Editorial

Editorial

Nationwide “Shootout” with Concealed Carry Guns The gun debate in America became more phantasmagorical with a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in December approving the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (HR 38). This legislation is jaw-droppingly horrifying.…

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Racism is measurable, quantifiable, toxic Poverty, discrimination and injustice are the planned, intended consequences of racism, a system of beliefs sustained by fake assertions. Joe Madison, host of the Sirius talk radio show “The Black Eagle,” spoke at the Peoria…

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Solutions: More women in leadership Don’t tell a feminist or a rational man that Hillary Clinton lost the election fair and square. Despite James Comey, fake news planted by Russia and other dirty tricks, Clinton won by more than 2.9…

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Critical thinking, fake news & HATE People laughed at the preposterous notion Hillary Clinton was running a child pedophilia operation out of the back of a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor. Lots of us just groan when someone spouted off about…

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Legacy of the Heidelberg case There is no way to compensate for a wrongful conviction. It destroys lives and taints the entire judicial system – a key foundation of democracy. Totalitarian states don’t need or want a fair judiciary. Just…

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Jim Crow=Mass Incarceration Hate Speech=Violence “Sundown Towns”=Colonization Law=Suppression Fear=Hate Police=Control According to Chris Hayes in his new book “A Colony in a Nation,” America is approaching conditions that mirror those that sparked the American Revolution. We have two castes, one…

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History or historical malfeasance? July Fourth is the iconic American summer holiday celebrated with fireworks and speeches about history, freedom, liberty and American destiny. But history can be a form of “fake news,” and celebrations can confuse fact with mythology.…

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Facts, Trumpcare and the ERA The documentary film “Equal Means Equal” was shown at Bradley University in May sponsored by NOW Peoria Chapter and Bradley University Women’s and Gender Studies Program. The film deconstructs and disproves the notion that women’s…