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Letters to the Editor: Resident defends making police flag removal call

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

I was the one who called Canal Shores to ask them to take down the ‘This Blue Line’ flag on Maple. I did not call it racist and did not make demands but merely pointed out that is had been pictured at many white supremacist rallies and...

A Word From The (Former) President: Dispensing justice — and mercy

by John Jacoby, Contributing Columnist Opinion, Contributing Columnists

Is justice denied to a victim when mercy is shown to the offender? Take, for example, the case of Thomas Hagan, who was shot and killed by one-time Wilmette resident David Farnsworth.

David, the shooter, was born in...

Letters to the Editor: Mother of police officer questions flag claim

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

The Thin Blue Line Flag (“Canal Shores Golf Club removes police flag after resident calls it racist,” — Aug. 15 edition) was around long before Charlottesville as a symbol of police protection in our society.  If one is going to follow the "logic...