Category Archives: Corruption

School Choice Finally on the Agenda in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston The move for school choice is not only growing in Illinois in general but in Chicago in particular as politicians and parents both see the downward spiral of the public education system picking up speed. With … Continue reading

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Candidates for Woman on the $20 Bill Features Man hater, Mass Murderer and Advocate for Genocide of Blacks

-By Warner Todd Huston There is a new campaign afoot that is tickling the interests of the mainstream media. It is an effort to kick President Andrew Jackson off the $20 bill and replace him with a woman. Sadly at … Continue reading

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Bloomington Mayor Goes Off on Blogger: You Are ‘ABSOLUTE AND TOTAL PIECE OF GARBAGE!’

-By Warner Todd Huston The Mayor of Bloomington, Illinois seems to have lost his mind after a local Tea Party blogger mentioned his son in one of her posts. The Mayor launched into an unnecessary, hyperbolic attack on the blogger … 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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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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Even in Blue Illinois the GOP Wave of 2014 Had an Impact, But The State is STILL A Major Failure

-By Warner Todd Huston The Republicans bumped up their gains in the Senate and the House of Representatives and also gained in Governor’s mansions across the nation and even deep, deep blue Illinois was affected by this GOP wave. But … Continue reading

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How Much Did Illinois Spend on Misspelled No Littering Signs?

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois is in such bad shape it can’t even produce no littering signs that are properly spelled, it appears. Friend to the blog John Ruberry of the wonderful MarathonPundit blog was on a trip through the … 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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