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Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
POLICING POLICEPolice management needs to develop a system wherein good cops can report bad cops without the fear of reprisal. Certainly there is a natural sense of loyalty among the police and/or a f...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
 It’s well-known that harsh climate conditions can mess with your mind – from cabin fever to heat delirium. But America is now experiencing an even more dangerous mind-numbing disease called...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
 “It’s time we started cashing in.” So sayeth Richard C. Longworth in the Chicago Tribune recently. Longworth, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, was talking about Illi...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
 Here we go again on Hunter Lake. The outgoing City Water, Light and Power chief says that Springfield needs a second lake to serve as a backup water supply, something former mayor Mike Houston s...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 HISTORY COMES ALIVE IS DEADThe Lincoln funeral procession has come and gone, and from my vantage point as curator of historic Edwards Place, it was a smashing success. So many people coming to t...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 “As goes the leadership of the top 100 cities, so goes the country’s economic future,” suggests Jim Clifton, Gallop CEO, in The Coming JOBS War. “Fixing America’s biggest problems and ...

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