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  • Karrie E. Alms: Amazing insight into the world of politics awaits any reader at pibgorn … from a Demon’s...
  • Tony: Homefield is Dynegy. Dynegy is Ameren. There Charging You twice for the same energy. Do you really thihk $.04...
  • SouthEnder: Also does anyone remember the Velvet Freeze located on Jefferson St, up the street from the Warner Homes....
  • Eric Pollitt: I flew economy class to Hong Kong for Christmas vacation, which is a 14 hour flight. When I got back...
  • Mike: Homefield has been sold to dynery. Google dynegy scandal to see who your new parent is. If this upsets you give...
  • mortified: Fun while it lasted. Godspeed!
  • aaron: your blogging will be missed but i know that your spirit of fairness will remain alive in your other...
  • Jon: CJ, your blog was a revelation and an inspiration. You have a wonderful talent that is an asset to the...
  • Billy Dennis: Of course the Chronicle is done: Screw you. The Chronicle is one of the best researched blogs...
  • Paul Wilkinson: CJ, am sorry you have ended your blog. It was well done. It seems many have given up as we keep...
  • Sharon Crews: Your voice is definitely needed in this community. Thanks for all your insights.
  • emergepeoria: Your blog is great resource to research Peoria issues. I hope you leave it up.
  • BucketHead: I was not suggesting that, I believe the both of you had very strong common sense and that lead to your...
  • C. J. Summers: Without anonymity, there is no courage among my detractors. Take a look back at the wide variety of...
  • Of course the Chronicle is done: Without Sandberg to give stores to the Chronicle there is no Chronicle.

You can’t stop abortion by killing abortionists

Late-term abortionist George Tiller was killed at his church Sunday morning in Wichita, Kansas. Tiller was a controversial figure in the abortion debate. He was one of the few doctors to perform late-term abortions, and had previously been the victim of attempts on his life.

No doubt the murderer feels justified in killing […]

Catholic archbishop confronts pro-choice Democrats

My position is that I am personally opposed to abortion, but I don’t think I have a right to impose my few on the rest of society. I’ve thought a lot about it, and my position probably doesn’t please anyone. I think the government should stay out completely. I will not vote to overturn […]

Sanctity of Human Life Walk and Rally

About 200 people marched from the Peoria County Courthouse to Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Fulton Thursday night. It’s an annual event protesting the 1973 Supreme Court decision that made abortion-on-demand legal in all 50 states. The keynote speaker was Pastor Luke Robinson, an African American minister from Quinn Chapel A. M. E. Church […]

Middle ground impossible in abortion debate

The Journal Star’s editorial today included this line: “…rather than seize on intentionally divisive issues, pro-choice and pro-life forces ought to be working together to reduce the number of abortions.”

Wishful, simplistic thinking.

Consider this quote from the National Abortion Federation: “Opponents of abortion often portray abortion as a negative problem that society should […]

Morales morass highlights mixed messages

I was morbidly amused while listening to NPR this morning. They have been following the story of Michael Morales, a man in California who was convicted of raping and murdering a 17-year-old girl, Terri Winchell, in 1981. He is on death row and was supposed to be executed a couple of nights ago.

But […]