New Source of Mayhem and Death Stalks Illinois

Plenty of gory stories about injury, mayhem and death in America this summer, highlighted by mass violence in suburban Denver and Milwaukee. Illinois has escaped those incidents, we think. Oh, but then there’s Chicago, with its own – more extended in time and...

Does House GOP Fail Abiding Test of God’s Love?

The issue biblically isn’t, this time, only or even primarily about keeping one’s word, although that feature of integrity is indeed part of the whole picture – as it is so often. But no, in this case, the New Testament standard has to do principally with...

Obama Protects the Powerful Over the Poor

Political commentators will write about which politicians and political party gained and who lost in this debate over the debt ceiling. They should also report that President Barack Obama caved in to those who demanded that the nation make drastic cuts in domestic...