Author: John Kass

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I have never­­­ liked obituaries. Biographies? Yes. Complete histories? Of course. But obituaries? The limitations of the form have always bothered me. And reducing... [Read More]
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If you closed your eyes and listened to former (and fired) FBI Director James Comey in conversation with former Clinton aide (and Clinton Foundation Donor... [Read More]
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"I'm not going to be president," Kennedy says. It is an astonishingly honest line, full of self-pity, full of real pain, full of the heavy... [Read More]
With World War III threatening to break out in Syria, with President Donald Trump threatening missile strikes and Russia ominously issuing warnings, at least Congress... [Read More]
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"Chappaquiddick" is an impressive, fascinating, and clinical film about a young Ted Kennedy, the power of myth, and the corrosive cynicism of mythmakers. [Read More]
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All Gov. Bruce Rauner's horses, and all Rauner's men can't put the state Republicans back together again, says Tribune columnist John Kass. [Read More]
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In another age, you could see him as some tattooed giant, with a smirk and topknot riding at the head of a vast, screaming barbarian... [Read More]
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"Chappaquiddick" is an impressive, fascinating and clinical film about a young Ted Kennedy, the power of myth and the corrosive cynicism of mythmakers. [Read More]
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