Posts tagged "Pat Quinn"

Politics: One Draft After Another

Politics: One Draft After Another
Politics: One Draft After Another I must have one Political draft after another that are pretty much ready to go, yet, been unable to pull the trigger of late. And for that I must apologize to my regular readers and feel I must offer an explanation. Politics, by its very nature, is contentious. And while... Read more »

UNO Charter Schools Reform Chairman Resigns Abruptly After 3 Months!

UNO Charter Schools Reform Chairman Resigns Abruptly After 3 Months!
Imagine that – UNO Reform Chairman Resigns Abruptly After 3 Months! Well folks, somehow that news just doesn’t surprise me and the official statement by Martin Cabrera Jr. that he was leaving “because of a difference of philosophy and mission” was not only expected by me but something of a validation in what I had... 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 »

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 »