Bill Knight

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Bill Knight – July 25
2:24 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Tax Exemption Applicants Deserve Scrutiny

Bill Knight

Tax collectors were so unpopular for so long it took the Son of God to demonstrate that it was alright to forgive them, and who knows whether some modern St. Matthew works at the Internal Revenue Service.

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Bill Knight - July 18
1:30 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Judicial Activism & Voting Rights

Bill Knight

The war against Americans’ voting heated up this summer when the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision struck down a formula to ensure access to polls – even as it affirmed the 1965 Voting Rights Act’s goal.

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Bill Knight – July 11
1:38 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

The Battle Over Tribune Ownership

Bill Knight

Labor is leading the fight to keep the Chicago Tribune newspapers free from overt partisan control, using their financial clout as well as their street presence.

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Bill Knight – July 4
11:18 am
Wed July 3, 2013

America: A Work in Progress

Bill Knight

When the statue of Frederick Douglass was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol on June 19, Vice President Joe Biden quipped that Douglass was “one of my favorite Republicans.”

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Bill Knight – June 26
1:55 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

More Powerful Than a Locomotive

Credit DC Comics

When “Man of Steel” opened, the latest re-booting of the Superman story was met by indifference, relief or scorn, but change is one of the few constants in the universe of heroes, especially the comic-book variety.

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