Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 2

When we left Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade, the Crystal Lake Public Library entry had just passed. Next up was Congressman Peter Roskam. His wife Elizabeth was holding up one of his yard signs. Bruce Rauner’s and Randy Hultgren’s … Continue reading

Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 1

Readers know that my primary reason for attending parades is to look out for political implications. But what gave me the biggest kick was the Crystal Lake Strikers playing “Wipe Out” in front of the First United Methodist Church. There … Continue reading

Rauner Offers Ten “Reforms,” One of Which Madigan Will Hate

Bruce Rauner has released eleven pages of suggestions for reforming state government: His ten “key reforms” include: Making government spending more transparent and accountable. Ending the shuttle service and selling state planes. Eliminating political slush funds. I’ll take no salary and … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Speaks to Volunteers in Crystal Lake

Volunteers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner gathered at the new McHenry County GOP Headquarters in Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon. Not only was Rauner present, but so was his candidate for Lt. Governor, Evelyn Sanguinetti. “This is our election,” he … Continue reading

New Republican Headquarters in CL Plaza

The McHenry County Republican Party is holding a Grand Opening of its fall campaign headquarters on Thursday, May 29th, at #16 in the Crystal Lake Plaza. A reception will begin at 6:30 with a program beginning at 7:30. A ribbon … Continue reading