Teapot Boiling in Wisconsin, 63rd District Fire Doused with Kool-Aid in McHenry County

There must be a dam at the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The water from Wisconsin’s boiling tea kettle didn’t spill over the state border last Saturday when the McHenry County Republican Party decided no candidate against Jack Franks was better than Tea … Continue reading

Special Meeting Intitiator Sharon Meroni Reflects on Tonya Franklin’s Rejection by McHenry County Republican Party

An email from Sharon Meroni, who organized the effort to get Tonya Franklin on the ballot to oppose Democrat “Chainsaw Jack” Franks. Meroni, a write-in candidate for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Fox River Grove, did something I have seen no … Continue reading

GOP Central Committee Meets Saturday at 9 at d’Andrea’s to Decide Fate of Tonya Franklin’s Bid to Oppose “Chainsaw Jack” Franks

Tomorrow is the day that willing Republican State Representative candidate Tonya Franklin learns whether she is authorized to seek 500 “good signatures” in two days The meeting, to which the public is invited, will be held Saturday at 9 AM … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Headlines Huntley Tea Party Income Tax Day Demonstration

The invitation said the Huntley Area Tea Party Income Tax Day demonstration on Saturday afternoon would be cancelled if it rained. But the temperature was perfect with a beautiful breeze to keep the flags fluttering. Congressman Joe Walsh headlined the … Continue reading

Rockford Tea Party Leader David Hale Considering Run for Congress

In light of Congressman Don Manzullo’s loss to Adam Kinzinger, a freshman deemed more liberal that Manzullo by every organization that did a ranking and more compliant with national House Republican Leadership’s wishes, as evidenced by Eric Cantor’s contributions and … Continue reading