John Kass

Posted February 11, 2016

There's nothing like the warm, satisfying sound coming out of American presidential politics these days...

Posted February 03, 2016

If Hillary Clinton fails to fulfill her destiny and retake the White House, she'll have to go on that lonely political walk of shame.

Posted January 25, 2016

It's a good thing America is concentrating on the truly big news stories: Like #OscarsSoWhite from #HollywoodSoLiberal. And the head-smacking drama of the National Concussion League.

Posted January 21, 2016

The once-inevitable Hillary Clinton is feeling the Bern in Iowa and New Hampshire. It's gotten so that if President Obama were bath oil, Hillary would bathe in him.

Posted January 12, 2016

The NFL playoffs will be on TV in millions of American homes this weekend, and the games begin. Mom and dad in their jerseys, kids in their team gear, snacks on the coffee table, beer in the fridge, everybody reaching for something, the eyes of the family eager for impact, a truly American scene. Advertisers and marketers can't ask for anything better than that.

Posted January 07, 2016

Question: Why would Hillary Clinton send husband Bill out on the presidential campaign trail to help her with the women's vote?

Posted December 18, 2015

After breakfast you're about to put the kids on the bus when you hear about a note that threatens terrorism at your children's school.

Posted December 09, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- the Democrat who suppressed a police video of a white cop killing a black teenager in order keep black votes and win re-election -- has a favorite saying.

Posted December 02, 2015

Would Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have been re-elected if voters had seen the video of Laquan McDonald's execution?

Posted November 25, 2015

I liked Spike Lee's new movie "Chi-Raq," the story about the gang wars and all the lives lost in the war zone that is Chicago.

Posted November 18, 2015

If you stand out on Michigan Avenue in the evening -- on that Magnificent Mile we also call Boul Mich -- you'll hear many languages spoken on our most international of streets:

Posted November 17, 2015

If you stand out on Michigan Avenue in the evening -- on that Magnificent Mile we also call Boul Mich -- you'll hear many languages spoken on our most international of streets...

Posted November 12, 2015

There is a video that could tear Chicago apart.

Posted November 04, 2015

I feel a deep regret in missing even one game of the World Series to watch the Republican presidential candidates' debate.

Posted October 28, 2015

Americans rushing out to buy Halloween candy for trick-or-treaters should know about the new Federal Halloween Candy Law

Posted October 21, 2015

Someday, the mysterious Individual A in the Dennis Hastert $3.5 million hush-money case may come forward and tell stories about Hastert, the former Republican House Speaker.

Posted October 15, 2015

With the Cubs in the playoffs as the plucky darlings of the nation, behold the mayor of Chicago.

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.