Archive for May 2010

Chicago's Mayor Daley Must Want an 80-Year-Old to be Shot to Death?

-By Warner Todd Huston It’s no coincidence when Mayor Richard “King” Daley is all over the news sternly scolding 2nd Amendment supporters over their interest in upholding the U.S. Constitution after one of the gang thugs that lives in his city kills a kid or two (or 50 or more). He revels in these deaths... Read more »

New Jersey Teachers Threw Away Decades of Goodwill

-By Warner Todd Huston The New Jersey Star-Ledger has a wonderful little editorial excoriating New Jersey’s teachers for having destroyed their own reputation with the public because of their petulant behavior towards Governor Chris Christie’s attempts to balance New Jersey’s over spent budget. Take a gander at this… Once the patient darlings who nurtured our... Read more »

Rep. Biggins Votes for Illinois Pension Bailout, Should he be Thrown out of GOP Caucus?

-By Warner Todd Huston State Representative Bob Biggins (R, Elmhurst) was one of two Republicans to vote yes on a bill to borrow $3.7 billion to shore up state pension funds this week. The vote caused tongues to wag that the retiring representative was offered a job or some other goodies by the Illinois Democrats... Read more »

Tea Party Pushes Idaho Dark Horse Republican to a Primary Win? (Like in Ill. 8th?)

-By Warner Todd Huston State lawmaker Raul Labrador beat party establishment pick Vaughn Ward to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Representative for Idaho’s 1st District this week. While Ward was supported by the national party, Labrador received the support of Idaho’s largest Tea Party Group, Tea Party Boise. The question that immediately comes to... Read more »

Where is the Fiscal Responsibility?

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Our public National Debt has passed $13,000,000,000,000* for the first time in our history. That is a debt per citizen of $42,030* and a debt per taxpayer of $117,992*. It is even worse when the unfunded liabilities for Social Security, Prescription Drug, and Medicare are included which... Read more »

DesPlaines Tax Seminar: June 1st 2010

Date: Tuesday June 1st, 2010 Time: 5:30–8:30 Des Plaines Public Library Conference room B 1501 Ellinwood St Des Plaines, IL, 60016 Contact person: Richard G Hamen 847-420-1534 Richard G Hamen 57th State District Representative candidate, along with 9th Congressional District candidate Joel Pollack and Cook County Board of Review candidate Dan Patlak , will discuss... Read more »

Shame: Nine GOP Reps Supporting Union Bailout

-By Warner Todd Huston For decades unions have mishandled their pension funds. These funds have been embezzled into the pockets of union chiefs, they have been wasted on needless expenses, and have been spent away on left-wing political causes not to mention simple mismanagement and bad investing. It has gotten so bad that few union... Read more »

Did You Get a 42% Increase in 2009?

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Melissa Bean must believe people got a 42% increase in their 2009 paychecks, because she is spending as if people have. Bean sponsored or co-sponsored the following 17 Earmark projects in 2009 totaling $38,314,314* which represents a 42% increase from her 2008 Earmarks projects totaling which totaled... Read more »

5th Distroct, David Ratowitz: 'I stand for Liberty: Boldly and without Equivocation!'

From the Ratowitz for Congress campaign (5th District)… U. S. Congressional Candidate, David Ratowitz (IL – 5), calls to task advocates of public corruption who use specious claims of racism to distract from their own dishonesty” Chicago, IL, March 12, 2010 – Long time transparency and pro-liberty advocate Candidate for U. S. Congress from Illinois’... Read more »

Connecticut Senate Candidate Blumenthal 'Just Another Lying Democrat Politician'

From the folks at the National Republican Senatorial Committee…