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On the CHOPing Block

Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Well, across the water, the mayor, one Jenny Durkan, has figured out finally, what we all knew from the get-go.  Specifically, that the CHAZ, sorry CHOP, sorry CHOAD… is just not a good idea.  It only took one dead kid, two shot up kids, and at least one reported…

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Police Reform

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Look, seriously, I would love to get back to doing pieces on Navy shit and Nerdy shit, and Science Fiction.  But we’re still in lockdown, there are no movies being released, and everywhere I turn, there are fools, saying foolish shit, so here we are.   I’ve made…

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Order in the Court

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, Have a shot and a seat. While you do, let’s talk law, because some judges are having a shot too.   It seems like lately, I find myself doing the court beat rather more than I ever expected to when I started this show, but that’s probably because we…

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The Chicago Way

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, have a seat, pour yourself something, and let’s chat. Back in the day, there was a phrase called “a Mickey Finn.”  Named after a Chicago bar owner who would put Chloral Hydrate ( a knock out drug) in some customer’s drinks, knock them out and rob them.  It was…