Tuesday, May 31, 2016

It’s pretty hard to be taken seriously in any debate if, geographically, you are located on the “Left Coast,” have elected a person known...

If it's a bad idea to play with matches, it's an even worse idea to play with a blowtorch in a fireworks factory. And...

In most public policy debates, everyone favors “science” until science begins to favor one side over the other. When that occurs, science, suddenly, isn’t...

Somehow a notice went out a week ago to all the blue jays in Illinois that the acorns on (what I think is) a...

A long, bitter year in the long, bitter Congressional session drifted into the campaign season with the U.S. House of Representatives unable or unwilling...

Rupert Murdoch, the Australian-born American media titan, is having one tough year on both sides of the Atlantic. On the Old World side, several of...

According to Chicago legend, a tombstone somewhere in the city reads: "John Smith, Born 1934, Died 1981, Voted 1984, 1988, 1992." What makes the...

According to Chicago legend, a tombstone somewhere in the city reads: "John Smith, Born 1934, Died 1981, Voted 1984, 1988, 1992". What makes the...

Someone -- my great-grandfather, my grandmother, my dad, someone -- told me how fathers announced the upcoming wedding of their daughters more than a...

Since figures backstop fact, numbers are the meat and potatoes and forks and knives of journalism. They are, in a word, beautiful, and, like...
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