Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


December 20, 2016 View email in browser

All eyes on Aaron Schock after 24-count corruption indictment

Aaron Schock thought he was finished with Springfield in 2008. So imagine his disappointment when federal prosecutors whistled him back to Sangamon County to stand trial for allegedly using campaign and taxpayer money to pay for his fabulously photogenic life.

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Trump has a soft spot for illegal immigrants

Donald Trump’s heart has always been soft on immigration, not just for Dreamers but for most illegal immigrants.

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The lost mittens of Chicago

Like the first spring flowers, an abandoned mitten here and another there announce the arrival of Chicago’s harsh winter weather. Have you spotted a lone mitten?

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What a soccer ball taught me about patience

This is a little story about patience. It began at a U.S. Post Office in Chicago. I hope it ends with a poor boy kicking a new soccer ball after Christmas.

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The Grinch who stole Venezuela’s Christmas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is trying to sell himself as St. Nick — the way most Venezuelans see it, however, he’s selling snake oil.

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If we’re in Pottersville, is there still hope for a wonderful life?

Lessons from “It’s A Wonderful Life,” George Bailey and Mr. Potter apply in the age of President-elect Donald Trump.

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Trump could violate the Constitution the moment he takes the oath of office

Donald Trump’s business conflicts would put him in violation of the emoluments clause of the Constitution the moment he takes office.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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