Posts in category "Republicans"
-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 »
-By Warner Todd Huston Fox Business Network has an upcoming show that sounds pretty interesting for those keeping tabs on business news. FBN has nabbed a 50-minute-long interview with business titans Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger to be aired on Monday, May 5 at 9:30 AM, Eastern. The University of Chicago Booth School... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston We are seeing news of left-wingers' fascist attacks all across the country. With the resignation of Mozilla's CEO who only had his position for a week, to Dem. Senate Majority "leader" Harry Reid from the floor of the U.S. Senate attempting to destroy the Constitutional right of conservatives to donate to political causes to Obama verbally attacking individual Americans and using his IRS to destroy his enemies, we live in perilous times for freedom of speech. Without a doubt Obama's government is constantly whipping up hatred for anyone who disagrees with the liberal line. So, at 10PM Eastern on Saturday, April 5, Fox is airing FOX News Reporting: Enemies of the State to expound on this anti-free speech crusade being perpetrated by people and entities ranging from President Obama, Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, to the NSA and the IRS and others on the left-wing of the American political sphere. The one-hour special will be hosted by FNC’s Jon Scott and will focus on Americans who have found themselves in the crosshairs of their own government. During the program, Scott will be joined by FNC senior national correspondent John Roberts and co-anchor of America’s News HQ Greg Jarrett to investigate four issues where private citizens found themselves in battles against the government...
-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 »
-By Warner Todd Huston Today, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has come out to charge that operatives of rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is trying to smear him. Rutherford says he is being extorted by an attorney connected to Bruce Rauner who is representing someone who plans to make some sort of harassment charge against... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Thus far about the only GOP gubernatorial hopeful in the news has been Bruce Rauner (brucerauner.com). With his many promises to rewrite the whole Illinois Constitution to fix what ails us and his deep pockets he was early out of the chute. But this week a video slamming Kirk Dillard has... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Two of our representatives in Washington issued comments on the low, low number of enrollees in Obamacare this week. Republican Representatives Peter Roskam and Adam Kinzinger issued statements as soon as the dismal official numbers were released by the White House. The first is from 6th District Republican Peter Roskam. “The... Read more »
-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 »
-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has not only been caught red (or blue) handed in a lie, but now he’s doubling down on that lie by claiming that a Republican leader in the House of Reps. told the President to his face that he “cannot stand to look at him.” Senator Durbin,... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Jim Oberweis had been saying that he didn’t want to run for the U.S. Senate again, especially against left-winger Dick Durbin. But a recent poll changed his mind and now he’s announcing a run. Oberweis announced his run today and said he based his decision on a poll commissioned by Ron... Read more »