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Have you been re-bingeing the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones in advance of Season 8, Episode 1’s arrival on HBO Sunday? If so, you’re hardly alone. GOT is the runaway chart-topper among this year’s streamed-on-demand shows by cable and broadcast…

Four below zero — that’s how cold it was at 2 a.m. in Chicago on Jan. 29, when actor Jussie Smollett claims he was the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime perpetrated by two white Trump supporters. There were…

In Finance and Philosophy, Alex Pollock, formerly Chief Executive Officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and now a distinguished senior fellow at the R Street Institute, asks why we’re always surprised by financial crises. In fact, we shouldn’t be surprised at all.

There’s troubles ahead for banks, Wall Street, and upscale suburbs. Not to mention President Trump. Elections have consequences. One of the biggest is that firebrand Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D. Calif) is the new head of the powerful House Financial Services Committee….

Saturday Wow. What a day I had yesterday. Just awful stomach ache. Could it have been from corned beef? Could it have been from watching Maxine Waters on TV? Ms. Waters and I go back to the school busing struggle…

“Rep. Waters Labels Bush ‘a Racist,’ Endorses Clinton.” That was the headline in the July 9, 1992 edition of the Los Angeles Times. “Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) Wednesday branded President Bush ‘a racist’ who has ‘polarized the races in this…

Saturday Wow. What a day I had yesterday. Just awful stomach ache. Could it have been from corned beef? Could it have been from watching Maxine Waters on TV? Ms. Waters and I go back to the school busing struggle…

A few respectful thoughts on Special Prosecutors. First of all, now that we know we can have Special Prosecutors without there being any meaningful evidence of a crime, or in fact any evidence at all of a crime besides gossip…

On her best days, Congresswoman Maxine Waters is just a hypocrite. On a normal day, she is a national disgrace. Maxine Waters didn’t hesitate to call the Trump administration “a bunch of scumbags.” While Congresswoman Maxine Waters can condemn the…

Yesterday, hilarious Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters informed a crestfallen nation that she would not attend the Trump inauguration saying “I don’t honor him, I don’t respect him, and I don’t want to be involved with him.” One would be inclined…

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