Daily Archive : Friday August 26, 2016

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    Stories show it’s not just wrong to lie; it’s dumb
    Columnist Georgie Anne Geyer: It seemed a little strange and even off-beat that, in this last week the papers have been full of stories about people being punished for lying that would have done my mother’s heart good.

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    Social Security issues complex, but fixable
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: Social Security was never designed to provide all the needs for retirement.

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    School taxes will force seniors out of Palatine
    A Palatine letter to the editor: First, we get District 15 teachers a new 10-year contract shoved down our throats by Mr. Scott Thompson. Now he is seeking to approve borrowing $130 million for construction of two two new schools.

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    Gender neutral at 2020 Olympics?
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I look forward to the 2020 Olympics when all the gender neutral will be in force by the UN and all the countries that support “I am what I say I am” no matter what body I have.

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    Still some stragglers among the GOP
    A Lombard letter tothe editor: When I watched Peter Thiel, the openly homosexual founder of PayPal, speak at the Republican National Convention, I thought that the GOP had finally joined the rest of us in the 21st century, accepting every American’s right to marry whomever they please.

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    Illinois must be voter-sensitive again
    A Wheaton letter to the editor: I have been following the Independent Maps proposal for two years and have helped to solicit people to sign the petition. I was delighted to hear that over 560,000 signatures were collected this year and yet a Cook County judge ruled that we cannot create an independent commission for redistricting.

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    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
    Today’s Daily Herald Opinion page editorial cartoon

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