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  • Chicago Columnist After Trump Speech: 'Dems Don't Have Anyone Who Can Touch Him' in 2020

    08/05/2018 3:42:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31, 2018
    A Chicago-based newspaper columnist predicted re-election for President Trump in 2020 after witnessing first-hand the enthusiastic support for the president among blue-collar workers. Neil Steinberg attended a recent appearance by the president at a U.S. Steel facility in Granite City, Illinois, outside St. Louis. He wrote about speaking to steel workers and seeing how Trump connected with the audience. "We need steel," Trump said. “We need steel plants. And to see an old, big monster plant like this re-opening — that is an honor. I look at the faces of you people; I could be one of you. I like...
  • 59 shot, eight dead in Chicago since Friday

    08/05/2018 3:29:16 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 70 replies
    ABC 7 (WLS) ^ | August 5,2018 | Diane Pathieu and Michelle Gallardo
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Dozens of people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday, police said. One paramedic described the evening as "a war zone." Since midnight, police said 42 people have been shot, five fatally. Since Friday at 5 p.m., 59 people have been shot, eight fatally, in shootings in Chicago. 34 of the shootings and five deaths occurred between 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, according to police. During one two-and-a-half hour-hour period, 25 people were shot in five multi-injury shootings. "We know that some of these incidents were targeted and are related to gang conflicts in...
  • The Enemy is at the Gates. What Is The President Doing About It?

    02/19/2018 11:34:36 AM PST · by PBRCat · 54 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 19, 2018 | Neil Steinberg
    The president (Trump), who has been dismissing this attack on our country as a “hoax” and “fake news” for over a year, leapt to defend, not the country, but himself. “Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for President,” he tweeted, dodging the point. (By 2013, Trump had already spent $1 million exploring a potential bid.) “The results of the election were not impacted. The Trump campaign did nothing wrong — no collusion!” Maybe yes. Maybe no. More indictments will come, and we’ll see who among Trump’s inner circle, or Trump himself,...
  • Reporter's Attempt to Show Ease of Buying an Assault Rifle Backfires

    06/26/2016 11:14:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 22, 2016 | 6:50 PM EDT | Randy Hall
    Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times decided last week to purchase an AR-15 following the Pulse night club shooting in Orlando, Florida. His purpose, he said, was to demonstrate how simple it was and to explore Illinois’ gun laws concerning assault weapons. When he bought the gun, Steinberg planned to sell it back to the store. However, his purchase was stopped by the gun store, which canceled the transaction during Illinois’ required 24-hour waiting period after discovering he had lied on his background check about his history of alcohol abuse and domestic violence. In his article, Steinberg admitted that while...
  • Liberal Reporter Attempts to Buy "Assault Rifle" to Prove How Easy It Is, Gets Rejected

    06/21/2016 4:30:12 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jun 21, 2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    In the wake of the Orlando massacre, Chicago Sun Times reporter Neil Steinberg set out to buy an “assault rifle,” presumably to prove how easy it is. But the process didn't exactly go as planned. In his column titled "Would-be Terrorists Can Buy Guns, But a Reporter? No," he points out how a journalist in Philadelphia was able to buy an "assault rifle” in less than 10 minutes. He also noted the percentage of gun transactions in America that don’t go through a background check, and so on. But not at the gun shop he visited. After filling out the...
  • Steinberg: Dumb arguments against same-sex marriage don’t hide bigotry (A POT-AND-KETTLE CLASSIC)

    08/29/2014 10:26:38 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 15 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 29, 2014 | Junior Marxist Neil Steinberg
    You know what I admire about bigots? I’m referring to the real wackos, the warped, scary, neo-Nazi, open Klansman, proudly sign-their-name haters. You know what’s kinda great about them? At least they’re candid.
  • Sun-Times Columnist 'Celebrates' Fourth of July by Calling Republicans the 'Treason Party'

    07/04/2012 7:30:03 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 4, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    On a day when most normal Americans are relaxing and celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg is giving full vent to his Liberal Rage Syndrome by angrily lashing out at Republicans by labeling them as the "treason party." Oh, he pretends he COULD be labeling them as such but won't. However, this disingenous denial is belied by the fact that reading his column leaves no doubt that he is most definitely making that accusation. And for those few people who are actually fooled by his lame denial, there is the very title...
  • The one street flier he won't take (JEWS FOR JESUS AND RAND PAUL)

    05/24/2010 10:44:19 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 49 replies · 1,094+ views,CST-NWS-stein24.article ^ | May 24, 2010 | NEIL STEINBERG Sun-Times Columnist
    Opening shot You can't walk down the street in downtown Chicago without people handing you stuff. Menus, mostly, sometimes handbills ballyhooing sales or circuses or whatever. Typically, I accept the flier with a smile, give it a glance, and tuck it in a pocket to toss out later. I figure it's callous to rebuff hardy souls trying to scrape by on street corners. At least they're working. Except when someone offers a colorful brochure touting Jews for Jesus -- then I draw my hand back, the smile dying on my face, and give them what I hope is a hard,...
  • Weepy Reagan Tribute-Free Zone - Barf Alert!

    06/10/2004 5:53:19 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 43 replies · 222+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | June 8, 2004 | Neil Steinberg
    Weepy Reagan Tribute-Free Zone June 9, 2004 BY NEIL STEINBERG SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST "That's it. While I'm sorry Reagan is dead -- though at 93, we saw that coming, didn't we? -- I'm going nuts with the tributes. It's as if he was a 16-year-old couple who drove into a tree, with the candles and the floral tributes and such. We've become a culture of babies, where every death is Princess Diana's. It's enough to sour you on the departed. Over the years, I nudged closer to a grudging respect for Reagan, but this overkill is sending me back toward being...