Patriots United Target Sex Trafficking

Last Saturday morning Patriots United held a breakfast attended by hundreds. Tables even overflowed into the exhibit room. I didn’t get a chance to take notes because I got drafted to take photos. One of these days, I’ll get around … Continue reading

Former Congressman Don Manzullo Honored by McHenry County Republicans

Former Congressman Donald A. Manzullo was honored for his twenty years of service to McHenry County at a reception at Crystal Lake’s d’Andrea’s Monday night. Sixty-some people, including the two Congressman who replaced him, gathered to offer laudatory comments. A … Continue reading

McHenry County Republicans Holding Tribute for Former Congressman Don Manzullo

On May 13th at D’Andrea’s in Crystal Lake, McHenry County Republicans will pay tribute to former Congressman Don Manzullo. The Egan Republican was first elected in 1992, beating a Democrat elected in 1990, when Manzullo lost the GOP primary for … Continue reading

Barrington Hills Village President Bob Abboud Unseated by Martin McLaughlin

Next month, Martin McLaughlin will take two-term Barrington Hills Village President Robert Abboud’s place at the spot with the gavel in front of it. There will also be some changes on the Barrington Hills Village Board. Let’s look at the … Continue reading

Windy Rakow Road Ribbon Cutting

This morning’s ribbon cutting for Rakow Road had a bit better weather than the snowy day when the road was inaugurated. The sides to the tent weren’t lowered today. No participation, but wind strong enough to lift the unweighted tent … Continue reading

Public Officials Gather for Algonquin’s Western Bypass Groundbreaking

A press release from Congressman Don Manzullo: FINALLY! Manzullo, Durbin Hail Start of Algonquin Western Bypass Project [ALGONQUIN] U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said the strong resolve of local officials, business leaders and frustrated motorists led … Continue reading

Walsh, Hultgren, Manzullo & Johnson Call for Conceal & Carry Gun Law in Light of Bloody Chicago Memorial Day Weekend

A press release from Congressman Joe Walsh: Rep. Walsh to Governor Quinn: Give Our Constituents the Right to Protect Themselves Urges passage of a conceal and carry gun law WASHINGTON –Today Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8) and 3 other Members of … Continue reading

Rockford Tea Party Leader David Hale Considering Run for Congress

In light of Congressman Don Manzullo’s loss to Adam Kinzinger, a freshman deemed more liberal that Manzullo by every organization that did a ranking and more compliant with national House Republican Leadership’s wishes, as evidenced by Eric Cantor’s contributions and … Continue reading

Manzullo Continues to Rack Up Conservative Group’s Endorsements

So, will endorsements from Conservative groups be enough to re-elect 10-term Congressman Don Manzullo over first-termer Adam Kinzinger? We’ll know Tuesday. Two more joined the parade, bringing the total to fourteen. With zero for Kinzinger. Here’s Manzullo’s latest press release … Continue reading

Don Manzullo Gains Endorsement of Freedom Works

A press release from Congressman Don Manzullo: Influential FreedomWorks PAC Endorses Manzullo Over Kinzinger National conservative group boasts over 1 Million Activists [WASHINGTON] – FreedomWorks PAC, a grassroots service center of more than 1 million activists nationwide dedicated to fighting … Continue reading