Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles

Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles
The Chicago Tribune Watchdog says the Federal Election Commission has determined that campaign funds boost politician lifestyles. Well Chicago Political Commentary says no shit Sherlock! You would think that the FEC would actually do something about rather than allow the legal use of campaign funds for personal expenditures. You know, there is just something fundamentally... Read more »

$1 Million Question Was The Bobby Rush SBC/AT&T Grant A Quid Pro Quo?

$1 Million Question Was The Bobby Rush SBC/AT&T Grant A Quid Pro Quo?
Bobby Rush isn’t exactly sure how a million dollars was used for his Bobby L. Rush Center for Community Technology project. According to the Chicago Sun-Times: “That was many years ago,” Rush said. “I have no answer for that. I have no way of knowing that.” So I guess the only logical thing to do... Read more »

The Audacity of a Barack Obama Handshake

The Audacity of a Barack Obama Handshake
Only in the United States can the audacity of a Barack Obama handshake with another foreign dignitary attending the Nelson Mandela Memorial be misconstrued and turned into a major political issue by political nimrods who just haven’t a clue. And yet, that is exactly what happened moments after President Barack Obama shook the “bloody hands”... Read more »
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Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired - Is The Store Still Open?

Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired - Is The Store Still Open?
Black Friday and its absurdity began in earnest on Thanksgiving this year. So absurd that my title Black Friday: Robbery, Shots Fired – Is The Store Still Open? could nearly sum up all that needs to be said about the official start of the holiday shopping season. People want their deals and are blind to... Read more »

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan
People can spin the Obamacare issue any way they like, but the Obamacare debacle is non-partisan. And that should bother everyone. Let’s face it, it isn’t just a botched roll-out that should concern people it should be the fact that Barack Obama, the President of the United States, stood in front of the American People... Read more »

Michael Madigan Is Way Off Base On Andy Shaw

Michael Madigan Is Way Off Base On Andy Shaw
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan is way off base on Andy Shaw but that really shouldn’t surprise anyone who understands a little something about “king-making.” And in Illinois the undisputed king-maker is Michael J. Madigan and not Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association. Besides where does the Speaker of the House even... Read more »
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Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along

Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along
Now that the people of this country are finally beginning to better see how Obamacare will affect their lives and personal budgets it also becomes pretty clear that President Obama lied to them. This, despite saying “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan” or “if you already... Read more »

Joe Berrios Is Da Boss!

Joe Berrios Is Da Boss!
I guess some people this week learned something I had long known – in Cook County Joe Berrios Is Da Boss! Ahh Good Ol’ Joe Berrios, that unapologetic King of Nepotism who once compared himself to being an equal of the Kennedy Family. Well maybe he is if you consider that the Kennedy wealth was... Read more »

What's Up With Sealing The RJ Vanecko Files?

What's Up With Sealing The RJ Vanecko Files?
I Think the people are entitled to know – What’s Up With Sealing The RJ Vanecko Files? From the get go it seems as if everyone and their political mother’s have been trying to protect Richard RJ Vanecko, the nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. And from everything that has been published to... Read more »
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Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns

Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns
So far as I am concerned Newt Gingrich is completely wrong when he says the Founding Fathers liked government shutdowns. The way I see it Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns much more than what those Founding Fathers could have ever imagined doing. Personally I don’t think they would have stooped to such lows to ensure... Read more »