Archive for March 2011

GOP & Tea Party Politicians Distorting Populist Message

GOP & Tea Party Politicians Distorting Populist Message
I have asked over and over again, who is the real Tea Party, and will they please stand up? As we know, two years of a mixed-bag Obama Presidency brought out a populist discontent that had not been seen in quite a while. People of all persuasions were simply sick and tired of the same... Read more »

R.J. Vanecko Investigation: Is CPD Warning Residents and Visitors?

R.J. Vanecko Investigation: Is CPD Warning Residents and Visitors?
The one thing that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) have shown residents and visitors of Chicago, is that if you get into a beef with any of the connected political families, you can just forget about that “We Serve and Protect” motto. That is out the fu$king window because it means nothing. Especially after the... Read more »

John Cullerton Wants Buck-A-Pack Cigarette Tax To Spend On Cellini's Asphalt

John Cullerton Wants Buck-A-Pack Cigarette Tax To Spend On Cellini's Asphalt
Illinois Senate President John “Any Tax Is Good” Cullerton wants to add a buck-a-pack tax on cigarettes so he can reward the Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association and William Cellini for more of that useless asphalt that winds up on our highways and roads, as well as providing pollutants as runoff for the environment. That never-ending,... Read more »
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Joliet Mayoral and City Council Elections To Shape or Break City

Joliet Mayoral and City Council Elections To Shape or Break City
With all the hoopla surrounding Chicago and its politics, it is easy to forget that there are many other important elections all over the Chicago Metropolitan Area. One really big one is in Joliet. Naturally, this election affects me personally. Of course these are strictly my endorsements and I am not involved in anyone’s campaign,... Read more »

Illinois Infested With Public Pension Fund Abusers: Protected By Legislature

Illinois Infested With Public Pension Fund Abusers: Protected By Legislature
The list of public pension fund abusers in Illinois is long, but, if anyone wants an introduction then all they need to do is start at the Chicago Tribune Watchdog area of their website. Stories regarding Tim Baldermann of Chicago Heights and Roy McCampbell of Bellwood are just a small sampling of a nasty secret... Read more »

Metra Gravy Train Keeps Rolling Along Screwing Illinois Taxpayers

Metra Gravy Train Keeps Rolling Along Screwing Illinois Taxpayers
The Metra Gravy Train keeps rolling along screwing Illinois Taxpayers. Metra’s board members continue to gather their perks like rabid squirrels gathering nuts. The perks and waste continue, even though the board had promised massive reforms following the Metra Train-assisted suicide of Philip A. Pagano. Pagano, as we all remember, left a long trail of... Read more »
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Obama Administration Inexperience Looking Like The Titanic

Obama Administration Inexperience Looking Like The Titanic
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wants National Intelligence Director James Clapper to be fired because he publicly gave a blunt analysis regarding Moammar Gadhafi’s ability to hold off the rebels and for “undercutting U.S. efforts to remove him.” Meanwhile, President Obama’s national security advisor, Tom Donilon criticized Clapper’s assessment as “static and one-dimensional.” Is there turmoil... Read more »

LIHEAP Rife With Fraud But Lawmakers Decry Program Cuts

LIHEAP Rife With Fraud But Lawmakers Decry Program Cuts
Cutting waste from the Federal Budget is something every American should concern themselves with. Although I am a firm believer that the U.S. Government must help ease the burdens facing many of its poor, I also believe very strongly that it must be vigilant in exposing fraud and waste because of the unfair financial impact... Read more »

Newt's Passion For Country Lead To Marital Infidelity

Newt's Passion For Country Lead To Marital Infidelity
In the World According To Newt Gingrich, marital infidelity is caused by one’s passion for your country. I can just hear the exchange now ‘Gee honey, my love for the country drove into the arms of another.’ Sheesh, when will it end with the false prophets of the Right Wing? Whenever they get caught with... Read more »
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One Dollar Bills Versus Dollar Coins? It Would Also Aid The Environment and Our Health

One Dollar Bills Versus Dollar Coins? It Would Also Aid The Environment and Our Health
Americans have resisted any, and all, attempts to convert the use of $1 Dollar Bills with that of a minted coin. It seems the thought of carrying a little extra weight turns off 64% of the population. Naturally, when the government offers a choice between the two, the printed note will always win out due... Read more »