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But Hillary Clinton IS polarizing, calculating, disingenuous, insincere, ambitious

Hillary Clinton’s “Super Volunteers” have issued warnings to journalists not to use certain words when writing about her.  Among them are: Polarizing Calculating Disingenuous Insincere Ambitious Inevitable Entitled Over confident Secretive Will do anything to win Represents the past Out of touch “You are on notice that we will be watching, reading, listening and protesting... Read more »

President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union live blog

All times are central standard time. 9:05 p.m. He’s got balls, criticizing Republicans for being pigheaded. He calls for compromise, but at the start threatens vetoes. His crony in the Senate, former majority leader Harry Reid, blocked countless votes, including any action on some 300 bills sent to the Senate by the House. Really heartening on... Read more »

Liberal, left, gay and lesbian fascism

Maybe all the people who demanded, then got and then applauded the forced resignation of Mozilla Firefox CEO Brendan Eich aren’t old enough to remember Sen. Joe McCarthy, McCarthyism and witch hunts. Or maybe they remember, and they just don’t care about people getting bounced from their careers for what they believe, and say because what... Read more »
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Why I abandoned the Democratic Party

Check out: Why I mourn the death of JFK, America’s first neoconservative president. The link is here.  Hint: It abandoned me I came across this column I wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1996 just prior to the Democratic National Convention held in Chicago at which Bill Clinton and Al Gore for nominated for re-election... Read more »

Warren Buffett: Tax me more

Warren Buffet told Congress that billionaires like him should pay higher taxes. Strikes me that he is free to chip in a billion here or there if he feels the need, but I don’t think that he has been appointed to speak for other billionaires. But Buffet is both right and wrong. He’s wrong when... Read more »

A case for Barack Obama's impeachment

It was made by Jeffrey T. Kuhner, a Washington Times columnist and president of the Edmund Burke Institute, a conservative Washington-based think tank. Kuhner presents an impressive list of horribles, but I’m not sure any of them rise to the level of impeachment. As much as I agree with many of Kuhner’s criticisms. In fact,... Read more »
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Thoughts for while Obama and Dems bring down the country

Reflect on these.   1. In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress. – John Adams   2. If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you... Read more »

Blago jurors show Illinois voters how it should be done

  If Chicago and Illinois voters were as thoughtful, thorough and responsible as the jurors that convicted Rod Blagojevich of corruption then we wouldn’t have to be constantly putting our governors, aldermen and other public officials on trial. If you saw the extraordinary post-trial interview with the jury, you can only respect them for the... Read more »

Emanuel: Chicago school kids get the shaft

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today laid out some plain and tough talk about Chicago Public School teachers and what they’re paid. The school board–if Emanuel has his way and he will–could rescind a scheduled 4 percent (!) raise for teachers (at a time when other people are losing jobs or watching their own pay and benefits... Read more »
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Test public housing residents for drugs

Test public housing residents for drugs
The idea of testing Chicago Housing Authority tenants for illegal drug use is drawing the usual, tiresome objections from the usual, tiresome complainers: It’s humiliating, offensive, invasive and insensitive. It’s more “blaming the victim” and punishing “people for being poor.” But, it’s also a good idea. Anyone 18 years or older who applies to become a CHA... Read more »
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