Franks Makes It Through Convention Week without NWH Revealing He Was a Hillary Clinton Delegate

Maybe I missed a story earlier, but the one I read that was run by the Northwest Herald after Hillary Clinton was named the Democrats’ Presidential candidate did not mention that McHenry County’s own State Rep. Jack Franks was a … Continue reading

Huge Undecideds in County Races, Trump Running First

About 50% of the voters are undecided on three county races polled last night by Victory Geek (an advertiser, as you can see to the left). Less than 20%, however, have not made up their mind who they will support … Continue reading

McHenry County College Selects Clint Gabbard as New President

A press release from McHenry County College: MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE BOARD SELECTS NEXT COLLEGE PRESIDENT [December 17, 2015.Crystal Lake, IL] The McHenry County College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the approval of an agreement with Dr. Clinton E. … Continue reading

Political, Governmental & Religious Booths at the County Fair – Part 3

Going outside the exhibit halls is a bit like looking for free range chickens. The first “non-caged” political entity was the Huntley Area Tea Party tent. The group was conducted a penny presidential poll. I was told there was a … Continue reading

Jr. College Golden Parachutes Limited

Spurred by the outrageous Golden Parachute given by the outgoing Trustees to the outgoing College of DuPage President, the Illinois General Assembly has sent a bill limited such rewards to one year’s salary. Ex- President Walt Packard’s Golden Parachute came … Continue reading

Republicans Will Gather in Crystal Lake & West Dundee

A press release from the McHenry County Republican Party: McHenry County GOP to Host Debate-Watch Party CRYSTAL LAKE…..The Republican Party of McHenry County will host a presidential debate-watch party this week on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the Cottage in Crystal … Continue reading

Rockford Tea Party Releases Presidential Poll Results – Ron Paul Wins, Santorium Second, Romney Next to Last

Into my inbox today arrived the results of the Rockford Tea Party online Presidential survey. To its credit, the organization reveals the number of participants–281. As you can see most were Republicans.  Two-thirds self-identified themselves as such. Significantly, however, the … Continue reading