At one time, Hillary Clinton’s mantra about abortion was that abortion should be “safe, legal, and rare.” I suspected then that she really meant only the “legal” part, and time has borne out that suspicion.
On September 27, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner told the Pantagraph that Bloomington-Normal was in serious contention for a Mazda-Toyota auto plant, but the existence of unions and Illinois laws lost the potential jobs to Alabama.
One of the gubernatorial candidates is advocating a progressive income tax as the solution to the state’s economic problems.
By Mike Matejka Labor Day is perhaps the most mis-understood holiday in the nation’s calendar. Traditionally viewed as a summer’s end celebration, its real roots are in worker protest, trying to claim and celebrate their role in society. In Bloomington, local unions organize and march together, along with community groups and aspiring politicians, in Monday’s…