In other pursuits, Byrne has served as a freelance writer and consultant, a blogger for ChicagoNow, a regular contributor to various e- ...
September 2, 2014
We take for granted that the democratic or republican forms of government are inevitable and natural, that they are the best way to govern, and certainly far ahead of whatever comes in second.
August 5, 2014
President Barack Obama has no guiding principles, so his foreign policy is clueless
June 3, 2014
As citizens of a self-governing nation, we should, we must, challenge everything.
May 28, 2013
"I will not comment on a third-rate burglary attempt. Obviously we don't condone that kind of second-rate burglary."
April 9, 2013
With (the president) promising that every American will be covered by health insurance, it's fair to ask if you and I should be required to pay for fools who put themselves in the hospital by taking stupid chances.
March 12, 2013
Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian?
February 19, 2013
President Barack Obama had better watch himself. If he keeps talking like he did Friday at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, he might be mistaken for former Vice President Dan Quayle.
January 15, 2013
Who are these guys?
September 4, 2012
Beginning Tuesday night, the Democratic National Convention will be faced with answering the question: What did you do?
August 21, 2012
Little else illustrates the "real choice" that voters will be asked to make in this year's presidential election than the Obama campaign's juvenile Web ad, "The Life of Julia."
July 17, 2012
Most candidates — Republican, Democrat or Independent — inevitably say things during their campaigns that are wrong, stupid or deceptive.