Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

‘Tofu’ Law that Snared Blagojevich Ought to be Repealed

Illinois politicians were posing for holy pictures this week after the conviction Monday of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich on 17 federal criminal charges.

Eli Lehrer: Broken Government Promises Create Civil Disorder

Much as the civil disorder spreading in Greece must disturb law-abiding people everywhere, it's not all that difficult to understand. It stems from dashed expectations and broken promises.

FCC a Sock Puppet for Activists

The White House’s Game of Chicken

Can You Hear the Thunder?

I woke last night to the sound of thunder. How far off? I sat and wondered. – Bob Seger, “Night Moves,” 1976