Term Limits for Legislative Leaders 13 Years after Proposed

My first press conference in the 2002 Libertarian Party campaign for Governor against chickenhearted Rob Blagojevich and Jim Ryan focused on Term Limits for Legislative Leaders. Below, you can see the poster that my Lt. Gov. candidate Jim Tobin and … Continue reading

Marengo Parade Bands, Pols…Ending with a Big Bang – Part 1

The weather for the Settlers Days Parade was perfect. The temperature was in the 70’s. There wasn’t much wind. I plunked my lawn chair down at the corner across from Brandt’s Pharmacy. It was also, for the first time, really … Continue reading

Carol Marin Praises Franks for Anti-Tax Stance Two Days after Franks Proposes Huge Tax Hike

The story line for Chicago Sun-Times columnist Carol Marin was that backbenchers like David McSweeney and Jack Franks (pictured with McSweeney’s hands on his back and chest) ought to revolt and solve the budget problem in Springfield. But, apparently after … Continue reading

Franks Sat. Fundraiser Hosts

State Rep. Jack Franks is holding his annual breakfast fundraiser this Saturday morning at Donley’s south of Union. The price is $40 per person, but the Democrat is willing to accept more. $2,500 is listed on the back. Committee members … Continue reading