Category: Cook County

Would Chicago REALLY Vote for Commie Karen Lewis for Mayor!?

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away more popular than the incumbent mayor. One of those two is Chicago Teachers Union President... Read more »

Rham Emanuel's Chicago Math: Three is Only Two

-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio in Chicago political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying to get hundreds of millions of our tax dollars to be set aside and wasted–er,... Read more »

AFP's Restore Illinois Summit: Quotes and Governor Candidate Pitches

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, November 2, I attended the first ever Americans for Prosperity Restore Illinois Summit–a gathering of conservatives and Republicans looking to bring a renaissance to the Land of Lincoln. There were some great speeches given from such luminaries as conservative activist and Fox News contributor Michelle Malkin, Radio personality and Glenn... Read more »

How I Saved The Drunk Woman on the CTA... Or Did I?

-By Warner Todd Huston My intention was to save her, this drunken woman. But once it was all over–in fact days afterward–I realized maybe I wasn’t such a great help after all. 1990s era CTA Bus So, it was 1992 and I was a daily commuter on the CTA from the south suburbs to downtown.... Read more »

Illinois Democrat Sara Feigenholtz Thinks Govt's Job is to 'Give Rights'

Illinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz thinks her job is to “give rights” to people. Feigenholtz recently blurted that out in an interview giving us a perfect example of the key difference between those interested in preserving the American system, its morals, and traditions, and those that have no interest in such niceties and instead what... Read more »

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s Indictment Document

-By Warner Todd Huston It took some time but Jesse Jackson, Jr., once a high profile member of Congress from Chicago, has been indicted on absuse of campaign money. He used campaign cash to buy himself fur coats and historical memorabilia (such as Martin Luther King, Bruce Lee and Michael Jackson collectibles). Now, can I... Read more »

Cook GOP Launches Election Integrity Program

CHICAGO, IL – Cook County Republican Party Chairman Aaron Del Mar announced today the creation of the Cook County Election Integrity Committee. This committee, created in July, is focused on appointing Republican Election Judges to over 8000 Election Judge openings that must be filled before each election in Cook County and Chicago. About 40% of... Read more »

Illinois Center Right Coalition to Target 2013 Suburban Township Races‏

From the Illinois Center Right Coalition Hoffman Estates, Illinois, August 16, 2012 – The Illinois Center Right Coalition (ICRC) is pleased to announce the passage of the following resolution related to 2013 elections: Whereas, in April 2013, the majority of Illinois voters will be able to vote in elections for township offices, mayor, city council,... Read more »

Conservative All-Stars Join William Kelly for Media Bias Panel August 18th

From William J. Kelly… The Chicago Republican Organization is having its official launch party on Saturday, August 18th at Sullivan’s Steakhouse and I am inviting you to join us. This will not be like any Chicago Republican Organization of recent history. It is a Chicago Republican Organization that is actually committed to winning victories for... Read more »

Even TIME Says Mayors Emanuel and Menino Wronging Chick-Fil-A

-By Warner Todd Huston It’s a “First Amendment buzzsaw,” that the mayors of Chicago and Boston have walked into over misuse of their powers in denying Chick-Fil-A the right to open and operate their fast food stores in the two cities. This is from TIME, yet. And if even TIME realizes that the Democrats are... Read more »