Category: Democrats

Progressives map out a further move left

The Democrat Party, at war with itself, needs to move further left, according to “Democratic Autopsy” by the far-left Nation magazine. Here’s its analysis: Corporate Power: The party continues to bend to big corporate donors. “For the Democratic Party, a crucial disconnect remains between rhetoric about corporate influence and subservience to it.” Race: The party hasn’t played... Read more »

What the Kavanaugh hearings and the Van Dyke trial have in common

The death of the time-honored and common law presumption of innocence until proven guilty. Chicago is fearful of riots if police officer Jason Van Dyke is not convicted of murder for his fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. In Washington, Democrats unleashed a cynical assault on Supreme Court nominee Brett Cavanugh in which the the judge had to prove his... Read more »

Judge Kavanaugh, have you ever farted?

NOT PARADY  Below remarks are from the Senate Judicial Committee’s official transcript of its hearing on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to be a Supreme Court justice.  In it, Democrats prove that what a 16-year-old writes in his yearbook can disqualify him for the seat. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is a Rhode Island Democrat.  The issue of farts: WHITEHOUSE:... Read more »
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Vetting Kavanaugh's accuser Ford and her attorney

The accusation by Christine Blasey Ford that against Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school is so flimsy that it is fair to look into her motivations. Here is a look at what is described as possibly her “hidden agenda:” Isn’t possible retaliation on Ford’s part at least worthy of serious consideration? Shouldn’t they... Read more »

Women, just shut up, why don't ya?

The hypocrisy of Democrats never ceases to amaze. Here’s the latest episode, as reported by CNN: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-Hawai] said her message to men in this country is to “just shut up and step up. Do the right thing for a change” following the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. If... Read more »

Don't count out Illinois public employee unions just yet

Widespread speculation predicts that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in  Janus v. AFSCME will change America’s political landscape, especially in Illinois, the bluest of blue states where public employee unions have driven the state into near bankruptcy. By giving employees in such unions as the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 in... Read more »
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'Progressives are not served here'

Nor are Planned Parenthood employees and supporters. Nor are people who voted for President Barack Obama. Nor is anyone from the fake news media. If we are to celebrate, as the left is, Stephanie Wilkinson, the owner of the Red Hen restaurant, for asking presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her establishment because as she said, “This feels... Read more »

$1 of every $3 in Illinois individual income tax is paid to retired teachers

That’s right, $1 of every $3 of your Illinois individual income tax goes to retired teachers, a calculation says. That’s $1,578 if you live in Chicago, are married and your household income is $100,000. That’s $1,578 that won’t go to needed healthcare, social services and schools. Stunning, isn’t it. And J.B. Pritzker, the Democrat candidate for Illinois governor wants... Read more »

Illinois' balanced budget? The joke's on us

If we’re to believe the Illinois politicians–Democrat and Republican–the new fiscal year 2019 “balanced” budget they passed overwhelmingly is a bipartisan lovefest, a return to what should be a normal budget process and a first step to putting the fiscally challenged state back on track. Ha, ha. The joke’s on us. And the politicians know it.... Read more »
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Report: Chicago still America's most corrupt city

That’s not news. But a new report confirms what we’ve long know, but which again demonstrates that the Democrats who control Chicago not only don’t care, but also are who are mostly responsible for the corruption. In it’s “Continuing Corruption in Illinois,” authored by UIC professor and former alderman Dick Simpson and others, Illinois was named... Read more »