| 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 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 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....
| 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
| 12:38 PM
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Nobody in Lake County is expecting the $2 billion state budget surplus to just come to...
| 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 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...
| 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...