Add Tithers and Those Who Contribute a Lot to Charity to the “Big Loser” List That Started with High Real Estate Taxpayers

Our CPA tells us that the big losers in the Republican tax plan will be those who make significant charitable contributions. That sounds like the type of people who supported Donald Trump’s election. Add in those who have high property … Continue reading

Peter Roskam Tells of Al Salvi Harrassment

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: ICYMI: Roskam: IRS Targeting is Insidious and Poisonous WASHINGTON, DC–This week, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) spoke on the House floor in support of Congressman Jim Renacci’s (R-OH) Prevent … Continue reading

Do Committeemen Make a Difference?

Here’s an analysis that looks at whether Republican Precinct Committeemen in McHenry County as a whole made a difference in campaigns. Conclusions? U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis did better with a committeeman. Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner did worse with a … Continue reading

Dick Durbin Gets a Crystal Lake Photo Op

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin came to Crystal Lake Thursday. As I drove to his McHenry County College appearance, I saw Oberweis yard signs along Route 14. Ostensibly, Durbin was here to tour the next robotics lab at McHenry County College. … Continue reading

Paul Schimpf, GOP Candidate against Lisa Madigan, Speaks in Crystal Lake

Retired Marine lawyer Paul Schimpf spoke to the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee at McHenry County Republican Headquarters in the Crystal Lake Plaza last night. Schimpf was the advisor to the Iraqi attorneys who prosecuted Saddam Hussein. His best line … Continue reading