Posts tagged "Illinois Governor Pat Quinn"

Illinois Cell Phone Ban - Chicago Political Commentary

Illinois Cell Phone Ban - Chicago Political Commentary
Governor Pat Quinn finally signed an Illinois Cell Phone Ban into law on Friday. Quite frankly this is a common sense law which should have been enacted at the same time when texting while driving was outlawed. Now will it stop the thousands of morons I have seen the past few months while on the... Read more »

Illinois Voter Challenge

Illinois Voter Challenge
I think the time has come for “The People of Illinois” to take back their government and they can begin doing it in a relatively easy manner. It starts by questioning how many government units are required in their particular City, Village, Township, etc. and then using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get... Read more »

Madigan Cullerton Pension Reform Conspiracy Theory Spot On

Madigan Cullerton Pension Reform Conspiracy Theory Spot On
Illinois House of Representative Minority Leader Tom Cross has said that he believes the Illinois Pension Reform dust-up between Speaker of the House Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton is nothing more than a ruse to diminish the chances of a Governor Quinn re-election while affording Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan a leg up... Read more »
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Michael Madigan: Much More Than An Ethically Challenged Leprechaun

Michael Madigan: Much More Than An Ethically Challenged Leprechaun
Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady has been quoted as saying “We are under the thumb of a controlling, vindictive, ethically challenged, self-serving leprechaun, and I mean no disrespect to leprechauns, Speaker Mike Madigan.”  Brady also said “He has spent the last 40 years in Springfield, making himself rich, trading on his position of trust” and... Read more »

Illinois Legislature: Pension System Gaming Is Absolutely Criminal

Illinois Legislature: Pension System Gaming Is Absolutely Criminal
The Illinois Legislature has been the driving force behind the state’s financial collapse. Ironically, the people of Illinois have stood largely silent and have continuously reelected lawmakers that have displayed little or no concern for representing their constituencies versus lining their own pockets. The Chicago Tribune has put together an eye-popping investigative series on Illinois... Read more »

Chicago Tribune WGN-TV Poll: Governor Quinn More Unpopular. No Kidding?

Chicago Tribune WGN-TV Poll: Governor Quinn More Unpopular. No Kidding?
The Chicago Tribune and WGN-TV conducted a poll of 600 registered voters and apparently 54% of those surveyed disapproved of Governor Pat Quinn’s job performance. Okay – but I think we already knew that and why only poll 600 people? I would venture to say that had this poll been expanded to include a larger... Read more »
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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 »

Governor Quinn Worried About Conflicts of Interest in Gaming. Really?

Governor Quinn Worried About Conflicts of Interest in Gaming. Really?
Has the Governor of Illinois had an Epiphany? I mean we do live in a state that could be one of the major poster child’s for political corruption right? Well, it seems Governor Quinn is ready to deal on gaming expansion but is dead set against that expansion being overseen by operators who would more... Read more »

The Man Who Has Hurt Education Most Says Gambling Expansion Will Hurt Schools

The Man Who Has Hurt Education Most Says Gambling Expansion Will Hurt Schools
Man – talk about the pot calling the kettle black on education! But hey, we should be used to that from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. This is a man who has made talking out of both sides of his mouth an art form! But let’s not kid ourselves for a moment – Governor Pat Quinn... Read more »
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