Posts tagged "Politics"

Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the State

Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the State
As the State of Illinois heads towards another year without a budget people immediately assume its Governor Bruce Rauner’s fault for his hard line stances. But I have another take on it: Governor Bruce Rauner may have his faults but I think Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is the Real Enemy of the... Read more »

Caton Ridge Homeowners Association Were Denied A Quorum Again!

Caton Ridge Homeowners Association Were Denied A Quorum Again!
Before moving on to some of my more typical political issues of the day I felt it only fair to keep those who read (and commented on) my last post be kept up-to-date as to what transpired at the Caton Ridge Homeowners Association (HOA) 2016 Annual Meeting. First – the Caton Ridge Homeowners Association Were... Read more »

Did the Caton Ridge HOA Board of Directors Cross a Line? [Updated]

Did the Caton Ridge HOA Board of Directors Cross a Line? [Updated]
Politics and Homeowner Associations can seem to have more than a few things in common at times. Still, I expect that those serving on the Board of Directors and the Property Management Company to be completely open and transparent, especially when it comes to preserving and protecting the property values of communities they serve. After... Read more »
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Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff

Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff
Given residents have already endured an outrageous rate hike once before for “mandated improvements to its water system” the proposed hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees are a ripoff. And that begs another question to be asked – hey what in the F$$K did you do with that 35% rate increase (that actually amounted to... Read more »

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 »

2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement

2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement
So long as voters stay away from the endorsement of either Chicago Newspaper, the Sun-Times or the Tribune I would think they are already a step ahead when it comes to a 2015 Chicago Mayoral Endorsement. Let’s face it – there is something sinister and suspicious when both city newspapers blast the incumbent mayor during... Read more »
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It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question

It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question
As the title says: It’s Election Day 2014 – Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question – Are You Happy? Are you happy with your choice of candidates? Are you happy with your Political Party? And most importantly – do you think America (and your respective State) is going in the right direction? Now if you... Read more »

Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters

Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters
Another Election Day is upon us and like the many I have participated in thus far over the past 4 decades I remain frustrated at the lack of progress. Sadly Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters as party slate-makers play musical chairs with mostly the same career political hacks that either can’t seem to find... Read more »

Nothing About Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony Adds Up

Nothing About Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony Adds Up
Man I feel sorry for the voters of the 75th District. They have an appointed incumbent yet nothing about Illinois State Rep John D. Anthony adds up. And that could lead to future trouble for an area that needs real leadership and vision for a diverse constituency. Matter of fact, I have been directed to... Read more »
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Election Between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony Is A No-Brainer

Election Between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony Is A No-Brainer
The Illinois District 75 House of Representatives Seat is up for grabs and despite the fact that there is an incumbent involved I still think that the election between Martha Shugart and John D. Anthony is a no-brainer. And this is coming from an Independent who tends to vote for conservatives far more often than... Read more »