Mary Jo Kilroy

Republicans, Democrats fine tune midterm strategies

Republicans, Democrats fine tune midterm strategies

Democrats have all but written off at least three Senate seats — in North Dakota, Indiana and Arkansas — and at least six House seats in Tennessee, Louisiana, New York and elsewhere as they embark on a final-weeks advertising push to minimize congressional election losses. Emboldened by their prospects, Republicans are throwing at least $3 […]

Frustrated voters ready to fire Democrats

Frustrated voters ready to fire Democrats

Frustrated, discouraged and just plain mad, a lot of people who have lost jobs — or know someone who has — now want to see the names of Democrats on pink slips. And that’s jeopardizing the party’s chances in Ohio and all across the country in November’s elections. In this big swing-voting state alone, Democratic […]

Welcome to the American Gestapo

Wonder if any of the vast sums of money approved Tuesday for the new
Department of Homeland Security are set aside for black uniforms with
knee-length boots and black leather trench coats?

Should be. Since we’ve gone to all this trouble to create the new American Gestapo we might as well let them look the part.

Violating a trust with readers

Bob Greene, a columnist with The Chicago Tribune, lost his job recently after admitting he nailed a teenage girl he met through his column “a number of year ago.”

So, what happened?

Americans celebrated the 4th of July in mostly tradtional ways Thursday – at picnics, air shows, festivals and other public events.

The real terror in the skies

I’ve never flown America West Airlines and, after hearing that two of their pilots tried to fly a plane out of Miami while tanked on booze, I doubt that I ever will.