Illinois Conservatives Need to Get Back to Basics

-By Sarah Gough

Do Illinois Conservatives have what it takes to turn the state around? Most conservatives agree on what needs to happen in Springfield; however, there is debate as to whether we are doing what is necessary in our own backyards to make real change that works actually happen in Springfield. Now is the time for us to step out of our comfort zones and up to the plate if we aim to turn this state around.

First of all, conservatives need to preach to more than just the choir. It’s easy to talk politics to like-minded individuals. What is necessary, particularly in a state like Illinois is discussing the issues with friends, family members, neighbors and coworkers that are not involved in a Tea Party or 9.12 group…

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About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's and,,,,, Human Events Magazine, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events. Warner is also the editor of the Midwest Editor for He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the new book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions, EMAIL Warner Todd Huston: igcolonel .at. "The only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life, or better to endure it." --Samuel Johnson
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