Althoff, McConnaughay Honored for Standing Up to the Guys

From CapitolFax comes this “Golden Horseshoe” award for Best Republican State Senators to the two women who represent parts of McHenry County: The 2015 Golden Horseshoe Awards for Best State Senator… – Republican go to……Senators Karen McConnaughay and Pam Althoff … Continue reading

Joe Walsh – Abandoned No More

Kerry Lester, in a post on the Daily Herald Blog, is reporting that the National Republican Campaign Committee has bought “$457,785 reservation on cable stations running from Oct. 5 through Election Day.” Only yesterday, Capitol Fax Blog was relaying information … Continue reading

Will County District in Play, GOP Candidate’s Internal Poll Shows

Thanks to Capitol Fax Blog for the link to Public Opinion Strategies memo describing its poll findings in the 11th district race between Democrat incumbent Debbie Halvorson and challenger Adam Kinzinger. 51%-40% for the Republican with the ratio getting better … Continue reading

Shift on Gun Control Thoughts by Leading Liberal Journalist

When I was running for governor on the Libertarian Party ticket, both of my opponents were soft on the Second Amendment. Rod Blagojevich was downright hostile, having introduced a bill while we both served in the Illinois General Assembly to … Continue reading

Liberal Math

Here we go again. The liberal apologists in the media are promoting the Governor Pat Quinn’s 33% income tax increase as a “one percent increase.” Maybe it’s not their liberal bent. Maybe they have problems with math. The first notice … Continue reading

Rich Newspapers vs. Rich Folks Who Got Their Money Elsewhere

Rich Miller, who writes Capitol Fax Blog, asks a question today that stimulated a response from me: Talking about the refusal of the Chicago Tribune to release emails between those seeking to help it get state money for the Tribune-owner … Continue reading

Reaction to CTA /RTA Bailout Analysis

Besides posting my little analysis of the Tom Cross-Mike Madigan-Richard Daley-Rod Blagojevich CTA/RTA bailout plan on McHenry County Blog, I put it up on Illinoize. Hosted by Rich Miller, Illinoize is a blog on which he allows various folks with … Continue reading

Reaction to CTA /RTA Bailout Analysis

Besides posting my little analysis of the Tom Cross-Mike Madigan-Richard Daley-Rod Blagojevich CTA/RTA bailout plan on McHenry County Blog, I put it up on Illinoize. Hosted by Rich Miller, Illinoize is a blog on which he allows various folks with … Continue reading