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  • Iraq war 10th anniversary: A dark mark for news media

     
    Today is the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, one of the most shameful moments in American political and media history. It’s the 10th anniversary of the day the United States took its eye off the ball, allowing......
  • New ad reveals what Laura Bush, Colin Powell, Dick Cheney and Barack Obama have in common

     
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  • They cannot stand Pat. But right's move to oust state GOP chair doomed to backfire

     
    Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee has...
  • Rachel Maddow hosts MSNBC documentary “Hubris: Selling the Iraq War”

     
    As we approach the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, journalist Rachel Maddow looks at the key government decisions that led the United States into the war, through a new documentary called Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, premiering Feb....
  • ‘NCIS’ rolls to top of Tuesday ratings with Abby episode

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH LATE NATIONAL RATINGS: There are a lot of Pauley Perrette fans out there who love watching her play Abby on “NCIS.”  They sent “NCIS” to top of the ratings Tuesday nationally and locally. “...
  • By `applaud' he means give the raspberry

     
    Romney surrogate John Sununu: When you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama. CNN Host Piers Morgan: What......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Colin Powell: I’m endorsing Barack Obama

     
    During an interview Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama's re-election. Powell, a Republican, said he was more comfortable with Obama's stands on such issues as climate, education,...
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • This weekend: Anne Hathaway hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; ‘Family Guy’ marks 200th episode; Christina Ricci visits ‘The Good Wife’

     
    The highlights this weekend: 1. Anne Hathaway hosts “Saturday Night Live,” which can satirize the election results with Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah), Mitt Romney (Jason Sudeikis) and Joe Biden (Sudeikis again). Hathaway can help them spoof &#...
  • Leave Susan Rice alone!

     
    What, exactly, is the beef against U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice? That she lied to the public when she went on the Sunday shows five days after the attack in Benghazi? Or that she should have known that what she was......
  • Political commercials: Which were the worst?

     
    The 2012 election season gave us some of the most annoying political commercials that money can buy. In swing state Florida, we were subjected to them hour after hour, especially in the final days. Please tell me which ones you thought were the worst....