Tag: gun control

Watch IL AG Dem candidate Aaron Goldstein argue to Berkowitz in favor of putting banksters in jail, Cable & Web

Berkowitz: Do the big banks here in IL need to be investigated? Goldstein: Certainly… they got away with tons of crimes and they were never sent to jail, they were never indicted… ******** Aaron Goldstein: … AG Lisa Madigan was very cautious… on big issues…on big banks, corporations, corruption and criminal justice reform– she was ... Read more »

Doug Bennett, 10th CD R primary candidate, differs from his opponent on same sex marriage/Paris Accord? Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: What does Jeremy say about same sex marriage? Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield): I think he is for it. ******** Doug Bennett : I think [Trump’s decision on the Paris Accord]  is the right decision. Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett, 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary.... Read more »

Berkowitz w/10th CD Republican Primary candidate Doug Bennett: A conservative? Cable/Web

Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield): I think [Trump’s decision on the Paris Accord]  is the right decision. Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett, 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary. The show airs throughout the City proper at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You... Read more »
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A 10th CD contested Republican Primary: Berkowitz w/Doug Bennett, Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield), 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary. The show airs throughout the City proper at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You can also watch the show 24/7 by clicking here. So far, there is only... Read more »

Twelve takeaways from last night’s 2016 Democratic Presidential NBC debate in Charleston, SC, including why Bernie won.

Bernie Sanders… emphasized that the real issue in the election is that he wants the equivalent of a political revolution that… would take the power from the moneyed interests… In perhaps the strangest decision during the debate, the moderators chose to spend only about 20 minutes… on foreign policy, terrorism and national security *********************** Nobody... Read more »

Six Hillary Clinton ABC News St. Anselm College, New Hampshire Democratic Party debate themes relevant to the 2016 presidential general election

Jeff Berkowitz: But, Hillary, if the Russians don’t do that and violate the “No Fly Zone,” would you shoot them down?  Yes or no, Hillary. You see, Martha, that’s how you handle Hillary, when she is ducking and dodging.  Be civil and respectful, but firmly demand an answer. That’s why they pay you the big... Read more »
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The top ten points to know about President Obama’s speech on the San Bernardino shootings, terrorism and ISIS

…What intelligence was known by the Feds before the shootings about Syed Farook’s and Tashfeen Malik’s possible terrorist inclinations and what, if anything, was done about it.  This might have been the kind of information that Americans were hoping to hear more about from the President last night. If so, they were greatly disappointed. The... Read more »

Frustrated by Charleston, Tribune columnist Huppke throws logic out the window w/his call for more gun control

Chicago Tribune columnist Rex Huppke, in his frustration, abandons logic in yesterday’s column about the tragic killing of nine innocent people in Charleston last Wednesday.  He thinks politicians are being disingenuous in their response to these murders.  Huppke asserts they are shedding “Crocodile tears.” Let’s take a look at the Tribune columnist’s argument and see... 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 »
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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 »