Posts in category "Illinois Government"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the face of criticism. But a new poll finds that Illinois is so bad, even people... Read more »

Rham Emanuel's Chicago Math: Three is Only Two

-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio in Chicago political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying to get hundreds of millions of our tax dollars to be set aside and wasted–er,... Read more »
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Stupidty of Chicago Schools Zero Tolerance Snares 11-Year-Old Boy

Any logical, thinking human being should be against the idiocy of school “zero tolerance” policies and this month we get yet another example of it, this time in the Chicago Public School system. An 11-year-old boy in Chicago was suspended for voluntarily turning in a broken toy gun to school officials after he remembered he... Read more »

Dillard Slammed for Taking Teachers Union Endorsement for Guv's Race

-By Warner Todd Huston State Senator Kirk Dillard said he was thrilled to receive the Illinois Education Association’s endorsement for the GOP nomination for Governor today. He was so happy to get the endorsement he actually attended the announcement and gave a statement after the IEA’s president gave her endorsement. According to IEA president Cinda... Read more »

Hey Voters, Don't Let Illinois Democrats Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the faces of every citizen when they say that this would only raise taxes on “the... Read more »
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AFP's Restore Illinois Summit: Quotes and Governor Candidate Pitches

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, November 2, I attended the first ever Americans for Prosperity Restore Illinois Summit–a gathering of conservatives and Republicans looking to bring a renaissance to the Land of Lincoln. There were some great speeches given from such luminaries as conservative activist and Fox News contributor Michelle Malkin, Radio personality and Glenn... Read more »