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Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:16 am
TOUGH CHOICESThe 2016 election is going to be determined by whether Republicans who hate Trump outnumber Democrats who hate Hillary. Democracy is premised philosophically on voting for candi...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:22 am
 RAIL RELOCATION PROBLEMSHere are some of the problems with the agreement between the city and the Illinois Department of Transportation regarding relocating rail traffic off the Third Street tra...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:19 am
 RETIREE INCOME TAXI note that there seems to be a concern that retirees would flee the state of Illinois in droves if the state were to tax retirement income in excess of $50,000. I am wondering...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:19 am
 WHY GENES MUTATEA few remarks from left field on Jim Krohe’s April 7 column, “Being all you can be.” The instant I came upon “…accumulating scientific evidence suggests gayness is gene...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:26 am
 GREEN SPACE DOWNTOWNDowntown Springfield, Inc. director Lisa Clemmons Stott continues to make an excellent point in citing housing downtown as key in revitalizing the downtown area. Dr...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:20 am
 GOD AND NORTH CAROLINA This is in response to the recent posting of Jen Sorensen’s nationally syndicated cartoon published in the March 31 edition of Illinois Times. The cartoon was a sarcasti...
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:18 am
 LAVISH CAMPAIGN SPENDINGI don’t know how many people thoroughly read Bruce Rushton’s excellent, exhaustively detailed, informative and somewhat surprising piece on how our state legislators...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:19 am
CHRONICLE OF SUFFERINGDeep respect to Illinois Times reporter Patrick Yeagle for his excellent report entitled “Death by a thousand cuts” (March 10).I encourage everyone of conscience in the Sprin...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:19 am
 QUIT POINTING FINGERSI have heard the news reports – the ones that say the governor is blaming the legislature for the budget impasse – the ones that say the legislature is blaming the gover...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:19 am
 DEMS, VOTE GOPI voted for Rauner; mea culpa. Now I beg that Democrats cross over and vote in the Republican primary. Vote against Trump; Hillary is not likely to lose. Vote for McCann and agains...

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