| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Dan Price was about a mile into a Sunday hike on scenic Mt. Si when he knew what he had to do to change his life — and the lives of others.
His hiking partner and close friend had just been notified that her rent was going up. She had no idea...
| 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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:12 PM
Ed Schrader has worked for years to establish his music, but that doesn't mean setting any kind of parameters for what his brand of humor-infused punk can be.
The namesake of the Baltimore-based duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat said penning goofy...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and others have blamed the current measles outbreak on children illegally crossing the southern border of the U.S.
"Children sick, healthy, you name it — poor, ill-educated, just tens of thousands of...
| 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 27, 2015
| 4:24 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
How is it that Jacque Vaughn gets fired, James Borrego takes over as interim coach and the Magic suddenly and miraculously go from one of the worst defensive teams in the NBA to one of the best (at least...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Tinley Park's elected officials need to get vision and hearing tests. They don't see the unoccupied businesses and homes that are unkempt, and they don't hear us taxpayers getting fed up with them. Give us a 60 percent decrease in our property tax....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Years ago Rush Limbaugh called me a liberal sportswriter, suggesting I was the harbinger of death to football in America.
Happily, though, loyal readers know that I'm not even remotely liberal.
Just ask my editors, or the legions of Obama's peeved off...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:37 PM
More than 63 percent of candidates running for suburban offices in the April election will face no opposition, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr.
Put another way, just 258 of the 600 election contests in suburban Cook County, nearly 37 percent,...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:04 PM
At the end of each episode of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart offers a “Moment of Zen.” Sometime in the past, I had my own such moment: Conservatives need someone like him.
Stewart has been host of “The Daily Show”...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:56 AM
Jonathon Brandmeier returned to the airwaves Monday on WLS-AM 890, debuting his new 9-11 a.m. show on the Cumulus Media-owned talk radio station.
"We left in December and it was snowing out," Brandmeier said at the outset. "It's still snowing out."...