Some Federal Tax Money Returns – $1.6 Million for February Blizzard

It will probably come as no surprise to most that McHenry County taxpayers have more money extracted from their checking accounts than is returned. But here comes news from county government that we got some back.  When one adds up … Continue reading

Federal Government’s Double Standard on Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws

I’m not much into writing about national politics. I’ve only touched upon immigration enforcement by local officials when McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren joined other suburban sheriffs in agreeing to do so. (See April 14, 2010 article entitled, “Nygren to … Continue reading