Dr. King’s Legacy Deserves Better

By Todd Bernstein | January 14, 2018

In 1988, two years after Martin Luther King Day was first observed as a national holiday, I was working late into the evening with then Pennsylvania Secretary of Labor and Industry, Harris Wofford. Harris had ...


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Need Some Answers

By Larry Kane | January 12, 2018

Every year around this time I try to wrest myself away from my addiction – the world of politics – to desperately find answers to some common-sense questions.

Safety is first. By law, we have ...


It’s Time to End the Veteran Suicide Epidemic

By Jon Peterson | January 12, 2018

In the last ten years, an average of 20 American military service veterans have died from suicide every day. In that time, a total of 73,000 veterans have taken their own lives. Put into historical ...

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A Wolff in the White House

By Larry Ceisler | January 15, 2018

I watched Michael Smerconish’s interview with Michael Wolff Saturday morning on CNN. I know it is a tad strange to be commenting on the host of this site. But I think the exchange, Wolff’s response ...


Actual Malice Matters

By Michael Smerconish | January 11, 2018

Last night, President Trump repeated his criticism of the nation’s libel laws. On the one-year anniversary of the release of the Steele Dossier and the day his lawyer sued BuzzFeed News, he wasn’t shy about ...

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Et Tu Oprah? Please say it ain’t so

By Larry Ceisler | January 9, 2018

I was driving my teenage daughter and her friend to school today, and we started talking about the Oprah for President boomlet. Though these girls are politically cognizant, they pay attention more to teenage focused ...

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Apple Owes iGen an Honest Answer

By Michael Smerconish | January 10, 2018

The kids might not be alright.

At least, that’s the case according to one of Apple’s biggest investors and California’s teachers. A few days ago, Jana Partners, which has $2 billion invested in Apple, and ...

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I Love Oprah

By Susan Berger | January 8, 2018 (originally May 18, 2011)

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in the Chicago Tribune May 18, 2011. In light of Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes last night, and with Susan’s permission, we have ...

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“The Best Crisis Leaders Are Mentally Ill”

By Michael Smerconish | January 8, 2018

On Friday, Michael Wolff, the author of the new book Fire and Fury, said on The Today Show, “Let me put a marker in the sand here: 100% of the people around him” think that ...

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By Michael Smerconish | January 5, 2018

President Trump’s public handling of the nuclear threat of North Korea has been bellicose, intemperate, and impish.  He has treated an adversary with nukes as if the two were teenagers on a Queens playground. But ...

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Hail Bannon?

By Larry Ceisler | January 4, 2018

When the blurbs from Michael Wolff’s new book about the Trump White House started popping up online, my left-leaning millennial employees found a reason to break from work to praise their new hero: Steve Bannon.