Chicago… Continue reading Chicago’s gun problem a suburban problem also, by William Olson – Schaumburg, IL.

Penn State Bows to Big Sport by William Olson, Schaumburg, IL

Disgraced and shamed in the flesh, Paterno will receive posthumous commemoration before 80 thousand fans and millions of television viewers. USA Today mentions gesture of Temple fans turning their backs. The New York Times gives a measured editorial.   William Olson Schaumburg Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+