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Speak Out for Oct. 22, 2014

I’d like to thank President Obama for endorsing Pat Quinn for governor here in the bankrupt state of Illinois. Now, with a clear conscience, I truly believe that Bruce Rauner is without a doubt the correct choice for Illinois governor. Don from Orland Park I …

Speak Out for Oct. 21, 2014

Isn’t it ironic that the sports commentators, e.g., 670 The Score, can critique what is wrong with the Bears game plan and determine what needs to be corrected, but the coaching staff responsible for the performance cannot. Terry in Mount Greenwood In addition to all …

Speak Out for Oct. 20, 2014

I just want to remind everyone that John Boehner promised, but has yet to come up with, a replacement for Obamacare. Why? He doesn’t have a better plan, that is why. Remember that the next time the House takes a vacation. Suppose you have an …

Speak Out for Oct. 19, 2014

Each new mobile device comes out and it’s thinner and thinner. My phone from four years ago wasn’t too thick. It would be nice if the new phone was the same thickness as my old phone but had a three-day battery life. Rick from Evergreen …

Speak Out for Oct. 17, 2014

How is it everyone complains of the president overstepping his boundaries and stomping on the Constitution anytime he does something? And now the same people want him to stop all flights to the U.S. from Africa? Do they also know there’s other ways of getting …

Speak Out for Oct. 16, 2014

I see that the CEO of Facebook will donate $25 million for the Ebola crisis. How much is going to fat-cat executives, and how much for research and health care? I agree that the U.S. has to stop all incoming flights from these countries battling …

Speak Out for Oct. 15, 2014

How can “one-horse towns” like St. Louis, Detroit, New Orleans and Atlanta have nice indoor stadiums and we have the “Mistake on the Lake?” Ineptitude, it seems, is a market our civic powers have cornered. Regarding the comment on the data breach at Jimmy John’s …

Speak Out for Oct. 14, 2014

Regarding the data breach at Jimmy John’s and Dairy Queen: If you used a credit card, odds are you can’t afford that $7 sandwich or that $5 shake and shouldn’t have gone there in the first place. Rick from Evergreen Park California has had a …

Speak Out for Oct. 13, 2014

To all those politicians who say the speed cameras are a good thing because they need to watch us to see if we’re breaking the law: Well, how about if we put cameras in your offices so the general public can watch you to see …

Speak Out for Oct. 12, 2014

Metra is raising its fares, and many people are upset. The Orange Line is a great alternative for getting downtown. There’s no three-hour span between trains because there’s an Orange Line train scheduled every 10 to 15 minutes. I’m a senior who isn’t afraid to …

Speak Out for Oct. 10, 2014

Rev. Jesse Jackson: It is very unfortunate what happened to Thomas Eric Duncan. American health facilities have not been fully trained on Ebola. We are trying to have peace with all races. If what you speak is true, then how sad, but please make sure …

Speak Out for Oct. 9, 2014

I am really getting tired of these attack ads on TV with regard to the race for governor of Illinois. If Rauner wants to give some group money on the South Side, so what? It’s his money. But Quinn appears to be running all over …

Speak Out for Oct. 8, 2014

The mayor of Chicago spends $2 million on something that sounds like a pagan festival — fire fest. Guess he blew the money, it didn’t catch “fire.” Although I understand state Rep. Al Riley’s views about the Illiana Tollway, I don’t agree. There are just …

Speak Out for Oct. 7, 2014

I keep hearing that I shouldn’t vote for Rauner because he’s rich and can’t relate to the average person, yet I just read that Pat Quinn and President Obama held a fundraiser dinner with a cost of $50,000 a plate. So when I go to …

Speak Out for Oct. 6, 2014

Now that all the politicians agreed to sell marijuana everywhere, I wonder what is next. Legalized prostitution? Legalize many other things that are against the law right now as long as they get some money? Hank from Blue Island With all the talk about affordable …