Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It's ConvenientWhen the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable ActionsBy now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential DebateRomney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
Opinion: National Security Shouldn't Get Lost In This CampaignOur economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
With Growing Cell Phone Use, 'Butt Dials' To 911 Also RisingIf you’ve ever received a call because someone you know “butt-dialed” you, you know how annoying it can be. But when someone “butt-dials” 911, it's not just an inconvenience, it’s a public safety issue.
Ground Zero 360° At Field MuseumThe tragic events of September 11 happened just over a decade ago, but the country hasn't forgotten. Among the many ways Chicago is commemorating the anniversary is with the riveting Ground Zero 360° exhibit, on view at The Field Museum through January 2.
Sen. Suzi Schmidt Won't Be Running Again After AllA state lawmaker at the center of controversial 911 calls from her home has decided not to run for re-election, reversing an earlier statement.
Cubs Beat Mets In 11 Innings, Following Touching Tribute To 9/11 VictimsThe Cubs beat the New York Mets 10-6 Sunday night following a six-run 11th inning, in a game that ended nearly five hours after the Mets held a touching ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
Naperville Honors Native Who Perished At PentagonDan Shanower, a 40-year-old U.S. Navy commander, was among the 183 killed when terrorists slammed a plane into the Pentagon where he worked.
Baffoe: Just Give Me The Black and Blue, Not The Red, White, And BlueIt began Thursday night, prior to the matchup between the Saints and Packers, when Kid Rock let us know his parents were Elton John and Uncle Sam and continued to not only ruin music but also force feed viewers another big ol’ slice of jingoistic pie.
Flight Attendant From Yorkville Filled In For Colleague On 9/11Jeffrey Collman switched shifts with someone on that fateful day 10 years ago and ended up on Flight 11, the first jet to strike the World Trade Center. His parents talked with CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot.
Flight Attendants Reflect On Sept. 11 And Its AftermathOn Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of them put on their uniforms, kissed their loved ones and went to work. But 33 flight crew members never made it home.