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As America has decided to pull further away from the times of the Civil War and the oppression of Black Americans, there is a huge effort underway to eliminate decades-old venerations of Confederate officers. Those men who waged war against their own country to uphold slavery is to be ended
What a difference a year makes. Last year, we kicked off the summer traveling season with miserable weather. It was cold and rainy. We were still living under pandemic mandates. The national average for a gallon of gas was well above four dollars. If you were traveling by air, seats were sti…
April was sexual assault awareness month. Sadly, this is also a time that Illinois communities must be aware that rape crisis services are in danger of significant reductions across the state because of a $9.5 million cut in federal funding that begins in July.
GUEST VIEWPOINT: Ending masking requirements in hospitals and clinics is a step backward for health care
Recently, many of the hospitals and clinics in and around Chicago, including my own, have elected to discontinue universal masking requirements, noting the lowest rates of COVID-19 in the last three years. This is being hailed as a sign of moving on from the COVID-19 pandemic. But is it real…
The left is waging a full-fledged cultural revolution against traditional America. And the Maoist results are often as absurd as they are terrifying.
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The worst kind of graft is perfectly legal.
“Do good things come to those who wait? I don’t know; I guess it all depends. Growing up, they said my age group belonged to the microwave generation —impatient, wanting everything “popcorn quick.” That made it especially hard when I couldn’t accomplish my dreams instantly.
This has been the year for school choice all over the country. At least six additional states joined Arizona and Florida to give parents the funds to send their children to private and charter schools.
It may be true that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. However, what happens in Washington certainly does not stay in Washington. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to make a decision that could have a big impact here in Gilman.
This past week, Special Counsel John Durham released a 316-page report detailing the origins of Operation Crossfire Hurricane — the FBI’s investigation into supposed connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The report is an astounding expose of corruption and collus…
GUEST VIEWPOINT: Yes, it’s guns. Yes, it’s mental health. It’s everything. And government can’t fix it
I am always amazed when, in the aftermath of a mass shooting such as the tragedy in Allen, Texas, both political parties expect their overly simplistic explanations to be taken seriously, their anemic policy proposals accepted as dependable solutions.
As a farmer in Clinton County who has been regenerative farming for more than two decades, I firmly believe that passing down healthy soil is one of the greatest gifts that we can give to future generations. Issues like soil erosion and nutrient loss are worsening at a time when we desperate…
I was proud and moved to participate in opening ceremonies, at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., commemorating National Police Week.
At the risk of being accused of being unsympathetic, I am beyond the point of accepting the playing the mental health card every time a violent crime is committed. Outside of the defense of self or others, there is no acceptable excuse for committing an act of violence upon anyone.
With this being the month for graduations both at the secondary and college level, you often see celebrity or world renown commencement speakers, especially at high-profile institutions. Some universities really try to make a big splash with their guest speakers. It’s all well and good.
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