Chicago Tribune: No budging in line, seniors

JULY 22, 2016 — Imagine you’ve been patiently waiting your turn at, say, the Starbucks. You finally reach the front when a senior citizen ...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


George Santino: Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter

George Santino: Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter

Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter. I can hear the screams now. “What do you mean it doesn’t matter? Fifteen dollars an hour is...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Letter: Time for real change, vote for Trump

Albert Einstein said “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” To vote for Hillary Clinton w...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Meghan Daum: Why the weasel word ‘problematic’ should be banned

Meghan Daum: Why the weasel word ‘problematic’ should be banned

For the last few years, reasonable people of various ideological leanings have been lamenting the scourge that is the word “problematic.” ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Bloomberg View: Trump’s acceptance speech was deluded and disturbing

Donald Trump was true to form Thursday in his speech accepting the Republican Party’s nomination for president of the United States. He stoked f...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

It was dark, dark, oh so dark. That’s what numerous media commentators said about Donald Trump’s speech at the end of the Cleveland conven...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


Jerry Zezima: ‘Fat cat on a thin roof’

Jerry Zezima: ‘Fat cat on a thin roof’

It has been said, probably by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that a cat has nine lives. If that’s true, it means the cats in our humble home had 36.It als...

July 24th, 2016 |  


George Will: Pence the pliable

George Will: Pence the pliable

WASHINGTON — Crucial political decisions often concern which bridges to cross and which to burn. Donald Trump’s dilemma is that he burns s...

July 24th, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |  


Editorial: Clinton must build excitement

Editorial: Clinton must build excitement

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


David Trinko: One dad’s efforts to PokéUnderstand

David Trinko: One dad’s efforts to PokéUnderstand

There’s a Pidgeotto in my pocket right now. There’s a Raticate too, as well as a Drowzee, and countless other creatures I really don’...

July 23rd, 2016 |