Campaign Contributions from John Bartman

Looking for a campaign committee for newly-announced Democratic Party State Rep. candidate to replace Jack Franks, I found the following contributions instead. Bartman is a former Chairman of the McHenry County Democratic Party, serving from 2003-6. He is facing off … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Hubris – Part 1

“Hubris” is “excessive pride or self-confidence.” Synonyms include arrogance, conceit, haughtiness, hauteur, pride, self-importance, egotism, pomposity, superciliousness, superiority The antonyms is humility. In Greek tragedy hubris is excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, which leads to downfall. “I’m … Continue reading

AG Candidate Paul Schimpf Calls on Lisa Madigan to Probe Early Voting Problems

A press release from the Republicans’ candidate for Attorney General Paul Schimpt: SCHIMPF CALLS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN TO INVESTIGATE PROBLEMS WITH EARLY VOTING WATERLOO, IL – Republican Attorney General Candidate Paul Schimpf issued the following statement in response to the … Continue reading

GOP Candidate for Attorney General Against Lisa Madigan at County Fair Late Thursday Afternoon

A press release from the campaign of Republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General Paul Schimpf: PAUL SCHIMPF TO ATTEND MCHENRY COUNTY FAIR WOODSTOCK, IL – Republican Attorney General Candidate Paul Schimpf will be attending the McHenry County Fair on Thursday, July … Continue reading

Paul Schimpf, GOP Candidate against Lisa Madigan, Speaks in Crystal Lake

Retired Marine lawyer Paul Schimpf spoke to the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee at McHenry County Republican Headquarters in the Crystal Lake Plaza last night. Schimpf was the advisor to the Iraqi attorneys who prosecuted Saddam Hussein. His best line … Continue reading

Republican Attorney General Candidate Paul Schimpf in Crystal Lake

The self-starter Republican candidate for Attorney General from the Metro East part of Illinois was at the Cottage in Crystal Lake last night. One could tell that different folks were in control of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee. For … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Says Lisa Madigan’s Dropping Out Increases Chances of “Shaking Up Springfield”

A press release from GOP primary gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner: Bruce Rauner Statement on Lisa Madigan Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner released the following statement regarding Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s decision to run for re-election instead of running for … Continue reading

30-Day Delay on Federal Court Decision Ordering Concealed Carry in Illinois Disturbs McHenry County Right to Carry Association

A communication from the McHenry County Right to Carry Association: Concealed Carry Suspended another 30 days Attorney General Lisa Madigan has secured a 30 day extension from the US 7th Court of Appeals on their previous ruling. Gov. Quinn now … Continue reading