Rauner seems to have given up on a second stab at Revolution, and lately the Governor appears to be tacking left, or whichever way the wind will take or tack him. How tacky!
Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs, airing in 24 North and Northwest Chicago suburbs, features Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family-Pac, where Caprio has resided for the last 26 years, building up one of the premier family values advocacy groups.
Paul lives and breathes for promoting Pro-Life, Traditional Marriage, gun owner rights and low government taxes and low government spending policies– all of which are viewed by Caprio as central to the support of Illinois families.
Tonight’s show airs in the suburbs at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 or Comcast Cable Ch. 35, as indicated, below:
Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette and on
Comcast Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.
The show also airs every day this week at 8:30 am and 8:30 pm in Evanston on Cable Ch. 6
The show with Caprio also airs:
–in Highland Park, Highwood and Deerfield next week on Monday/Wednesday at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19
–in Aurora and surrounding areas tomorrow and Saturday on ACTV-10 at 6 pm.
— in Rockford and surrounding areas this Thursday at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 17.
During the show, host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with Caprio a bit of Illinois political history, including what Caprio views as the broken promises and lack of accountability by Republican Governors such as Edgar and Ryan and many current Republican legislators who promised low spending, low taxes but voted for a $5 billion income tax increase.
So, in Caprio’s and many Republicans’ views the Revolution promised by Rauner and Republican legislatoris in 2014 failed in 2017 due to a “Sell out” by many Republican legislator traitors or “Benedict Arnolds,” like Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) in early July, 2017.
Then, Gov. Rauner brought into his administration major players from the Illinois Policy Institute in July, 2017 after the sell out, including Diana Rickert to head up the Communication Team; Kristina Rasmussen, as Rauner’s COS and Mike Lucci, to head up his Policy team.
As of the time of the taping of the above referenced show with Caprio, July 13, it looked like Gov. Rauner was ready to run for re-election, based on a second stab at Revolution, with the former Policy Institute employees infusing new intellectual Blood, Sweat & Tears into a new Team Rauner.
But, Rauner now seems to have given up on that effort for a second stab at Revolution, and lately the Governor appears to be tacking left, or whichever way the wind will take or tack him.
We will pick up on that discussion in future blog posts and future shows.
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