John Kass

Posted October 06, 2015

Our humor is rhetorically violent. Our popular music just as violent. We're addicted to social media, where anonymity breeds a freedom to ridicule others, to peel their skin with venomous fingers from unknown keyboards. And we give our children phones at young ages so they may play, too.

Posted October 01, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have so much in common, in politics, in truthiness, and now in their questionable use of private email.

Posted September 24, 2015

Donald Trump wanted to kick him off the debate stage. Fox News ignored him. CNN limited his time, then called him a loser.

Posted September 10, 2015

What's happening to Hillary Clinton with this continuing email scandal of hers is pitiful, indeed.

Posted September 03, 2015

The killing of Fox Lake, Illinois, police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz had nothing to do with our hashtag politics about which lives matter.

Posted August 18, 2015

America isn't yearning for Al Gore, the $200 million man, to run for president and save us from those 1 percenters and their obnoxious carbon footprints.

Posted August 10, 2015

There is no cure for the Touch of Death, or Dim Mak as it's known in those cheesy martial arts movies.

Posted August 05, 2015

You don't have to watch those videos of Planned Parenthood officials released by an anti-abortion group.

Posted July 28, 2015

Hillary Clinton is in deep, deep (I almost wrote "yogurt," but I really like yogurt) for her lies and pending investigations that will inevitably drag her down.

Posted July 21, 2015

When we think of evil, we think of something violent or demonic, something filled with hatred and wretchedly hungry to devour the good.

Posted July 09, 2015

I've found a way to stop the deadly national epidemic of blithering idiots who text while driving. Oh, it might be a tad controversial, since a few Americans will invariably get squashed like pulpy bugs. But can you make an omelet without breaking an egg?

Posted June 24, 2015

What do we talk about when we talk about race in America?

Posted June 02, 2015

Did Denny Hastert, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, really think he could get away with it?

Posted May 27, 2015

I've found the perfect place for Sen. Rand Paul to campaign for the presidency of the United States.

Posted May 20, 2015

Some of you are probably done with ABC News over the George Stephanopoulos embarrassment.

Posted May 13, 2015

I'm not much of a Tom Brady hater or a New England Patriots detester, but it's clear the haters have lined up to vent their spleens.

Posted May 06, 2015

Whether you like it or not, Bill and Hillary Clinton are America's wicked grandparents.

Posted April 21, 2015

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago -- the intellectual rock of the Roman Catholic Church in America -- died in his bed the other day.

Posted March 31, 2015

The oligarchs who run Chicago don't want to consider the unthinkable -- at least not publicly.

Posted March 24, 2015

Years ago Rush Limbaugh called me a liberal sportswriter, suggesting I was the harbinger of death to football in America.