Sunday, September 25, 2016

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...

Somewhere along the line, it became acceptable to bend and break the record of public figures and firms without any consequence whatsoever. Shortly thereafter,...

In modern political campaigns it's a given that opponents will attack each others' ideas, misrepresent each others' record and, metaphorically, make every attempt to...

One part of every day on the southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth was inviolate: the noon nap; nearly everyone took one.We didn't...

Alan Guebert takes Washington to task on the 2012 Farm Bill.

On July 17, the U.S. Senate pulled off a Half Ginsburg by convening three Capitol Hill hearings on why the crooks and crackpots in...

Many on Capitol Hill are quick to point out that “If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, it’s a duck.”...
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