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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...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:21 am
 Meet Scott Walker, corporate whore and lousy gambler (with taxpayer money, of course).The Wisconsin governor says he should be America’s next president because he’s a proven budget whacker w...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:20 am

Address at the reopening of Dickson Mounds

 Rich Miller is on vacation.Eleven thousand years ago no human beings yet lived in the central Illinois river valley. The climate was cool and glaciers from the last great ice age still covered p...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:19 am
NECCESSARY NEGOTIATIONSSince Abraham Lincoln’s time, Springfield residents have relied on local newspapers to provide information and insight about local and state matters.Because Springfield is hom...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:18 am
 Three Springfield-area legislators told their audience at the Better Government Association “Idea Forum” at the Sangamo Club Tuesday they are as frustrated as anyone over the budget impasse....

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