Posts in category "News and Opinion"

Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the State

Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the State
As the State of Illinois heads towards another year without a budget people immediately assume its Governor Bruce Rauner’s fault for his hard line stances. But I have another take on it: Governor Bruce Rauner may have his faults but I think Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the... Read more »

Barbara Byrd-Bennett Now Has A Rare Opportunity

Barbara Byrd-Bennett Now Has A Rare Opportunity
Since news of the indictment became front page fodder for all Chicago Political Commentary News Junkies Barbara to absorb, Byrd-Bennett Now Has A Rare Opportunity To Blow The Doors Wide Open for them and expose how Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City That Works Really Works. And believe it or not, I am saying... Read more »

CPS Scandal More Than An Embarrassment

CPS Scandal More Than An Embarrassment
Barbara Byrd-Bennett, Supes Academy and CPS Scandal Are More Than An Embarrassment or a Criminal Conspiracy – It Is A Clarion Call For An Elected School Board. The Chicago Public School (CPS) System Can No Longer Be The Corrupt Political Appointment Apparatus It Has Become. However, let’s not delude ourselves either because the City of... Read more »
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Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff

Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff
Given residents have already endured an outrageous rate hike once before for “mandated improvements to its water system” the proposed hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees are a ripoff. And that begs another question to be asked – hey what in the F$$K did you do with that 35% rate increase (that actually amounted to... Read more »

Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money

Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money
You know I am really tired of hearing about the Budget Woes of Chicago Public Schools and their underfunded Pension System. So let’s cut to the chase shall we? The Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money! And not only are some of the principle players in this Illinois Tax... Read more »

An Explanation Is In Order

An Explanation Is In Order
I am sure there are some people wondering why this blog has not kept more current, especially since I am the type of person who enjoys the debate that often follows. Well there is a reason and feel that an explanation is in order. Anyway this strange trip of mine began a little over a... Read more »
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Get Rid of Tom Giarrante in Tuesday's Joliet Mayoral Election

Get Rid of Tom Giarrante in Tuesday's Joliet Mayoral Election
It is time to get rid of Tom Giarrante in Tuesday’s Joliet Mayoral Election! Not only has Joliet suffered due to his lack of vision and leadership but he has perpetuated the same dictatorial type of government begun by his predecessor and mentor, Arthur “Art” Schultz. Sadly Tom Giarrante was able to win the Mayor’s... Read more »

Promise To Rid Chicago of Cameras Should Make Jesus Chuy Garcia Mayor

Promise To Rid Chicago of Cameras Should Make Jesus Chuy Garcia Mayor
The Promise To Rid Chicago of Cameras Should Make Jesus Chuy Garcia Mayor. That is if the people of Chicago are really as incensed about them as they claim to be. Especially those people who live in areas where Red Light and Speed Cameras quietly wait for unsuspecting motorists where schools and/or parks are non-existent... Read more »

State Boxing Official Joel Campuzano KOED Illinois Taxpayers

State Boxing Official Joel Campuzano KOED Illinois Taxpayers
The State of Illinois is broke because it is inherently incompetent in nearly every area of government. And one such area is when it comes to Paid Administrative Leaves, which according to the Chicago Tribune and the Governor’s Office, is supposed to be an “expeditious process. But expeditious it is NOT. Especially when you consider... Read more »
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Naperville Chief of Police Not A Cop, Gets To Double Dip Police Pension Fund

Naperville Chief of Police Not A Cop, Gets To Double Dip Police Pension Fund
Naperville Chief of Police Not A Cop, Gets To Double Dip Police Pension Fund! So, when is a cop not a cop? When the Naperville Police Pension Board and Associate Judge Paul M. Fullerton says so! And so it goes, another reason for taxpayers to suspect that the system is totally rigged. And remember folks,... Read more »