The Family PAC Cruise

Paul Caprio’s Family PAC cruise is my favorite fundraiser. It’s not just the chance to meet with conservatives from around the state. It’s the views from the boat. Those two reasons are why I have attended 24 of the 25 … 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

Family PAC Cruises Lake Michigan

My favorite fund raiser of the year is the cruise put on by Family PAC every summer. On the drive down to Chicago, it was raining and 65 degrees. We feared for the worst, wondering if the boat would have … Continue reading

Family PAC Endorses Nick Provenzano for McHenry County Board

I’ve seen Personal PAC, the rabidly pro-abortion Political Action Committee endorse McHenry County Board candidates, but I have never seen a statewide Pro-Life group do the same. Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family PAC has written a letter of endorsement … Continue reading

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Prospecting for Jobs in Illinois Tuesday, Speaking to Family PAC

Governor Scott Walker’s day in Chicago started at 8 AM with an appointment with a prospective recruit for his “Open for Business” State of Wisconsin. It ended with a post-Family PAC appearance on a Chicago River cruise boat. What the … Continue reading

Another Conservative Blast at Pat Quinn’s 75% Tax Hike

This time from Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family PAC. Here it is: FAMILY-PAC BLASTS QUINN TAX HIKE PROPOSAL Paul Caprio, Director of Family-Pac, today called proposals by Democratic leadership in Springfield to increase the state individual income tax by … Continue reading

2010 Family PAC Cruise – Part 2

Yesterday, I started telling you about my annual Family PAC cruise. I ended that installment before we boarded the boat. Before walking up the gangplank, I got a couple more politicians’ photos. Next was Randy Hultgren. I met Rich Morthland … Continue reading

Family PAC Chicago River Cruise Features Conservative Politicians, Activists – Part 6

This is article number 6 that McHenry County Blog has published about the people who attended Paul Caprio’s August Family PAC cruise. In the first, U.S. Senator and Dr. Tom Coburn’s take on the health care debate. The rest are … Continue reading

Family PAC Chicago River Cruise Features Conservative Politicians, Activists – Part 5

This is the sixth article McHenry County Blog has published about Paul Caprio’s August Family PAC cruise. In the first, U.S. Senator and Dr. Tom Coburn’s take on the health care debate. Coburn was on the Senate committee considering the … Continue reading

Family PAC Chicago River Cruise Features Conservative Politicians, Activists – Part 4

So far, McHenry County Blog has published four articles on Paul Caprio’s August Family PAC cruise. The first was about U.S. Senator and Dr. Tom Coburn’s take on the health care debate. The rest are full of pictures of participants: … Continue reading

Family PAC Chicago River Cruise Features Conservative Politicians, Activists – Part 3

This is a delayed third part of my view of Paul Caprio’s August 11th Family PAC cruise. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. A story about guest of honor Oklahoma U.S. Senator and Dr. Tom Coburn’s views on … Continue reading

Senator Tom Coburn Dissects Democrats Health Care Bill for Family PAC Cruise

Oklahoma United States Senator Tom Coburn was in Chicago Tuesday night as the featured speaker for Paul Caprio’s Family PAC’s annual cruise. Having heard people senior to myself question whether the real purpose of the bill was to withhold expensive … Continue reading