Posts tagged "opinion"

Is Father Pfleger the Christ?

( Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune / March 20, 2011 ) Father Michael Pfleger gives prayers to his parishioners after the end of mass at St. Sabina Church. With his future at St. Sabina Catholic Church in doubt, a tired-sounding Pfleger stood in front of his parish Sunday and asked for its prayers. Two things puzzle... Read more »

Public sides with Wis. Gov. Walker in labor dispute

McHenry County Blog
  According to a new Rasmussen report, 48 percent of those surveyed back Walker while 38 percent on unions’ side. A near-majority believe that teachers, police officers and fire fighters should not be allowed to strike. Even more striking, a Clarus Poll finds 64 percent of those surveyed believe that government employees should not be... Read more »

Rahm's Plan: Tax Cut or 'Largest' Hike in History?

FactCheck.org gets to the bottom of the dueling commercials between Rahm Emanuel and Gery Chico about taxes in the Chicago mayor’s race. Says the non-partisan organization: Rahm Emanuel and his leading opponent are airing less-than-truthful TV ads about taxes in the closing days of Chicago’s Feb. 22 mayoral election.
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Media react to health bill passage

Some editorial writers and commentators stayed up late Sunday night to write their reflections  about the House passage of the health care legislation. Here is a sampling:  Chicago Tribune: Victory, but at what cost? Fix it.  Wall Street Journal: The Doctors of the House: A landmark of liberal governance whose price will be very steep.... Read more »
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