Tribune Notices Joe Tirio’s Suit Against Jack Franks’ Ally’s Printer

You might want to read the Chicago Tribune’s take on the latest development in McHenry County Clerk Joe Tirio’s legal quest to discover which one of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks’ allies besmirched his reputation. If so, click on … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Hit Piece Smearing Ally’s Printer Ordered to Identify Perpetrators by Thursday

Breaker Press, the printer and mail house that sent defamatory post cards against McHenry County Clerk candidate Joe Tirio and four County Board candidates critical of Board Chairman Jack Franks has been order to reveal the identities of those responsible … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Smear Mailing Ally Uses Court Order Appeal to Further Delay Identity Revelation

During the March 2018 primary slanderous and defamatory fliers were mailed to thousands of households in McHenry County. The mailings were done by an organization that called itself the Illinois Integrity Fund. The cost for the three mailings was in … Continue reading

Which Jack Franks’ Ally Is Having a Bad Week?

Thursday Associate Judge Kevin Costello ruled that McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Joe Tirio could learn who is responsible for the smear mailings made by Chicago’s Breaker Press during last spring’s Republican Primary Election. Vicious hit pieces were not only … Continue reading

Democratic McHenry County Board Member Paula Yensen Uses “Slush Fund” to Criticize Joe Tirio, the Same Way the Illinois Integrity (sic) Fund Did in Anonymous Primary Hit Pieces

Former McHenry  County Board member Ersel Schuster gives her take on the interaction of Republicans on the McHenry County Board with Democratic Party Board Chairman Jack Franks after his strident criticism of Recorder of Deeds (and, more importantly, GOP County … Continue reading

Ray Brown Signs for Certified Letter Sent to Illinois Integrity (sic) Fund Hoffman Estates Mailing Address

The allies of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks used the “Illinois Integrity Fund” as its name in attack pieces aimed at Republican Primary Election opponents of  the Democratic Party office holder. Attacked by this anonymous source were County Recorder, … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Allies Focus on Criticizing Michael Rein

As predictable as wet sidewalks during a thunderstorm was a hit piece against one of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks’ harshest critics, Woodstock’s Michael Rein. Here’s what allies of THE CHAIRMAN calling themselves the “Illinois Integrity Fund”have sent out: … Continue reading

Jack Franks’ Backers Target County Board Member Chuck Wheeler

Despite having made a countywide and two County Board District mailings a new Political Action Committee calling itself “Illinois Integrity Fund” still has not filed its existence with the Illinois State Board of Elections. A  post card attacking District 4 … Continue reading

One-Two Punch Against Gasser, For Miller in Monday’s Mailboxes

In today’s mail arrived two pieces regarding the Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s race. On top was a negative postcard about challenger Andrew Gasser from something called “PSAG PAC.” Typing that into Google produces nothing. No information found at the Illinois … Continue reading

Union & Trial Lawyer Money Finances Three More Pieces Hitting Steve Reick and More

The goal of the no-name pop-up committee called is, quite simply, to destroy Steve Reick as an effective opponent against a cowering incumbent State Representative named Jack Franks. Franks, just two years from maxing out his legislative pension, is the … Continue reading

Second Teachers’ Union Hit Piece Against Steve Reick Arrives

I figured when I saw that the Illinois Education Association had dropped $12,500 on a no name pop-pop committee that there would be three hit pieces aimed at the real Republican candidate for State Rep. against Jack Franks, Steve Reick. … Continue reading

Teachers’ Union’s First “Hit Piece” Against Steve Reick Arrives

As reported yesterday, a no name pop-up committee called “Government for the People” had not registered with the Illinois State Board of Elections even though it had gotten $12,500 from the Illinois Education Association’s Political Action Committee called IPACE. The … Continue reading