Joe Fragassi
Joe Fragassi

Loyalty of Chicago Cubs Fans Goes Far Beyond Baseball

The Cubs are no closer to reliving a World Series win, and fans, while loyal, are growing restless.

Pope Francis Gay Rights: LGBT Catholics Must Be Included For Church to Revive Itself

While many voices call for reform in church doctrine, a change in communication could be the most vital in bringing some members back to the table.
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Sequester 2013: If There Are Going to Be Cuts, They Should Start With Congress

Dear Congress: You created this culture of unregulated and excess-oriented insanity that ultimately led to mortgage deception, corporate tax evasion, and big spending. And you should fix it.
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USPS Budget Problems: Don't Blame the Postman

In recent years, the truth behind the billions of dollars missing from postal budgets has pointed to the complications within the process of funding pensions. But this is not the whole story.
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31 School Shootings in America Since Columbine, Only 14 in the Rest of the World Combined

We've created complex systems and over-funded programs to monitor foreign terrorists in every country, but somehow we've overlooked the terrorists at home.
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Mitt Romney, Outspending Rick Santorum in Illinois, Looks Set For Big Primary Win

Illinois feels like an early gauge of what could be the race to the nomination in the months ahead.

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Newt Gingrich 2012 Must Show He's the Richard Nixon of 1968

Newt Gingrich’s personal baggage and ability to create political drama may hurt him — unless he channels Nixon’s "glory days."
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Rod Blagojevich Sentencing Should Set Precedent For All Dirty Politicians

All elected officials who have misused their offices deserve the same proportion of American justice Blagojevich received.
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Mitt Romney Declines Donald Trump: Does It Show He Has a Problem With Leadership?

Romney's recent decision - following Ron Paul's and Huntsman's - to not participate in the debate is another reason why the public might think that Romney can't lead.
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Newt Gingrich's Rise Threatens Mitt Romney's Chances

Newt Gingrich could be the perfect candidate to corner Mitt Romney and threaten his GOP 2012 candidacy.
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Bachmann's Insensitive Comments Rethink American Exceptionalism

Bachmann's statements continue to add to the chorus of conservatives touting a hostile interpretation of American exceptionalism.