Posts in category "Taxation"

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 »

Rick Santorum Senses GOP Dissatisfaction - Duh - Really?

Rick Santorum Senses GOP Dissatisfaction - Duh - Really?
Rick Santorum is a man who aspires to sit in the Oval Office one day, but can it be that he is a little slow in evaluating the pulse of things? I mean, come on, why did it take so long for a political contender to realize that there was dissatisfaction amongst his party faithful?... Read more »

Latest Tribune Investigation Confirms Lawmakers Defraud Taxpayers

Latest Tribune Investigation Confirms Lawmakers Defraud Taxpayers
What have I told you over and over again? Illinois Lawmakers make laws to enrich themselves! And the sad thing about it is that Illinois Voters continue to turn a blind eye by voting these same thieves back into office – time and time again. Talk about perversions centering on pain! But hey, I have... Read more »
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Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase

Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase
Joliet Mayor Tom Garriante seems to have taken a page right out of the Chicago Tax Playbook; i.e. screw residents while leaving businesses who ruin its’ roads and bridges alone. And so it is – Joliet residents will get tagged for an increase in their sales tax and utility taxes in 2012 after the City... Read more »

Adam Kinzinger Office Staff Calls Cops On Peaceful Protesters?

Adam Kinzinger Office Staff Calls Cops On Peaceful Protesters?
U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger is no stranger when it comes to getting HIS message out. However, if his constituents want to get a message out to him via a peaceful protest (in front of his office) – well, then his staffers are instructed to call the cops. And they just didn’t do it once –... Read more »

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 »
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Big Illinois Tollway Fare Hike: Will You Or Won't You?

Big Illinois Tollway Fare Hike: Will You Or Won't You?
With the impending Illinois Tollway Board vote to unilaterally increase the tolls, I get the feeling that some people will begin looking for alternatives. Personally – I don’t blame them. So my question is simple – will you or won’t you submit to these increases? Naturally I would think that the decision will be based... Read more »

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America
Washington may have received a temporary respite from its partisan bickering when Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the House floor to cast her vote in an effort to avert a government default, however, politics in America is forever broke(n). The crisis, which has held our nation hostage, not only left a bad taste in the... Read more »

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!
Speaker of the House, John “Weepy” Boehner has finally put his Official Stamp of Approval on the Party of NO. Then again, anyone who has been watching the debt ceiling crisis escalate, until Boehner finally walked away yesterday, knew that the Republicans were not dealing in good faith from the beginning. Even though there are... Read more »
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GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?
The tides of discontent swings like a pendulum. As Democrats found out during the mid-term elections of 2010, if you anger the public – there will be repercussions. The Tea Party seized the moment and the balance of power shifted to the GOP in the House of Representatives. Americans wanted change and more importantly an... Read more »