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Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:22 am
 Last year, billionaire Democrat JB Pritzker derided Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for not releasing detailed income tax filings.“The question is who his investors are, and whe...
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:21 am
COLORADO’S CANNABIS CONUNDRUMWhile Big Marijuana pours millions into Illinois to legalize marijuana, leftist lawmakers, giddy about a tiny new revenue source to aid their insatiable spending, ignore...
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:20 am
Trolls of old were the ones who ate farmers’ goats. Now President Trump takes pride in being regarded as an internet troll, one who sends out provocative messages intended to cause maximum disruptio...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:17 am

Pointing fingers at sex pests

 The news from the Illinois Statehouse almost makes one nostalgic for the Illinois politicians of old, those sticky-fingered but charming rogues. Today’s Capitol, we learn, is a playpen for not...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:16 am
Jim Hightower is on vacation this week.The chorus of loud demands for Senator Al Franken’s resignation began from the moment that Leeann Tweeden accused him of sexual harassment. Those calls intensi...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:15 am
A WhiteWashed PastAs controversy over Civil War monuments has gripped the nation, the state of Illinois needs to stop whitewashing our own slave-owning past in its official telling of history.Some of...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:14 am
In this our Holiday Guide issue, it is appropriate to pass along some guidance for the shadow side of holidays, where not all is fun and games. Staab Funeral Home, and other Springfield funeral homes,...


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