Category: Democrats

Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the face of criticism. But a new poll finds that Illinois is so bad, even people... Read more »

Fox News to Air New Benghazi Investigative Report

-By Warner Todd Huston Now that the feds have reluctantly released even more documents from its handling, or should we say mis-handling, of the Benghazi incident during which four Americans including our US ambassador to Libya were killed, Fox News is going to revisit the story with a new special titled, Fox News Reporting: Benghazi:... 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 »
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Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library

CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President Barack Obama: “It is outrageous that the most prolific fundraiser in the history of mankind... Read more »

'Enemies of the State': Fox News to Air Repot on Gov't Harassment

-By Warner Todd Huston We are seeing news of left-wingers' fascist attacks all across the country. With the resignation of Mozilla's CEO who only had his position for a week, to Dem. Senate Majority "leader" Harry Reid from the floor of the U.S. Senate attempting to destroy the Constitutional right of conservatives to donate to political causes to Obama verbally attacking individual Americans and using his IRS to destroy his enemies, we live in perilous times for freedom of speech. Without a doubt Obama's government is constantly whipping up hatred for anyone who disagrees with the liberal line. So, at 10PM Eastern on Saturday, April 5, Fox is airing FOX News Reporting: Enemies of the State to expound on this anti-free speech crusade being perpetrated by people and entities ranging from President Obama, Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, to the NSA and the IRS and others on the left-wing of the American political sphere. The one-hour special will be hosted by FNC’s Jon Scott and will focus on Americans who have found themselves in the crosshairs of their own government. During the program, Scott will be joined by FNC senior national correspondent John Roberts and co-anchor of America’s News HQ Greg Jarrett to investigate four issues where private citizens found themselves in battles against the government...

Obama Sues so Illinois Muslims Can Refuse Work Without Being Fired

-By Warner Todd Huston So, according to the Obama administration, if you are a Muslim in Illinois who signed a contract to work for a company, but you find that you just don’t want to do something your boss tells you to do, why, you just don’t have to do it. Oh, and if you... Read more »
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Stupidty of Chicago Schools Zero Tolerance Snares 11-Year-Old Boy

Any logical, thinking human being should be against the idiocy of school “zero tolerance” policies and this month we get yet another example of it, this time in the Chicago Public School system. An 11-year-old boy in Chicago was suspended for voluntarily turning in a broken toy gun to school officials after he remembered he... Read more »

Hey Voters, Don't Let Illinois Democrats Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the faces of every citizen when they say that this would only raise taxes on “the... Read more »

Obama Sent Illinois an Email to Remind Us to Vote Today...Uh... What?

-By Warner Todd Huston John Ruberry over at Marathon Pundit caught an amusing report by Chicago’s local CBS affiliate that noted that President Obama’s perpetual campaign, this time the Democrat Party itself, is urging Illinois voters to get to those polls today. But there’s one little problem: Illinois has no elections today. New York has... Read more »
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I AM--And YOU are--The First Amendment

Your First Amendment rights are UNDER ATTACK! Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee led by Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham have attached an amendment to Senate Bill 987, which would give the Department of Justice power to determine who qualifies for protection as a journalist under the First Amendment. Here at the Franklin Center, we... Read more »