Category Archives: Corruption

Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library

CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party ( held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Minutemen and Grassroots Organizations to Hold ‘Save the American Worker’ Anti-Amnesty Rally April 22

From The Illinois Minuteman Project Chicago, IL – The head of the Illinois Minuteman Project and former Republican candidate for Congress, Rosanna Pulido, announced that her group along with independent Tea Party groups and other grassroots organizations are holding … 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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Illinois Lawmakers Eyeing Statewide High School Sports Takeover

-By Benjamin Yount SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Legislature certainly does not want to administer the state’s high school chess tournament, but lawmakers wouldn’t mind getting a piece of the millions of dollars high school basketball and high school football bring … Continue reading

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Millionaire Sen. Dick Durbin Happy to Pay More for Food for Min Wage Hike And Wants to Force You To

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois’ millionaire Democrat Senator Dick Durbin says he’s happy to pay more for his food if workers get a hike in their minimum wage. The super rich Durbin who makes far and away more than the … Continue reading

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Quinn: Make the Tax Increase Permanent or the Disabled and the Dying Get It

-By Dan Proft On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn dressed up the demands of a hostage-taker into a state budget address—again. In advance of the permanently temporary personal and corporate income tax increases he imposed on Illinois in 2011, Quinn argued … Continue reading

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NO Tax Hikes, Illinois: Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $12,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Harmon and his fellow … Continue reading

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ATR Urges Illinois Lawmakers to Oppose Income Tax Hike Proposals

-By Americans for Tax Reform –HJRCA 33 and HJRCA 51would hit small businesses and violate the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a promise lawmakers made to their constituents not to raise taxes– WASHINGTON, DC – Americans for Tax Reform urges lawmakers in … Continue reading

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Senator Mark Kirk is NOT a Republican, Now By His Own Admission

-By Warner Todd Huston Senator Mark Kirk (RINO, ILL) has always been a 50 percenter with the Republican Party, meaning that he only supports the party he is supposed to belong to around 50 percent of the time. But now, … Continue reading

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