As some of you know my mother, the original Lovely Mrs. Shabazz,  has been fighting Alzheimer’s and its effects for the last 10 years. Last week,  that fight ended and she has transitioned to the next world.    My mother did a lot of things.  She was a small businesswoman with her own catering company.  She […]

(Win McNamee/Getty Images) The Democratic contestants… er, candidates faced off for the fourth debate in Ohio. It seems more clear that Elizabeth Warren has inched forward as the frontrunner, but Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigeig as well as Andrew Yang had a good night. Dr. Root and I give you the highlights from the debate […]

  (Zach Gibson / Stringer / Getty Images) I keep hearing about the intellectual majesty of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Proof of Brilliance: “He went to an Ivy League University!” Proof of Sarcasm: So did Trump. Proof of Brilliance: “He’s a polyglot!” Proof of Sarcasm: Relax; it’s not a gay slur. It means he speaks several languages. Proof […]

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) This week the Red Line officially debuted with mixed results, certainly it has made a bad first impression. The Blue Line will be rolling out in a few years, what can be learned to improve the process? What will be the impact on local businesses? How can the lines of communication between […]

(Indy Business Jounsal) This week incumbent mayor Joe Hogsett and his opponent Jim Merritt met for the first debate on Thursday at the Hob Nob hosted by the Indy Chamber hosted in the beautiful Union Station. The style of the debate allowed each candidate to speak at length about their vision for the city of […]