Two Candidates for Governor Come to Nunda Township Republican Picnic

This story was written a couple of weeks ago, but McHenry County Blog’s internet host was being disagreeable and would not let me post it. We now have a new host and because other sources have pointed out that the … Continue reading

Tryon Presses Call for Metra Mass Transit Committee Hearing

A press release from State Rep. Mike Tryon: House Hearing Needed to Investigate Metra Allegations Chicago, IL…House Republican Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), State Representative Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) and State Representative Darlene Senger (R-Naperville) today are demanding an Illinois House … Continue reading

Another Statewide GOP Candidate Seeking Political Information

Mark called me about noon with nine questions about the upcoming Republican primary election. First, he wanted to know whether I considered myself a Republican. Next, he wanted to know what faction (although he didn’t use that term). First was … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Characterizes Potential Gubernatorial Opponents, etc., on WTTW

Pretty amazing that a losing Congressional candidate would be interviewed by liberal commentator Carol Marin, but on Wednesday night, there was Joe Walsh, all alone, answering her questions on WTTW. Under the posted interview is the following explanation: “National star … Continue reading

Republicans Looking for $150 and more to Take House from Madigan

Low rollers are invited to Algonquin’s Port Edward Monday night for a $55 fund raiserfor the McHenry County Republican Party. High rollers are invited to October 24th dinner at Crystal Lake’s 1776. Both the local Republican Party Chairman’s Circle Political … Continue reading

Auditioning at the State GOP Convention to be Illinois’ Scott Walker

John Kass lamented the lack of an Illinois Scott Walker last Thursday. He certainly is asking the right question: “Where is Illinois’ Scott Walker?” I was tempted to prepare a sign to affix to me chest asking. “Are you the … Continue reading