Shoveling Sh*t for the Elephant

I went to the second most liberal college in Ohio–Oberlin College. Besides its quality (ranked first in co-ed colleges by the Chicago Tribune in 1959) and manageable size (something over 2,000), it created the Mock Political Convention. I considered Northwestern, … Continue reading

If Congress Should Fly Coach, How about Illlinois Legislators?

ABC Channel 7 is reporting a bill that would require Congressmen to fly coach. How about Illinois State Reps. and Senators? They would have little choice out of Springfield’s Capitol Airport, but I doubt any use it. Instead the legislative … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Files Ethics Complaint Against Andy Zinke

“Prohibited political activity” charges again faces McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke. This time I didn’t file the complaint, as I did when Zinke used his office email account to explain that his middle finger was just holding up the roof … Continue reading

Term Limits for Legislative Leaders Now Has 83% Support

Back in the spring of 2002, at a press conference in Jim Tobin’s National Taxpayers United of Illinois office, he and I held our first press conference in our Libertarian Party quest for the Governor’s and Lt. Governor’s Office. The … Continue reading