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Thoughts for while Obama and Dems bring down the country

Reflect on these.   1. In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress. — John Adams   2. If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you... Read more »

Obama threatens seniors and veterans; leaves out kids

As negotiations over raising the federal debt ceiling, cutting the budget and increasing taxes comes down to the wire, President Barack Obama thinks he might have to stiff social security recipients and veterans. He said in an interview: “I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven’t resolved this issue,”... Read more »

Boss Madigan to Illinois taxpayers: Eat s....

  Speaker of the House Michaelf Madigan listens to discussion in the Illinois House Thursday. (William DeShazer/Chicago Tribune)   Led by His Highness, House Speaker Michael Madigan, Democratic leaders in the state Legislature have concocted a 75 percent increase in the state income tax. Madigan left it to Senate President John Cullerton to explain the deal;... Read more »
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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 »

Hand over your money

Here’s a trailer for “I want your money,” a political documentary film by award-winning Director Ray Griggs, slated for release in theatres in select markets nationwide on October 15.  Griggs has assembled an all-star cast of prominent voices from America’s broad-based conservative movement, in what critics everywhere are calling a “rousing” feature film documentary.

Democrats' attitude fuels 'the party of no

Mindless of the din arising from the crowds of supposed hicks, reactionaries, bigots, dupes and dolts gathering to bring down their party, Democrats have coined what they believe is a nifty campaign slogan to describe the opposition: “the party of no.” No ideas, no platform, no positive affirmations, no help for the tired, poor and huddled masses.... Read more »
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Brady widens lead over Quinn; Kirk and Giannoulias still neck and neck

A new Rasmussen poll is out and Bill Brady is extending his lead over incumbent Pat Quinn in the governors race: Republican Bill Brady earns his highest level of support yet against Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn in Illinois’ gubernatorial contest, moving this race from a Toss-Up to Solid GOP in theElection 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard.  At the... Read more »

Sunset Chicago government

Now that we’ve cleansed ourselves of all the why questions about Mayor Richard M. Daley’s retirement, we can get on to the serious stuff. No, not the question who will follow Daley, but what will be follow. The “who” question will certainly have something to do with the “what” question; just as surely as it... Read more »

Can Chicago function as a democracy?

Whoever inherits Daley’s City Hall office will face problems lined up to the horizon It didn’t take long after Mayor Richard M. Daley announced his retirement that talk began turning to his “heir apparent,” or at least the lack of one. Why hasn’t he endorsed an heir apparent? Why didn’t he groom anyone for the... Read more »
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Yikes! Burris tells Supreme Court he wants to run

Politico reports that Burris thinks that he should be able to run to keep his seat until the new Congress takes over. He may well have a legal case. Can you imagine how this could screw up the process if the U.S. Supreme Court says he can run? Another reason that if his name ever... Read more »
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