| Aug 13, 2013
Bizarre only to those who don't know Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub answered a question Monday asking what he did to deserve the Presidential Medal of Freedom by breaking into the song his buddy Sammy Davis Jr. made famous.
"Whether I'm right or whether I'm...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Many years ago, I convinced the now-shuttered Chicago Daily News to send me from Chicago to Washington to join the paper's D.C. bureau.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Jennifer Hudson, Kal Penn and Amy Poehler were among the entertainment figures who met at the White House on Monday to plan an education campaign aimed at young people explaining the new health care law.
President Obama stopped by the meeting, which...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Lawyers for disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich filed a long-awaited appeal of his conviction and 14-year sentence late Monday, arguing that U.S. District Judge James Zagel's "one-sided evidentiary rulings" favored prosecutors and that the stiff...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Jul 9, 2013
Can Obamacare be fixed?
That's the pressing question now that the Obama administration has admitted it cannot implement a key component of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 on the schedule that President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers set.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:05 PM
What has happened to the greatest Christian nation in history who now has fallen into an epidemic of "Hopelessness," what went wrong?
The Center for Disease Control & Health & Human Services, statistics shows that: (1). 22 million Americans (8 percent)...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On the Bulworth thread, a commenter asks if I'll be responding to James Taranto's blog item at the Wall Street Journal that mentions me. A bit. Here's the relevant passage and a few subsequent passages with my comments. There's been......
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:33 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago(.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
There's been no shortage of books about President Barack Obama. Even before he became president, he had written an autobiography and had at least one biography written about him. Since his inauguration four years ago, though, the market has exploded...
| Jan 21, 2013
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States.
The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...