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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:18 am
HELPING THE HOMELESSThere seems to be multiple discussions ongoing about how the city of Springfield can solve the homeless conundrum in our city. I have been a part of two groups who have prepared wa...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:16 am
 Imagine there are a lot of people who have heart disease hanging out at Lincoln Library – and every day patrons have to walk by people having heart attacks and strokes, or wheezing and coughin...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:23 am

ALPLM foundation threatens auction

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum doesn’t belong to the public.The institution built with tax dollars belongs to big shots. Just ask the big shots.“After it belongs to us, it is...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:22 am
The Democratic Party of Illinois has sent out what could wind up being the most unintentionally hilarious campaign mailer of the season.“Mica Freeman’s Plan: No Budget, No Pay,” the DPI mailer b...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:21 am
FERAL CATS AT UISCharles Coderko, associate chancellor for administrative affairs at University of Illinois Springfield, has decided to wage war on the feral cat colony at UIS and stop the small group...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:20 am
A praying mantis is doing his praying on my office window just now, a reminder that fresh opportunity comes around with each back-to-school season, with each election campaign, with each guilty verdic...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:19 am
It’s no secret to my family and friends how troubled I’ve been by the devastation wrought by the Trump administration. The NATO summit and Trump’s meeting with Putin was outrageous. And he lies...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:20 am

The Holy Goalie shoots and scores

 Bishop Thomas Paprocki has curious ways of looking at the world.Homosexuality is sinful. Muslims are the enemy. Exorcism works. These sorts of stances have earned Paprocki plenty of WTFs since h...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:19 am
 Corporate concentration of markets, profits, workplace decision-making, political influence and our nation’s total wealth is surpassing that of the infamous era of robber barons. Apple, which...


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