Category: Patronage

It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question

It's Election Day 2014 - Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question
As the title says: It’s Election Day 2014 – Now Ask Yourselves A Simple Question – Are You Happy? Are you happy with your choice of candidates? Are you happy with your Political Party? And most importantly – do you think America (and your respective State) is going in the right direction? Now if you... Read more »

Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters

Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters
Another Election Day is upon us and like the many I have participated in thus far over the past 4 decades I remain frustrated at the lack of progress. Sadly Illinois Patronage Politics Routinely Disenfranchise Voters as party slate-makers play musical chairs with mostly the same career political hacks that either can’t seem to find... Read more »

Careening Gordon Through Illinois State Government

Careening Gordon Through Illinois State Government
After being appointed to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board, Former State Representative Careen Gordon ran into a tough Senate Confirmation vote, because of allegations of a quid pro quo, and decided that that job wasn’t worth the $86,000 per year hassle and resigned. Yet,  according to the Chicago Tribune we still have Gordon careening into... Read more »
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