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Donald Trump: Draft dodging hypocrite

Perfect timing. As President Donald Trump tried to align himself as the patron of Americans serving in the military, we got another reminder of what a flaming hypocrite he is. The reminder being that when other Americans put their lives on the line during the Vietnam War, Trump dodged the draft by having a podiatrist write... Read more »

Rep. Stephanie Kifowit's death wish for GOP lawmaker's family is Trump's fault

You knew it was coming. Someone was certain to blame President Donald Trump for the swill that came out of Rep. Stephanie Kifowit’s mouth. Kifowit, a Democrat from Downstate Oswego, said this about Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard, who asked reasonable questions about a bill that Kifowit sponsored: I would like to make him a broth of Legionella... Read more »

O'Hare again ranked in bottom tier of American airports

Well, I suppose you can say it didn’t end up at the absolute bottom of America’s 20 largest airports as ranked by the Wall Street Journal. That spot was reserved for New York’s three area airports. However, O’Hare is unique in that 17 years ago, then Mayor Richard M. Daley unveiled his utopian plan to virtually... Read more »
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Amazon to split 2nd headquarters between two cities?

Amazon is considering splitting its new second headquarters between two cities instead of awarding the prize to just one, the Wall St. Journal reports. The driving force behind the decision to build two equal offices in addition to the company’s headquarters in Seattle is recruiting enough tech talent, according to the person familiar with the... Read more »

Let's put up a 21-story private building in a Chicago lakefront park

Wouldn’t a 21-story building look great in Grant Park? There’s plenty of room. South of Buckingham Fountain, there’s Hutchinson Field, wasted on a bunch of ball fields. Farther south, the Soldier Field parking lot where that goofy-looking Lucas Museum should have gone would be a swell spot. Farther north, a 21-story building would look just... Read more »

"‘Gosnell’ bares the need for movies presenting differing points of view"

The article in the (not-conservative) Hill calls for balance in Hollywood’s treatment of abortion. The movie Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest serial Killer  …tells the true, heart-wrenching story surrounding the trial of Kermit Gosnell, an unscrupulous doctor operating what is seemingly the United States’ most abhorrent women’s abortion clinic located in the heart of one of... Read more »
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Sen. Graham to campaign against Sen. Schumer

Northbrook Catholic Community shows church hierarchy how to deal with the sex scandal

The Northbrook (Illinois) Catholic Community, made up of St. Norbert and our Lady of the Brook churches, has demonstrated how the clergy should have responded to the sex scandal that is dividing congregations. Father Dan Folwaczny wrote a powerful and courageous essay for the parish bulletin titled, “The Sins of the Fathers.”  How could this... Read more »

Jasper Williams Jr. speaks 'truth to power' at Aretha Franklin's funeral

“Speaking truth to power” is a four-star virtue for left-wing script writers. But what happens when someone speaks truth to power to African American and left-wing elites? Boos fall like rain. Condemnations are issued. Apologies are demanded for hurt feelings. Such as the reaction when Jasper Williams Jr. spoke truth at Aretha Franklin’s funeral. The Queen of Soul’s... Read more »
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Emanuel will not run for re-election as Chicago mayor

The Chicago Tribune reports: In a stunning decision, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday morning that he will no longer seek a third term in office, signaling the end to what has been a tumultuous – and at times transformative – eight years in office. With First Lady Amy Rule by his side, an emotional Emanuel... Read more »
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