Opinion & Commentary

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Morrison deserves praise for ending Preckwinkle Soda Tax

    Morrison deserves praise for ending Preckwinkle Soda Tax Sean Morrison upholds the anti-tax mandate of the voters in the suburbs of Chicagoland leading the charge to repeal Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s oppressive one-cent per-ounce tax on soda ...

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Video Interview with veteran journalist Bruce DuMont

    Video Interview with veteran journalist Bruce DuMont By Aaron Hanania Bruce DuMont was hooked by broadcast journalism when he was just 10 years old. His uncle Allen B. DuMont founded the DuMont Television Network and in 1968 became a producer for WGN 720 AM Radio. ...

  • 10 Dec 2017

    Severe limitations on Blue Tooth usage

    Severe limitations on Blue Tooth usage The computer industry is driven by greed rather than by a conscience of serving consumers the best quality products. Shortcomings are reflected in computer design, Blue Tooth ease of use, and even in the release of new iPhones. The ...

  • 09 Dec 2017

    Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

    Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland. I have spent most of my life studying and writing about the American Arab community, authoring ...

  • 07 Dec 2017

    The bullying of Sharon Brannigan

    The bullying of Sharon Brannigan Sharon Brannigan, a suburban Township politician who made some improper comparisons while arguing about immigration policy has suddenly become the target of the protesters against anti-Muslim, anti-Arab racism. But in their protests, ...

  • 05 Dec 2017

    Exorbitant Hamilton tickets reflect founding father’s life

    Exorbitant Hamilton tickets reflect founding father’s life “Hamilton: The Satirical.” More tickets were announced available this week to the politically partisan Broadway musical “Hamilton: An American Musical.” But only the super rich will ...

  • 05 Dec 2017

    Netflix increases fees as programming drops

    Netflix increases fees as programming drops Netflix raised fees, again. But if they want to keep me as a loyal subscriber, they need to be loyal to me and produce some kickass programing. Dropping Kevin Spacey from “House of Cards” is a major blow, and the ...

  • 03 Dec 2017

    Taking a stand against pollution

    Taking a stand against pollution The world is being overcome slowly and steadily by pollution in many forms. One of the worst and most threatening is the non recyclable use of plastics. Plastic bottles are finding their way into our oceans and breaking up into plastic ...

  • 01 Dec 2017

    Sandburg HS cracking down on e-Cigarettes and vapes

    Sandburg HS cracking down on e-Cigarettes and vapes Southwest suburban high school cracks down on students using e-cigarettes and vapes, warning it is a health hazard to students and also a local municipal crime. By Ray Hanania The principal of one of the Southwest ...

  • 30 Nov 2017

    Have Apple and Microsoft returned to war?

    Have Apple and Microsoft returned to war? Recent updates by Apple and Microsoft Windows have resulted in slowdowns and bugs and crashes for users of other software that use their platforms, but some people think that both companies are using their automatic, updates to ...

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  • Voting sticker from Chicagoland election. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania. Vote. Election

    Lincolnshire Republican Sukovic announces bid to run for 59th State Rep District   Marko Sukovic, a Stevenson High School alum and graduating senior from the University of Illinois, has announced he is circulating petitions to run for state representative in Illinois’ 59th District. Sukovic has worked his way through college and has been a tireless...

  • Former DNC Chair and author Donna Brazile who exposed the Hillary Clinton railroading of the Democratic Party presidential elections. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    Tulsi Gabbard video argues DNC rigged presidential primary, damaged Party Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released a video last night again calling for major reform to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in response to an account written by Donna Brazile, the interim DNC chair who stepped in after Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was removed. Brazile’s account describes a rigged Democratic presidential nomination process. Earlier in the...

  • Domino’s is looking to hire 2,000 new employees across 113 franchise-owned locations across Chicagoland. All of the new positions offered are for delivery drivers, pizza makers, customer service

    Domino’s Pizza to hire 2,000 more in Chicagoland 113 Chicagoland Domino’s® Locations to Hire 2,000 New Team Members. Open positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers and general managers CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Domino’s is looking to hire 2,000 new employees across 113 franchise-owned locations across Chicagoland. All of the new positions offered are for...

  • 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...