Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

A not-so-wise Latina and the Supreme Court dilemma

January 15, 2022
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“It has long, however, been my opinion, and I have never shrunk from its expression,… that the germ of dissolution of our Federal Government is in the Constitution of the Federal Judiciary — an irresponsible body, (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow,) working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today...

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Reader exchange offers new hope

January 8, 2022
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Last Friday’s paper was barely off the presses when into my inbox came: “You did a great job of bashing the Democrats today, how about doing the same for the Republicans? Both parties have plenty to atone for. I am really weary of partisan reporters and editorialists who have single vision.” I’ll be honest,...

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For 2022, we need to make a better history

January 1, 2022
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Paraphrasing a recent meme that arrived in my inbox: “2021 is ending and although we have our differences, I think we can all agree on one thing…What the H-e-double L was that?” We started the year with a riot at the U.S. Capitol.  A riot that has some still promoting a narrative that a...

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In the thin air of Aspen, a solution worse than the problem

November 27, 2021
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First, some housecleaning.  In last week’s column about John Kass and George Soros, I wrote “the Chicago Tribune Guild (the union representing reporters and editors) fired off a letter to management accusing Kass of anti-Semitism and promoting the “old trope that Jews foment civil unrest”.  The Guild claimed, “It’s racist and antisemitic, and it...

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Old school columnist John Kass schools the mob

November 20, 2021
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In July of 2020, Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass penned a piece titled “Something grows in the big cities run by Democrats:  An overwhelming sense of lawlessness.” The column opened with a simple truth: “President Donald Trump is sending federal law enforcement into the big cities run by Democratic mayors, where murder and gang...

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Holocaust: Seems we still haven’t learned

November 13, 2021
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We all, or we should, know the importance of the date of November 11th that appears each year on our calendars. Initially Armistice Day marking the end of World War I, it was rightfully changed to Veteran’s Day, honoring all veterans in 1954 when President Eisenhower signed into law the bill introduced by fellow...

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