Reick: Remap Decision Bodes Poorly for GOP

State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s latest post on his web site: Dance Band on the Titanic There’s an old saying that bad news comes in threes. It’s certainly true today for Illinois. First comes the news that Illinois’ insurance rates … Continue reading

Insull and the ICC

I have previously told of my encounter with Samuel Insull’s secretary on a train ride to Springfield. He told me that Insull got tired of bribing the Illinois General Assembly. Insull decided that creating a Commerce Commission would be cheaper … Continue reading

Democrat Bill Gentes Announces Run for Senate Seat Bill Peterson Is Vacating in East Central McHenry County District

During the 2006 election, Democrats in Hoffman Estates adopted a strategy of backing a candidate attractive to those who speak Spanish. Combined with the fervent opposition to long-term incumbent State Rep. Terry Parke by abortion supporters, Parke lost his office. … Continue reading

Democrat Bill Gentes Announces Run for Senate Seat Bill Peterson Is Vacating in East Central McHenry County District

During the 2006 election, Democrats in Hoffman Estates adopted a strategy of backing a candidate attractive to those who speak Spanish. Combined with the fervent opposition to long-term incumbent State Rep. Terry Parke by abortion supporters, Parke lost his office. … Continue reading