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Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 11:34 am

Can Alexi make it to Washington, D.C.?

We meet at a trendy little café on Main Street in Peoria on a cold, sunny Monday afternoon. State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is on the campaign trail, and he has agreed to meet me to talk abou...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 04:42 pm
The year 2008 went out with a big bang for Microsoft. On Dec. 31, a court in China’s southern city of Shenzhen convicted 11 people of violating national copyright laws for manufactu...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008 08:00 am

Why Obama is wrong to pander to evangelicals

In the old days politicians would slip preachers some hundreds under the table and preachers would deliver the flock on Election Day. It was borderline illegal, but at least it left the Cons...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 01:39 am

Republican crossovers could make Obama the next president

Untitled Document Rush Limbaugh and some myopic Democrats would have us believe that most if not all Republicans who have been voting in Democratic primaries are “dittohead...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 07:04 am

Trade agreements, commodity speculators orchestrate food shortages

Untitled Document The International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization promised that more trade would help eradicate poverty and hunger. Food crops? Self-sufficiency ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 01:40 am

The economic pie is growing, but workers get a smaller slice

Untitled Document U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, destiny’s tot, recently suggested that blue-collar Americans are feeling bitter about their financial condition, and critics have ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 03:33 pm

Conservative talker pushes Clinton to damage Democrats

Untitled Document “Operation Chaos,” Rush Limbaugh’s campaign urging Republicans to vote for U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton in Democratic primaries, has been very ef...
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008 04:51 am

The senator from Illinois is sounding more and more progressive on trade

Untitled Document JANESVILLE, Wis. — When I talked with U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold about what the Democratic candidates for president needed to do to win the Wisconsin primary...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008 05:41 am

Irony of ironies its the nations conservative regions that will be destroyed

Untitled Document Say what you will about the looming catastrophe facing the world as the pace of global heating and polar melting accelerates. There is a silver lining. L...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 07:46 am

Illinois may join states endorsing the National Popular Vote initiative

Untitled Document A Stanford University computer scientist named John Koza has formulated a compelling and pragmatic alternative to the Electoral College. It’s called the N...


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