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Memo to Eastern pundits: It's Illinois' and Chicago's stinking mess; stay out of it

From the Eastern heights come directives to go easy on Illinois corruption. The Washington Post decreed that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald should silence his “moral thunder” and not retryRod Blagojevich on serious corruption charges. Post editorial writers echoed Blagojevich’s silly assertion that Fitzgerald was close to stepping across the fine line that “separates prosecution from persecution.” Further prosecution isn’t... Read more »

A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »
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A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »
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