There is something very fishy about the new 2020 Census Bureau data determining which states picked up seats and which states lost seats.
The stars are aligned for Illinois to become a hot spot in the revival of manufacturing across our great American heartland.
After battling the pandemic, a couple of regional natural disasters and some political shenanigans, the 2020 Census is in the books. The first release of the census results shows that while everyone mattered, not everyone was counted. The first release also contains data to reshape the polit…
Well, it doesn’t appear the area’s other local columnists are going to say anything about the Biden presidency, so it’s being left up to me. Surprising, given how vocal they were about the failures of Trump. One might be led to believe they are comfortable with Biden’s first 100 days and the…
Patrisse Cullors is a co-founder of Blacks Lives Matter. About her background, she said in 2015: “The first thing, I think, is that we actually do have an ideological frame. Myself and Alicia [Garza, BLM co-founder] in particular are trained organizers.” Cullors also said: “We are trained Ma…
The president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Alexis McGill Johnson, has used The New York Times as a confessional to fess up to the racist history of Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger.
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored what we in health care see every day: When your health is at stake as a patient, you deserve and demand the highest-quality, safest care possible.
“Budget Reconciliation” may be the most popular phrase on Capitol Hill right now. This special legislative process allows certain bills to be passed in the Senate with a simple majority so long as they impact the budget.
With apologies to my buddy, Steve, who couldn’t name a musician if the prize was a brand-new Scotty Cameron putter, I’m taking a break from rebuking Biden to discuss perhaps my favorite subject, music.
April is Donate Life Month and Scott Reeder takes a look at a Springfield man who donated his kidney to someone he didn't know particularly well. We also examine the spiritual journey of both the donor and the recipient through the transplant process.
I'm not defending the behavior of companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google that discriminate against conservatives with their business practices and political interventions.
With their industry under assault, oil and gas workers are being assured they can simply transition to renewable energy jobs.
Friends ask: “Why hasn’t Mike Madigan been indicted yet? After all, he has been under investigation for what must be a couple of years now.”
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas raised ire from conservatives for vetoing legislation passed by the Arkansas state Legislature.
Over the years, the Arab nations have struck it rich with their oil deposits. By joining oil’s monopoly, OPEC, several countries have become hugely wealthy.
The agenda here isn’t about creating “millions of new jobs.” It’s a declaration of war against one of the largest sources of new jobs in the United States: our domestic energy producers.
This is a “good news” story (we could use a few). I am late to the game here, as you will see, but worth the telling, and lessons to be learned.
The controversy surrounding the new voting law in the state of Georgia raises important issues regarding the governance of our country and the role of corporations.
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