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  • So We’re Still Doing the Whole ‘Obama, the Radical’ Thing?

     
    Dear American Right-Wing, I'm confused. Let me just check and make sure I have this correct: we're still doing the whole, Obama, the Radical Afro-centric Leftist thing? Like, you, Right Wing, you're still on this whole fantasy that our President, Barack...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, May 2008

    In this podcast we were joined by Gordon Horwitz, a professor of history at Illinois Wesleyan University and author of Ghettostadt: Lodz and the Making of a Nazi City. Horwitz tells the story of the Nazi attempt to re-engineer the Polish city of Lodz,...
  • 'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    'The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election' by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson
    The Battle for America 2008 The Story of an Extraordinary Election Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson Viking: 432 pp., $29.95 For the record, Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for the 2008 Democratic primaries, Mark Penn, remarked in a March 2007 memo...
  • Did Bill Ayers Write Obama's Book?

    The Back Yard Conservative blog claims that Bill Ayers has claimed to be the writer of the Barack Obama's book, "Dreams of My Father." Jack Cashill wrote a year ago that he thought Ayers to be the author.
  • 'Underground' by Mark Rudd

    Underground My Life With SDS and the Weathermen Mark Rudd William Morrow: 326 pp., $25.99 Mark Rudd is the guy from the Weather Underground who is not Bill Ayers. Both were leaders of the group that worked for the violent overthrow of the United...
  • Chicagoland book club: Here's to Books

    Chicagoland book club: Here's to Books
    One thing to know about our book group: "Here's to Books" was inspired by Oprah Winfrey 14 years ago and includes half of the original members. We range in age from 32 to 78 and include educators and health professionals. Authors we'd most like to meet:...
  • Fear stalks: Obama and radical chic

     
    In the rhetoric of our presidential elections, the GOP argued with impressive results that despite heading America's majority party, Democrats George McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore, Howard Dean and John Kerry were lily-...
  • Swamp, Tribune's DC blog, open again

     
    by Mark Silva Think of it as a week's vacation. It certainly was frustrating for all of us here at The Swamp, which suffered the mother of all technical failures with the collapse of its comments board. A lot of......
  • Obama responds to Palin in red state

     
    by John McCormick, updated ASHEVILLE, N.C. - In the days before and after Tuesday's presidential debate, Barack Obama will spend all of his time in states where Democratic presidential candidates rarely go, especially this close to an election. This...
  • Campaign enters final stretch

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a presidential race marked by unexpected twists, turns and slips, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama enter the last 30 days of the campaign with Obama clinging to a small but significant lead and McCain anxious......
  • Palin: Attacks Obama on patriotism

     
    As promised, it begins. In the wake of McCain's promise of a more aggressive campaign and a toothless NYTimes story on Obama and ex-Weatherman Bill Ayers, Sarah Palin tries to draw some blood. After all, why waste time talking about......