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John Whitehead

War on Christmas, politically-correct themes over the top

To a nation of snowflakes, Christmas has become yet another trigger word. The latest Christmas casualties in the campaign to create one large national safe space are none other than the beloved animated classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, denounced for promoting bullying and homophobia, which first aired on television December…...

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Oswego Fox Fall Fest

Oswego Fox Fall Fest

Oswego Fox Fall Fest Sunday provides posing for photos on a hay wagon in downtown Oswego and painting faces. Carter Crane/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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John Whitehead

Police danger: Some SWAT teams carry out routine tasks

Vigilantes with a badge includes the growing squads of militarized police armed with weapons of war who are allowed to operate above the law and break the laws with impunity, but have not made the United States any safer, or freer. Don’t take my word for it. A new study…...

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Naperville Park District Board votes to ban smoking in all 137 parks

Naperville Park District bans smoking at all 137 parks

  At its meeting Thursday, Aug. 9, Naperville Park District’s Park Board of Commissioners voted to prohibit all forms of smoking at its 137 parks across Naperville. The District’s Ordinance 641 was amended accordingly to state that, “smoking or any use of tobacco product is prohibited in all District buildings,…...

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John Whitehead

Political television programming: Captive audience, a farce

“Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours….When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become an audience, and their…...

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Charles Coddintgon

Discussion of economic stirrings in U.S. evolves to agenda

The United States of America used to be the home of the brave and the land of the free. Not anymore. Now, it is the home of the rich and fatuous and the land of unfettered greed. With the Donald Trump administration in place, capitalism once again has run rampant…....

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Fox Valley Park District’s Long loses battle to cancer

Jeff Long, as a former sports writer, would have understood the change in writing a column with new information just prior to deadline. We learned late Tuesday of the untimely death of Jeff Long, of the Fox Valley Park District. He was in the Batavia High School Class of 1982…....

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