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Understandable Outrage Mar. 28, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

It's hard to process what has happened in the last few days. First, President Donald Trump's ongoing... Read More

A Victory for the Chicago Police Code of Silence Jan. 20, 2019

Steve Chapman

When Chicago police fatally shot a 17-year-old boy on a Southwest Side street in October 2014, the s... Read More

A Cold Wind off Lake Michigan -- for Chicago and America Sep. 14, 2018

Michael Barone

"It's the Lord of the Flies on LaSalle Street," wrote columnist John Kass in the Chicago Tribune. In... Read More

The Truth Behind Chicago's Violence Aug. 12, 2018

Steve Chapman

The bloodletting in Chicago last weekend, with 74 people shot, 12 fatally, was enough to horrify eve... Read More

Which Politicians Look Like Their Home State? May. 12, 2018

Mark Shields

West Virginia — which, between 2015 and 2016, was the only state to see both more deaths than ... Read More

The Chase for Amazon Will End in Tears Oct. 08, 2017

Steve Chapman

The mayors doing their utmost to get Amazon's second headquarters for their cities are having a gran... Read More

Shirts vs. Skins 2017 Feb. 25, 2017

Mark Shields

Back before kids sports — with their pricey equipment, expensive coaches and summer camps R... Read More

Rahm, I Tried to Warn You Jan. 07, 2016

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — Chicago has always struck me as one of the most affluent cities in the world. Gro... Read More

Chicago Needs More Tasing Jan. 03, 2016

Steve Chapman

Progress is often hard to measure, but in the coming year in Chicago, there will be one revealing in... Read More

Racist Silence Binds Chicago and Israel in Killing of Teenagers Dec. 03, 2015

Ray Hanania

There are many similarities in the killing of Black teenagers by police on American streets, and the... Read More

The Next Front in the War on Religious Freedom Aug. 28, 2015

David Harsanyi

Stop bellyaching about Washington. All the country's best fascists are on your local city council. N... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Eric Holder? Sep. 30, 2014

Chuck Norris

After 5 1/2 bumpy years of controversial service, the besieged but bolstered attorney general, Eric ... Read More

Fireplug Felons Won't Wreck Rahm! May. 21, 2014

Roger Simon

CHICAGO — It was not the worst weekend in recent memory. Only two men were killed and 26 other... Read More

The White House's Cover-up of Benghazi May. 13, 2014

Chuck Norris

The Obama administration continues to suppress documents that could finally explain why U.S. officia... Read More

Competing for the Obama Library May. 04, 2014

Steve Chapman

To say that California is in better fiscal condition than Illinois is like saying the captain of the... Read More

Democrats' Failure Factories Jan. 22, 2014

Betsy McCaughey

Teachers unions supply the Democratic Party with money and foot soldiers. But if Democrats intend to... Read More

Crude Cruelty Mar. 09, 2011

Oliver North

WASHINGTON — Fuel and food prices are up. So is unemployment. Officials in the Obama administr... Read More

Rahm's Residency Nov. 30, 2010

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — My campaign for mayor of Chicago against Rahm Emanuel is getting under way. I alr... Read More

The White House Bunker So Soon? Oct. 12, 2010

Tony Blankley

Based on the recent appointments of the two most powerful staff positions in the White House, and on... Read More

Foreign Money? Oct. 12, 2010

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — OK, OK! It is only a satire. I am not really running for mayor of Chicago, but I ... Read More