Tag: Headline News

Chicago Alderman Joe Moore The Non-Reform Reformer

Chicago Alderman Joe Moore The Non-Reform Reformer
Apparently Chicago Alderman Joe Moore is the non-reform reformer after a Rogers Park Ward Office worker reported to him via email that she saw an intern labeling political fliers in the alderman’s taxpayer-funded office and told him “You don’t need a scandal over something so completely avoidable!” Ironically the one thing that was more than... Read more »

Tri-State Fire Protection District Pension Shenanigans

Tri-State Fire Protection District Pension Shenanigans
The taxpayers paying into the Tri-State Fire Protection District sure have been taken for one hell of an expensive ride by their elected Board of Trustees. That board apparently has no regard for them or the public trust. Late salary boosts for a chief wasn’t just unleashed once – but twice. In addition to that,... Read more »

Illinois Super Scofflaws List Is Shameful

Illinois Super Scofflaws List Is Shameful
Well anyone who has read this blog regularly already knows I am no fan of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. And the reason is pretty simple – I believe that they have been a repository for patronage and that that means Illinois Taxpayers are not as well-served as they should be. Granted, they are... Read more »
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Illinois Passes Cigarette Butt Law

Illinois Passes Cigarette Butt Law
I should have guessed that before former Chicago Alderman Richard “Dick” Mell engineered his blatant act of Chicago Nepotism that his Uber Liberal daughter Deborah Mell would sponsor a bill (HB3243) that will ultimately be largely ignored by law enforcement, except maybe by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. As for the rest of the state’s law... Read more »

Gompers Park Speed Cameras Are A Scam

Gompers Park Speed Cameras Are A Scam
I have said it before that these new speed cameras Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wanted to so desperately have to protect school children was just another revenue generating scam to relieve the average citizens of tens of millions of dollars from their pocket books. Well, now that the first of these cameras have been strategically... Read more »

Did Richard Mell Violate Lobbyist Laws?

Did Richard Mell Violate Lobbyist Laws?
Former Chicago 33rd Ward Alderman Richard Mell might just love the action a bit too much as his seat wasn’t officially warmed yet by his daughter, Deborah Mell before maybe getting an early jump on his lobbying career. Problem is, Richard Mell has no credentials as of yet to do so. So the big question... Read more »
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METRA Officials Lied

METRA Officials Lied
And now more of the truth is emerging about personal and political agendas by certain METRA Board Members involved in the swift ouster of former Chief Executive Officer Alex Clifford and his over-inflated severance package. The Regional Transit Authority (RTA), which has financial oversight of METRA and other transportation agencies, conducted an in-depth audit immediately... Read more »

Illinois Cell Phone Ban - Chicago Political Commentary

Illinois Cell Phone Ban - Chicago Political Commentary
Governor Pat Quinn finally signed an Illinois Cell Phone Ban into law on Friday. Quite frankly this is a common sense law which should have been enacted at the same time when texting while driving was outlawed. Now will it stop the thousands of morons I have seen the past few months while on the... Read more »

Greased Jackson Prison Sentences - Chicago Political Commentary

Greased Jackson Prison Sentences - Chicago Political Commentary
There is something terribly wrong with the criminal justice system. Especially when it comes to the sentences that corrupt politicians get versus the average citizen. But rather than me try to say what I’d really like to say right now about the Greased Jackson Prison Sentences in the most coarsest of street slang possible, I... Read more »
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The Rise and Fall of Jesse Jackson Jr. - Chicago Political Commentary

The Rise and Fall of Jesse Jackson Jr. - Chicago Political Commentary
Update: According to WGN-TV News Jesse Jackson Jr. has been sentenced to 30 months at an Alabama Camp as opposed to the “Crown Jewel” of Federal Prisons in Buttner, N.C.. The 30 months was less than the minimum of 46-57 months under judicial recommended guidelines would indicate I was correct and that Jackson Jr. would... Read more »