| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Kudos to Tribune reporters Michael Muskal and Samantha Masunaga for Tuesday's report that exposes the lies and hate speech of Rush Limbaugh concerning measles.
By detailing the high measles vaccination rates of four Latin American countries and...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Where's the logic?
Is it really logical to believe that a signed agreement with Iran to stop their nuclear program will stabilize the Middle East?
Iran has already successfully destabilized the Middle East. Iran masterfully manages "circular...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:49 AM
As we fearlessly — or fearfully — march toward winter's peak, people inevitably turn to weather forecasts to try to anticipate when roads will be treacherous, whether offices and schools may be closed, and how much they'll have to shovel...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:00 AM
There's this speech I give my students. Distilled, it goes like this.
"Your primary asset as a journalist is not your dogged curiosity, your talent for research or your ability to make prose sing on deadline. No, your one indispensable asset is your...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:00 AM
When you preach a doctrine of tolerance, it's sometimes hard to know what to do with satire.
Not the easy stuff — the cartoons, literature and comedy that take down celebrity culture, corporate heartlessness, a squabbling government — but...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:00 PM
OK. You get the choice today.
Who has less credibility – Gov. Rick Scott, or Brian Williams?
Our beloved governor, who has somehow won two terms but never got a majority of the vote, thinks he is all powerful.
He is firing people...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:46 PM
The onslaught by email began when Florida's Republican governor came out in support of a measure to issue driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.
“Are you the governor of the people or the governor of the illegals?” an...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Lewis Black says he is astonished by the scandal swirling around fellow comedian Bill Cosby.
“I didn’t think he had the kind of energy. Seriously,” Black says. “He’s sitting on a stool. Who would think he could get off a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The issue of race in America remains divisive, but what's often ignored is the outsized impact that issue has on one minority group in particular: prominent white male pundits and politicians.
Looking only for opportunity and a voice in the American...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:40 PM
To the person that commented to the Orland Park commenter: Calling Mitch McConnell and Rush Limbaugh jokes is not rude. You’re not asking, but I am telling you that they are jokes. Bye.
Cold weather is upon us again and if anyone sees or knows of...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Prediction: If President Obama found a cure for cancer, Congressional Republicans would denounce him.
“Outrageous,” Sen. Marco Rubio would say.
“A sellout”,” another congressman would holler.