Opinion & Commentary

  • 21 Feb 2018

    Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

    Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one ...

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

    Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough Chicagoland was slammed by a few days of compressed heavy snowfall. But clearing the nearly 18 inches of snow wasn’t the only problem we had. Politics in Illinois has made the experience even worse. Maybe we should ...

  • 15 Feb 2018

    Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

    Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention Six term Congressman Dan Lipinski is no stranger to controversy. Appointed to succeed his father Bill, Dan Lipinski has faced criticism from Day One. He’s no media darling and his conservative ...

  • 14 Feb 2018

    Cloverfield “franchise” destroys a great original theme

    Cloverfield “franchise” destroys a great original theme Some one should explain to J.J. Abrams that it isn’t enough to just put a word in a movie title to create a franchise that will excite the public. I loved the 2008 movie “Cloverfield.” ...

  • 08 Feb 2018

    Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

    Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies Some Arab American and Muslim activists have launched a vicious campaign against Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan who expressed opinions critical of the “Middle Eastern” community that ...

  • 07 Feb 2018

    Anti-Drug Industry Media Firestorm: Unscientific, Dishonest, Dangerous

    Anti-Drug Industry Media Firestorm: Unscientific, Dishonest, Dangerous Guest columnists Sandip Shah and Helen Shao argue that drug companies are being unfairly criticized, that development of drugs costs far more than media claims. Drug research is expensive By Sandip ...

  • 07 Feb 2018

    Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

    Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules Businesses should not be strapped with over-burdensome Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations set by the Obama administration regarding ozone levels. Guest columnist Merrill Matthews argues that Ozone levels have ...

  • 05 Feb 2018

    Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better

    Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better I’ve been watching Super Bowl games since the very first one and I’d like to say they haven’t changed, but they have. The half-time show has become a major attraction but the music just isn’t up to ...

  • 04 Feb 2018

    Opinion: Apple is Big Brother

    Opinion: Apple is Big Brother By Ray Hanania In 1984, Steve Jobs and Apple made a promise to free the minds of the mindless and change the way we would communicate … But in the 34 years since Jobs and Apple unveiled the Macintosh Computer during the Super Bowl in 1984, ...

  • 03 Feb 2018

    Rod Blagojevich getting revenge against political foes

    Rod Blagojevich getting revenge against political foes Most people believe former Governor Rod Blagojevich is guilty of misconduct in office, but there are just as many who believe that the punishment was excessive and driven by the hatred that Illinois’ ...

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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...