Opinion

  • Our View: Unfunded mandates piling up

    Bad habits are hard to break. Actions by the Illinois General Assembly prove the point.For years, le ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Republicans in District 4

    To the Editor:The race for County Board District 4 is an easy choice given the caliber of the two Re ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Where do countries go for couples' counseling?

    Scottish voters have spoken: They are staying.The union that has weathered 307 years of storms – if ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Liberal-bashing response

    To the Editor:This is a response the letter “Send a message to liberals,” which appeared on your Opi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need toll choice

    To the Editor:The Illinois Tollway has a new policy of creating interchanges like Route 47 and Inter ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner might need a bigger boat to win

    Bruce Rauner reportedly had one of those bugs that was going around last week.I feel his pain. I was ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Coming through for clients

    To the Editor:Hats off and thanks to the board members of the Mental Health Resource League for McHe ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Struggles to protect free speech on college campuses continue

    As I often have reported, FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) continually fights in the courts and media to protect the free speech r ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • End domestic violence

    To the Editor:Domestic violence is a terrible crime. We have seen it in the news recently, especiall ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Where’s the trickle down?

    To the Editor:According to Time Magazine’s Sept. 9-15, 2014, issue, the top 5 percent of households ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fund NASA project

    To the Editor:The ultimate challenge push for the U.S.’s longing quest for the moon came from former ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Why do Americans hate America so much?

    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defe ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Focus on police body cameras

    Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, drew much attention to a previously little-used piece of police equipment that is gaining popularity after a poli ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lyons: Schools have a better chance of helping kids with substance abuse problems than courts

    Kind of had it with bad news over the last several days. Even though we cover this stuff, we get as depressed as anyone else about news about a pedoph ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Support for Hultgren

    To the Editor:Congressman Randy Hultgren is a unique politician with his humble, quiet and thoughtfu ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
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