Politics, Moderate



Damn the bullets, damn the guns and damn those who pull the triggers

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Damn the bullets. Damn the guns they come from. And damn the people pulling the triggers.

Candice Dickerson was with two of her three sons at the counter of a cellphone shop on Chicago's South Side Friday when a stray bullet struck her in the back of the head. She dropped, right in front of her children. She died.

Because of a bullet. A gun. ...Read more

Family separations: A chapter of American history that grows darker and darker

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

A case involving one little girl housed here in Chicago, unjustly separated from her mother as they sought asylum, soon grew to involve thousands of other migrant children separated from their families. And that case has now grown again, with a federal judge signaling that our government may have to track down as many as "thousands" of other ...Read more


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