It’s what McCain failed to say that bothers me.
This state sometimes resembles a madhouse and the inmates are definitely running the asylum.
There was no leader willing to fall on his sword for the school children of Illinois.
The debate rages over competing health care plans that are among the worst devised by modern man. They don’t work. Can’t work. And everyone knows it.
Rigorous new standardized tests are changing the way firefighters get hired in much of the country.
KADNER: A child who makes a mistake shouldn’t have to pay for that error the rest of his life. I think we could all agree with that.
PHIL KADNER: The President has inadvertently given new life to single-payer universal health care. Trump may be the reason it becomes law of the land.
KADNER: A long-forgotten bit of history may well be a key reason Illinois is in such sorry financial shape it is today.
Unemployment statistics among black teenagers in the south suburbs of Cook County are staggering.
PHIL KADNER: A property-tax freeze will result in reduced school funding at local levels, but legislative leaders are going along with it.