Category Archives: Editorial

The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT

It used to be very nice. It’s the last park designed mostly by Walt’s personally hired staff who remained with the company after he died. Sure, it’s pro corporate but that was always one of Walt’s minor character flaws. Then … Continue reading

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Labor case shows NU taught its athletes well

Former Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter, who helped lead the fight, clearly learned a bit about economics, ethics, history, political science, mathematics and other academic disciplines. That Northwestern education fueled the sense of what is needed, what is possible and what … Continue reading

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Editorial: Jurors size up Nato’s 3 stooges

People who want to attack a presidential candidate’s headquarters with a slingshot but don’t know where the building is and, heck, would rather take a nap anyway are not terrorists. They are pathetic. They might be a little dangerous. They … Continue reading

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Illinois business: Ken Griffin calls Illinois tax incentives a form of cronyism

“The last election cycle I called a local CEO to talk to him about supporting a pro-business candidate … ,” Griffin, a billionaire and Republican hedge fund manager, told the Economic Club of Chicago. “And I asked straightforward and simple, … Continue reading

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Why FBI and CIA didn’t connect the dots

Rather than thinking of intelligence as a simple connect-the-dots picture, think of it as a million unnumbered pictures superimposed on top of each other. Or a random-dot stereogram. Is it a sailboat, a puppy, two guys with pressure-cooker bombs or … Continue reading

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