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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:21 am

Dead poets are better remembered in books than buildings

 The only class of people less happy to confront dead writers than high school sophomores are probably mayors. Dead writers cause more trouble in their hometowns than even the most factious of th...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:19 am
A poll and a speech may have hardened positions even further on both sides of the highly partisan and bitter state government impasse.The speech, by Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich, you likely already...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:18 am
 GREENING THE COURSEI live out at Piper Glen and was very thrilled that Walters Golf Management is now on site to help recover this great course. It is nice to see sprinklers working again and ac...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:16 am
How did the racial stereotypes that permeate our society come into being?  What are the most effective ways to get beyond these stereotypes and build a society worthy of our national motto – E...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:07 am

Rauner’s secrets land him in court

It’s a quote that can’t be repeated often enough as Gov. Bruce Rauner builds a reputation for secrecy at all costs – so long as he isn’t the one paying the bills.“I want to make Illinois gov...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:01 am
As Henrik Ibsen said: “You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.”Democracy is never given to us, but has to be won through constant struggle against...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:01 am
It is a relief that Gov. Bruce Rauner has, at least for now, backed off from his bad decision to lay off the staff of the Illinois State Museum, but it’s crazy that he hasn’t backed off his bad de...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:22 am

The fear of immigration in Illinois belies the facts

 Brother Trump is the savior come to rescue America, in the opinion of a majority of self-identified Republicans. On the stump he works crowds into a fever with his perorations against immigrants...


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