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Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:21 am
A little perspective may be in order. Lots of political junkies, media types, etc. went gaga after last Monday’s Chicago Tribune editorial board faceoff between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and stat...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:21 am
 I first heard the rumors a few years ago, when beggars bearing cardboard signs began showing up on street corners throughout the city, about the time the cops started cracking down on downtown p...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:18 am
Fire BrittYou need to fire your so-called cartoonist, Chris Britt. He’s what’s part of the problem with hate in this world. He needs to be taught respect. President Trump is doing an awesome job!...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:17 am
This is the moment for Daniel Biss, the unmonied egghead from Evanston who now has a good shot at the Democratic nomination for governor (see “A rise in polls could mean a rise in problems for Biss,...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:16 am

Why would they not want to come here?

During a recent meeting on immigration reform, President Trump was criticized for referring to African countries as “s….hole” nations and questioning why we can’t get more immigrants from Norw...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:19 am
 In the fall of 1977, not long after Elvis Presley died, I took a call on one of the two phones in our Illinois Times office on Eighth Street, a few doors from Lincoln’s home. Both phones had l...


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