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Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 12:16 am
FOXES GUARDING HENHOUSE In light of the recent complaints or accusations against some people in the Illinois legislature, I was shocked to learn that the so-called Illinois Legislative Ethics Commissi...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:19 am
 WEAK KNEES CAN’T KNEELStrong knees bow and kneel boldly for justice. Weak knees will never kneel for justice; they stumble and fall down to every wind and force of power. To be clear, every fo...
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 12:13 am
TAKING A TOLL ON MEOn July 27, I didn’t have the necessary change for tolls, but knew I could pay for them online. Law requires payment of tolls within seven days. After checking online for several...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:18 am
PORT-A-POTTIES DOWNTOWNThe current introduction of port-a-potties to the City of Springfield and the downtown area originated out of SearchLight: A Beacon for Serving the Homeless Community.Vice...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:17 am
 When the Trump administration this week gave notice it is scrapping President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, it was seen as an unsurprising move by the conservative administration to appeal to its...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:19 am
 TOWNSHIP SUCCESSESAs the executive director of the Township Officials of Illinois, I would like to comment on the story by Bruce Rushton (“Outdated?,” Illinois Times, Sept. 21). In his piece...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:16 am
 A SICKENING STINKThis is in regards to Scott Faingold’s article titled “Humane Society takes larger role in Illinois ag” (Sept. 21). We live in Hancock County, in the small town of LaHarpe...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:16 am
LOST FAITH IN MACARTHURI lost faith in making MacArthur Boulevard better (“Mixed bag on MacArthur,” Bruce Rushton, Sept. 14) when Roberts Auto was “not allowed” to build there and a Dollar Gen...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:24 am
 CRITICAL OF COALReading the Sept. 7 “Guestwork” column by Rep. John Cabello (see “Coal critical to power future in Illinois” at illinoistimes.com, I wondered if Rep. Cabello was bought o...
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 12:17 am
HERO OF HOPEAnything could have happened – none of it good – when Rosa Parks said “no” and refused to give up her seat on that bus in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, the first capital of the Conf...

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