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Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:15 am
 Whose word is less reliable, a jailhouse snitch’s or Gov. Bruce Rauner’s?That’s a question I have been asking myself these past two weeks.You’ll remember that the governor ran four years...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:14 am
 You know these words, but how often do you stop to think about them? “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility,...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:15 am

Fire department case may be resolved, cop case drags on

Let’s say you mouth off to a cop, then walk away, only to have the cop show up in your driveway, asking you what you meant. And you tell the cop, “You know.”Is that a crime? Sherman police thoug...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:15 am
 Recently my brother, who has lived in Australia since the 1980s, came to Illinois for my son’s wedding. One of the topics for discussion was the different directions gun violence and mass shoo...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:15 am
He was the “King-of-Queens” New York, a congressman both respected and feared. She was a Bernie Sanders 2016 volunteer. He ruled his fiefdom for years unchallenged as chairman of the Queens Democr...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:15 am
 When I was obtaining my master’s degree in public administration, perhaps the most influential topic I took was ethics in public administration. One of the focuses of that course was administr...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:13 am
 It’s easy to agree that beauty is desirable, though what each person considers to be beautiful can be very different. Kim Jong Un and President Trump have signed an agreement in Singapore decl...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:15 am
Every so often, I jot down a list of the things that discourage me about our country. There’s the widespread disregard for our core values of tolerance and mutual respect, for instance. Our declinin...

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