Jules Witcover

01/15/2017 - 1:00pm

    President Obama's decision to go home to Chicago to deliver his farewell address to the nation was not too surprising, considering he will be leaving a Washington that over the last eight years has brought him as much heartache as satisfaction.

    His televised speech before a packed crowd at the...

12/11/2016 - 3:00pm

    As the nation's news media try to figure out how to handle President-elect Trump, he continues to keep them off balance with the hustler's tactic of bait-and-switch. He tosses out one after another tasty news morsels to draw attention from issues than can do him political damage.

12/08/2016 - 8:00pm

    Q: What does Donald Trump want?

    A: More of everything.

    His recent tweet regurgitation against Green Party loser Jill Stein's pursuit of a voter recount in Wisconsin, a state that narrowly...

12/05/2016 - 11:00am

    Barely two weeks after Donald Trump's election built on a host of promises from building a wall along the Mexican border to putting "crooked" Hillary Clinton in jail, he has already begun to withdraw or hedge on many of them.

    He still...

12/04/2016 - 12:00pm

    In the Book of Proverbs it is written: "Where there is no vision, the people perish." Our president-elect's answer to that is his promise to "make American great again." But the proverb goes on to add: "But he that accepts the law, happy is he."

11/30/2016 - 3:00pm

    Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. The emergence of "social media" as compared to "news media" has morphed into "fake news" as opposed to reliable journalism.

    The legitimate citizen chatter on the Internet...

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