Category Archives: Media Bias

Illinois Media Ignoring Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s Corruption and Whistleblower Case

-By Warner Todd Huston In Illinois we have a complicit, left-wing media establishment that will never write a bad story about Democrats. This deal with 8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth–a candidate for the US Senate, no less–is a perfect example. … Continue reading

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Illinois Website Beats Attempt to Silence its News Coverage

-By Warner Todd Huston In 2011 a political operative attempted to sue the Illinois news website Illinois Review for “defamation” over one of its stories. This week a federal appeals court issued its final ruling dismissing the lawsuit handing the … Continue reading

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Despite Spin, Illinois State Central Committee Elections Fail to Vindicate Pat Brady

-By The Illinois Review Last week’s election of Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee members drew national attention when the Washington Post reported the outcome as an indication that Republicans outside of Washington are dropping their opposition to gay marriage. … Continue reading

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Eric Khon Slams Rich Miller as Anti-Capitalist

-By Warner Todd Huston Eric Kohn over at Illinois Mirror has a great piece that highlights the main difference between real capitalism and the sort of crony capitalism (which isn’t capitalism at all) that the left so dearly loves. Rich … Continue reading

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Angry over Losses, Durkin Targets Proft and Independent Expenditures

By Fran Eaton CHICAGO – In a press conference following yesterday’s Republican unity event, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin made it clear that he didn’t appreciate outside groups funding challengers to House incumbents. Durkin told reporters he was outraged … Continue reading

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School Districts: Separate But Equal?

-By Lennie Jarratt Given the fact that educational opportunities are a significant factor in allowing students to move out of poverty, how can trapping children in failing schools because of their social strata be moral for a society, especially a … Continue reading

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Chicago Sun-Times’ Carol Marin Indulges Her Inner Bigot

-By Warner Todd Huston Looks like long-time Chicago investigative reporter Carol Marin really laid her hate for everyone right of center bare with her lie-filled attack on WLS radio personality and political operative Dan Proft last week. Marin, a reporter … Continue reading

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Ill. GOP Gov’s Race: And Then There Were Three

-By Chris Robling From the start of this race for the Gubernatorial nomination, my statement has been, “I support all four candidates.” No more. Why? There are only three. It is time for Dan Rutherford to internalize the fact that … Continue reading

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State of Illinois Spends Money to Advertise Obamacare on the Onion

CHICAGO (AP) – This isn’t a joke. Public officials at the Illinois health insurance marketplace say they are launching ads aimed at young adults in the satirical online newspaper The Onion. Banner ads on The Onion website will depict a … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute Employee Files Suit Over Media Credentials

Scott Reeder, Illinois Policy Institute’s “journalist in residence” filed a federal lawsuit in Springfield Tuesday against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton and their respective press aids after being denied media credentials. Reeder (photo right) writes via the … Continue reading

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