Tag: Speaker Mike Madigan

Watch Berkowitz &Dabrowski: Establishment & Ted differ on cause & cure of IL Gov Pension implosion: Cable & Web

Tonight’s Chicago metro edition of Public Affairs, featuring Ted Dabrowski, President, Wirepoints. Com, airs at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19 or 35 in 24 North or Northwest suburbs.  For a detailed airing schedule by suburb, please see below. You can also watch 24/7 the show featuring Wirepoints’ Ted Dabrowski, below, on the IL Gov... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz debate trial attorney Matt Belcher- Gov. Rauner v. JB Pritzker & billions of taxpayer dollars lost to corrupt Dems? Cable & Web

Matt Belcher: Without a robust public system, the private system cannot survive and flourish…so any private sector success is dependent on the public [infrastructure]. Jeff Berkowitz: Does that sound like what Obama said in 2008-2009 ************ Belcher: …What did Bruce Rauner accomplish in his two year wrecking of the Illinois economy? Lutheran Services- Gone! Autism... Read more »

Gov. Rauner debates his ads about Jeanne Ives w/Berkowitz: Truthful or gross distortions?

Jeff Berkowitz: You have any evidence supporting your ads… that argue Ives is in the tank for Speaker Madigan & wants increased taxes…? Gov. Rauner: Her statements... and her votes. Rep. Ives said [to] Crain’s editorial board she did not support rolling back the Madigan income tax, now… Ives said she couldn’t get the $5... Read more »
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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 »

Watch WVON's Charles Thomas w/Berkowitz on Speaker Madigan's plantation & JB Pritzker's endorsement by racists: Cable & Web

Charles Thomas: Speaker Mike Madigan was the “Master” and he had these black overseers that kept all the “Darkies” in line. Charles Thomas: I said to JB Pritzker, “You know the Building Trades Council [who Pritzker had just told us endorsed him] hires all the people who work on the construction sites, and they don’t... Read more »

Better than NYT on Donald Trump's dating style: Berkowitz w/plaintiff's trial lawyer Belcher on Gov. Rauner's proposed Workers Comp. Reform, Cable/Web

Matt Belcher: What [Republican House Leader Durkin] wants to do is to say that anybody who is middle aged or has any sort of pre-existing degenerative condition no longer gets workers’ compensation. What’s next on Public Affairs? Berkowitz mediating a discussion and resolution of the workers comp. reform issue between Gov. Rauner and Speaker Madigan?... Read more »
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Does State’s Attorney Alvarez have a righteous defense for her 400 day delay in teen McDonald shooting? We ask, you decide.

–A charging foul? State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez: (Defending the more than 400 days it took for her to indict police officer Van Dyke in the Laquan McDonald shooting): Neither one of my opponents has [experience in police officer involved shootings]…These cases are more complex…It takes more time and it should take more time because you... Read more »

Gov. Rauner’s pension reform proposal, President Cullerton’s response, the IL Constitution and liberal bias at WTTW, WGN and Chicago Tribune reporting

Link to NBC-5 News Mary Ann Ahearn’s excellent written and video report and Rich Miller’s excellent back story added, below, at 2:40 pm today. Looking at all the comments of President Cullerton and Governor Rauner, it appears that Arruza’s, Lisnek’s and Pearson’s reports of the demise of Rauner’s pension reform proposal, like the reports of... Read more »

AG Lisa Madigan and Speaker Madigan do a political tag team on Gov. Rauner and Comptroller Munger: State Shutdown in Circuit Court

Revised at 7:55 am on Wednesday The loving father [Speaker Mike] loves his daughter [AG Madigan], and she him– nothing wrong with that. –It’s about politics? When someone tells you it is not about the money– it’s about the money.  Similarly, when Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Illinois, Brett Legner, on behalf of... Read more »
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Better than Paul Lisnek with Lisa Madigan: Watch Berkowitz w/ IL Attorney General candidate Paul Schimpf

This afternoon’s episode of Public Affairs airs at noon on Cable Ch. 6 [ECTV] throughout the People’s Republic of Evanston, featuring Paul Schimpf, the Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General.  You might recall that the current occupant of that office, Lisa Madigan, daughter of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, was elected to that office in... Read more »