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  • College Conservative Voices Nearly Extinct

    Eastern Connecticut State University adjunct professor Brent Terry got caught saying what he thinks Monday, when an anonymous student recorded the creative writing teacher's rantings. Terry is a paranoid left-winger who used his classroom to spew his fury...
  • 'House of Cards' to stay in Maryland

    'House of Cards' to stay in Maryland
    The hit television show "House of Cards" will stay in Maryland, even though state incentives offered to keep the Netflix series here came up millions of dollars short of what the producers wanted. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Media Rights Capital...
  • Oregon scraps state health insurance exchange

    Oregon scraps state health insurance exchange
    DURHAM, Ore. — Oregon officials voted unanimously Friday to jettison the state's disastrous health insurance exchange and switch to the federal system, admitting disappointment and defeat in an arena where the state had been a trailblazer. With...
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Kirk plays the Ikea card

     
    When you don't want to answer a tough question, change the subject to.... Sweden! Prepare to be amazed by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's pivot in his interview Wednesday evening with Carol Marin on WTTW-Ch. 11: MARIN: Take a look at......
  • Retired teacher to challenge Donchez for Bethlehem mayor

     
    The day after Bob Donchez won the Democratic nomination for Bethlehem Mayor, a retired teacher announced his intention to challenge him this fall. Bruce Sigmon alerted the media that he will be filing a petition in June to get on the November ballot as an...
  • At last, someone stands up to the filibuster bullies

     
    From Sunday's print column A Tribune editorial Friday predicted that in backing a rules change in the U.S. Senate to weaken the filibuster, President Barack Obama squandered "any prospect of finding bipartisan agreement on a legislative agenda." But you...
  • Dent Comes Through

     
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent called me last week to assure me that he and House Speaker John Boehner would not support letting the U.S. default on its debt. He was responding in part to a blog post in which I......
  • How to straighten out the state GOP's gay mess

     
    Wednesday's print column The Illinois Republican Party should appoint as its next party chair someone who supports legalization of same-sex marriage. Why? First, because it would mess with our minds. Outgoing party chair Pat Brady (right), who resigned...
  • Big Brother and health care

     
    From Bob Secter's commentary in the Sunday Tribune: Social Security.. was ushered in by President Franklin Roosevelt during the Depression over great howls of protest from what then constituted the political right. Alf Landon, Roosevelt's Republican...
  • Interviewing Toby Keith before his Allentown Fair show: Still raising hell -- and red Solo cups

     
    Don’t think that after 20 years of extolling the virtues of carousing and giving no quarter — from “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” through “Red Solo Cup” — country music superstar Toby Keith hasn’t thought...