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Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 10:52 am
 In "Back on the roads again," I noted that Mr Rauner's proposed budget  would cut funding for public transit in the Chicago area (in spite of increased demand). I asked, is it wise ...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 05:00 pm
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R.-Paranoia) is a sponsor of  the SAFE Act, recently passed in the House by representatives fretting that members of ISIS might gain entry into the U.S. disguise...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:21 am

Public science in an age of privatized government

 Bruce Rauner the other day took action that, he explained in a press release, would “develop a sustainable fiscal model for the continued operation of the Illinois State Museum.” I’m a lit...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:20 am
The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that government should be run like a business, always focused on cutting costs.Welcome to Flint, Mich. This impoverished, mostly African-America...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:19 am
Last week a reporter said to Gov. Bruce Rauner that Secretary of State Jesse White had suggested that Rauner bring in former governors, including George Ryan, to help break the long governmental impas...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:18 am
 SLOW DOWN Y DEMOMayor Langfelder should reconsider his quickly decided plans to demolish the old YWCA building downtown, and he should allow access to the building to all contractors interested...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:17 am
Watching Bernie Sanders’ victory speech in New Hampshire, when he went on and on obsessively about income inequality, the need for single payer health care and anger against Wall Street – importan...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:16 am
In the recent Republican caucus in Iowa, Ted Cruz won a close race over Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson and other candidates. These results were not predicted. It seems that the Cruz campaig...

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