McHenry County Republicans Refusing to Appoint Precinct Committeemen in Dave McSweeney’s & Dan Duffy’s District

Listed below are the precincts in the hotly contested 52nd House race. That’s where Independent Dee Beaubien, with Democrat Mike Madigan’s help, is challenging Republican primary election winner David McSweeney. You will note that many precincts are empty. In addition … Continue reading

Jack Franks, Mark Beaubien Fail to Support Abortion Clinic Standards Bill

Thanks for Illinois Review for the preliminary roll call you see here. The bill would raise standards a bit over those of veterinary clinics.  It would require abortion providers to meet the same requirements as all other free-standing surgical centers. … Continue reading

Regulation of Clinics, Abortion

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health verified to McHenry County Blog that none of Planned Parenthood’s facilities are licensed by that agency. A new Friend of McHenry County Blog who wishes to be identified as “McHenrymom210“ has become interested … Continue reading

Bicyclists Get Special “Share the Road” License Plate, “Choose Life” License Plate Supporters Get Shaft from Jack Franks

Why not? I saw one from another state on our vacation in June, but the photo didn’t turn out. July 5th, Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill to allow “Share the Road” license plates. A minimum of 1,000 would have … Continue reading

ACORN Undercover Investigative Reporter James O’Keefe’s First Project – Planned Parenthood

The original target of independent undercover investigator film maker James O’Keefe was Planned Parenthood. Not as sexy as his ACORN project, but quite revealing about Planned Parenthood. Thanks to Illinois Review for bringing this YouTube presentation to my attention: When … Continue reading