Double Dipper Accuses Double Dipper of Double Dipping

Those with long memories will remember when Pat Quinn, speaking for the Coalition of Political Honesty, released a list of “double dippers” each year. They were mainly machine Democrats. Lots of state legislators, township and municipal officials. When Quinn started … Continue reading

Zinke Sends Hit Piece, Coordinated with Northwest Herald Article

Very few people have received any direct mail from GOP Sheriff’s candidate Bill Prim. Andy Zinke has had three pieces delivered so far. I got the first one, but, since my scanner is not working property, can’t show it to … Continue reading

District 1 County Board Candidate David Stieper Uses Gravy Train to Emphasize His Opposition to Pensions and Health Insurance for Part-Time Board Members

Images of an upcoming mailing have been received from McHenry County Board candidate David Stieper. He is seeking one of two Republican nominations in the southeastern-most District 1. (Other candidates who would like to share their campaign materials are welcome … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Compensation, Including Retirement Benefits

When I looked at the annual compensation provided to McHenry County Board members made readily available by county government, I noticed that pensions and Social Security were not included. Health insurance was included in the figures, but not the taxpayer-financed … Continue reading