Monthly Archives: January 2014

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s Public Statement on Upcoming Charges

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has come out to charge that operatives of rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is trying to smear him. Rutherford says he is being extorted by an attorney connected to Bruce … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] Dillard Responds to State of the State Address‏

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Republican candidate for Governor Kirk Dillard today issued the following statement in response to Governor Quinn’s State of the State address: “Illinois is broke, and on top of that, Illinois is broken. Governor Quinn has failed to … Continue reading

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Ill. GOP Congressmen React to Obama’s SOTU Speech

-By Warner Todd Huston Several Illinois Republican Congressmen released statements after President Obama’s State of the Union speech last night. Congressmen Roskam, Hultgren, and Kinzinger reacted to the speech, and so did the President of the Illinois chapter of Americans … Continue reading

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Democrats Will Destroy Illinois Further With Progressive Income Tax

-By Warner Todd Huston The folks at Americans For Prosperity recently launched some new video ads to ramp up the pressure to get Illinois Democrats to dump the idea of changing the state constitution to allow them to institute a … Continue reading

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Teri O’Brien Rips the Alinsky President in a New E-Book, the ABCs of Barack Obama

-By Eva Sorock Great weekend read! Before this Tuesday’s State of the Union (blah, blah, blah*), grab a refresher course in the world according to Barack Obama, as he enters the sixth year of his presidency. Teri O’Brien (teri@teriobrien.com) just … Continue reading

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When a CNN Sports Dolt Tries to Explain Chicago’s Gun Problem With Laughable Results

-By Warner Todd Huston CNN sports writer LZ Granderson tried to write a serious column about Chicago’s gun ban laws and only ended up making himself look foolish for the effort. This is what happens when sports dorks try to … Continue reading

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Illinois Democrats Are Planning to 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 … Continue reading

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Illinois Wants Potheads to Give Up Their Second Amendment Rights

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois is mulling a new medical marijuana law that would force pot users to sign away their right to bear arms. Those who focus on the right to bear arms love to say, “what part of … Continue reading

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Illinois Ranks as One of Worst States for Losing Citizens

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois keeps racking up those plaudits as the worst of the worst states in the country, this time coming in second of the top states for outward migration. Illinois has seen more of its citizens fleeing … Continue reading

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Bruce Rauner Not So Against ‘Career Politicians’ as He Seems?

-By Warner Todd Huston Doug Ibendhal over at RepublicanNewsWatch.com has a very interesting observation about Illinois GOP outsider Bruce Rauner’s claim that he stands against “career politicians.” Rauner is actually supporting one of the biggest career politicians in the country … Continue reading

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