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Burt Constable, the exit interview

                              Burt Constable (Photo by Cheryl terHorst)  I met Burt Constable…

The Rhubarb Patch: School vouchers

Introduction: 8/29/2000 The punching and counter-punching over school vouchers already has begun this political season. And that’s just on the Democratic ticket! But seriously, folks……

The Rhubarb Patch: Abortion

 Introduction, 2/23/2001:  Is it true, as I often ruefully observe, that my grandchildren will engage in exactly the same debates over abortion that I’ve been…

The Rhubarb Patch: Concealed carry of firearms

NOTE– This edition of the Rhubarb Patch breaks with format in order to allow two advocate/newsmakers with opposing views to have a detailed discussion of…

And the Oscar goes to…

Posted June 9, 2022 in the Picayune Sentinel: I plan periodically to nominate pols for Oscar Rogers Awards. Rogers is a “financial expert” played by…

Meet the Rascals: John Williams

John Williams, WGN photo John Williams, 62, hosts a daily talk show on WGN-AM 720 and has presided over “The Mincing Rascals” weekly podcast since…

Tuesday Old-Time Jam Master Tune List

Last updated 3/25/2020 Tuesday night open jam at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music archived tune list. If you have links to better or…