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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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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 Teachers Union: ‘This City Belongs to Black People’

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not … Continue reading

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Reminder: Teachers Unions Responsible for Illinois Pension Mess

-By Warner Todd Huston Over at his excellent McHenry County Blog, Cal Skinner has a good reminder of just who is in large part responsible for the pension mess in the State of Illinois. The teachers unions was one of … Continue reading

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Chgo Reporter Attacked by Chgo Teachers Union Thugs at Rally

-By Warner Todd Huston Jeremy Segal was filming the protesting Chicago Teachers downtown on Monday trying to get a few questions in with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and agitator Rev. Jesse Jackson when operatives for the union began … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Co-Sponsor of Socialist Program

-By Warner Todd Huston Now that the Chicago Teachers Union’s big strike is over they have time for other activities. Like pushing the communist idea of “social justice.” And so, the CTU is helping host a “Teaching for Social Justice” … Continue reading

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VIDEO: FreePac Speech of John Tillman, Illinois Policy Institute

-By Warner Todd Huston On Friday, October 26, I attended Freepac, Chicago held at the Schaumburg Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Freedomworks, had many fine speakers including Judge Andrew Napolitano, former President of Poland Lech Walesa, John Fund, CL … Continue reading

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The Machine: The Truth Behind Teachers Unions

Here is a great video showing why teachers unions — and public employee unions in general — should be illegal. The Machine: The Truth Behind Teachers Unions For the first time in 25 years, the Chicago Teachers’ Union is planning … Continue reading

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For Our Children’s Future Calls on Chicago Public School Teachers to Consider the Children Instead of Themselves for a Change

http://www.ForOurChildrensFuture.com/ (Round Lake, IL – June 13, 2012) For Our Children’s Future calls on the Chicago Public School Teachers to consider the children instead of themselves for a change. Education is the key to the future, and a strike deprives … Continue reading

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Lennie Jarratt Announces Formation of New Citizen Initiative, ‘For Our Children’s Future’

(Round Lake, IL – May 16, 2012) Lennie Jarratt announces the formation of a new citizen initiative focused on bringing fiscal sanity and sustainability to our local taxing bodies, especially our schools. This initiative will start by reaching out to … Continue reading

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