A Recommendation for Your Summer Reading List

  By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- The summer reading season is almost upon us and it’s time to assemble your vacation reading stack.  If you’ll indulge me, I’d like to make a suggestion.  If you haven’t read Michael Henry’s books you need to add them to your list. Author Michael Henry has his own wonderful style … Continue reading A Recommendation for Your Summer Reading List

Pat Quinn: Illinois’ phony reformer exposed as a fraud

By John Ruberry Governor Pat Quinn, a Chicago Democrat, has been mostly on the fringes of Illinois politics since the early 1970s. For most of that time he was a minor-league version of Ralph Nader, part consumer advocate, part self-appointed government reformer. Although Nader never held public office, Quinn was state treasurer for a term … Continue reading Pat Quinn: Illinois’ phony reformer exposed as a fraud

The End of Private Speech

Henry Hill: For a guy who moved all day long Paulie didn't talk to people. With union problems or a beef in the numbers only the top guys spoke with Paulie about the problem. Everything was one-on-one. Paulie hated conferences. He didn't want anyone hearing what he said or anyone listening to what he was … Continue reading The End of Private Speech