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The long haul

I’ve been writing for the Reader for so long that lots of you may think I’ve always been writing for the Reader. Like, you know, I hopped out of my mother’s womb with a pencil in my hand and a question or two for the doctor about TIFs. Not true—I didn’t have a pencil in […]

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The Blue Wave hits Illinois

Far be it for me to give advice to the Republican Party, whose candidates I’ve not voted for since my Disco-dancing days back in the late `70s. But, Republicans, if you want to win an election or two in Illinois, you might want to find a new boogieman with whom to scare voters. Cause clearly […]