I was born and raised in the Chicago area, then graduated college, worked and lived in the world’s greatest city. None of us who called Chicago home thought we would ever see a champion in sports, much less a dynasty.  …..

I know it’s like shooting fish in a barrel for independents and Democrats to come up with reasons to abhor Donald Trump. But as time goes on, I just wonder on what grounds do these same constituencies find a rationale …..

If you believe in the goodness, if not the actual sanctity, of the life of Jesus, you believe that love is transcendent, quietly and gently overwhelming hate. And so, I wish you a Christmas filled with love, filled with peace, …..

If you look beyond Donald Trump’s comprehensive unpleasantness — is there a disagreeable human trait he does not have? — you might see this: He is a fundamentally sad figure. His compulsive boasting is evidence of insecurity. His unassuageable neediness …..