Dillard Takes Shots at Gubernatorial Debate

Here’s a press release from State Senator Kirk Dillard, a candidate for the GOP nomination for governor: Dillard Renews Ethical Judgment Charge at Debate Important Party Nominates Candidate Who Can Win in Fall (Lisle, IL) – Illinois Republican candidate for … Continue reading

Tribune Endorses McKenna in GOP, No One in Dem Primary

As I mentioned earlier reporting on the Chicago Sun-Times endorsement of Kirk Dillard, Republican gubernatorial candidate Andy McKenna was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune on Sunday. Strangely, the endorsement appears online on Friday. On the same editorial page, was a … Continue reading

Kirk Dillard Woos McHenry County Women

Billing himself as the only non-millionaire in the race for the Republican nomination for governor, State Senator Kirk Dillard spoke to mainly women at Crystal Lake’s 1776 restaurant Tuesday morning. He related having received this advice from his former boss, … Continue reading

Working Their Way Back to You, Babe

Sunday, my wife and I saw “Jersey Boys.” The Frankie Valli actor sang, “Working My Way Back to You, Babe.” As I read Republican gubernatorial candidate Andy McKenna’s press release announcing he had signed the American for Tax Reform’s “Taxpayer … Continue reading

National Taxayer United’s Jim Tobin’s Tax Accountability Group’s Endorsements

With the primary election coming up in about five weeks, active citizens are starting to think more seriously about narrowing down their choices for contested offices. At Zane Seipler’s fund raiser Wednesday night, for example, one person concluded that Andy … Continue reading

Althoff Endorses Matt Murphy for Lt. Governor

I guess I’ve slipped off State Senator Pam Althoff’s press release list, but, fortunately, I discovered on < that one of McHenry County’s legislators is endorsing her colleague Matt Murphy for Lieutenant Governor. Murphy started off running for governor, then … Continue reading

Jim Ryan Chickens Out

News reports said that former Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Jim Ryan wanted the coveted last spot who vastly out-polled my Libertarian Party candidacy but succumbed to serial liar Rod Blagojevich chickened out today. Again. As I have … Continue reading

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bob Schillerstrom Takes Poll

A pollster for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Schillerstrom called yesterday afternoon. Schillerstrom is DuPage County Board Chairman. The pollster wanted to know if I would vote for Schillerstrom for governor. I told her, “No.” She didn’t ask why, but, if … Continue reading