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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:21 am

A cartoon again excites believers

 At least no one demanded that such cartoons be suppressed a la Charlie Hebdo. No blood at IPI was shed, and no one issued a fatwa against Mr. Allie, even if ritual murder was in the air around t...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:20 am
 I hate to say this, but I’m starting to feel sorry for Donald Trump. He’s only been in office for half a year, and already he’s running out of Americans to attack.Of course, he came into o...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:19 am
 After years of harshly bad-mouthing the state’s economy, Gov. Bruce Rauner has pivoted in the past couple of weeks as the campaign season has heated up.“I’m proud since I became governor,�...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:18 am
U.S. SLAVE CONSTITUTIONThe United States of America has three forms of slavery: the original slaves of Africa, the black prisoners, and the sharecroppers, of which I am one. The U.S. Constitution is c...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:17 am
 After years of crowing about his pro-business agenda, Gov. Bruce Rauner has finally signed a pro-business reform into law. It’s called school aid formula reform, and it, together with increase...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:16 am

Encountering the homeless, wanting to help

 This past Saturday morning I encountered four homeless men in a matter of moments. The first slept like a tossed baggie of water on the stoop near the entrance to my building. A few minutes late...
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:26 am

Southern soldiers fall again

 Not since Chancellorsville have so many rebel soldiers fallen in battle. Across the U.S., statues and other memorials to Confederate heroes from the Civil War are being driven from their pedesta...
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:25 am
 Just days after last November’s election, jubilant members and top staffers of the notorious corporate front group called the American Legislative Exchange Council gathered for a celebratory l...
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:24 am
 Gov. Bruce Rauner has said for the past several days that he’s open to just about any sort of compromise in order to get school funding reform signed into law.For example, he recently told Ama...

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