Posts tagged "abortion"

Berkowitz w/Hardball’s Chris Matthews on Matthews' opinion about Abortion: It should be avoided, but not criminalized

The nation is abuzz with Donald Trump’s view or views on abortion.  First, the leading Republican Presidential Candidate said that we should punish women who have abortions.[Watch here]  Then, Trump said: Oops,  I misspoke. But, what happened when we turned the tables on Matthews, and asked [in 2001] for his views on abortion? First, Matthews... Read more »

The Republican Party’s last clear chance to block Trump’s hostile takeover

If on March 13… it looks like Trump is likely to win the Ohio Primary on March 15, beating Kasich 42 % to 35 %, Cruz and Rubio should each direct their supporters to vote for Kasich… ************************ Due to businessman/entertainer/celebrity Donald Trump’s big-time victories in Republican primaries and caucuses so far (Trump has won... Read more »

Tort lawsuit climate across the country and IL workman's compensation reform: Berkowitz w/Flip Corboy, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: Why is Illinois fareing much worse [in the survey of how its tort lawsuit climate is perceived by business] than Iowa, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin- our closest competitors? Flip Corboy:…We happen to be at the extreme epicenter of the mid-west revival in the economy but… we are very, very successful here in Illinois... Read more »

A debate on Illinois' business lawsuit climate: does Illinois need business lawsuit reform to grow jobs? Berkowitz w/Flip Corboy, Cable/web

Flip Corboy: Insurance companies, right now, have what is known as an antitrust exemption to a review of their books, did you know that Jeff? Jeff Berkowitz:  There is an antitrust exemption, McCarron-Ferguson…but I don’t think it means that [the insurance companys’]  books can’t be looked at... ************* Jeff Berkowitz: Why is Illinois faring much... Read more »

Better than Clarence Darrow v. Perry Mason, Berkowitz w/ Plaintiff's trial lawyer Flip Corboy on Workmen's comp. reform and Illinois' lawsuit climate, Cable/Web

Tonight’s Rockford  edition of Public Affairs features Flip Corboy, plaintiff’s trial lawyer and senior equity partner at Corboy and Demetrio.    Corboy debates, discusses and comments upon a wide variety of topics, including whether his Winnetka neighbor, Governor Rauner, is substantive; whether we should have merit selection (appointment) of judges instead of election of state... Read more »

Better than the Stanley Cup: Watch Berkowitz with Cong. Robert Dold on Cable Tonight

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Congressman Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth, 10th CD).  The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. Get a somewhat different perspective on the Congressman from what you usually see as he discusses federal spending, taxes, unemployment, economic... Read more »

On the campaign trail with Gov. Pat Quinn: social issues as important as jobs? IL way below the median U. S. unemployment rate?

Gov. Quinn: I think those [social issues the economy and jobs] are all important issues. I don’t think we should divide issues. Every issue counts… This reporter caught up with Gov. Quinn last night at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant, in the Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie, IL.  The Governor had just finished his talk... Read more »

How to primary and beat an Eleven year Republican incumbent: Berkowitz with State Rep.Republican nominee Peter Breen (R-Lombard), Web and Cable

State Rep. Nominee Peter Breen: …We have 1.2 million abortions [since Roe v. Wade in 1973] and 99% of them are for birth control purposes. ******* Tonight’s Chicago Metro North Shore edition of Public Affairs features  Peter Breen (R-Lombard), Republican State Rep. nominee in the 48th District. The Public Affairs show airs every Monday and Wednesday... Read more »

Special Election Eve airings of Public Affairs: Berkowitz w/ Rauner, Dillard, Brady, Levine and much more, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: Kirk Dillard says… Stu Levine was out there getting business [for you]. Dillard said if you are as smart as you tell the people of Illinois you are, you had to know about this, what do you say to Kirk Dillard? R Gov candidate Bruce Rauner: [watch the show here] ****************************** Tonight’s repeat special... Read more »

Better than a wild White House Obama party: Berkowitz w/ Candidates Rauner, Dillard, Brady, Tracy, Rodriguez and CBS-2 News’ Levine, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: …I would expect Jay Levine from Ch. 2, you’ve got what? 30 to 40 years of [political media] experience to say, “It’s over, you can stick a fork in Dillard and Brady, they’re done. ” Jay Levine: It’s never over until it is over. [watch the show here] ****************************** R Gov candidate Rauner:... Read more »