Duffy Speaking at Dundee Township GOP Holding Dinner Saturday, Gubernatorial Candidates Invited

A press release from the Dundee Township Republican Central Committee: Dundee Township Dinner Saturday Night DUNDEE TOWNSHIP – The Dundee Township Republican Organization will be hosting its spring Presidents Dinner on Friday, February 28th at Randall Oaks Golf Course beginning … Continue reading

Two Gubernatorial, AG and State Treasurer Candidates Speak to McHenry County Republican Reformers’ Rally

I’ve been to a lot of Republican Party functions since I came back from Washington to run for McHenry County Treasurer in the spring of 1966. The meeting at the Woodstock VFW Thursday night, however, had more energy than any … Continue reading

American Conservative Union Ranks Illinois Legislators

State Senators Dan Duffy and Jim Oberweis (mentioned because he is a candidate for U.S. Senator in the GOP primary) were given a 100% ranking on the 2013 scorecard of the American Conservative Union. David McSweeney, Tim Schmitz and Barbara … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi Sues “John Doe,” aka, “Fukoku Kyohei,” for Defamation & False Light

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi has filed suit in Federal Court against “John Doe” for defamation and false light. Bianchi seeks to learn the identity of frequent McHenry County Blog commenter “Fukoku Kyohei.” “Fukoku” has been a prolific commenter, … Continue reading

Slots That Aren’t Defined as Slots Might Be Coming Our Way

The new slot machine legislation going into effect on New Year’s Day goes under the label of “sweepstakes.” The Tribune’s Joseph Ryan has written a major story on what most legislators probably thought was a  minor bill. Let’s test that … Continue reading

Tribune Joins Steve Reick in Slapping Those Who Intervened in Funeral Home Labor Dispute

The latest post of Republican State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s web site is one in which he criticizes opponent and long-time incumbent Jack Franks for a vote. It criticizes Senate Bill 1787, a bill that started out as Illinois Titanium … Continue reading