To benefit 300 million people, fix health care

Leftist policy tactics seldom fail to fail, as has been shown in Obamacare.It’s substituted lies for truth, coercion for liberty, socialism for ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


The state is not God

Anyone looking for another reason not to leave life-and-death issues to the state need look no further than the conflict between the British governmen...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Don’t be ashamed of loved one’s addiction

I’m sitting in my restaurant not long after my son Tony Luke III dies, and an elderly gentleman comes in and he says to me: “Hey, Tony, I ...

July 12th, 2017 |  



Hunger and the pickled beets

Hunger and the pickled beets

Food dominates our list of priorities on any given day. Even when we are swamped with calls and commitments, our stomach gargles and whines until we g...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Training in media literacy in order

In this era of fake news, covfefe, and biased advocacy journalism outlets like Fox News and MSNBC, how can news consumers surf through this wave of in...

July 11th, 2017 |  


As physical jobs decline, something is lost

As jobs that require physical work decline thanks to technological advances, life superficially appears to get better. Cheap cellphones, video games, ...

July 11th, 2017 |  


How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?

How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?

In 2009 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) updated their guidelines for how much weight women should gain during pregnancy for optimal outcomes for them ...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Goodbye to the gas pedal

Progress in electric car development was steady — a new Tesla here, a Chevy Bolt there. Until, like a thunderclap, came news that portends the e...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Leave concealed carry laws to the states

A few years ago, Illinois lost a notable — some would say notorious — attribute. It was the last state that banned any carrying of conceal...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Ticket to work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Ticket to work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is our free and voluntary program that helps people get v...

July 9th, 2017 |