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Ill. Rep. Gutiérrez Likely On Verge of Ethics Charges Filed Against Him

-By Warner Todd Huston New reports suggest that Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D, ILL) is likely expecting to be charged with ethics violations in Washington. USA Today reports that Gutiérrez has already spent some $30,000 in legal fees in preparation … 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 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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Chicago Finally Dumps Unconstitutional Gun Registry

-By Warner Todd Huston On September 11, the City of Chicago finally dumped its unconstitutional requirement that gun owners register their guns with the city. The city put the registry in place in 1968 after several lawsuits in the city … 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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95-Year-Old Vet Killed by Police in Illinois Retirement Home With Taser, Bean Bag Guns

-By Warner Todd Huston The police state strikes again. In a major over-the-top reaction, police taserd and shot bean bags at a 95-year-old military veteran, killing him, after he refused medical treatment at his retirement home. On July 25, police … Continue reading

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Blaming the Messenger: Ill. State Rep Monique Davis Says ‘Maybe The Police Are Killing Some Of These Kids’

Illinois State Representative Monique Davis from the South Side of Chicago is blaming the Chicago cops for the high number of killings there. Davis wonders, maybe it’s the cops doing the killing? Davis, a House member from the 27th District … Continue reading

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Mercatus: Illinois Ranks in Bottom Among The Least Free States in the Nation

-By Warner Todd Huston One can’t be surprised that Obama’s home state of Illinois is one of the worst five states in the nation–like it is for most other things–in the Mercatus Center’s study of the level of freedom in … Continue reading

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Ill Sen. Kirk to Meet With Former Gangster Turned Congressman Over Plan to ‘Crush’ Gangster Disciples

-By Warner Todd Huston Chicago has been one of the most dangerous places in the country to live for the last several years with gang shootings wracking the city. To address this plague of gangs, Senator Mark Kirk (R, IL) … Continue reading

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