Opinion

  • Letter: Lakewood's TIF and D-200

    To the Editor:In 2006, Woodstock School District 200 borrowed $100 million to build a high school an ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: What you deserve

    To the Editor:The election is over, and to the 10.9 percent of you who took the time to cast your vo ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Pass the pie, then fix state

    Food fans will love what the Illinois House cooked up recently.Pumpkin pie was voted as the state’s ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ritholtz: Failure to raise gas tax leaves roads in ruins

    Get in your car and go for a drive just about anywhere in the U.S. You will be confronted with a transportation system desperately in need of a reboot ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Pay it forward

    To the Editor:Three cheers for Girl Scouts Angela Becker, Alex Kearney and Kaity McDougall, who orga ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Speaker Michael Madigan's new voting pattern is puzzling

    A couple of weeks ago, I started noticing House Speaker Michael Madigan wasn’t voting on most legislation during his chamber’s floor debates.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Letter: Invest in our youth

    To the Editor:Efforts at curbing crime and violence are at a critical crossroads in Illinois.Down on ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Mad in Marengo

    To the Editor:So let me understand this. People in Marengo have been struggling to find ways to decr ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gene Lyons: Hillary Clinton's burden of authenticity

    One of the funniest conversations I’ve heard took place among a small group of Arkansas women who’d done their best to clue the newlywed Hillary Rodha ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Constitution keeps pace

    To the Editor:Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is reported to be a confirmed Constitutional ori ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Hub hits the wall

    To the Editor:Once again, Hub Arkush is pontificating on the wrong Bears players.Previously, Arkush ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Caution: Farmers ahead

    To the Editor:It’s that time of year again when farmers are on the road going from field to field. I ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The great American misconception

    To the Editor:The majority of Americans believe if they vote for a person or even a party in the 201 ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Childish president

    To the Editor:We are in the midst of the most destructive, divisive and childish president in Americ ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

    “...that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain...” – Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
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