Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


December 14, 2016 View email in browser

The founders provided a solution to Trump: impeachment

The Hamilton Electors cite Federalist No. 68 to argue that the Electoral College was designed to act as an independent body that could overrule the vote of the people and save the republic from an obviously mistaken choice. But it’s Federalist 65, in which Alexander Hamilton discusses impeachment, that we ought to be discussing.

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Serving up birthday cake and brouhaha: Troubled Chuck E. Cheese’s is leaving Oak Lawn

The Chuck E. Cheese’s in Oak Lawn is closing after years of police service calls provoked by fights at the salad bar, arguments at the toy counter and a suspected gang-related shooting in the parking lot.

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A few last words about the remarkable Rob Sherman

Atheist Rob Sherman, who died in a plane crash, was an often annoying activist. But far more often than not, he was right to throw the First Amendment flag, writes Eric Zorn.

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Can Trump and the Fed find a reasonable approach to managing growth?

President Donald Trump vs. Fed Chief Janet Yellen: It could be quite a showdown over interest rates and economic growth.

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New York should seize Trump Tower

Donald Trump has benefited from eminent domain laws. Now New York could use it to seize Trump Tower.

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Disaster zone: Trump’s Cabinet formula

Donald Trump is loading his Cabinet with business people-turned-public-servants. That formula has never worked.

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What will be Trump’s legacy? Who cares.

Presidents are royalty and we measure our lives by their reigns but their effect on the country in general is greatly exaggerated, writes Garrison Keillor.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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