Category Archives: Cook County

Tax Victory: Chicago/Cook County Soda Tax Canceled Starting Today

-By Warner Todd Huston Over the last few days a western Cook County Walmart store hoisted a banner celebrating the end of the Cook County soda tax. The Walmart sign proves what a terrible idea this tax really was. Months … Continue reading

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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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Peter Dombrowski Announces For District 211 Board of Education (Schaumburg)

Peter Dombrowski, a Schaumburg resident, announced his candidacy for School District 211 Board of Education. As the largest high school district in the state of Illinois, serving on the Board at District 211 comes with great responsibility and Peter, a … Continue reading

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Karen Lewis and Chicago’s Illiteracy Problem

-By Larry Sand After years as a teacher union boss, Karen Lewis is making plans to spread her venom to the rest of the city. Courtesy of Daniel Greenfield, we are reminded of the ugly fact that almost half of … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Emanuel May Find His Millions Won’t Save His Re-Election

-By Warner Todd Huston Mayor Rahm Emanuel has over $8 million in his campaign fund and usually that sort of cash is quite a harbinger of election success but maybe not this time as the mayor’s approval ratings crater and … Continue reading

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Chicago Muslims Threaten Violence Against Jews Over Gaza

-By Warner Todd Huston The “religion of peace” is at it again, this time posting warnings in Chicago that they intend to start attacking Jews in the Windy City. The Times of Israel reported on Monday that the threatening fliers … Continue reading

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Hey, Chicago: Detroit Police Chief Says More Guns is Good

-By Warner Todd Huston Chicago, Illinois is losing at least 3 to 4 citizens every weekend to violence with upwards to 25 shot. EVERY weekend. Chicago pols, the city’s police superintendent, and state Democrats say we need to ban guns … Continue reading

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Paying Off Obama’s Buddies: Another Way Illegal Aliens Are Wasting Your Tax Dollars

-By Warner Todd Huston As Obama starts shipping tens of thousands of these illegal alien minors all across the nation to be housed in cities everywhere, your tax dollars follow them and some of this money is going to Obama’s … Continue reading

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If Chicago Would Vote for Commie Karen Lewis, They Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Vote at All

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away … Continue reading

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The University of Chicago Needs Some Occupy Wall Street

-By Warner Todd Huston If you’ll recall, the brief but noisy Occupy Wall street movement was all about protesting the “One Percent,” those evil rich folks that apparently return nothing to the nation. Well a look at the compensation of … Continue reading

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