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[27 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

* The Illinois Policy Institute is apparently miffed with the media’s coverage of its “documentary” on Speaker Madigan. Click here, and here.
I offered to buy the original of the cartoon about me, but I was rebuffed. Too bad, even though the image looks a lot more like Rick Pearson than me (just kidding, […]

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[27 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Never mind that he’s talking about many who his university educated, including me. Any of you who question campus preoccupation with safe spaces, trigger warnings and microagressions are idiots and lunatics. That’s what Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro told new students this past week in his welcoming address. Articles about his comments include those in CampusReform and The Daily Northwestern.
 
“Look for safe spaces,” Schapiro told the freshman, and he pledged that “if you can’t find them, we will help you find them.” Regarding traumatic ideas, Schapiro says, “If they say …

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[25 Sep 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

Just when you thought Hillary Clinton was on a losing downslide–due to a couple of self-inflicted wounds–she appears to have bottomed out and begun a slow but sure incremental uptick. Little doubt that she now leads Donald Trump nationally by 3-4 points again, just as the first debate comes upon us. (I write, of course, prior to that event.)

Trump still holds slim leads or ties in some major battleground states, but at the moment they cannot put him over the top. Further, the battleground states are a lagging indicator and …

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Race tightens in Virginia; Trump down by 1 in Colorado, up by 9 in Missouri https://t.co/rsGKR0DNCK pic.twitter.com/iffxNp7cce— YouGovUS (@YouGovUS) September 25, 2016

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

The Chicago Tribune

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Zerohedge reports the shooter is captured and appears to not be Hispanic , Episcopalian girl from Greenwich,Conn. , or Trump supporter. We win I vote for Hillary Clinton— Arcan (@ArcanCetin) January 18, 2015

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

One excellent article on sleazy Warren Buffett: one man who doesn’t want to play by the rules of free market capitalism. Did Warren Buffett’s ties to the Obama regime get greedy government bureaucrats to look the other way?Buffett has been repeatedly a…

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Originally posted on Oak Park Newspapers:
I missed the boat when I politely declined to be part of Ken Trainor’s round-up of Trump supporters, etc. Had other things to do, had not sorted my thinking on the matter, but was low-energy at the time, to use a Trump-ism I find useful. But there’s time yet…

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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

In 2016 Chicago has recorded more murders than New York and Los Angeles combined https://t.co/7OkDjgeTpo pic.twitter.com/6YtQe4Jg9E— The Economist (@TheEconomist) September 24, 2016