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  • John Kass: Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016

    The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor. The...
  • Without gun control, another school shooting awaits

    OK, enough bloodshed in schools. Children in schools have always had difficulty with their emerging emotions and interplay with their peers, but they have never had such ready access to firearms. We all know that the adolescent brain has not developed...
  • Violence won't stop until guns are out of civilian hands

    Gun violence continues, with Chicago becoming like the Wild West, as guns flood the city from the suburbs, other counties and other states (think Indiana).   Now “good” Chicagoans think they have to buy and carry guns to “protect&...
  • Enforce gun laws and carry out penalties

    In Chicago qualified gun owners are denied permits, but apparently uncontrollable gang bangers with presumably unregistered arms are free to terrorize.  When will Chicago realize it’s not the guns, with restrictive laws on the books, that are...
  • Archie's noble end a testament to iconic comic book series

    Archie's noble end a testament to iconic comic book series
    I don't remember why I was first drawn to Archie Comics, but I went through a phase in middle school where they were all I wanted to read. Much to the chagrin of my mom, who had been enjoying our simultaneous reading of the "Anne of Green Gables" books,...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • First 'Assault Weapons,' Then All Guns

    A letter writer highlights an issue separating the sides in the gun control debate when he contrasts rifles with assault weapons [July 29, "Writer Made Good Gun Sense"]. "Assault weapons" are rifles given a dark name to describe an intended purpose,...
  • It's Not All About The Guns

    Second Amendment activists are now trying to hold a gun to the heads of candidates for governor to get what they want [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]. It doesn't matter whether a candidate is qualified -- all they're interested...