Posts tagged "Pat Quinn"

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 »

Illinois lawmakers: Time to act on Bruce Rauner's pension fund conflict-of-interests

Illinois lawmakers: Time to act on Bruce Rauner's pension fund conflict-of-interests
If you missed David Sirota’s piece, “Midterms 2014: Candidates with Ties to Pension Business May Gain Control of Pension Funds” in IBTimes.com, go back and read it. Then read it again. During the campaign, few-to-none brought up Rauner’s conflict-of-interests with state pension fund business and his “former” firm GTCR. However, it is a very serious... Read more »

KELLY: Why I'm not drinking the Bruce Rauner Kool-Aid

KELLY: Why I'm not drinking the Bruce Rauner Kool-Aid
Over the past few days, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s numerous paid supporters have come out on social media to shriek, attack, rage, and castigate those Independent, Republican, and Democrat voters who have not yet partaken of the ‘Rauner Kool-Aid.’ They demand: Drink it! Nope, I won’t drink the Kool-Aid. With disgust, I’ve read the... Read more »
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THE CHICAGO WAY: Why Bruce Rauner and Rahm Emanuel are (REALLY) helping Uber

THE CHICAGO WAY: Why Bruce Rauner and Rahm Emanuel are (REALLY) helping Uber
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – During the 1920s, Al Capone’s infamous syndicate carried out their bloody reign of bootlegging and racketeering terror with impunity. With Big Bill Thompson, Chicago’s last Republican Mayor, in his pocket Capone had nothing to fear. If questioned by police, Capone’s thugs merely presented them with cards issued by Thompson that read: “To... Read more »

FUNNY VIDEO: Bruce Rauner mascot 'Quinnocchio' unmasked

Chicago, Illinois - It is questionable whether GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s trolling mascot ‘Quinnocchio’ warranted a front page story this morning. Not that it stopped the Chicago Tribune from giving it one. “TV attack ads remain and can still move poll numbers, but they’re buttressed by pesky video trackers, parody Twitter accounts, witty Web... Read more »

Dan Proft flip-flops, tells Carol Marin he supported same-sex marriage candidates

Dan Proft flip-flops, tells Carol Marin he supported same-sex marriage candidates
Chicago, Illinois, March 12, 2014 –Political epithets are written all the time. GOP political operative Dan Proft’s should read: He who would lie even when the truth would benefit him more. Proft, a co-host on WLS-AM with money connections to Cicero town president Larry Dominick, has flip-flopped numerous times on the abortion issue with his... Read more »
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Rauner company tried to cheat employees for millions, lawsuit claims

Chicago, IL, Jan. 23, 2014 – On the heels of a scathing report that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s firm GTCR has been linked to nursing home deaths and abuse, comes word that the firm’s company, Cardinal Logistics, was sued by hundreds of employees who claimed they had been misclassified as independent contractors so the... Read more »

TIME TO CALL OUT MEXICO'S RACISM - Political News for July 9th

TIME TO CALL OUT MEXICO'S RACISM - Political News for July 9th
Time to call out Mexico’s racism. While everyone’s picking on Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona who is desperate to protect the people of Arizona from the violent drug cartels, it might be helpful to take a quick peak at the other side of the border. While the President of Mexico comes to the U.S. Congress... Read more »

CLOSE YOUR EYES: GOV. PAT QUINN'S FANTASY POLITICAL MAKE-OVER!

 GOVERNOR PAT QUINN’S TOTAL FANTASY POLITICAL MAKE-OVER   What’s a guy like Pat Quinn to do? He’s already ten points behind Republican Bill Brady in the latest Rasmussen poll, 47-37, in the race for governor and yesterday’s proposed 33% income tax hike is only going to make matters worse for him. Add to that a... Read more »
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