Category Archives: Government-Federal

Conservative PAC Formed in IL-18 Special: ‘We Have Had Enough of The Political Ruling Class’

NORMAL, IL: Conservatives in Illinois’ 18th congressional district are fighting back the political establishment, and its candidate, Obama Secretary Ray LaHood’s son Darin, by promising to produce a conservative alternative for the GOP primary. Schock, who resigned on Tuesday, will … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Republican Congressman Aaron Schock Just Resigned Over Illegal Spending

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock just announced that he is resigning because of the mounting troubles over his illicit spending. Schock was once thought of as an up-and-coming hero for establishment Republicans. But over the last month … Continue reading

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More Troubles for Rep. Aaron Schock: Aide Resigns After ‘Racist’ Posting

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has not had a good week. First he was criticized over his office decor, and today he has had an aide resign over a “racist” posting on social media. Schock was criticized … Continue reading

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Rep. Aaron Schock Criticized for Downton Abbey-Themed Office Remodeling

-By Warner Todd Huston Ill. Rep. Schock Defends ‘Downton Abbey’ Office Decor: ‘Haters Are Gonna Hate’ Congressman Schock On ‘Downton Abbey’ Office Renovation: ‘Haters Are Gonna Hate’ Congressman Aaron Schock (R, IL) is under fire for remodeling his office in … Continue reading

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Illinois’ House Reps Have More Wealth Than Average Member of Their Electorate

(Here is my very first piece over at The Watchdog….) -By Warner Todd Huston A recent survey of the wealth of members of Congress revealed that, on average, it would take the combined wealth of 18 American households to equal … 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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Ill. Sen. Dave Syverson is an Example of Why the Ill. GOP is a Miserable Failure

-By Warner Todd Huston Only days after the 2014 election that gave Illinois a new business-minded, tax-cutting Republican as its new Governor, Illinois State Senator and nominal Republican Dave Syverson gave us all a perfect example of why the Illinois … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama Out Right Lies About Illinois ‘Leading’ in Job Creation, Media Silent

-By Warner Todd Huston A few days ago, First Lady Michelle Obama was in Southern Illinois and during her speech she noted that Illinois leads the nation in job creation. This is a flat out lie. Not just political spin, … Continue reading

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Sen. Durbin’s Wife A Lobbyist Who ‘Accidentally’ Got High Dollar Federal Contracts

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Senior Senator, Democrat Dick Durbin was forced to respond to a Chicago Tribune story that revealed that his wife is a lobbyist who received high-dollar federal contracts. Durbin said it was purely coincidental… then offered … Continue reading

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Illinois a ‘Sinkhole State': Rates Second Worst for Liability Per Taxpayer

-By Warner Todd Huston Obama’s Illinois perennially ranks at the very bottom of every statistic that marks a successful state and a new report on America’s “sinkhole states” finds that Illinois again ranks at the very bottom this time for … Continue reading

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