Archive for December 2010

Danny Davis Quits Chicago Mayor Race, Leaves One African American in Race

-By Warner Todd Huston The theme of the race for mayor has thus far been twofold. One, will Rahm Emanuel be allowed to stay on the ballot, and two, will there be too many African Americans in the running effectively splitting the black vote all to pieces allowing Rahm to waltz in unopposed? When we... Read more »

Here's to a great 2011!

Thanks for making 2010 a great year for Publius Forum on ChicagoNow.com. We here are all looking forward to serving you in 2011 and beyond. Hope you and yours had a great — and safe — night last night and we wish you a Happy New Year. Warner Todd Huston Owner and editor of www.PubliusForum.com

2010: The Entertainment Industry's PC Year in Review

-By Warner Todd Huston For the entertainment industry’s practitioners of political correctness, 2010 was another banner year. Even as conservatives have made deserved headway in La La Land and other areas of the industry, there still aren’t enough conservatives to bring much needed patriotism, logic, and common sense to the scene. Sadly, the industry is... Read more »
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Wa Post Editorialist Admires Members of Taliban's Armies, Are Just as Good as U.S. Soldiers

-By Warner Todd Huston Does anyone on the left understand right and wrong? Do any of them understand that some things humans do are morally reprehensible or is everything relative? If we could find one that understands it, it certainly won’t be Colman McCarthy. We can say this because this week the former Washington Post... Read more »

Hey, Ill. Republicans: Want to Have a Say in Your Party? We Have chance To Do It

-By Warner Todd Huston OK, Illinois Republicans, a great opportunity to return the Illinois GOP back to some accountability to YOU is at hand. The Illinois legislature is about to enter its own lame duck session that will run from January 3 to January 11. During this session we have a chance to get a... Read more »

Chicago News Bench Had a Banner Year!!

Tom Mannis of Chicago News Bench gave me a shout letting me know that he made a video of all the banner he’s made to top his blog, Chicago News Bench. Them thar is a buncha banners!
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A Video Critique of the Claim That Fox News Viewers Are Misinformed

Lee Doren does a great job tearing down another left-wing shibboleth. Supposedly, Fox News viewers are more misinformed than the general public because: They think most economists believe the stimulus caused job losses; They think most economists believe Obamacare will increase the deficit; and They think the economy is getting worse; etc. As a result,... Read more »

Stagehands Extort Hundreds of Thousands From Theater Goers

-By Warner Todd Huston If there never was a story that explains how unions are really little else but a criminal extortion racket, the story by James Ahearn in the New Jersey Began Record helps explain it for us. Ahearn’s piece headlined “For Backstage Labor, Rich Rewards,” informs us that some stagehands in New York... Read more »

Shocking: Dave Weigel Doesn't Get Sarah Palin

-By Warner Todd Huston Like most leftists, former Washington Post blogger David Weigel just doesn’t get Sarah Palin. Weigel took a look at the year-end contributions from the Political Action Committees (PACs) sponsored by Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin and what he saw there baffled him. While Weigel thought he understood the “strategy” of Romney’s... Read more »
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Christine O'Donnell Responds to Rumors of Investigations

-By Warner Todd Huston Word has run like wildfire through the Internet that former GOP Senate candidate for Delaware, Christine O’Donnell, is under investigation for misuse of campaign funds. O’Donnell flatly refutes the claims and says that these rumors were started by operatives of the establishment of both parties in Delaware, rumors meant to prevent... Read more »