Archive for December 2011

Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

Ho Ho Ho! Three Gifts Of Political Corruption For Illinois Taxpayers

Ho Ho Ho! Three Gifts Of Political Corruption For Illinois Taxpayers
Ho Ho Ho! Illinois Taxpayers! The only problem with Santa Clauses familiar greeting is that it is really hard to determine exactly how many Santa Clauses there are operating in the State of Illinois! But one thing is certain though, there are a lot of them and these imposters have cost Illinois Taxpayers a bundle.... Read more »

Christopher Hitchens Dead: A Real Character With A Gift

Christopher Hitchens Dead: A Real Character With A Gift
Chistopher Hitchens was one of those journalists who you either loved or hated. I have to admit, though, he was one son-of-a-gun that I really enjoyed reading. It didn’t matter if I agreed with him or not because either way I was going to walk away thinking about whatever piece he wrote in some other... Read more »
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Daley Named To Coca-Cola Board of Directors: A Good Reason For Me To Stop Buying Coke! Gimme A Shasta.

Daley Named To Coca-Cola Board of Directors: A Good Reason For Me To Stop Buying Coke! Gimme A Shasta.
Boy, I have to admit that I really do prefer the taste of Coca-Cola to some of those other colas, but, the mere thought of me paying a portion of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s compensation package for being named to the Coca-Cola Board of Directors, which is “effective immediately,” just makes me want... Read more »

Rod Blagojevich Sentenced! Judge Zagel Reminds Voters "The People Get Precisely The Government They Deserve"

Rod Blagojevich Sentenced! Judge Zagel Reminds Voters "The People Get Precisely The Government They Deserve"
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was given 14 years in Federal Prison by Judge Zagel. And considering what Hot Rod could have gotten, I suppose the Blagojevich’s should still keep the Judge on their Christmas Card List. It really, really could have been worse in spite of what some think. Of course the Blagojevich family,... Read more »

D-Day? House Ethics Committee Due To Address Jesse Jackson Jr. Probe Today

D-Day? House Ethics Committee Due To Address Jesse Jackson Jr. Probe Today
Could it be that we will finally get the nitty-gritty on U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr.? Naturally it is always difficult to gauge which way the House Ethics Committee will go when it comes to investigating “one of its own.” Let’s face it, the Congress doesn’t exactly have a very good reputation these days. And... Read more »
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Rahm Should Know Better Than Anyone That Taxpayers Are ATM's!

Rahm Should Know Better Than Anyone That Taxpayers Are ATM's!
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t want Chicago Taxpayers to be treated as Automatic Teller Machines (ATM’s) to help cover renovations at US Cellular and Soldier Field after the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority took more than $1.1 million in taxes that was supposed to go to the City of Chicago. But why is Da Mayor even... Read more »