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McSweeney’s Frank(s)enstein Update

There seems to be some question as to the current status of H.B. 4637, Representative David McSweeney’s bill to eliminate townships in McHenry County that slithered through the House on the last day of veto session. . In a story … Continue reading

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Go to Church

Right after the election, my wife and I drove to Denver to visit our daughter and her family. My youngest granddaughter was being confirmed in the Catholic Church, and we attended the ceremony. . I’m not religious. It just never … Continue reading

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Nice Speech, Mr. Pritzker. What Now?

The media’s post-mortem on the election in Illinois is going true to its script. Frankly, I’m bored with that, and have my own observations I’d like to share. . Pritzker gave a pretty good speech, making promises to all the … Continue reading

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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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It’s Time to Name Names of Sexual Harassers in Springfield.

Nothing has rocked Springfield in the past months more than an open letter describing an environment of sexual harassment “ranging from daily microaggressions to acts of pure viciousness”. Before I go any further, let me say that I have no … Continue reading

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