Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fox News Announces Its First Ailes Junior Reporter Program Journalist for Chicago

-By Warner Todd Huston In 2011 Fox News started a new program to encourage young journalists to enter the field and one of the first graduates from the program is going to be based right here in Chicago. Garrett Tenney … Continue reading

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Honoring Dr. King and His Legacy of Service

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream Speech” to 250,000 … Continue reading

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ACLU Hires Former IL GOP Chairman Pat Brady to Lobby Same-Sex Marriage

-By Jeremy Segal Former Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady has signed on with the American Civil Liberties Union to lobby House Republicans to pass a same-sex marriage bill in the land of Lincoln. Brady resigned from his post in … Continue reading

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Richard Grabowski Announces for 3rd CD

Let it be known to all Republican members of Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District that I do intend to seek the nomination from our party committeemen and members, for our party, for the Illinois Republican Party State Central Committeeman seat for … Continue reading

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Hultgren Joins Colleagues Urging House Leadership to Defund Obamacare

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today joined 79 colleagues to urge Speaker Boehner and House leadership to affirmatively defund the implementation and enforcement of the Patient Protect and Affordable … Continue reading

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Illinois Conservatives Criticize Rauner Over Tribune Photo

-By Warner Todd Huston Friday morning’s Chicago Tribune (8/16/13) featured a photo of businessman and GOP candidate for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner getting a big smooch on the lips from “friend and supporter Susan Petty.” The phot got many conservatives … Continue reading

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Obama’s OFA astroturf rallies to push his agenda come to Barrington

-By Bruce Donnelly Today,drivers on South Hough Street in Barrington may have been surprised to see a small group of protesters carrying signs outside of the Village Hall.since they rarely see any protest rallies in Barrington. For example, the Barrington … Continue reading

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Illinois Gov. to Make it Easier for Convicts to Get State Jobs

-By Warner Todd Huston It’s Illinois, so naturally our accidental Governor had to figure out a way to make it easier for convicted felons to get a state job. After all, what would half of the state’s politicians do after … Continue reading

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Close Obama Family Friend Cooperating With Feds in Probe of Chicago Corruption Scheme

-By Warner Todd Huston A close friend of President Obama was forced to admit, Friday, that he is cooperating with authorities over a probe into a $433,000 kickback scheme at an Illinois agency he once headed. Obama pal, Dr. Eric … Continue reading

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ILL-inois: Chicago Alderman Holding 200 Jobs Hostage Because He Wants to Reward Campaign Contributor

-By John Ruberry This should be an uplifting story about a business adding dozens of jobs in Chicago. Ah, but I’m talking about Chicago–you just know the pols will find a way to louse things up. A car dealer wishes … Continue reading

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