Opinion & Commentary

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Carrigan attack against Jubeh is pure bullying

    Carrigan attack against Jubeh is pure bullying The vicious attack by Mike Carrigan, the president of the Illinois AFL-CIO, is a disgraceful example of bullying that demands that the union take some swift action. Carrigan should resign. The political cheap shot is ...

  • 15 Oct 2017

    Cable and subscription TV are cheating the consumer

    Cable and subscription TV are cheating the consumer We pay a lot for subscriptions to Hulu, Netflix and cable TV providers like Xfinity and DirecTV, so why can’t we get what we were promised? Access to great  basic programming and a commercial free experience? By ...

  • 14 Oct 2017

    The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review

    The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review There are a lot of great restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, but one of my favorites for steaks is The Primal Cut Steakhouse in Tinley Park. The steaks are always cooked perfectly and they are tasty. This is a must-visit ...

  • 14 Oct 2017

    Lifetime Senior Passes to National Parks increased

    Lifetime Senior Passes to National Parks increased The Federal government increased the cost of the Lifetime Senior Pass on August 28, 2017 from $10 to $80 to help cover the costs of rising administration of Federal Parks and properties. The Lifetime Pass allows a ...

  • 11 Oct 2017

    Brian Wilson dazzles with “Pet Sounds”

    Brian Wilson dazzles with “Pet Sounds” Legend and top-notch band deliver memorable concert By Steve Metsch There was a moment during Brian Wilson’s Oct. 6 concert at the Rosemont Theatre where all the years, his myriad health issues, frail appearance ...

  • 11 Oct 2017

    Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County

    Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County Bloomberg, Preckwinkle and the soda pop fizzle … (listen to the audio podcast using the widget below) By Ray Hanania Let’s begin with the hypocrisy of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. What a pathetic ...

  • 09 Oct 2017

    Why did Blade Runner 2049 do so bad at theaters?

    Why did Blade Runner 2049 do so bad at theaters? Movie Review: Blade Runner is a science fiction film based on the 1968 novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by SciFi author Philip K. Dick. The lead character is Rick Deckard whose job as a ...

  • 07 Oct 2017

    Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

    Local pizzeria, a long time favorite Known for one of the best deep dish pizza’s on the Southwest side  By Steve Neuhaus  @newsshooter56   At the age of 19, Mike Guerra came to America in search of a better life and opportunities. In the mid 1970’s as a pizza ...

  • 07 Oct 2017

    Colin Kaepernick and NFL disrespect America with protest

    Colin Kaepernick and NFL disrespect America with protest Colin Kaepernick and other mostly minority NFL and sports players have refused to stand in respect during the playing of the American National Anthem claiming they are protesting racism in America. But what they ...

  • 06 Oct 2017

    Hurricane aftermath worsened by political selfishness

    Hurricane aftermath worsened by political selfishness The damage caused by a series of Hurricanes from Harvey to Maria to Mediterranean countries, several U.S. States, and two American territories, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Island, is bad enough without some do-nothing ...

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  • Illinois Kids Count

    Illinois children’s chances of success varies by County 2017 ILLINOIS KIDS COUNT Data Book Shows That Despite Progress, The State Must Work Harder To Address The Barriers Facing Low-Income And Minority Children Voices for Illinois Children has released the 2017 ILLINOIS KIDS COUNT Data Book finding that Illinois children’s educational success drastically varies based on...

  • (From left) Chief Schofield, cardiac victim Raymond Morrissey, Lisa Morrissey, Lifetime Employees Jason Fox and Jen Strickland, and Lt. Mark Duke.

    Orland Fire Protection District presents lifesaving commendations Good samaritans and Lifetime Fitness employees among those recognized by Orland Fire District Tuesday OFPD Fire Chief Mike Schofield and the Board of Trustees set aside time at the beginning of the August 22nd Board of Trustee’s meeting to receive the following awards: Firefighter Doug DePersia brought up...

  • Chicago trade center recipient of Trump administration grant

    Chicago trade center recipient of Trump administration grant ‪U.S. Commerce Department Announces $13.3 Million to Boost Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturers  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced $13.3 million in U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to support 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers (TAACs) in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York,...

  • GOP slams Preckwinkle for boosting pay to union Preckwinkle Gives Out Lavish Benefits to Campaign Donor After Soda Tax. Pritzker, Kennedy Still Refuse to Take Position on Tax It’s now been confirmed – Toni Preckwinkle’s punitive, universally derided soda tax was never about making the public safer or plugging a budget gap. It was about...

  • WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2010) Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos introduces Sgt. Eric B. Walker as the USO Marine of the Year at the 2010 USO Gala. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos/Released) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    Chicagoland auto dealers raise $147,000 for USO Record One-hundred Chicagoland New-car Dealers Raise $147,000 for the USO of Illinois in Fifth-annual Barbecue for the Troops Program. 2018 USO Barbecue for the Troops Date Announced: Sat., July 14 The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), Chicagoland’s new-car dealer association, partnered with the USO of Illinois for the fifth...