DAILY JOURNAL EDITORIALS
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
It’s 6 a.m. in Princeton. I have a six-hour drive to Rochester, Minn., where the Mayo Brothers will take a look-see at my 80-year-old ticker. Some reason for stress.
With multiple highly effective vaccines against COVID-19, we have begun to round a corner on the current pandemic. But another crisis looms.
Nothing has changed in a week’s time. Gun violence is still taking away multiple lives on a daily basis. We need to Make America Safer Again (MASA) from gun violence. Unlike the Make America Great Again campaign that failed to define a time period to substantiate its great claim, there is a …
Ken, several weeks ago you wrote a column on Trump, who has been facing legal peril on multiple fronts. Since then a 24-page indictment has arisen by the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which details criminal charges against Donald J. Trump’s family business as well as its chief financial officer, Allen H. Weisselberg.
Just be careful out there and respect the power that Mother Nature holds. You don't want to be on the receiving end of one of her reminders.
The Biden White House is furiously trying to cajole congressional Republicans into signing off on his $2 trillion "infrastructure bill."
We must admit we were quite pleased to see Kankakee Mayor Chris Curtis making a statement about Monday’s shooting death on the city’s northside.
For a long time, pork barrel legislation and corruption have been close companions. Politicians had ways of bringing federally funded projects to their districts, and special interests that stood to profit from those outlays sought to influence the politicians. Members of Congress could inse…
With the General Assembly scheduled to adjourn at the end of the month, it’s time to put the finishing touches on the 2021-22 state budget that takes effect on July 1.
Gov. JB Pritzker has an opportunity to rebuild trust with voters who repeatedly have demonstrated their lack of confidence in state government.
With local leaders showing a willingness to meet people where they are, we’re hopeful that we can put this pandemic behind us sooner rather than later.
Nationally, what we have done with COVID vaccinations is to use neither the carrot nor the stick. Instead, what we have done is to nag people.
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