Posts tagged "Joseph Berrios"

Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money

Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money
You know I am really tired of hearing about the Budget Woes of Chicago Public Schools and their underfunded Pension System. So let’s cut to the chase shall we? The Illinois Tax Appeals Scam Is The Reason Why CPS Have No Money! And not only are some of the principle players in this Illinois Tax... Read more »

Joe Berrios Is Da Boss!

Joe Berrios Is Da Boss!
I guess some people this week learned something I had long known – in Cook County Joe Berrios Is Da Boss! Ahh Good Ol’ Joe Berrios, that unapologetic King of Nepotism who once compared himself to being an equal of the Kennedy Family. Well maybe he is if you consider that the Kennedy wealth was... Read more »

William Beavers Ain't No Hero

William Beavers Ain't No Hero
Former Cook County Commissioner William “Hog Balls” Beavers got a judicial slap on the wrist today by U.S. District Judge James Zagel when he was sentenced to 6 months in prison for failing to pay taxes on the tens of thousands of dollars he took out of his campaign fund to feed his need to... Read more »
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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 »

What Is The Deal(s) With Ancel Glink?

What Is The Deal(s) With Ancel Glink?
I’ll be honest here, I am not a big fan of lawyers. Maybe it is because there is a general consensus among the masses that most of them are lower to the ground than slithering snakes. But, personal opinions aside, I am logical enough to understand that America is a nation built on laws and... 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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Politician's Are Just Creeping Me Out More and More!

Politician's Are Just Creeping Me Out More and More!
The 2012 General Election is nearly here and like many others I find it difficult to get excited over the choices being given me. I am sure that in real life the majority of these men and women running for political office are decent folk. Yet, I still can’t help get the feeling that these... Read more »

Ho Ho Ho! Three Gifts Of Political Corruption For Illinois Taxpayers

Ho Ho Ho! Three Gifts Of Political Corruption For Illinois Taxpayers
Ho Ho Ho! Illinois Taxpayers! The only problem with Santa Clauses familiar greeting is that it is really hard to determine exactly how many Santa Clauses there are operating in the State of Illinois! But one thing is certain though, there are a lot of them and these imposters have cost Illinois Taxpayers a bundle.... Read more »