Monthly Archives: February 2013

AFP: Governor Averts Strike and Sells Out Illinois Taxpayers

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Quinn Caves to Powerful State Employee Union Despite Tough Talk Springfield, IL – Reacting to reports the Quinn Administration and AFSCME Council 31 have reached a tentative agreement on a state employee contract, Americans for Prosperity … Continue reading

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Would New Federal Stalking Laws Have Snared Rep. Bill Foster?

-By Warner Todd Huston This year the Violence Against Women Act is getting some stronger penalties for stalking, assault, and other crimes. With all these new provisions, one wonders that if this law were around 15 years ago, how it … Continue reading

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Kinzinger discusses ‘Millennial Meetup on the Debt’ on Fox Business

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 16th District)… WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) joined Fox Business today to discuss the “Millennial Meetup on the Debt,” a roundtable discussion he took part in with House Republican … Continue reading

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As Sequester Nears, Will Bill Foster Tell President Obama To Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars Campaigning?

Using Air Force One For One Hour Could Pay The Hourly Salaries Of 4,514 Federal Workers WASHINGTON – This may be news to President Obama but his campaign is over. Yet, the president is crisscrossing the country trying to play … Continue reading

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Roskam Response to Obama’s Sequester Speech in Virginia

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s remarks on his sequester in Newport News, VA: “Today, the void of presidential leadership was … Continue reading

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Illinois Middle Schooler Told Marines Themed T-Shirt is ‘Inappropriate’ at School

-By Warner Todd Huston On Monday, an Illinois middle schooler was told that his U.S. Marines T-Shirt was “inappropriate” to wear in school and that if he didn’t take the shirt off, cover it up, or turn it inside out … Continue reading

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Chicago Police Chief McCarthy’s Shocking Ignorance of History, the Law, and the U.S. Constitution

-By Warner Todd Huston Chicago’s top cop is a shockingly ignorant man. Apparently what he knows of American history, the law, and the U.S. Constitution can be held in a thimble. This became glaringly obvious in a radio interview he … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune’s Anti-Republican Hit Piece

-By Warner Todd Huston In his recent column on the GOP candidates running to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr., the Chicago Tribune’s Bill Ruthhart either lied about his ultimate goal or he is just a terrible journalist. Either way his latest … Continue reading

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Democrats OWN Illinois’ Financial Disaster

From the Illinois Tea Party… Now that the new Illinois General Assembly has been sworn in, every resident in Illinois needs to be fully aware that ‘elections have consequences’. The Democratic party, now a super-majority in Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Schmuck Weekly, Illinois

New satirical website offers political humor and insight from a libertarian – conservative perspective SCHMUCK WEEKLY! In the words of Saul Alinksy, “the most potent weapons known to mankind are satire and ridicule.” For decades the Progressive movement in America … Continue reading

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