Category Archives: Springfield

Bankrupt Illinois Slams Citizens With 32% Income Tax Hike, More to Come

-By Warner Todd Huston As the state of Illinois edges near becoming the first U.S. state to ever be rated junk bond status, the Democrat-controlled legislature of the bankrupt state of Illinois has just voted to slam its citizens with … Continue reading

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Springfield Needs to Stop This Unfair Satellite Tax

-By Lisa Volpe As the Illinois legislature continues to meet in Springfield with no state budget on the books, there are some who want to implement a new tax on satellite television customers. This is a discriminatory tax that’s perpetually … Continue reading

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Illinois Still Pushing a Tax on Satellite TV Providers

-By Warner Todd Huston Last month I noted that the Illinois state legislature is still pushing yet another tax to bedevil its already over taxed citizenry with the plan to push a tax on satellite TV providers. That plan has … Continue reading

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Illinois Defeating Government Transparency, Making it Harder for Citizens to Get Public Records

-By Warner Todd Huston Transparency, shmansparency. Once again we see a government doing its level best to keep you, the people, from being able to find out what it is that government is doing to you. This time it is … Continue reading

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Illinois Celebrates Loser Adlai Stevenson, Ignores Ronald Reagan

-By Warner Todd Huston Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time … Continue reading

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Racist: Illinois Democrat Calls Bi-Racial Republican a ‘Half’ of a Minority

-By Warner Todd Huston Aurora’s Democrat State Representative, Linda Chapa LaVia, decided to let her racist flag fly on the floor of the House earlier this week when she called a bi-racial Republican a”half” of a minority during a debate … Continue reading

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Crooked Illinois Dems Sneak Ban of Farm Sold Milk into Restroom Access Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston This is the kind of crap that makes all politics seem crooked, conniving, scheming, and corrupt. With only days to go until the end of the legislative session a Democrat has sneaked in an amendment that … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigrants One Step Closer to Legal Drivers Licenses in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois legislature took another step closer to awarding legal drivers licenses to people that are already criminals in the waning hours of the lame duck session in Springfield. The bill to give lawbreakers a drivers … Continue reading

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Illinois Passes on Lame Duck Gun Ban Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston Gun banners in Illinois were dealt a temporary set back on Sunday when a bill containing gun-banning language was put on the back burner in these waning days of the legislature’s lame duck session. Anti-gun agitators … Continue reading

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Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants? Are you kidding me?

-By Jon Zahm Today the Illinois Senate voted 41-14-1-3 to allow illegal immigrants to legally drive a vehicle on our public streets. I watched the whole debate from the balcony sitting with my 8-year old son Sam. It is amazing … Continue reading

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