Saturday Patriots United Pro-Life Breakfast Place Attracting Pro-Life Politicians

Brian Kelly ([email protected]), President of Patriots United sends the following: With the recent events from the Obama Administration regarding the directive to The Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) and more importantly the response by the US Council of … Continue reading

Drug Conspiracy Trial Involving Chicago Cop Results in Convictions, Deadlocked on Others

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: RETIRED CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER AND FOUR OTHERS CONVICTED OF DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY AFTER TWO-MONTH TRIAL ALLEGING MURDERS, KIDNAPPINGS, ROBBERIES AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE CHICAGO — A retired Chicago police officer was taken … Continue reading

McHenry County Has Regional Superintendent of Schools in Sight

That’s what I conclude from the February agenda of the Finance and Audit Committee. Read the main topic to be discussed: “Resolution Appointing Jeffrey S. Schleff into the Vacant Elected Position of Regional Superintendent of Schools” From this wedding photo … Continue reading

Tryon To Go Head-to-Head with Teachers’ Unions over Pension Payment Source Revelation on Tax Bills

That’s how I read this press release from State Rep. Mike Tryon. The first one to do systematic research on the subject of school districts paying both the employer and the employee side of teachers’ pensions was former Huntley School … Continue reading

Walsh Joins Catholic Bishops Attack on Obama Care Mandate that All Employers with Health Benefits Provide Contraceptives

A press release from Congressman Joe Walsh: Rep. Walsh Takes Stand Against Contraceptive Mandate WASHINGTON- Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8) released the following statement after the Obama Administration announcement yesterday that it would follow through with the proposed rule forcing U.S. … Continue reading

McSweeney Not Appealing Gaffney Ballot Placement Decision

That’s what campaign manager Jim Thacker told me this morning. “After reviewing our legal options and the timing of the process, we decided to no longer pursue an appeal of the decision. “We remain satisfied in part with the State … Continue reading

Capturing Growth in Assessed Value Without Raising Taxes on Current Property Owners

Under the Real Estate Tax Cap (PTELL to the technocrats), tax districts are limited to the increase in the Cost of Living as to how much they can receive out of our wallets. This coming year, tax district officials were … Continue reading

“No Health or Safety Impact to Workers or Public” from Byron Nuclear Power Plant Shut-down

A press release from Exelon, the operator of the Byron Nuclear Power Plants that are not operating properly: Byron Station Declares Unusual Event Operators at Byron Generating Station declared an Unusual Event at 10:18 a.m. CT, due to the loss … Continue reading

Illinois Supreme Court Refuses to Take Sheriff’s Appeal on Zane Seipler’s Back to Work Case

As predicted by anyone with even a rudimentary knowledge of the law, the Illinois Supreme Court has rejected McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s appeal of the Appellate Court’s unanimous affirmation of Associate Judge Thomas Meyer’s affirmation of an arbitrator’s decision … Continue reading

Modern Day “Slavery” in Chicagoland Massage Parlors

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER SUBURBAN MASSAGE PARLOR OPERATOR CONVICTED OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF FOUR WOMEN CHICAGO — A federal jury today convicted a northwest suburban massage parlor owner of various federal crimes including sex-trafficking, forced … Continue reading