Tag: Dan Hynes

Berkowitz debates w Robling: Can IL Rs come back from near death by opposing Pritzker's tax & spend? Cable & Web

Robling argues that Pritzker and Democrats are the party of high property taxes—and that is robbing most Illinois citizens of the equity in their homes, Robling says IL R legislators can beat Pritzker by offering lower taxes, fewer regulations & more economic growth/private sector jobs. 32 yr old law school student & Deputy Gov. Christian... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Robling: Can IL GOP arise from dead via Ken Griffin? Gov. Pritzker grossly overpaying Sr. Staff? Cable & Web

Bruce Rauner managed to drive IL GOP into toilet while spending hundreds of millions getting elected and UNELECTED!! … Rauner lying to the Cardinal surely a mortal sin! 32 yr old law school student & Deputy Gov. Christian Mitchell a 278K/yr Exec., as Pritzker contends? Pritzker take us all for a Ship of FOOLS? IL... Read more »

The answer in 2002 that made Obama President in 2008; Watch Berkowitz w/Obama, Cable/Web

—Obama had the courage in 2002 to oppose the Iraq War before it started:    Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of  “Public Affairs,” and tomorrow’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban Edition of Public Affairs features Barack Obama opposing the Iraq War four months before the 2003 U. S. invasion of Iraq and two months... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose w/Rahm Emanuel: Berkowitz w/CPS Board Member Andrea Zopp- Hypocrisy and her choice to exit CPS? Web and Cable

Andrea Zopp: we have the loss of the public education system. That’s what we… lose. Jeff Berkowitz: Aren’t the kids in the public school system more important than the public school system? Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Andrea Zopp, Member of the Chicago Public School Board of Education... Read more »

Blood Sport to replace Mayor Daley: When Everything feels like the movies, yeah, you bleed just to know you're alive.

The Chicago Mayoral election will be the most interesting political race in Illinois since the 2004 U. S. Senate Primaries.  Of course, that is damning with faint praise. 2006 – 2010 Illinois election lowlights  Were the 2006 Republican or Democratic Gubernatorial Primaries in Illinois of much interest? Not so much. The 2006 Gubernatorial general election... Read more »

President Obama brings Blagojevich trial connections home as the jury deliberations continue. Ghosts of Christmas past?

Chicago is President Obama’s adopted hometown.  He might have woken up on Thursday morning singing, “It is my kind of town.”  It has been very, very, very good to him.   Mr. Obama moved to Chicago twenty-eight years ago, after graduating from Columbia University.  He learned his politics as a community organizer, a young civil rights... Read more »

The IL GOP, Fired up and Ready to Go?

The State GOP’s leader Borrowing a favorite chant of then presidential candidate, Barack Obama, it appears that the State GOP is “Fired up and ready to go.” Further, by the end of Tuesday, it will become the party of diversity, at least when it come to having picked its leader. After all, the real leader of the state GOP, at... Read more »