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  • Schultz: First quote Jesus; then punish the poor

    Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker.” – Proverbs 14:31It’s not my habit to start a column ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Our View: Consider graduation an opportunity

    It comes around every year, but it never gets old.It’s high school graduation time. A time to celebr ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Jason Akst: How to ‘celebrate’ Memorial Day

    Dad told great war stories.He was a bomber pilot in World War II and supposedly knew Joseph Heller o ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Our View: Be reasonable relaxing regulations

    The traditional season for roadside produce stands is upon us, but a proposed change to DeKalb County’s rules for such operations could make that seas ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Bernstein: Deadlocked convention, Republican nightmare

    It’s time for a quick primer on what a disaster a deadlocked convention would be for the Republican Party – a possibility that the combination of so m ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Ponnuru: 16 questions Hillary Clinton should answer

    As her campaign for the presidency kicked off, Hillary Clinton managed to go 27 days without answering a question from the press.
    May 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Another View: Finally Obama stops sending police military hardware

    The police protect the public. The military protects the republic. In an age of terrorism, their jobs necessarily overlap, especially in large cities. ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Wilkinson: Whites surprisingly accepting of losing majority

    The U.S. is in the midst of a demographic transition unlike any in history. No nation with a white European ethnic majority has evolved to become a no ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Another View: Fatal crash renews Amtrak debate

    This week’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia raised troubling questions about safety.The caus ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Pitts: GoFundMe is much worse than Obamacare

    Luis Lang would like you to send him some money.He has taken to GoFundMe (gofundme.com/s78e9w), the ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Choice: Kish College recruits DeKalb County students

    I would like to set the record straight regarding an article that appeared in the May 8 Daily Chronicle, “Kish College enrollment worries.”
    May 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Our View: Handouts business as usual

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner contributed $400,000 last week to every Republican member of the Illinois House and Senate.
    May 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Letter: End cronyism in state hiring, pass SB 981

    To the Editor:As the spring legislative session continues, I am hopeful that we will soon take actio ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Another View: Congress vs. terrorism

    There are just two weeks before a set of Patriot Act anti-terrorism provisions lapses. The House did its job on Wednesday, overwhelmingly passing a co ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Letter: My unfortunate experience with Rauner

    To the Editor:I was recently in Springfield honoring Abraham Lincoln and attending a ceremony for fa ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Reader Poll

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