Posts in category "Governor Pat Quinn"

Peotone: Jesse Jackson Jr. Needs To Stay The Hell Out Of Will County

Peotone: Jesse Jackson Jr. Needs To Stay The Hell Out Of Will County
Will County Board Chairman Jim Moustis has had my vote before and will continue to get it so long as he stays tough on the “Peotone Problem.” Now, the reason I choose to call it a problem is quite simple – we don’t need that third airport in Peotone if airlines have repeatedly said they... Read more »

Governor Quinn Worried About Conflicts of Interest in Gaming. Really?

Governor Quinn Worried About Conflicts of Interest in Gaming. Really?
Has the Governor of Illinois had an Epiphany? I mean we do live in a state that could be one of the major poster child’s for political corruption right? Well, it seems Governor Quinn is ready to deal on gaming expansion but is dead set against that expansion being overseen by operators who would more... Read more »

The Man Who Has Hurt Education Most Says Gambling Expansion Will Hurt Schools

The Man Who Has Hurt Education Most Says Gambling Expansion Will Hurt Schools
Man – talk about the pot calling the kettle black on education! But hey, we should be used to that from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. This is a man who has made talking out of both sides of his mouth an art form! But let’s not kid ourselves for a moment – Governor Pat Quinn... Read more »
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Illinois Governor The "Quinn"tessential Machine Politician

Illinois Governor The  "Quinn"tessential Machine Politician
Huckster and Flim-Flam Man are the descriptions I usually bestow upon Illinois Governor Quinn, although there are probably much better ones if I lower myself to using street lingo. Whatever the description, though, I am sure there are some people who have finally figured out that the Illinois Governor is a “Quinn”tessential Chicago Machine Politician.... Read more »

Quinn Payback Appointment? Jennifer Burke Added To Illinois Pollution Control Board

Quinn Payback Appointment? Jennifer Burke Added To Illinois Pollution Control Board
For a man who has built himself up as being a one-man crusader for political reform and slamming the corrupt Business As Usual Politics of a sitting governor, Pat “the Former Reformer” Quinn sure has enjoyed the spoils of occupying the Governors Mansion. Then again, anyone who likes to watch the eyes of politicians, or... Read more »

Careening Gordon Through Illinois State Government

Careening Gordon Through Illinois State Government
After being appointed to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, Former State Representative Careen Gordon ran into a tough Senate Confirmation vote, because of allegations of a quid pro quo, and decided that that job wasn’t worth the $86,000 per year hassle and resigned. Yet,  according to the Chicago Tribune we still have Gordon careening into... Read more »
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Huckster Quinn Wants To Borrow $110 Million For Peotone White Elephant

Huckster Quinn Wants To Borrow $110 Million For Peotone White Elephant
Illinois Governor, Pat “Huckster” Quinn, wants to borrow $110 million to buy 2,500 acres of farmland for the White Elephant known as Peotone Airport. Justifying that borrowing is the contention that the cost of the farmland is at “bargain basement” levels. Seems to me that the Huckster would want to borrow the money to pay... Read more »

State Senator Ricky Hendon Resigns! But, Who Knew Obama Was An Ass-Kicking Stud?

State Senator Ricky Hendon Resigns! But, Who Knew Obama Was An Ass-Kicking Stud?
The Chicago Sun-Times web post about Illinois State Senator Ricky Hendon abruptly resigning contained a side story about how Hendon and President Obama got into it Downstate. Evidently, Hendon embarrassed, then Senator, Obama about his lack of compassion for West Side children during a floor speech. Obama then challenged Hendon to a good old ass-kicking... Read more »

Illinois Hit With With 67% Tax Increase

Illinois Hit With With 67% Tax Increase
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, in my mind, has been a political fraud for his entire career. The favorite refrain of his campaign ads was that “you know me,” and evidently more people than not bought it hook, line and sinker. Of course, the majority of his votes in the Democratic strongholds around the state, were... Read more »
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