Posts in category "Democrats"

Oprah for President? Bring it on

Lot’s of people would love to see Oprah Winfrey take on President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. They believe that Trump would thump Oprah. They might be right: A rich, liberal  candidate from the coast? Democrats already had one of those and look what it got them: Trump.  Trump says he would be glad to take... Read more »

Rep. Gutierrez' rigged succession: it's the Chicago Way

“[There is] no quid pro quo,” — Rep. Luis Gutierrez’ denial that there was a secret, backroom deal behind his sudden, surprising retirement from  his congressional seat and endorsement of Jesus “Chuy” Garcia as his successor. Oh, sure. That’ll rank right up there in Chicago political lore with the late Mayor Richard J. Daley’s famously absurd assertion that, “There... Read more »

A timely behind-the-scenes look at “Chuy” Garcia's mayoral campaign

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is back in the news today as he is reportedly preparing to run for longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s seat in Congress.  The news came as Gutierrez, one of the House’s most vocal firebrands, has announced his retirement. Garcia, a Cook County Board commissioner,  lost in a rare run-off race for... Read more »
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Senate rejects progressive bias and confirms an "orthodox" Catholic to federal judgeship

Amy Coney Barrett whom Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, California Sen. Diane Feinstein and others attacked for her “orthodox” Catholicism and other imagined infirmities, has been confirmed as a judge on Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals whose jurisdiction includes Illinois. At the same time, the Senate confirmed Joan Larsen’s appointment to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. All the... Read more »

The worst, mostly politically biased story I remember seeing is in the Chicago Tribune

I’ve worked for the Chicago Tribune (former contribution op-ed columnist) and I get no pleasure from pointing this out. The story in question is: “Did voter ID laws hurt election turnout? Look at Milwaukee” The story suggests, implies, concludes (whatever) that, “Yes. The poor and minorities were hurt by the Wisconsin law that requires some form... Read more »

Evan McMullen--the first independent presidential candidate to win a state since 1968?

Conservative Republican Evan McMullen and his running mate, Mindy Finn, the founder of Empowered Women, have been steadily drawing more support from independents and others who can’t bring themselves to vote for either of the despicable major party candidates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. They might even win the state of Utah, the first independent... Read more »
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The GOP's last presidential hope: Trump resigns, Pence replaces him on ticket

UPDATES: Trump says he’ll never abandon his quest for the presidency. GOP leadership jumping ship. Of the two presidential major party presidential candidates–Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton–who has the least chance of winning, I’d guess (wildly and don’t hold me to it) that Trump will be retiring after the election to his old... Read more »

Illinois Democrats' utter contempt for you, the taxpayer

This has gone viral, and justly so. Read why Americans need to learn about the nation’s most ignored war. Find out what freelance editorial services I can provide for you.     Want to be notified by email when I post? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is... Read more »

Is Tammy Duckworth a sure bet to beat Mark Kirk for Illinois' Senate seat?

This article originally appeared in June 27, 2016 issue of The Weekly Standard: Down-Ballot Blues Can Mark Kirk escape the Trump taint? Distant newsrooms have sent word to Chicago that Republican moderate Mark Kirk is dead meat in his bid to win a second term as Illinois’s junior senator. He reliably tops newspaper lists of... Read more »
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What would Abe Lincoln think of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

I thought about writing about 10 reasons Abe Lincoln would roll over in his grave if he was here today to witness Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But I haven’t. Because it takes the kind of simple-minded arrogance for  Andrew Feinberg in a Chicago Tribune op-ed  (“10 reasons Abe Lincoln would roll over... Read more »
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