Posts in category "Opinion"

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 »

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 »

More Laws Less Jail Space

More Laws Less Jail Space
This inane need for politicians to add laws on top of more laws has always puzzled me. Especially in these hard economic times when many of the same politicians must resort to emptying over-crowded jails. And still the trend of more laws less jail space continues. And that, in my mind, can only mean one... Read more »

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan
People can spin the Obamacare issue any way they like, but the Obamacare debacle is non-partisan. And that should bother everyone. Let’s face it, it isn’t just a botched roll-out that should concern people it should be the fact that Barack Obama, the President of the United States, stood in front of the American People... Read more »
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Michael Madigan Is Way Off Base On Andy Shaw

Michael Madigan Is Way Off Base On Andy Shaw
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is way off base on Andy Shaw but that really shouldn’t surprise anyone who understands a little something about “king-making.” And in Illinois the undisputed king-maker is Michael J. Madigan and not Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association. Besides where does the Speaker of the House even... Read more »

Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along

Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along
Now that the people of this country are finally beginning to better see how Obamacare will affect their lives and personal budgets it also becomes pretty clear that President Obama lied to them. This, despite saying “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan” or “if you already... Read more »

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers
When Toni Preckwinkle ousted Todd Stroger as Cook County Board President she immediately declared “this victory belongs to the people of Cook County.” and that the hopes of county residents have often been tempered by cynicism, “but not this time!” “Their message is clear. Now is the time to repeal the Stroger sales tax, now... Read more »
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Tri-State Fire Protection District Pension Shenanigans

Tri-State Fire Protection District Pension Shenanigans
The taxpayers paying into the Tri-State Fire Protection District sure have been taken for one hell of an expensive ride by their elected Board of Trustees. That board apparently has no regard for them or the public trust. Late salary boosts for a chief wasn’t just unleashed once – but twice. In addition to that,... Read more »