Category: Cook County

Emanuel's 'Chicago Values' Includes Supporting Gay-Hating, Jew-Hating Louis Farrakhan

-By Warner Todd Huston Yesterday we reported that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that the Christian values of Chick-Fil-A are not “Chicago values.” So, who does embody those “Chicago values” as far as Rahm is concerned? Why, extremist Louis Farrakhan, who else? On July 25, Mayor Emanuel welcomed the “help” of hatemonger Louis Farrakhan, leader... Read more »

Alderman/Mayor Emanuel Admit: Chicago is NOT for Christians

-By Warner Todd Huston Anti-religion Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno has affirmed that the City of Chicago does not welcome Christians and stands four square against Christian principles. Further, Moreno says he has the “moral support” of Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his pronouncement. Moreno is trying to shut down the opening of a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant... Read more »

Lost and Found: Jesse Jackson Jr. Alcoholism, Addiction, Mood Disorder? All?

-By Warner Todd Huston The game that Democrat Representative Jesse Jackson of Chicago continue, apparently but at least we are getting closer to the reason he disappeared from public view several weeks ago But, it’s still a bit hard to pin down what Jackson is claiming he suffers from. NBC Chicago put out a report... Read more »

What Happened at the Illinois GOP Convention? Mostly Status Quo, But...

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Republican Party held its 2012 Party Convention this weekend. On the docket was addressing some asked for rules changes and picking a slate of delegates to the GOP national convention to nominate Mitt Romney to carry the Party’s banner in the upcoming presidential election. My ultimate analysis is that... Read more »

Cook County Republican Slate Officially Files Candidacy Paperwork

From the Cook County Republican Party… CHICAGO, IL – The slate of Cook County Republican countywide candidates filed their official paperwork yesterday, filing with 6,384 signatures which is nearly three times the number of signatures required. “I want to thank the many volunteers who helped circulate petitions, especially our Republican Township and Ward Committeemen,” commented... Read more »

Cook County Board of Review Update‏

From the office of Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak… What’s new at the Board of Review On April 24th the Board of Review closed its 2011 assessment appeal review year. This was the earliest closing in recent memory despite the third highest number of appeals (340,000) in Board history. It will allow... Read more »

New Cook County Property Tax Informational Website

From Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider… Cook County has recently unveiled a new property tax website. This website allows you to learn more about your property taxes, as well as review history of appeals and exemptions. It is a consolidated website that offers one-stop shopping that offers information from various county offices on one... Read more »

New GOP Chairman Del Mar: Typical Chicago Joke on GOP or Promising Newcomer?

-By Warner Todd Huston The Cook County GOP has a new Chairman. This week the Cook County GOP committeemen got together and by a slim margin voted in a young, virtual newcomer as their GOP Chairman. Aaron Del Mar, 34, was given the nod to usher the Cook GOP into its next phase. But what... Read more »

Aaron Del Mar Elected Chairman of Cook County Republicans

From the Chicago Republican Party… CHICAGO, IL – Last night Cook County Republicans selected Palatine Township Republican Committeeman Aaron Del Mar to lead the Cook County Republican Party. “I’m so thankful for the support I received from Committeemen throughout the County,” said Chairman Del Mar who received support from Chicago and the North and South... Read more »

John Curry Announces Bid for Cook County GOP Chairman

From John Curry and the 32nd Ward Republican Organization… John Curry, 32nd Ward Republican Committeeman, has announced his campaign for Chairman of the Chicago Republican Party. “As the 2012 general election looms before us”, stated Committeeman Curry, “the Chicago Republican Party is charged with electing a new Chairman. I have responded to the calls of... Read more »