Gary W. Moore: The importance of family traditions

Family traditions are meaningful to me. The older I get the more important it is to preserve these annual happenings in hope that they will be passed down through generations.

Here’s a link to the column at the Southern Illinoisan.

Column: That thin line between order and chaos in Chicago and other towns

There is a thin line in big cities like Chicago, New York, Detroit and Los Angeles and small towns too.

Here’s a link to the column at the Chicago Tribune.

Michael Goodwin: UNC clash over NY Times writer shows us what’s at stake for journalism’s future

A dispute over whether a New York Times writer should get tenure at the University of North Carolina would seem to be of little national importance.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

Editorial: Census: 7th year of Illinois population loss and the worst yet

The Illinois population plummet is intensifying. Tuesday morning, new U.S. Census Bureau estimates reported a seventh straight year of losses — and this plunge is greater than the last six.

Here’s a link to the story at the Chicago Tribune.

As year of coronavirus nears its end, maintain hope and believe in triumph of human spirit

Coming to the end of 2020, many of us feel battered. Whether it’s politics, the coronavirus, the economy, or the lockdowns, there are ample reasons to be confused if not depressed.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

Column: Bernie Sanders haunts the Biden-Harris ticket

The Plexiglas at Wednesday’s vice-presidential debate made for some strange reflections. Squint hard enough, and you might even have seen the ghostly image of the evening’s third, silent participant: Bernie Sanders.

Here’s a link to the column at Fox News.

Column: The threatening silence of Biden and Harris on packing the Supreme Court

When we watch politicians perform, most of us focus on the action, on what is said.

Here’s a link to the column at the Chicago Tribune.

Column: Gov. Pritzker and the ‘fair tax’ offer you can’t refuse

What do you call it when a powerful man threatens you and your family with an ultimatum, an offer you can’t refuse?

Here’s a link to the column at the Chicago Tribune.

Is Social Media a Helpful Tool or a Crutch?

What makes social media so addictive? Why do you have to go back and check a picture 50 times after you post? Why are you constantly checking your phone?

Here’s a link to the column.

Column: What happened to an America where you could freely speak your mind?

The angry left-handed broom of America’s cultural revolution uses fear to sweep through our civic, corporate and personal life.
Here’s a link to the column at the Chicago Tribune.

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