| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:00 PM
No matter who becomes the Republican candidate for president in 2016 — Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Rush Limbaugh — Hillary Clinton will be the favorite to win.
Republicans and Hillary bashers - which means all Republicans - don’t want...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The burgeoning ranks of tea party "patriots" who have gotten themselves elected to Congress and state legislatures have identified yet another threat to the soul of America: Advanced Placement U.S. history guidelines.
Republican legislators in Oklahoma,...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Frankly, I don't think anyone in America should question a black person about his or her love of country. So it angered me to hear Rudy Giuliani do just that in asserting that President Barack Obama does not love America. It angered me to hear him...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:57 AM
If you have not seen all 13 episodes of Season 3 of “House of Cards,” stop reading now. This piece is full of spoilers. Really, go away and come back after you’ve seen the full season at Netflix.
One pot of home-brewed Starbucks...
| 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”...