Joe Walsh Calls for Pat Brady to Step Down as State Republican Party Chairman

A statement from former Congressman Joe Walsh: This morning former Congressman Joe Walsh released a statement in regards to the current state of the Illinois Republican Party and its chairman. “Two weeks ago, I publicly called on Pat Brady to … Continue reading

Cardinal George Reflects on Chick-fil-A Flap: “Was Jesus a Bigot?”

The following was published on the Chicago Catholic Blog Sunday, July 29th. McHenry County Blog has received permission to reprint the column by Cardinal Francis George: Reflections on “Chicago values” Recent comments by those who administer our city seem to … Continue reading

Coverage of Conservative Methodists’ Victory over Homosexual Activists Missing in Newspapers

Whenever homosexuals win a victory, it is trumpeted all over the media. At the world convention of the United Methodist Church in Tampa this week, the homosexual agenda took a beating, however, and I couldn’t find a line of type … Continue reading

53% Reject Homosexual Liberalization at Tampa World Methodist Conference

Just in from the Confessing Movement web site: Thursday, May 3 – Day 9 of General Conference Update, 10:45 am: The full petition regarding human sexuality has been defeated with 368 votes in favor and 572 votes against.  As delegates prepared to take … Continue reading

Conservative Methodists Making Headway in World Conference, Big Fight on Homosexuality in Offing

I got two emails Saturday describing what is happening in Tampa during the early stages of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Conference is the counterpart of the quadrennial political party conventions in the United States, except … Continue reading

Jack Franks and Mark Beaubien Vote for Gay Rights Bill

Democrat Jack Franks, a man who has fashioned an image that portrays himself as a conservative, voted for legislation to legalize civil unions among same sex partners in Illinois. Senate Bill 1716 pass the house 61-52 after an hour debate. … Continue reading