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The people who want to reopen the economy believe that the worst is behind us and that we can safely move forward with lifting the restrictions that closed businesses and created massive … more
During the Crimean War of 1853, when socialite Florence Nightingale treated soldiers, the career of nursing was born. She defied conventions and proved that nursing was more than filling in for … more
Their situation was desperate when the company commander gathered the remnants of his command together in a shell crater. Could Woody take out some of the enemy pillboxes that were pinning them down, … more
A recent poll of Illinois voters found 75% were ready now for small retail businesses to reopen, as long as they followed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Madison County … more
Pritzker waited until people practically begged him to shut down the schools on March 15. He talked about issuing a stay at home order for days, and then only acted on March 21 after California … more
Background. Throughout this century, Illinois has each year been spending and obligating billions more than we have been generating in revenues. So now, each of Illinois’ 4.6 million households … more
The Cold War shaped the lives of us boomers while defining our culture. It embellished disdain and mistrust for communism within our DNA. We found out communism is not just dictatorial governing, it … more
Here’s what made it especially interesting: John was the only passenger … on the entire plane. “I never thought I’d have my own private plane,” he chuckled. John says he got great … more
Gov. JB Pritzker has repeatedly said he’s delegating enforcement of his stay at home order to local governments. That stance has frustrated some folks who want him to get tougher with violators … more
Politics is not bad. The FDR speechwriter turned conservative columnist Raymond Moley observed: “Politics is not something to avoid, abolish or destroy. It is a condition of life, like the air we … more
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