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“Submitted Reports”: There’s No Such Thing as “Bad Press”?

In today’s Northwest Herald, Editor John Styf wrote an article describing how readers can submit news items for publication. However, he failed to tell us another way in which stories can find their way into the paper. I’m speaking of … Continue reading

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Jeanne, Don’t Be Remembered For That Label

Jeanne Ives’ primary campaign for Governor brought to light the anger that was just under the surface in the Republican base. Without her willingness to confront Governor Rauner over such things as signing the “Sanctuary State” bill and H.B. 40, … Continue reading

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Betrayed

First it was the story of how the Chicago Public School system delayed and denied services to special education students, leading to the appointment of a state monitor to oversee CPS’s compliance with state and Federal law. Now, in today’s … Continue reading

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Firearm Restraining Order: Bipartisan Compromise in Illinois

Last week, a bill (H.B. 2354) was introduced in the Illinois House which creates a “Firearm Restraining Order”. It’s a bill that focuses on the intersection of mass shootings and the issue of mental health. Actually, what was filed was … Continue reading

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Governor, Don’t Mangle the Only Chance You’ve Got

“Mendacity. What do you know about mendacity? I could write a book on it…Mendacity. Look at all the lies that I got to put up with. Pretenses. Hypocrisy…Boy, I’ve lived with mendacity. Now why can’t you live with it? You’ve … Continue reading

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