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Letter to the Editor of 'The American Prospect'

Jan
03

Hi Mark,

Love the mention of me in the Jan/Feb 2009 edition of The American Prospect (p. 4):

"And on tapped, the Prospect's staff blog, commenter Leo wrote, "I didn't even have to know the guy's background to know he was a vegetarian." Sorry to disappoint, but Adler is, in fact, a meat-eater."

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Country of the Year: U.S.A.

Dec
17

obama_cover.jpg So Barack Obama is Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year'. Most people, even his detractors, would probably agree.

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Question of Priorities

Nov
05



What's wrong with this picture?

On Election Day 2008, this was the front page of the Tribune's knockoff tabloid called the 'RedEye'. It sported the none-too-original headline 'It's in Your Hands' with five hands in front of an American flag, each hand showing one of the following issues:

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Chicago Tribune: Obama as 'Elitist' and 'Egghead'

Aug
03

The Chicago Tribune is channeling the Weekly Standard:

Chicago Tribune Logo Having made hay of Barack Obama's relative youth and his foreign-sounding name, his opponents are now homing in on his neighborhood.

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Chicago Tribune Using Obama Teeshirts to Sell Subscriptions

Jun
19



So on my way to Saloon Democrats, I stop by the Walgreens on Clark and Lake. And what do I see just inside the entry? A woman with a bunch of baseball hats and tee-shirts trying to sell subscriptions to the Chicago Tribune.

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Country in Shambles

Apr
05

Screwed-up war, screwed-up economy - should anyone be surprised?

nytimes.logo_.gifAmericans are more dissatisfied with the country’s direction than at any time since the New York Times/CBS News poll began asking about the subject in the early 1990s, according to the latest poll. [NY Times]

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Tribune Continues Crusade Against Democracy in Illinois

Apr
04

We don't have weekly or monthly elections in Illinois for obvious reasons. In between, our preferred method for getting rid of bad apples, as Larry points out, is through a process called impeachment.

But none of this is good enough for the revolutionaries at the Chicago Tribune. They'd rather have a California-style Recall:

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Sun-Times Has Obama-mania in All the Wrong Places

Mar
11

Why Obama?


Judging by this picture in the Chicago Sun-Times [online], you'd assume Obama figured prominently in yesterday's proceedings in the Tony Rezko Trial. I mean, it's his picture along with that of defendant Tony Rezko and "star witness" Stuart Levine.

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Chicago Tribune: Presidential Libraries Bad, Freedom Museums Good

Mar
08

I agree with there being a conflict of interest in U.S. Presidents setting up their own libraries. It's just ironic to see the point being made in a newspaper that has its own "Freedom Museum":

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Article Questions Obama's Patriotism

Feb
24

See the trick is, find some lunatic who'll do the dirty work for you. AP's Nedra Pickler does dumpster-diving for the following:

Obama's comments led conservatives and media commentators to question his patriotism.

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