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  • Robert Gates warns: 'We are now in uncharted waters' with our dysfunctional politics

     
    Robert Gates speaks candidly about the troubles in the nation's Capitol....
  • Hubert Humphrey III to head new consumer office for seniors

     
    Hubert Humphrey III: The Obama administration has chosen former Minnesota Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III to head a new office on older Americans at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
  • Bin Laden ordered squads to try to attack Obama's aircraft

     
    WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden ordered terrorist teams in mid-2010 to blow up the planes of President Obama and Gen. David H. Petraeus, then commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, when they visited Afghanistan or Pakistan, according to a declassified...
  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • Killing of Al Qaeda cleric Awlaki unconstitutional, suit charges

     
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday contends that the U.S. violated the constitutional rights of Al Qaeda cleric Anwar Awlaki and two other U.S. citizens when it killed them with drone strikes in Yemen last year....
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ targets Ellen DeGeneres, Mitt Romney

     
    “Saturday Night Live” had more success spoofing television than politics this weekend. The most memorable sketches satirized Ellen DeGeneres' daytime show and the Emmy-winning “Homeland.” DeGeneres (Kate McKinnon) couldn't sit...
  • David Petraeus resigns from CIA, admits affair

     
    President Barack Obama accepted Patraeus' resignation after he disclosed the affair....
  • Fie on 'Turkey Day'

     
    Those who refer to Thanksgiving as "Turkey Day" should be exiled from polite society. Thank you. Oh, and no more calling the sex scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus a "tragedy." Nobody died....
  • Best Movie Military Leaders

     
    Ever responsive to the week's headlines, I thought it would be appropriate today to offer a tribute to Gen. David Petraeus by listing the 10 Best Movie Military Leaders. This is an interesting collection, at least to me. This is......
  • Mondays with Johnny

     
    Mondays With Johnny 11-12-12 (WGN-AM audio) Today we discussed geese and (randy old) goats. I tend to discount the idea that Gen. David Petraeus fell for Paula Broadwell simply because she was younger and prettier than his wife. My guess......
  • Weeks in review

     
    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......