Operating Engineers PAC Dumps $200,000 in John Bartman’s Campaign

When the House Republican Organization gave $100,000 to Steve Reick, I wondered if that was a sign of weakness. After all, Democrat John Bartman had just over $30,000 in the bank at the end of September, while Reick had spent … Continue reading

Demetri Makes Fourth Mailing

In the fourth mailing on behalf of his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge, Demetri Tsilimigras unrolls a list of endorsements. On the address side, he promises to “adhere to the highest ethical standards and enforce the law equally–without prejudice, bias … Continue reading

Irene Napier Robo-Calls for Nick Provensano’s County Clerk Candidacy

Provenzano is described as “one of our own charter members.” Napier relates that he will be journeying to Washington, D.C., this week for the annual March on Washington to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized … Continue reading

Pro-Lifers Gathering This Afternoon in Crystal Lake

The smart politicians who want to court the Pro-Life vote locally will be at the Irene Napier farm this afternoon for the annual Pig Roast. Napier’s farm is on Valley View Road between Route 176 and East Crystal Lake Avenue. … Continue reading

Lou Bianchi’s Case against Those Who Persecuted Him – Part 3

Here is the third installment of the posting of attorney Terry Ekl’s First Amended Complaint against Special Prosecutors Henry Tonigan, his assistant Thomas McQueen, Quest Consultants International, et al.  Here are Part 1 and Part 2. Tonigan settled with Bianchi, … Continue reading

Pro-Life Pig Roast at Irene Napier’s Farm

The annual Pro-Life Pig Roast was held again at Irene Napier’s farm on Valley View Road. There was a goodly crowd of supporters of the Pro-Life position. Old friends renewed acquaintances. Candidates from Lake courted voters. Lake County Republican Bob … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi, et al, Sue Special Prosecutors Tonigan & McQueen, plus Quest Consultants, et al, Plus “Unknown Conspirators”

The suit that had been virtually promised by McHenry County State Lou Bianchi during the two trials brought by Special Prosecutors Henry Tonigan and Thomas McQueen has been filed in Federal Court. It outlines fifteen counts, which I’ll wade through … Continue reading

McSweeney Garners Pro-Life Organizational Endorsements

A press release from Dave McSweeney, candidate for State Representative McSweeney Endorsed by Four Pro-Life Organizations Barrington Township: David McSweeney, candidate for State Representative in the 52nd District has been endorsed by four well known Pro-Life organizations. The Illinois Federation … Continue reading

Hultgren Puts His Spin on Fund Raising, Announces Pro-Life PAC Endorsement

A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren Out-Raises Walsh in 3rd Quarter, Receives Major Endorsement Geneva, IL – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today announced that he out-raised U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (IL-8) during the 3rd quarter fundraising period … Continue reading

Pro-Life Victory PAC Urges Walsh to Run in 8th and Leave Hultgren Uncontested

A press release from the Pro-Life Victory PAC: Right to Life McHenry County Pro-Life Victory PAC Endorses Hultgren in the 14th Crystal Lake, IL – The Right to Life McHenry County (RLMC) Pro-Life Victory PAC today announced its endorsement of … Continue reading

Anatomy of the Special Prosecutor’s Lou Bianchi Case for May, 2011

McHenry County Blog today presents the May, 2011, bills from Quest International. As the prosecution awaits the second trial of McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi, investigator Robert Scigalski isn’t given a lot of work to do. Just 9.5 hours … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Pro-Life Pig Roast Sunday Sure to Have Political Talk & Candidates

With Special Prosecutor Henry Tonigan’s unsuccessfully trying to link campaign contributions to McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi to a dismissal of a misdemeanor charge against a man who had previously received the group’s report, the Pro-Life Pig Roast Sunday … Continue reading

Pro-Life Victory Committee Reports $2,200 More in Contributions

Building on its $4,428.62 balance after the Pro-Life Pig Roast at Resurrection Center, the Pro-Life Victory Committee reporting getting $2,200 more in donations in its pre-election report to the State Board of Elections. Reportable amounts came from the following: $462.19 … Continue reading