New laws will encourage old vices | Letters

Most laws have an impact, one way or another, on a person’s job or his pocketbook. New law in Illinois, expanding legal gambling and the legal use of marijuana, will do the same. But they also will threaten our health and physical…

When hucksters hijack your telephone number

My wife and I were watching television when she phoned herself. We knew this because her name and telephone number appeared on the TV screen (a thing the cable company does when the phone rings). She looked at me. I looked at her. “I…