A series of commentaries from individuals, guests and organizations about what’s important to the Chicago area.
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People Spend More Time On Facebook Than Personal Grooming
By Lori Lewis, VP of Social Media for Cumulus Media, Created for AllAccess.com As a culture, we are close to spending an hour a day on Facebook. And there’s no sign of that “time spent” decreasing. Time spent on Facebook has gone from 17 minutes a day to nearly 60 minutes a day in just the…… MORE
President Obama Tries (Again) to Bring Terrorists to Our Shores
President Obama has released a plan to close down the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.… MORE
Getting a Handle on Budget Truths and Priorities
Pete Sepp is President of National Taxpayers Union (ntu.org), a nonpartisan citizen group that works for limited government and economic freedom at all levels. NTU has members and supporters across Illinois and throughout the nation.… MORE
Dold and Nerheim: New Technology Can Help Solve Crimes
A bedrock principle of the American criminal justice system is that a warrant needs to be obtained if law enforcement wants to search a suspect’s private property.… MORE
Tobacco taxes exacerbate street crime in Chicago neighborhoods
The mayor’s proposal to raise $6 million dollars by further taxing tobacco would have a negative ripple effect that would increase crime… MORE
Stop Stalling on Railroad Safety-Millions of Americans at Risk Each Day
Positive Train Control, or PTC technology, are safety systems proven to prevent train crashes and derailments.… MORE
Commentary: Access to Cold and Allergy Medicines Remains in Legislative Crosshairs
All across the Prairie State, pharmacists, in partnership with law enforcement, have utilized the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) to ensure that cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) does not end up in the hands of criminals who use PSE to make meth.… MORE