Jenny Lokshin’s recent letter promoted Planned Parenthood as providing quality health care and useful services. I encourage Lokshin to do more research on Planned Parenthood. Their primary business is abortion, not women’s health care. Lokshin stated correctly that U.S. abortions are declini…
You’ve heard the adage, “If you’re innocent, stop acting guilty.” I just learned about “adverse inference” on the news.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is my fourth cousin; we share the same great-great-grandparents on my father’s side. I pieced together that branch of the family tree while reading a popular business magazine a few years ago.
While the fringe element needs no reminder of the Second Amendment’s closing phrase that has become their singular obsession, isolated and enshrined, they may be admonished of the opening lines: “A well-regulated militia .”
I’m coming to the University of Illinois Homecoming football game this Saturday.
Chancellor Robert Jones was correct to condemn a presentation by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) as anti-semitic (Chancellor’s email on Anti-Semitism dominates UI faculty meeting).
When the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon held public office, he made it a practice to release his full federal and state income-tax returns every year so people could see where he made his money.
Health care is a top issue for most voters. Even with co-pays, prescriptions and doctor visits are often budget busters. The numbers of uninsured are rising again for the first time since the Affordable Care Act. One-third of all bankruptcies involve medical bills. While healthcare is a basi…
Seventeen former Watergate special prosecutors have weighed in: The House can and should investigate President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Their costs are taking larger and larger bites of local property-tax revenues while at the same time, appropriations for state pensions are crowding out funding for core programs like education. Nibbling around the edges, while helpful, won’t get at the real issues driving Illinois' calamitous financial woes.
On Oct. 10, I did my weekly grocery shopping at Salt and Light in Urbana. When I arrived home, I checked my receipt and found that two items on sale had been overcharged. I called the phone number on the receipt, and the woman who took my call was very apologetic. She directed me to take the…
The governor’s task force on pension consolidation has recommended that downstate police and fire pension funds be lumped into one giant, state-operated fund.
I must reply to Samuel Chen’s Oct. 2 letter saying that he only voted for Ramona Sullivan for judge in 2018 because there were no other Democratic candidates.
I just read an article that scares me to death. The illustrious Illinois governor wants to get his hands on $14 billion from Illinois police and fire pensions from outside Cook County. And don’t you so-called righteous liberals think he won’t find a way to do it.
Watching federal prosecutors chase down errant politicians and their corrupt friends is one of the state's leading entertainment activities.
As the Trump administration dramatically cuts the number of refugees allowed to enter this country by almost 50 percent, men, women and children worldwide are grieving.
All of President Donald Trump’s talk reminds me of when President Bill Clinton got on TV and said, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.”
Urbana’s Sister Cities Program completed a recent trip to Africa to renew its Sister Cities partnership with Zomba, Malawi (Aug. 27-Sept. 6).