Posts in category "Op Ed"

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 »

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 »
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2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement

2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement
So long as voters stay away from the endorsement of either Chicago Newspaper, the Sun-Times or the Tribune I would think they are already a step ahead when it comes to a 2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement. Let’s face it – there is something sinister and suspicious when both city newspapers blast the incumbent mayor during... Read more »

It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question

It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question
As the title says: It’s Election Day 2014 – Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question – Are You Happy? Are you happy with your choice of candidates? Are you happy with your Political Party? And most importantly – do you think America (and your respective State) is going in the right direction? Now if you... Read more »

Nothing About Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony Adds Up

Nothing About Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony Adds Up
Man I feel sorry for the voters of the 75th District. They have an appointed incumbent yet nothing about Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony adds up. And that could lead to future trouble for an area that needs real leadership and vision for a diverse constituency. Matter of fact, I have been directed to... Read more »
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Election Between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony Is A No-Brainer

Election Between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony Is A No-Brainer
The Illinois District 75 House of Representatives Seat is up for grabs and despite the fact that there is an incumbent involved I still think that the election between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony is a no-brainer. And this is coming from an Independent who tends to vote for conservatives far more often than... 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 »

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 »
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Rahm Emanuel Screws Voters Out Of A Referendum

Rahm Emanuel Screws Voters Out Of A Referendum
Real Democrats aren’t afraid of leaving the vote up to the people. And that is why Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the other oligarchs will never be confused with being as such. You see what “our Democrats” do is deny the public their right to weigh in on matters of public importance by using a... Read more »