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  • SNL mocks Obama's bin Laden celebrating

    SNL mocks Obama's bin Laden celebrating
    A week after picking apart many of the undeclared Republican presidential candidates (including one, Newt Gingrich, who became a declared candidate this week) "Saturday Night Live" turned its attention to President Barack Obama and his perceived...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bill Ayers, Black panther craziness, and a free gun with every TV

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • War in Libya costs $600...
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: The N-word

     
    While "The Good Wife" is no stranger to thorny subjects like capital punishment, marital infidelity and terrorism, this week's episode was an especially bold installment, diving headlong into two of the trickiest issues out there: Racism and abortion....
  • Ayers on the Sirhan dedication (2008 video)

     
    Shortly after the presidential election of 2008, Kerry Picket of the conservative NewsBusters site confronted Bill Ayers about his inclusion of Sirhan Sirhan in a 1974 book dedication that's now back in the news: PICKET: Professor Ayers you had an......
  • Really!?! Sirhan Sirhan is or even was a 'political prisoner'?

     
    Retired UIC education professor Bill Ayers has so far refused to comment to reporters regarding the University of Illinois board of trustees decision not to confer on him emeritus status: Ayers could not be reached for comment (Tribune) Ayers did......
  • A real witch hunt -- O'Donnell's 'dabbling' unfairly places her in critics' cauldron

     
    The source of merriment on the left: The revelation that Delaware Republican U.S. Senate nominee and tea party darling Christine O'Donnell "dabbled into witchcraft" in her youth. The best gag: A suggestion that "Yes, Wiccan" should be her new campaign.......
  • 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:...
  • Memo to protesters: Shutup and stop trying to shut people up

     
    Memo to the anti-war protesters who shouted down Karl Rove and forced him to cancel a public appearance/book-signing (story) and to the ninnies who forced the cancellation of a speech by former 60s' radical Bill Ayers (story): Protest all you......
  • Palin, TEA Party, won't 'sit down, shut up'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, fresh from an appearance at the TEA Party Convention where she derided President Barack Obama for "the politics of personality,'' insists that the nascent political organization is just fine without a leader. "It's much bigger.....
  • Bill Ayers, Obama: Parting ways on war

     
    by Mark Silva Our friend and colleague Clarence Page notes that President Barack Obama has lost at least one old friend on one issue: Chicago's Bill Ayers, on the escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Obama was criticized for "palin'......
  • White House vs. FOX News: Round Two

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a transcript The White House has escalated its complaints about the FOX News Channel from a rebuttal on the White House Web-site blog challenging the words of FOX commentators to a stand-up interview outside......