Tag: House Speaker

Illinois Fair Map is in Peril

Yeah, right; this is a MEGO (My eyes glaze over). But all of you people out there who bitch about rotten Illinois government, but only read about the best pick-up lines, have to pay attention, or just shut up. One of the reasons that Illinois government sucks is the way that the districts from which... Read more »

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel?

The screen image from Michaele Salahi’s Facebook page above pictured the infamous White House State Dinner “gate-crashers,” Michaele and Tareq Salahi, posing with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (left) at the dinner in November. (AP Photo))  Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn brought up the possibility that Emanuel might run for Chicago mayor.  ... Read more »

Michael Madigan's hypocrisy

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s hypocrisy is so transparent, it would humiliate anyone who isn’t as big an egomaniac. Tribune photo by Chris Walker / December 4, 2008 House Speaker Michael Madigan yuks it up with his pal, convicted ex-gov. George Ryan on a 1999 plane flight to Cuba with a delegation of business and... Read more »
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