Archive for October 2010

Illegal aliens campaign against Mark Kirk

The WBEZ headline calls them “undocumented youth,” which I suppose means that they can’t prove that they’re young. Such are the distortions of language handed to us by the politically correct, like WBEZ and National Public Radio. Undoubtedly, this story will anger some conservatives, the idea that foreign nationals, not qualified to vote, are interfering... Read more »

What will Obama do about Yemen?

The  bombs sent from Yemen to two Chicago Jewish congregations turns the spotlight on that troubled nation, which, as this New York Times article explains, is emerging as an important operational base for Al Qaeda. Intelligence experts had previously believed that radical Islamic murderers had used that simmering Gulf nation as a base for launching... Read more »

More crap from NPR

Leave it to the tax-supported National Public Radio to see boogeymen working secretively to get Arizona’s illegal immigration reform law passed in order to make a pile of money by building and operating prisons. Here’s how NPR described the boogeymen: It was last December at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Inside, there was a... Read more »
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Public employee unions funnel public money to Democrats

From the Washington Examiner: Who is the largest single political contributor in the 2010 campaign cycle? You can be pardoned if you answer, erroneously, that it’s some new conservative group organized by Karl Rove. That’s campaign spin by the Obama Democrats, obediently relayed by certain elements of the so-called mainstream media The real answer is... Read more »

2010 Illinois State Pensions: 4,200 Over $100,000 Up 27% From 2009

Top pension of $402,418 exceeds president Obama’s salary of $400,000. Here’s the deal: Public sector employees point out that many of them don’t get social security. They should be glad. Private sector workers must work 45 full time years to get $28,000 max social security at age 66. Public  sector employees pay 8 percent to... Read more »

Issac Hayes Builds Credibility on the South Side in run against Jesse Jackson Jr.

Is it possible that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., with his name recognition, his 14 years of incumbency and the given wisdom that he is a shoo-in for re-election could lose to a Republican? Not just a Republican, but a conservative one at that? A conservative, black Republican newcomer by the name of Isaac Hayes? A... Read more »
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Believe it: Illinois is flat-out broke

Like petulant children, millions of Illinois citizens voting Nov. 2 will refuse to believe that the state can no longer afford their wants and needs. Restraint is not in their vocabulary. The household — the family of Illinois — is more than a half year behind on paying its bills. Doctors and others that Illinoisans... Read more »

The political apology sweepstakes

The most frequent, witless question that reporters used asked was “How do you feel?” Now it has been supplanted by another even more witless question: “Will Sen. Ricky Hendon: Expect no apology you apologize?” Here’s the latest:  Sen. Ricky Hendon (D-Chicago), who has a habit of making a jerk out of himself, called gubernatorial candidate,... Read more »

Biden: "I've had it up to here."

Vice President Joe Biden, you might figure from this statement, is a Tea Party “wingnut.” But while the majority of Americans “have had it up to here” with government stimulants, bailouts and stratospheric debt, Biden is huffing and puffing about how he wants more. Here is the incredible message he sent out to supporters of... Read more »
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Gulf oil spill update: 96 percent of federal waters now open

Los Angeles Times photo by Carolyn Cole / May 17, 2010 The oil spill. Where did it go? Hey, wait a minute. How did this happen–without our noticing? I thought this was supposed to be an environmental disaster of unimaginably historic proportions. Funny how this news doesn’t get reported. If anyone’s interested, here’s the press... Read more »
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