Posts tagged "Jan Schakowsky"

Netanyahu's speech sinks Obama's empty rhetoric about Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s speech before a joint session of Congress today sank President Barak Obama’s empty rhetoric about how to keep nuclear weapons out of Iran’s hands. Netanyahu torpedoed every one of Obama’s arguments that supposedly support how his “delicate negotiations” will prevent the Iranians from becoming a rogue state violating international agreements by... Read more »

The left, including Obama, abandons women in Afghanistan

Want to see a real “war on women?” Wait until 2014 when U.S and NATO forces effectively leave Afghanistan to the whims of the bloodthirsty Taliban. The savagery will make the alleged Republican sins against women — as politically motivated Democrats have charged — pale in comparison. The Taliban’s strict enforcement of Sharia law, or Islamic law, has resulted in what can... Read more »

Pat Quinn Will Name Jan Schakowsky to Kirk's Senate Seat

No, no! A thousand times no! Is Pat Hickey joking, or has he cleverly dropped the dime on a rumor that he has picked up and is attempting to shortstop even the thought of making the appointment?
Advertisement:

Schakowsky and her flunkies don't speak for this senior.

A breathless e-press release arrived today announcing: REP. SCHAKOWSKY, SENIOR ADVOCATES CALL ON SUPER COMMITTEE TO DEFEND MEDICARE Protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid in Debt Negotiations  It runs on to proclaim: [Today] Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) will join Latinos for a Secure Retirement (LSR) and the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans on a press... Read more »

Jan Schakowsky, answer these earmark questions

Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak / March 5, 2009 This is to support demands by the Big Government blog to answer questions about her mysterious earmark. It noted: Recently, Big Government told of a proposed fiscal year 2009 federal budget earmark intended for the Save-A-Life Foundation (SALF), a Chicago-area nonprofit that went belly-up late last year. The article questioned... Read more »

The Jan Schakowsky's corruption question brush-off

Here’s a summary of  a fix that Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) has landed in thanks to a mysteriously disappearing earmark for a kinky organization. It’s worth reading in its entirety.  BigGovernment reports: Ihttp://biggovernment.com/capitolconfidential/2010/06/25/the-chicago-politician-the-discredited-non-profit-and-a-mystery-earmark/n last year’s federal budget, Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky introduced and then withdrew what appears to have been a multi-million dollar earmark for... Read more »
Advertisement:

An alternative to Schakowsky

Getting tired of the ultra-liberal Rep. Jan Schakowsky? The north suburban/North Side Democrat actually has some competition, but it might be hard to find out much about him because he’s not given much of a chance against the aging congresswoman.  If you want to find out more about her opponent, Joel Pollak, the Milwaukee Examiner... Read more »

News for righties

o Unexpectedly Nancy Pelosi’s House also jettisons ACORN. The Defund ACORN Rep. Jan Schakowsky, representing North Shore limousine liberals, voted to keep sending your tax dollars to ACORN. Who else in Illinois’ congressional delegation did the same? Act, passed on a 345-75 procedural vote as part of an unrelated student loan reform bill. Two Democrats... Read more »

Astroturfing health care; here's how it's done

Oops, wait. These aren’t Rush Limbaugh folks. These are from the other side, the ones who keep whining about the crowds at the health care town hall meetings being ginned up by the “wing-nuts.” Here an organizer explains how to block opposing views. Here’s another one, with an organizer explaining how to sneak signs into... Read more »
Advertisement:

Fathead school administrators=Illinois' fat kids

There’s more hand wringing about another “alarming” report about fat kids, this one informing us that Illinois ranks fourth among the states for the percentage of our obese children, trailing only the grits-eaters in Mississippi  Georgia and Kentucky. On today’s menu: barf As reported by the Chicago Tribune one of three Illinois children are overweight... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Visit my new website

    I'm a freelance writer, editor and author. I can help you with a wide variety of projects. Check out my new website at www.dennisbyrne.net

  • Meet The Blogger

    Dennis Byrne

    Chicago Tribune contributing op-ed columnist and author of forthcoming historical novel, "Madness: The War of 1812." Reporter, editor and columnist for Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Daily News. Freelance writer and editor.

  • Subscribe to The Barbershop

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Dennis Byrne’s Facebook Fan Page

  • Categories

  • Like me on Facebook

  • Our National Debt

  • Twitter

  • Tags

  • Recent Comments

  • /Users/dennisby/Desktop/trailer.mp4
  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: