Posts tagged "Personal PAC"

Personal PAC, Fred Eychaner and big money bought an Illinois supreme court justice victory

Last minute personal smears by radical pro-choice group funded by big money contributions and backed by Rahm Emanuel’s Democratic machine carries the day for Illinois Supreme Court justice. Never heard of Fred Eychaner? Then you need to read this post in With Both Hands, a blog by a genuine Chicagoan, Pat Hickey. Eychaner is the Daddy Warbucks... Read more »

Do Catholics want to 'impose their morals on America?'

No. Catholics as much as anyone understand that this is a democracy. So when it comes to “imposing,” it won’t happen. Yes, Catholics, as citizens, have as much of a right to seek a moral society as they see it as do “progressives,” athetists and others do–through the democratic process. How else do you think... Read more »

Catholics against the world

At least that’s how it felt after looking at the response on the Tribune’s website to my Tuesday column , “Quinn’s quandary:  Faith or public service?” In it I defended the Catholic bishops’ right to criticize Gov.Pat Quinn for attending a fund-raiser and giving support to Personal PAC, a rigidly pro-choice funder of rigidly pro-choice... Read more »
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Gov. Pat Quinn's quandary on abortion

Faith versus public service Gov. Pat Quinn’s planned appearance Thursday at the pro-choice Personal PAC annual awards luncheon is a sharp stick in the eye of his professed faith, and Illinois’ Catholic bishops have every right to poke back. The bishops, including Chicago Cardinal Francis George, questioned the collaboration of Quinn, a Catholic, with the organization. “We do... Read more »
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