Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 3, 2016 View email in browser

Holy cow! The Cubs are World Series champs!

The Impossible Dream isn’t just possible anymore — it’s here. Embrace it, savor it, scream it from the rooftops. The Cubs are World Series champs! Holy cow, how Chicago has waited for this.

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The freebie party is over, aldermen. Welcome to hoi polloi.

Joseph Ferguson, Chicago’s inspector general, says it’s time aldermen rethink their entitled attitude about special access to events like Chicago Cubs games and “Hamilton.”

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Should we shrink the Supreme Court?

Does the Supreme Court need nine justices? Some Republicans don’t think so, especially if Hillary Clinton is the next president, writes Steve Chapman.

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Why the TPP trade deal is crucial for Illinois

Pass the TPP trade deal because international engagement, not isolation, is the future of American businesses — and of job creation in Chicago and Illinois, writes Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown.

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On being one-breasted

A breast cancer survivor explains why she chose to not undergo breast reconstruction.

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The Cuba conundrum: Engagement vs. embargo

The economic embargo on Cuba hasn’t worked — it’s time to end it.

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Political correctness or bigoted tirades. You choose.

Resisting political correctness requires the long and patient work of a generation, not the election of a clownish president.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

Check out the latest cartoons by Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis.

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