Posts tagged "Bruce Rauner"

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it
The Donald J. Trump earthquake has arrived, rattling the evil elite political ruling class of both parties to their very foundations. Correction, make that President-elect Donald J. Trump now. Illinois’ “Never Trump” Republicans – led by Gov. Bruce Rauner – had their political asses handed to them last night. Gone is Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois... Read more »

Watch the funny Madigan documentary parody video Gov. Rauner tried to censor

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It’s almost election time and that means we could all use a good parody video. This is the best one I’ve seen. Take a look! Sadly, I guess Gov. Rauner and his friends at the Illinois Policy Institute didn’t think this parody video of their faux Madigan documentary/hit piece/excuse for a political ad very funny.... Read more »

Betrayed Illinois Pro-Life Voters Need New Leaders to Stand Up Against Rauner

Betrayed Illinois Pro-Life Voters Need New Leaders to Stand Up Against Rauner
This is for all the pro-life and pro-family voters who feel betrayed by Gov. Bruce Rauner and his lackeys in what’s left of Illinois’ conservative movement. I understand that you feel bitter. I understand you are angry. I know you are wondering why the heads of so many pro-life organizations in Illinois how bowed to... Read more »
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VIDEO: Rep. Tom Morrison Betrayed Pro-Life Voters for Rauner

SOURCE: PC TALK LIVE Who will replace Sen. Matt Murphy (R-Palatine), a key ally of Gov. Bruce Rauner, who announced his resignation this week to become a well-paid lobbyist? It’s a question you’ll see asked on little blogs like Capitol Fax or downstate papers like the Springfield Journal Register.  Other than to inside baseball political... Read more »

Hearing Report Raises Serious Questions about Super PAC Tied to Rauner

Hearing Report Raises Serious Questions about Super PAC Tied to Rauner
UPDATED: According to board chairman, Charles W. Scholz, the board found that “Yes, they [Liberty Principles PAC] did not have a ‘paid for by’ [disclaimer] and so that complaint was filed on justifiable grounds, and yes, they coordinated so that complaint was filed on justifiable grounds so why would we go to public hearing because... Read more »

Don't be fooled by Rauner (or his GOP hacks) on Rahm recall bill

Don't be fooled by Rauner (or his GOP hacks) on Rahm recall bill
Don’t be fooled by the governor’s latest PR stunt on the recall legislation: Bruce Rauner has been buddy-buddy with Rahm Emanuel for decades and that hasn’t changed. It’s all more smoke and GOP mirrors. Why did it take Rauner more than a month to criticize Rahm in this sinister 13-month cover-up of the Laquan Mcdonald... Read more »
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The next 50 Chicago Public Schools Rahm Emanuel will close

The next 50 Chicago Public Schools Rahm Emanuel will close
This is it. Tuesday’s mayoral election will either herald King Rahm’s second Chicago coronation or his national embarrassment if he fails to avoid a run-off. Run-off Rahm. I like the sound of that. The Chicago media would have you believe that Rahm has it in the bag. They would have you believe there is no... Read more »

Bruce Rauner shows hypocrisy on term limits, Illinois comptroller appointment

Bruce Rauner shows hypocrisy on term limits, Illinois comptroller appointment
In 2010, I ran against the late Judy Baar Topinka for Illinois comptroller and came in second in a tough three-way primary battle. For that reason and others, too numerous to mention, the Illinois comptroller’s office has a special significance to me. Since Topinka’s passing, media have praised her journalistic background and her ability to... Read more »

KELLY: Why Illinois Review is attacking the Conservatives of Illinois Summit

KELLY: Why Illinois Review is attacking the Conservatives of Illinois Summit
Illinois Review’s Dennis LaComb and Fran Eaton penned a wild and defamatory smear piece on me late last week in response to my announcement of a conservative summit set for this spring. Illinois Review used to be a conservative news blog so the violent reaction from them saddens me. Illinois Review is a small, obscure... Read more »
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Did Rahm Emanuel, Bruce Rauner violate SEC pay-to-play rules with pension-tainted cash?

Did Rahm Emanuel, Bruce Rauner violate SEC pay-to-play rules with pension-tainted cash?
Pension birds of a feather flock together – so the saying goes. It is no secret that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner are bosom friends and business partners.  However, according to an investigation by reporter David Sirota at IBTimes.com, the two also appear to have something else in common:  serious violations... Read more »