Monthly Archives: November 2011

With the Economy Down, Obama Looks to Help Big Labor Make it Worse

-By Warner Todd Huston With this week’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of American Airlines, we again see the results of unions having a hand in destroying American businesses. We also saw GM laid low by union demands costing Americans billions … Continue reading

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Illinois Abortion Clinic Plagued by Health Code Violations Will Remain Closed

Documentation from Thomas More Society Helps to Keep it Shut, For Now ROCKFORD — This week, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) delivered an early Christmas present for many unborn infants in Northern Illinois, when an Administrative Law Judge … Continue reading

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Roskam Hosts Exports Mean Jobs Forum for Chicago-area Business Leaders

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… Participants heard from political and business leaders about the three new pro-export trade agreements; Learned how best to utilize the new agreements from trade experts CHICAGO – Today, Rep. … Continue reading

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Sean Morrison Files Over 7,000 Names on Petitions For Cook County Board of Review Race

From the campaign for Morrison for Cook County Board of Review… Cook County, IL, November 29, 2011 – Republican businessman Sean M. Morrison has formally filed his petitions to run for Cook County Board of Review First District opposing incumbent … Continue reading

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Illinois Lawmaker: ‘The Occupy Movement is Not Lawful, Peaceful Assembly’

-By Warner Todd Huston A heated exchange took place on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives Tuesday, the fireworks the result of a resolution honoring the anti-American protesters at Occupy Chicago. It appears that several GOP lawmakers were … Continue reading

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Chad Speaks: The Constitution is Just Like a Biscuit…

Illinois blogger Chad Kent has a great video explaining why even little deviations from the Constitution is a bad thing. The Constitution is just like a biscuit… just go with me…

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Newt Gingrich Volunteer Effort Surfaces in McHenry County

-By Cal Skinner Nunda Township Republican Precinct Committeeman Mike Shorten has sent out an email indicating he wants to form a local Newt Gingrich for President organization. With Gingrich’s only local appearance having been a house part in the Barrington … Continue reading

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Chicago Nativity Scene Returns to Daley Plaza

Press release… Tradition Continues, Despite “Political Correctness” To Eradicate the “Reason for the Season” Across the United States Chicago – The annual dedication of the Crèche in Daley Plaza will take place Saturday, November 26th, at 12:00 Noon. “The Nativity … Continue reading

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Is Rep. Joe Walsh Going to Switch Districts? Or Not, as the Case May Be?

-By Warner Todd Huston Rumors are coursing through McHenry and Cook Counties that Representative Joe Walsh is going to switch districts for his upcoming re-election campaign… or keep the same one, as the case may be. And you can blame … Continue reading

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Occupy Chicago A Major Flop

-By Warner Todd Huston John Ruberry has the goods (and some video) on the joke that is Occupy Chicago. Apparently the Chicagupiers made an announcement about big, big plans to march in support of Occupy L.A. What did they get … Continue reading

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