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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Shortly after next month’s elections we celebrate the centennial of the signing of the armistice ending World War I.   On November 11, 1918 the “Central Powers”–Germany, Bulgaria, Austro-Hungary and the Turkish-ruled Ottoman Empire–surrendered to the allies led by France, Great Britain, Italy and the US.
   That war and the Paris Peace Conference that followed are the most consequential, defining events of the 20th Century, shaping the geopolitical world we live in today–its triumphs and ongoing problems.

The “Great War” began in 1914 with a minor Balkan power struggle and quickly metastasized to involve …

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Bob Menendez holds slim lead over rival, latest poll shows https://t.co/7JiCBVbtUg pic.twitter.com/phstVQXdgZ— New York Post (@nypost) October 25, 2018

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Sanitation Department fined coffee shop $300 for a sign — that says how many cups they’ve kept out of landfills https://t.co/8ytcDkC5PX pic.twitter.com/NHdWCjlofN

— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) October 25, 2018

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[24 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

The judge listened intently as he presided over a historic public hearing on a proposed consent decree at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse. A report by @SeidelContent and @NaderDIssa.https://t.co/SQpNEs17lM— Chicago Sun-Times (@Suntimes) October 24…

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[24 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Amgen plans to cut the cost of its marquee cholesterol drug 60% from more than $14,000 a year to $5,850 https://t.co/cQN78ytAWT— Bloomberg (@business) October 24, 2018

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[24 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

* From the Sam McCann campaign…
A robust six figure buy will blanket the Chicagoland cable markets starting tonight through Election Day targeting sensible conservatives that continue to support our President and candidates with like minded values.

* You really should watch the ad because the script below doesn’t do it justice…

Um, OK. Whew.
* Script…
President Trump: […]

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[24 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

* Rep. Marty Moylan’s campaign…
Please see State Rep. Marty Moylan’s statement demanding that Marilyn Smolenski calls on her benefactor, Dan Proft to remove an unethically obtained advertisement from the airwaves.

Smolenski is a Republican running against Moylan. Rep. Moylan’s press release is here. The president of the Park Ridge League of Women Voters […]

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

It’s a problem that’s never been high on his agenda.

“He’s been ambivalent, muddled on sex abuse. It’s not been at the top of his priority list, ever,” said Paul Vallely, a British journalist and author of Pope Francis: The Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism, a biography.
Consider Chile.
Nowhere has the pope tripped more than in Chile, which once had one of the highest percentages of Catholics in Latin America. Allegations there involve 167 Catholic officials and 178 victims so far. Prosecutors recently raided church buildings, seized documents and arrested a prominent priest, putting the …

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

By reputation and wide exposure of his talents, Francis is supposed to ignore the Chilean iceberg. But he did. Why? ROME – It’s a universally acknowledged reality of the sea that it’s never the tip of the iceberg that sinks a ship, but what lies under the water unseen. Yet, to the trained eye, the […]