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Answering Rex Huppke’s Question for Mundelein’s Mayor

Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz believes America is in a moral crisis. He said so during a Fourth of July speech that wound up grabbing headlines, an address that veered from standard patriotic talk into concern about the recent legalization of … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Movie? More Like Off Key Death Metal

It seems presumptuous in mid-February to declare a movie one of the best of 2015, but “Kingsman: The Secret Service” is so entertaining, so fresh, and so fearless that it seems destined to outshine the bulk of the unimaginative and … Continue reading

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Movies: I Saw A Few In 2014

Dear Netflix, Thanks for providing an excellent product/service. We just started using the streaming service in our house in 2014 and thanks to you I was able to catch up on a lot of Asian action films that I had … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2015

Dear faithful readers (all three of you — and I think you may all be spam bots), This blog has been dormant for the second half of 2014 and quite frankly wasn’t that active in the first half of 2014. … Continue reading

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Star Wars Reacts to Chicago!

Some reactions from a galaxy far, far away concerning Chicago getting the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art: Yoda: Lakefront in summer, beautiful it is; Norman Rockwell paintings are strong in the force as well. Princess Amidala: Let’s hope the City … Continue reading

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Neil Steinberg Just Writes Bad Columns

Were I to ask you what color seat you would like on your bus trip to Cleveland, you would probably reply, “But I’m not going to Cleveland.” Were I to insist, fanning a few fabric swatches before you — maroon, … Continue reading

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Ron Unz is Silly

The notion of individuals and businesses carrying their own weight seems just as alien to the sort of present-day Republicans whose perspectives are welcome within the confines of the elite media. For example, a long New York Times column by … Continue reading

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