AURORA | I’ve been thinking about how I would start this post for a long time. Pretty much since the day I started here. A few days before I first started working as a staff writer, I read the exit column penned by my predecessor, Adam Goldstein — a cheery fellow I’ve had the privilege of […]
Maybe a hectic lifestyle has prevented you from marking it on your calendar; but July 12 is the bicentennial of the birth of essayist, poet, abolitionist, philosopher, naturalist, surveyor and historian Henry David Thoreau
The House of Representatives tried twice to approve a repeal and replace bill and scraped by with a four-vote margin.It’s been downhill ever since in the Senate where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised action before the Fourth of July break only to back off because he was unable to round up 50 votes
On three consecutive days, The New York Times has written bombshell stories on Donald Trump Jr.’s June 9 meeting with the Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer who was said to be offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton. And each day, the stories have gotten more and more explosive
President Donald Trump yesterday applauded his son’s “transparency.” That sole statement issued by the president sums up the noxious situation Trump, his son and the nation find themselves in: The Trump Administration is sinking into a quagmire of lies, treason, malfeasance and obfuscation — and they’re dragging the country down with them. After learning that […]
Like just about every single thing President Donald Trump touches, tweets, infers, shakes hands with or drools on, his farcical and spurious voter fraud drive and committee has caused widespread harm. Now it’s panic. Don’t, for the love of America, let Trump and foolish partisan state officials compel you to stop voting
Of the 13 followers El Jefe was boasting at press time Wednesday, the only Latino sounding last names were attached to reporter types, and no further instructions en Español had been broadcast
Ruling whites had learned and believed that black Americans were somehow inferior to whites, justifying segregation. They said the Bible told them so. Sound familiar?
When did America become a country filled with selfish, greedy jerks who flagrantly preach the importance of being good Christians and force it down everyone’s throats, all the while forgetting the most critical Christian traits — mercy, compassion and charity?
For Hizzoner Mayor Steve Hogan, one verse stands out: “Aurora is not a suburb.” If there’s room left on his stone, which really should explain that the man held elected office from around the same time the granite was formed, Quid knows Hogan would want the world to know, “There are rules, and rules should be followed or — or nothing. Follow the damn rules.”