Category: Economy

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 »

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 »

Maria Bartiromo's Sunday Fox News Show to Debut March 30

-By Warner Todd Huston When Fox Business Network (FBN) snagged top CNBC reporter Maria Bartiromo for its own late last year, there was talk about giving her a Sunday morning business news show along with her other FBN duties. Now Fox News is announcing the debut of that new show. The show is titled Sunday... Read more »
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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 »

Maria Bartiromo New Fox Business Network Show Begins This Week

-By Warner Todd Huston On January 23, I noted that Fox Business Network (FBN) stole top rated anchor Maria Bartiromo away from CNBC and this week her new FBN show debuts. In my previous post I noted that Bartiromo, FBN’s newest hire, had been with CNBC since 1993 and in 1995 became the first business... 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 »
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'The Independents' New Fox Business Network Show to Debut Monday 8PM Central

FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut The Independents, a new primetime program hosted by Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, on Monday, December 9th. Some viewers may remember Lisa Kennedy Montgomery as the same “Kennedy” who was a featured MTV VJ video host starting in the 1992. Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of Fox Business Network, announced that... Read more »

Ill. Reps Roskam and Kinzinger on Failed Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

-By Warner Todd Huston Two of our representatives in Washington issued comments on the low, low number of enrollees in Obamacare this week. Republican Representatives Peter Roskam and Adam Kinzinger issued statements as soon as the dismal official numbers were released by the White House. The first is from 6th District Republican Peter Roskam. “The... Read more »

Chicago Teachers Union: 'This City Belongs to Black People'

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not white people. This sort of hate is typical of the CTU. As seen in the video above, CTU President... Read more »
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Share Your Government #Shutdown Tweets

-By Warner Todd Huston I’ve been throwing in a bunch of shutdown tweets. If you would like, you can retweet mine, but I’d like everyone to add their own, too. Let us know what yours are. Here’s some of mine (@warnerthuston)… .@RepMikePompeo MT Obama's jackbooted thugs writing tickets to vets at WWII mem. http://t.co/BHsQeuL0Zq http://t.co/uHnr7w24aM... Read more »