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For a Blessed and Happy American Thanksgiving

By John Kass Thanksgiving Day 2022 For the past several years I’ve called upon a local smart-ass called Mr. Thanksgiving…

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Chicago Loses a Treasure

by Cory Franklin November 23, 2022 When Queen Elizabeth II died, the best newspaper obituary writer in Chicago, Maureen O’Donnell,…

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As Chicago’s Mayoral Race Takes Shape, Does Lightfoot Really Deliver?

By John Kass November 20, 2022 By John Kass November 20, 2022 Just as I sat down to write this…

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Can a Nation Survive without a Center?

By Ray Hanania November 18, 2022 America is polarized by leaders of the far Left and far Right rallying voters…

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Will Trump and Biden Allow Americans to Set Aside Our Tomahawks for Thanksgiving?

By John Kass November 16, 2022 America has been feasting for years on angry politics and toxic politics and tribal…

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The Winner, Boss Toni: The New Borg Queen with Chicago Violent Crime in her Lap. Resistance is Futile. Just ask Lori Lightfoot.

By John Kass Nov. 13, 2022 Oh, so you see the word “winner”  in a headline and you expected what,…

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Veterans Day and “Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War”

By Michael Ledwith November 11, 2022 Vietnam was my generation’s war. If fate had bent slightly this way or that…

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After Little Red Ripple, President Biden’s Beer Muscles Want a Second Term and Chicago’s “Main Event” Begins

By John Kass Nov 10, 2022 It might not be the most impressive of photographs, but just think what a…

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Red Wave Coming: The Time of the Jesters Honoring Themselves Comes to an End

By John Kass November 6, 2022 I must admit that I’ve always been susceptible to the dark charms of jesters,…

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Fetterman, Politics and a Doctor’s Ethical Lapse

By Cory Franklin November 4, 2022 Consider these sentences: I plead guilty. I plead not guilty. I am going to…

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The Madness of Lori Lightfoot and Chicago’s Violent Crime

By Steve Huntley November 2, 2022 How does crime maim a great city like Chicago? Let us count the ways.…

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Behold a Scary, Revolting Golden Halloween Moutza of the Month

By John Kass | October 30, 2022 Late October is a time for whiskey and Dylan Thomas poetry, and Hunter’s…

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Democrat Politicos Terrified by Red November, are Gripped by Halloween Hysterics. But Beware of Baba Yaga!

John Kass October 28, 2022 My grandfather, Papou Pete, was a great story teller. He fought in two World Wars…

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Chopper John and the Hovering Heroes of Lutheran Air III

By Pat Hickey | October 25, 2022 It is 5:30 AM on a weekday in October. John Wooden goes immediately…

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Lightfoot Sings Karaoke as Crime Devours Chicago. Where’s the Kidnapping Insurance?

By John Kass October 23, 2022  As Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot promotes her ridiculous karaoke events, and supports Gov. J.B.…

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