Archive for March 2012

New Black Panthers Bounty Understandable, But....

New Black Panthers Bounty Understandable, But....
“An eye for and eye. A tooth for a tooth” Those were the defiant words of New Black Panther Party leader Mikhail Muhammad when asked whether he was inciting violence when members offered a $10,000 reward for the capture of George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot an unarmed Trayvon Martin to death in... Read more »

Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera Sparks Controversy and Raises a Few Questions

Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera Sparks Controversy and Raises a Few Questions
When Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera ordered the firing of an experienced animal control officer over his desire to adopt a Chihuahua by the name of Chew, well, let’s just say there has been enough of an uproar in the community that it may just chew him up politically down the line. And from all... Read more »

An Obama Cheer Me Up

This is circulating on the web these days and has hit my inbox with some regularity. Since our late night comedians often inject truth into their monologues you might want to consider what they are saying*. (*See disclaimer at bottom). At the worst, it might make you think – at its best it might make... Read more »
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Political Robocalls Annoying But Did Help Me Decide - To Skip Illinois Primary

Political Robocalls Annoying But Did Help Me Decide - To Skip Illinois Primary
I don’t know about you, but robocalls annoy me and that is why registered with the Do Not Call Registry. Unfortunately, the brains behind the Act excluded political robocalls. And now that Illinois is in play for the GOP, well, let’s just say the number of calls per day have left me even more annoyed... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel Pulling A Fast One With Speed Cameras

Rahm Emanuel Pulling A Fast One With Speed Cameras
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I believe, is pulling a fast one on the residents of Chicago with his controversial speed camera plan. Time and time again he talks of child safety, but when you consider how peeved Emanuel got when Chicago Tribune Reporter David Kidwell accused the mayor of covering-up and lying about what his... Read more »

Illinois Primary Matters To GOP Candidates - Not Sure If Candidates Do. But Hey, Illinois Needs Change Bad!

Illinois Primary Matters To GOP Candidates - Not Sure If Candidates Do. But Hey, Illinois Needs Change Bad!
Stuck between a rock and a hard place is about the only way I can describe my plans for the upcoming Illinois Primary. There is no doubt in my mind that President Barack has failed in his first term, although that hasn’t exactly been all his fault either. Republicans are just as much to blame... Read more »
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Instead of Durbin's Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act - How About We End Sanctuary?

Instead of Durbin's Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act - How About We End Sanctuary?
Illinois Senator Richard Durbin would like to strengthen the Justice Department’s ability to apprehend border-crossing fugitives and has proposed the enactment of an “Bringing Fugitives To Justice Act.” In addition to this “immediate” initiative, Durbin has also talked with Mexico’s Ambassador about revisiting our 30 year-old extradition treaty which omits serious crimes. Okay, I get... Read more »

2012 Super Tuesday: Much Ado Over Nothing

2012 Super Tuesday: Much Ado Over Nothing
Generally Super Tuesday marks an awakening to the many who, up until now, have not paid as much attention to the National Political scene as perhaps they should have. Yet I get sense that this year will be much different. Let’s face it, President Obama is just biding his time, while collecting obscene campaign contributions,... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel's Handgun Bill: More Money Grubbing or A Nazi Tactic?

Rahm Emanuel's Handgun Bill: More Money Grubbing or A Nazi Tactic?
I would hate to think that the Jewish Mayor of Chicago would stoop so low as to using Nazi tactics in order to stifle law-abiding citizens of Illinois from invoking their Constitutional Right to Bear Arms. But, the fact remains – he has been able to ram his gun bill proposal through Springfield with such... Read more »
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