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Does anyone need/want a piano?

I’m selling one on Craig’s List: Here’s the description: Kohler & Campbell upright (41 inches high) in excellent shape. I am the original owner, having bought it c. 1974 and have carefully maintained it. I have had it tuned at least once a year since its purchase. The keys and wood are in flawless condition.... Read more »

Pelosi "won" because Trump is stupid

All kinds of plaudits are showering down on Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for out-foxing President Donald Trump in the immigration/government shootout. Put away the laurels. Tweety Bird could have trounced Trump. There’s just too many ways that Trump botched the fight, beginning with his impossible promise to force Mexico to pay for a “beautiful”... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

Sen. Graham to campaign against Sen. Schumer

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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 »
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