Chicago Tribune Opinion Express

 

November 30, 2016 View email in browser
 

Perks alert: Looks like less ‘Chicago Way’ for the aldermen

Chicago aldermen better get ready to kiss those free or discounted trips, meals and tickets goodbye.

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Fidel Castro is dead? Good, but the damage is done

Fidel Castro, who has haunted my life since I could speak, was not just a tyrant — I believe he was my grandfather’s murderer.

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Forget ‘identity’ politics. Voters still want to be asked for their votes.

Campaigning to specific demographic groups instead of building coalitions on common ground failed Hillary Clinton, writes Clarence Page.

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Maybe God did choose Trump to be president

Maybe God did choose this bloated narcissist and compulsive liar and con man to be president, and maybe He will send a couple of Corinthians to light his pathway, writes Garrison Keillor.

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Illinois should seize chance to update forfeiture laws

Illinois has some of the most aggressive asset-forfeiture laws in the country and they should be softened, writes Eric Zorn.

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Chicago’s home-sharing ordinance is an unwelcome guest

Chicago’s rules for Airbnb hosts may be unconstitutional. Inspections and guest registries raise legal questions.

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The death of Obamacare would hurt poor, white Trump voters

With Rep. Tom Price as Health and Human Services secretary, there’s a good chance Obamacare will be history. That will hurt many of Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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