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  • Demands of war take toll on troops, families

    Demands of war take toll on troops, families
    Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields. Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
  • Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi

    Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
    Controversial Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan condemned the killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, warning that America and other western powers will soon face severe consequences for their support of the uprising that led to...
  • Dick Cheney, always wrong

    He said Saddam Hussein had "reconstituted nuclear weapons."  He said Saddam was working with al-Qaida. He predicted U.S. troops occupying Iraq would be "greeted as liberators." Six months in to the occupation, after things went bad, he said there was...
  • Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice

    Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice
    As national security advisor and then secretary of State to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice never displayed any doubt or admitted any errors in the White House decisions that led to war in Iraq. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
  • Book Review: 'A Journey: My Political Life'

    Book Review: 'A Journey: My Political Life'
    Former British prime minister Tony Blair's memoir "A Journey: My Political Life" is a political biography of unusual interest. As a book, it's unusual because he wrote it himself, which makes this volume unique among the English-speaking world's recent...
  • Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush

    Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush
    The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men — "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Since then, what we might...
  • Joe Biden update: Turning over the keys in Iraq

     
    Full text: The Democrat gives Iraqi politicians a friendly warning about working together to form a new government finally....
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Jon Kyl and Obama savor 9/11 unity, but draw different lessons

     
    The Arizona Republican senator warns the country must remain alert against attacks; the Democrat calls for a day of service to others....
  • Rhubarb Patch: Is the U.S. Senate race a proxy vote on Obama?

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to debate the race for U.S. Senate......
  • Robin Williams to star in 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' on Broadway

     
    Call it daredevil casting, a shameless box-office ploy or the producers' implicit acknowledgement that they have a tough sell on their hands. Thursday's announcement that funnyman Robin Williams will star in the Broadway production of "Bengal Tiger at the...
  • '30 Rock' recap: Diving into the sexual abyss

     
    I believe it was Sigmund Freud who once said, "Sex makes the people go away." OK, it was actually Liz Lemon, but it may as well have been everyone's favorite Austrian. Now in its fifth -- and so far stellar......