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  • Walsh waters tree of grotesquery

     
    For Sunday's print column I revised and expanded an earlier blog entry: “This is a serious time,” said the fundamentally unserious former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh during an interview on WTTW-Ch. 11’s “Chicago Tonight”...
  • Gun Control Letters

     
    I got quite a bit of response to my gun columns (here and here), so I thought I would share excerpts from some of those emails. If you’ve been following our letters to the editor, you’ve seen many of these......
  • Turnpike murders: Two sentenced to death

    Drug runners Daniel Troya and Ricardo Sanchez Jr. each received two death sentences followed by four consecutive life sentences Wednesday for slaughtering a Greenacres family -- which included a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old -- alongside the turnpike in...
  • 'Blood and Politics' by Leonard Zeskind

    'Blood and Politics' by Leonard Zeskind
    Blood and Politics The History of the White Nationalist Movement From the Margins to the Mainstream Leonard Zeskind Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 622 pp., $35 This April, when the Department of Homeland Security issued a report titled "Rightwing...
  • GOP's overdone outrage about a Homeland Security memo

    GOP's overdone outrage about a Homeland Security memo
    According to House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Department of Homeland Security has defamed veterans of the U.S. armed forces by concluding in an internal memo that some returning service members might be susceptible to the propaganda of...
  • A deadly interrogation in Iraq

    A deadly interrogation in Iraq
    In the open desert outside Baiji, Iraq, a naked man with a thick black beard crouched in the dust of a railroad culvert at twilight. Hours before, he had been mumbling and praying in Arabic. Now he spoke few words. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna stood...
  • An unlikely witness provides one last hope for soldier in murder case

    An unlikely witness provides one last hope for soldier in murder case
    At the Dillard's counter in Oklahoma City, Vicki Behenna was buying a beachy canvas purse for summer when her oldest son called from Iraq. "Mom." "Hey Mike, how are you doing?" she asked. She was relieved to hear his voice, but quickly sensed the strain...
  • 'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch

    'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch
    The Clinton Tapes Wrestling History With the President Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster: 708 pp., $35 Vice President Al Gore had just lost the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton was hopping mad. During the frenetic last...
  • It's A Gray Area: Government needs to step out of center debate

    So should the Muslim community be "allowed" to build a mosque or religious center two blocks away from the former World Trade Center site? Actually President Obama gave us the answer. Numbers of times in these pages I have been critical about some of...
  • Alan Grayson's GOP challengers slide to right at forum

    The Republicans are stacked up seven-deep, trying to boot the outspoken Democrat Alan Grayson out of office. But you probably don't have time to vet all the candidates yourself. So on Wednesday night — when the Magic were continuing their comeback...
  • Bin Laden's death brings relief, no closure

    Bin Laden's death brings relief, no closure
    Pat Shanower of Naperville lost her son on 9/11. Naval Commander Dan F. Shanower, 40, was killed in the Pentagon, and while his mother never gave up believing that Osama bin Laden would be found, she said the importance of the al Qaeda leader’s...