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WJBC Voices: Words fail me

WJBC Voices: Words fail me

One of the sayings that was popular in the law enforcement community back then was that “There’s no Miranda north of I-80.” MORE

WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

By David Stanczak Many years ago, a friend of mine explained by way of example, the meaning of the term “chutzpah.”  He said it’s like a kid who killed his parents asking the court for clemency on the ground that he’s an orphan.  While the term is Jewish, and incredibly colorful, it’s an equal opportunity…MORE

WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…MORE

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

No Neck and his Democratic buddies patted themselves on the back and told us how happy we should all be now that we have a “balanced” budget for the first time in years.MORE

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

Now that the spring legislative session is over, it’s amazing to reflect all that was completed: a balanced budget, legalized cannabis and a long-overdue infrastructure bill to fix our roads and bridges.MORE

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WJBC Voices: Words fail me

One of the sayings that was popular in the law enforcement community back then was that “There’s no Miranda north of I-80.”