Posts tagged "Commentary"

Illinois: So Much More Than Just A Deadbeat State

Illinois: So Much More Than Just A Deadbeat State
So what’s new in Illinois Politics? Absolutely nothing as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton was able to easily defeat the only logical and sensible proposal that could have put a sizable dent in a State Pension System that is putting the state on a sure path to bankruptcy. Oh well, Cullerton would rather placate the... Read more »

Sharon Starzyk For Cicero Township Collector A Good Choice

Sharon Starzyk For Cicero Township Collector A Good Choice
Sharon Starzyk is running for Cicero Township Collector. Although that position may not seem as important as the one involving Town President Larry Dominick – BUT IT IS! Why? Because the election of Starzyk, regardless of who wins the Town President contest would send a strong message to the corrupt political apparatus now operating in... Read more »

2012 Illinois Political Hall of Shame: A Bakers Dozen

#1 Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. gets #1 for being (at least in my mind) one of the classic sleazeball politicians of Illinois and his total disregard for constituents while failing to fess up like a real man.
This Bakers Dozen are my picks for the 2012 Illinois Political Hall of Shame even though there were many, many more candidates available. But hey, we can do this as an annual event and like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame can add those missed as lifetime achievement winners if necessary. Naturally these selections... Read more »
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