Monthly Archives: April 2014

Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressman Refuses to Stand & Recite Pledge of Allegiance

-By Warner Todd Huston Witnesses say that at a recent anti-gun forum Democrat Congressman Brad Schneider (10th District, Illinois) strangely reused to stand up and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Democrat State Rep. Scott Drury sponsored an April 23 forum … Continue reading

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Gambling Expansion Bill is Bad for Gilberts and Illinois Taxpayers

-By Inside Gilberts On the Chicago Mega-Casino and Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill- SB 1739 • Would authorize borrowing of up to $900 million to build Rahm one of the world’s largest casinos on the Chicago riverfront. Risk of debt spread … Continue reading

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Despite Spin, Illinois State Central Committee Elections Fail to Vindicate Pat Brady

-By The Illinois Review Last week’s election of Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee members drew national attention when the Washington Post reported the outcome as an indication that Republicans outside of Washington are dropping their opposition to gay marriage. … Continue reading

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Eric Khon Slams Rich Miller as Anti-Capitalist

-By Warner Todd Huston Eric Kohn over at Illinois Mirror has a great piece that highlights the main difference between real capitalism and the sort of crony capitalism (which isn’t capitalism at all) that the left so dearly loves. Rich … Continue reading

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Chicago Math: Three is Only Two

-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio in Chicago political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library

CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President … Continue reading

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Kane County GOP Convention Results‏

-By Allen Skillicorn Tonight Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen from all 16 Kane County Townships and the city of Aurora met at the Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove to elect new leadership at the Bi-Annual Kane County Republican … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Minutemen and Grassroots Organizations to Hold ‘Save the American Worker’ Anti-Amnesty Rally April 22

From The Illinois Minuteman Project www.PubliusForum.com Chicago, IL – The head of the Illinois Minuteman Project and former Republican candidate for Congress, Rosanna Pulido, announced that her group along with independent Tea Party groups and other grassroots organizations are holding … Continue reading

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