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Build the Franklin St. connector

The Franklin Street Connector was a proposed link between the Dan Ryan Expressway and an interchange with Lower Wacker Dr. It didn’t materialize, but it was never more needed than when it was proposed in the early 1970s. Evidence of its need is the constant and annoying backup on the northbound Dan Ryan leading to the... Read more »

Can anyone figure out the Chicago Bears?


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mike Royko would loathe progressives' assault on free speech

Progressives disingenuously now deploy a “safety” argument to excuse their assault on free speech. A Sacramento Bee editorial, for example, says that “no one has told Ann Coulter to shut up.” The issue, the editorial says is “the escalating violence these past few months [and] how to make sure no one gets hurt or killed in the... Read more »

United Airlines pries a paying passenger out of his seat

No it wasn’t because he was stuck in one of those ever-shrinking seats in the back of the cattle car euphemistically called the economy section. It was because United needed four seats for a flight crew that had to be in another city. United had “overbooked” the flight and four passengers had to go, whether... Read more »

More evidence of media bias: Its sorry coverage of the 2017 Chicago March for Life

Thousands, maybe even ten thousand, pro-life proponents marched on January 15 through Chicago’s downtown, but it received only token, if that, coverage by the Chicago media. Some media reported that “hundreds” marched, which is a vast inaccuracy or a deliberate lie for any reporter who was there. To get a feel for exactly the number of marchers,... Read more »

"Chicago Cubs forced to give up their World Series title"

That’s a fetching subject of another one of those emails circulating anonymously on the Internet and that showed up in my inbox. Again, I’d like to give the author credit if I knew who he was. If you do, let me know. BREAKING NEWS: CHICAGO CUBS ARE BEING FORCED TO GIVE UP THEIR WORLD SERIES... Read more »

The election soon will be over, but not the Hillary Clinton hijinks

New disclosure: lots of cash from Hillary Clinton’s big fundraisers was funneled to the senate campaign of Jill McCabe, who just happens to be the wife of the guy who was involved in  the FBI’s investigation of Clinton’s emails. If that’s not kinky, then Chicago is the least politically corrupt city in the world. This was disclosed... Read more »

The biggest lie from this presidential campaign

The biggest lie of this sorry presidential campaign, plagued as it is with distortions, evasions and fabrications, is that the “establishment”—whatever that is—is the carbuncle on the body politic. And that only outsiders have the cure. False. Outsiders don’t have the cure. And it was outsiders’ ignorance and arrogance that have driven us into gridlock,... Read more »

Has a presidential or vice presidential nominee ever been replaced?

The answer is on Mike Purdy’s

The GOP's last presidential hope: Trump resigns, Pence replaces him on ticket

UPDATES: Trump says he’ll never abandon his quest for the presidency. GOP leadership jumping ship. Of the two presidential major party presidential candidates–Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton–who has the least chance of winning, I’d guess (wildly and don’t hold me to it) that Trump will be retiring after the election to his old... Read more »
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