[ • 20 Feb 2017 • One Comment]
Yes, he frequently rambles incoherently. You may wonder why he gives clearly dangerous executive orders, such as restoring the coal mining industry‘s right to dump its wastes into unpolluted rivers and streams. Will that bring back jobs for miners or just lower expenses for owners? But look again at some of Trump’s biggest lies and worst orders, typically catering to racism and xenophobia, but bearing no relationship to making America “great again,“ and you can get a...

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[ • 17 Feb 2017 • One Comment]
Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking compromise critical in getting many initiatives of two Republican presidents through Congress, died Friday. He was 93. Michel had announced in late 1993 that he would not seek another term representing the Peoria area and much of Central Illinois, citing lost power under a Democratic administration and a new class of lawmakers making their careers by “trashing...

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[ • 15 Feb 2017 • 2 Comments]
One of the current scams in government schools is to make white students feel guilty for being white. Linda Yonke, of New Trier, is the latest in a line of committed socialist types, to use the classroom to indoctrinate students while shutting off debate. But there are troubling facts that get in the way of the prevailing narrative about race being forced on New Trier Students. If you read the books and articles we recommend you’ll penetrate the fog of the historical blackout Supt. Yonke is attempting...

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[ • 14 Feb 2017 • One Comment ]
  Franklin Roosevelt reassured a nation facing economic chaos and a war brewing across the ocean that “we have nothing to fear but fear itself.” Trump, on the other hand, using the authoritarian’s tools of fear and lies, is doing all he can to instill fear from within and from abroad. Only he can save us from crime in the cities and staunch the inflow of Islamic terrorist immigrants and refugees. Not to say there is no domestic problem–we in Chicagoans and others cities...


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[ • 10 Feb 2017 • No Comment ]
New Trier High School has recently come under fire from conservative parents over an upcoming civil rights seminar that some parents say is lacking conservative voices. Robert Blackwell wrote the post below on Facebook regarding the seminar: I am a black parent of a child at New Trier I am offended that Black Lives Matters was invited to speak at the school. This organization does not represent black people and is not the morale equivalent of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference which was...


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[ • 8 Feb 2017 • No Comment ]
As late as 2012, Senator Cory Booker was in favor of School Choice. Now he takes the Democrat Party line in opposing even the slightest school choice programs.
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[ • 8 Feb 2017 • One Comment ]
I live in Evanston, Ill., a city of roughly 80,000 just outside Chicago at whose center is Northwestern University. Evanston went 88% for Hillary Clinton to 7% for Donald Trump. The morning after the election, the general glum in town was palpable. At Peet’s Coffee, at Whole Foods, among students, one could everywhere see the depression upon faces. An amiable young woman at the public library told me she went to bed the night before with tears in her eyes. A good friend wrote that he no longer...


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[ • 7 Feb 2017 • No Comment ]
Almost lost in the brouhaha over Trump’s ban on travel from 7 predominantly Muslim countries–essentially the ban he promised in his campaign–is his pledge made largely to Evangelicals to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment in order to allow the clergy to “speak freely and without fear of retribution.” Evangelicals–and other religious groups–have long fought the law in the name of “free speech” and denounce it as a breach of religious...


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[ • 6 Feb 2017 • 2 Comments ]
Not since the Vietnam War have I seen as much strife and personal hostility within an otherwise friendly community. Thank the administration of New Trier High School in north suburban Chicago. This story is about the madness on college campuses now being crammed down into a public high school. More importantly, it’s about an angry brawl now growing rapidly. Oblivious to how identity politics have divided the country, the school is holding an attendance-mandatory All-School Seminar Day with the...


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