Editorial: The ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ this Labor Day

Editorial: The ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ this Labor Day

Almost every month glowing reports come out about America’s job picture. On Friday, the Labor Department told us the unemployment rate remained ...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Hats offto thosewho labor

Monday marks yet another holiday on our yearly calendar, a day in which some of us will enjoy time away from work; others will wrap up final beach wee...

September 4th, 2016 |  


Chicago Tribune: Clearing a debate path for Gary Johnson

Are voters warming to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton? They are not.A look at a national poll from Quinnipiac University provides a snapshot of the r...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Editorial: Turnpike test could prove self-driving really works

Editorial: Turnpike test could prove self-driving really works

Ohio’s toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving vehi...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Don’t treat them like dogs — treat them better

Today is National Dog Day.The day is meant to “celebrate all breeds, pure and mixed, and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the nu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Let’s end secrecyaround researchon taxpayers’ tab

Congress spends about $100 million annually on research that it doesn’t want to share with the people who really pay for it — you.The Cong...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

The start of the new school year is a magical time.There are tears of joy, impromptu dances of glee and meet-ups with friends who haven’t been s...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Chicago Tribune: No budging in line, seniors

Imagine you’ve been patiently waiting your turn at, say, the Starbucks. You finally reach the front when a senior citizen strides up and announc...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Editorial: When will people learn email faux pas can destroy careers?

Editorial: When will people learn email faux pas can destroy careers?

Phones got smarter, then smaller and now larger. Videocassette players are officially relics, with the last one coming off the assembly line this mont...

July 29th, 2016 |