Media Ignores Michelle Obama's Out Right Lies That Illinois is 'Leading' in Job Creation

-By Warner Todd Huston In a visit to Southern Illinois, First Lady Michelle Obama noted in a stump speech that Illinois leads the nation in job creation. This is not just political spin, but, based solely on statistics, this is a straight out lie. And where was the media? They have ignored her lies. Obama... Read more »

Art Created by Orphans From India to be Highlighted in Chicago at Library Fundraiser

On September 18 WBEZ’s Niala Boodhoo will MC the 4th Annual Dream Launcher event to be held at Room 1520 (1520 W. Fulton Street) in Chicago to raise money to help stock orphanage libraries around the world with books for kids. The Bookwallah Organization event will also feature art created by orphan children from India.... Read more »

Happy Birthday Chicago's Own Milton Friedman: His 7 Most Notable Quotes

-By Rob Nikolewski Harry Truman once complained he wanted to find a one-handed economist because he was tired of asking a direct question of those on his economic team, only to have them say, “On the one hand … but on the other hand.” If there was one hand that noted economist Milton Friedman favored,... Read more »
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Chicago Jews Threatened With Violence Over Gaza Campaign

-By Warner Todd Huston The “religion of peace” is at it again, this time posting warnings in Chicago that they intend to start attacking Jews in the Windy City. The Times of Israel reported on Monday that the threatening fliers were left on cars in Pulaski Park neighborhood on Chicago’s near northwest side. Chicago Police... Read more »

Chicago's Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Celebrated National Teddy Bear Picnic Day and Ask Alfred

Here’s something fun that happened earlier this month. Chicago’s Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel hosted a great day for kids to celebrate National Teddy bear Picnic Day–yes there is such a thing–which was July 10 this year. The event was spent with the little guestlets (I mean the kiddies, there) getting a bunch of great give aways.... Read more »

Obama Wasting Billions Paying Off Buddies and Unions With Immigration Spending

-By Warner Todd Huston As Obama starts shipping tens of thousands of these illegal alien minors all across the nation to be housed in cities everywhere, your tax dollars follow them and some of this money is going to Obama’s pals in liberal organizations and unions to care for these children all paid for by... Read more »
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Would Chicago REALLY Vote for Commie Karen Lewis for Mayor!?

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away more popular than the incumbent mayor. One of those two is Chicago Teachers Union President... Read more »

Thanks Democrats, Illinois Fails Again: Worst in Midwest for Private Sector Job Creation

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been chronicling all the major failures of the once great state of Illinois and this week we have yet another one. A new tabulation of private sector job creation finds that Illinois created a dismal 500 non-government jobs in 2013 making it the single worst state in the Midwest... Read more »

Illinois' Conservative Giant Jack Roeser Passed Away Yesterday

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been made aware that the great Jack Roeser passed away last night. This is a great loss to conservatism in Illinois, but Jack was in his 90s and in delicate health, so it isn’t a surprise, sadly. Mr. Roeser was very generous with the fortune he built from the... Read more »
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Original 'Star Wars' Actor Tells New Movie to Take a Hike: It'll Just Bore Me

Denis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy and was the X-Wing pilot known as “Red Leader,” has declined to return for the new Episode VII that is just gearing up for production. “They asked me, but it just would have bored me.” That is pretty funny, actually. But I can... Read more »