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  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant

    Hillary's emails, Jeb Bush and pipeline: 30-word rant
    Poor, little frail Hillary Clinton. She and her myriad serfs shouldn't be expected to carry two phones. Therefore the American voters surely wouldn't want to burden her with the presidency. Democrats are not spoiled. They care about the middle class and...
  • Dangerous people and deadly force

    Dangerous people and deadly force
    When a man jumped over the White House fence, ran across the lawn and entered the residence, the Secret Service failed and failed again. One of the most conspicuous and surprising failures was that though it had armed agents on the ground and snipers on...
  • Cultural problems at Secret Service run deep

    Julia Pierson's head has been delivered on the proverbial platter. She resigned as head of the Secret Service Wednesday, voicing the platitudes that generally come with such things, avowing that stepping down is "in the best interests of the agency."...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • A timely history lesson for the Secret Service

    WASHINGTON -- Secret Service agents nursing their wounds from the recent disclosures of incompetence in protecting the president should read Carl Sandburg's account of how one of their forebears failed in his assigned task on the fateful night in April...
  • Obama's Keystone Kops

    Obama's Keystone Kops
    Let's hope the Secret Service snafus don't spark even more attackers — or maybe I'm being paranoid. There's a lot of paranoia going around these days as the Secret Service slips from its once-storied position to being compared to the Keystone...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game

    Last year, the White House was breached twice. In the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," Gerard Butler faced off against Dylan McDermott and a band of Korean terrorists. In "White House Down," Channing Tatum fought to save President Jamie Foxx from a band of...
  • Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems

    In news that must have left my friends at the New York Post -- never mind the gang at "The Daily Show" -- with a renewed confidence that ours is a just and beneficent God, the White House has been caught covering up a scandal involving a Cartagena hooker....
  • Wrana judge seems frustrated with case against cop, but trial goes on

     Wrana judge seems frustrated with case against cop, but trial goes on
    I'm not one to read a judge's mind — not even that of a South Side judge who loves Frank Sinatra and the Italian soccer team Juventus — but you didn't have to be much of a mind reader to understand the look on Cook County Associate Judge...