Presented by Author Neal Simon: Vegas Debate; Haley’s Hire; Flyboy Valor

Good morning. It’s Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. That was some debate in Nevada last night — and when television cameras are involved, what happens in Vegas definitely doesn’t stay in Vegas. I was up too late watching and up too early this morning editing, so I’ve reached into the vault to reprise a topic I’ve written about before — the legendary U.S. Navy pilot for whom Chicago’s busiest airport is named.
On this date in 1942 Edward “Butch” O’Hare became the first American flying “ace” of World War II. Two months later, he was at the White House receiving the Medal of Honor from Franklin D….