Johnsburg Parade – Including Pol Report – 3

This third installment of Johnsburg’s Saufen und Spiel Parade starts with former Congressman Joe Walsh’s effort to honor our police officers. Walsh has been doing this since at least since a Memorial Day celebration at his Mundelein home that was … Continue reading

Walsh Broadcasts from CL’s Pablo’s

WIND radio talk show host Joe Walsh broadcast from the sidewalk at Pablo’s Mexican Family Restaurant on Wednesday afternoon. The former congressman talked of how dangerous the job of being a policeman has become since Ferguson. He cited case after … Continue reading

Family PAC Cruise Features Allen West

During the two years after the Tea Party election of 2010, two spokesmen arose. One was McHenry County Congressman Joe Walsh. (His wife Helene was present; Walsh was on his WIND talk show.) The other was southeast Florida Congressman Allen … Continue reading

Marengo Settler’s Days Parade – Political Edition, etc.

There were Federal, state and county board politicians at the Settler’s Day Parade, but most interesting thing I found was the absence of prospective McHenry County 14th Congressional District nominee Randy Hultgren. In this very open territory, 8th District Republican … Continue reading

Mike Tryon’s Fish Boil – Part 2

This is the second part of the Mike Tryon Fish Boil story.  Part 1 is here. Mike Tryon gave a short talk at his third Huntley Fish Boil. Then, he introduced the elected officials. After he was finished with the … Continue reading

The Politicians at Crystal Lake’s July 4th Parade

OK. You got me. It’s July 3rd. And it wasn’t sweltering hot.  I found the shade most of the hour and a half 90-something entry parade. The biggest political entry was Congressman Joe Walsh’s. He followed Congressman Don Manzullo and … Continue reading

Republicans Hold Play Day Fundraiser

Yesterday was one of the biggest fundraisers for the McHenry County Republican Central Committee. My guess is that parking along the road during previous golf outings has led to the “No Parking” signs there now. Time was that late comers … Continue reading