Mr. Smith Went to Washington. Mr. Duffy Went to Springfield.

Last night at the Prairie Grove Village Hall, State Senator Dan Duffy talked about Springfield. The more I heard, the more it reminded me of the principal character in black and white movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” Duffy managed … Continue reading

Blagojevich’s Former Chief of Staff Pleads Guilty to Charges Concerning Appointment of or Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate Replacement; Blow by Blow Account

John Harris, former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s chief of staff, has plead guilty to “participating in a scheme to commit wire fraud, including through the deprivation of honest services.” Harris admits that “from approximately October 2008 to on or about December … Continue reading