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  • Justice Thomas' interpretations

    According to the Tribune, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas thinks “the First Amendment does not forbid cities and states from establishing an official religion,” (“High court OKs prayer at public meetings, News, May 6). ...
  • Sotomayor Defends Limits On Discrimination

    Good for Sonia Sotomayor. She called out her U.S. Supreme Court peers for their dismissive attitudes toward our nation's troubling racial history and their wishful thinking on how far we have come in such matters. "The way to stop discrimination on...
  • Letters: Still fighting over Anita Hill

    Re "Anita Hill's still standing," Column, March 17 There's something puzzling about almost every Anita Hill story that I've read over the years. The fact that there were a few other women ready to testify at the hearings who were not called never gets...
  • Historic Patio Theater to close in April

    Historic Patio Theater to close in April
    The historic Patio Theater in Portage Park has been in Demetri Kouvalis' family since 1987. His father ran the movie theater until 2001, when the air conditioning broke. The repairs were more than the family could afford, and the theater, built in 1927,...
  • Review: 'Anita' revisits the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas drama

     Review: 'Anita' revisits the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas drama
    If the name Anita Hill means anything at all to you, you won't need any encouragement to see a compelling documentary featuring this usually private woman talking with exceptional candor and insight about the events that made her an instant national...
  • Letters: Why Anita Hill's testimony rang true

    Re "Still fighting over Anita Hill," Letters, March 20 One letter writer wonders how columnist Robin Abcarian "knew" Anita Hill's testimony in the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was true. I imagine it was the same...
  • A Reagan judge, a Clinton judge, a Bush judge: Does it really matter?

    When a federal district judge in Michigan ruled recently that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violated the Constitution, the New York Times noted that the judge, Bernard A. Friedman, had been appointed by President Reagan. That detail wasn&...
  • Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'

    Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'
    An excerpt from Chapter 10 of Guardian of the Republic   I always knew it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media, because anybody that they didn’t agree with, they would take apart. —Supreme...
  • Did the Supreme Court just open the door to political corruption?

    Money won. Doesn’t it always? It was not a big surprise that the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision today striking down certain limits on federal campaign contributions was divided along partisan lines. Conservative justices sided with the...
  • Supreme Court ruling on campaign contributions: More clout for the rich

    Supreme Court ruling on campaign contributions: More clout for the rich
    WASHINGTON — The wealthiest 1% of Americans will likely play an even larger role in elections following the Supreme Court decision Wednesday that freed rich donors to give as much as $3.5 million per election to the array of candidates running for...
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Much depends on Ginsburg
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...
  • Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'

    Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'
    WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings. For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...