Lawsuit Hinted re Pledge of Allegiance Recording

I don’t know if this is an indication that Melissa Bean’s campaign for re-election to her 8th Congressional District seat is in trouble or that a League of Women Voter member is really angry about the negative publicity engendered on … Continue reading

McHenry County League of Women Voters Allows Pledge of Allegiance

After the bruhaha that occurred after the Lake County League of Women Voters was forced to withstand an audience member-initiated Pledge of Allegiance, the McHenry County affiliate started its program with the Pledge.  (Here’s what she said afterward.) It wasn’t … Continue reading

2nd Sheriff’s Debate Tonight, County Clerk’s, Too

While it will be interesting to listen to the three Sheriff’s and two Clerk’s candidates debate tonight at 7 at McHenry County College’s Conference Center, most media types will probably be watching whether sponsor McHenry County League of Women Voters … Continue reading

Man Who Asked League of Women Voters’ Moderator the Pledge of Allegiance Question Comments

Here’s what he wrote: My name is Joe Ptak and I live in Island Lake, Illinois. I attended the Joe Walsh-Melissa Bean “forum” and I WAS THE INDIVIDUAL who stood up and wanted to know why the pledge of allegiance … Continue reading

What the League of Women Voters’ Moderator of the Walsh-Bean-Scheurer Debate Said about the Pledge of Allegiance

I took some time to jot down what the Lake County League of Women Voters’ moderator said about the 8th Congressional District debate audience’s insistence on reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before the Grayslake High School event. “I have absolutely … Continue reading

Why is the League of Women Voters Against the Pledge of Allegiance Being Recited at the Beginning of their Voter Forums?

This YouTube video is very interesting. It shows the beginning of the candidate forum of the 8th Congressional district. It is a candidate forum, where for only fifty minutes three candidates for the 8th Congressional District are allowed to discuss … Continue reading

Melissa Bean Finally Appears with Opponents Joe Walsh and Bill Scheurer

Last at Grayslake Central High school the League of Women voters in union with the high school held a candidate forum for the 8th congressional district. The attendees included all of the candidates including, for the first time, incumbent Democratic Party candidate Melissa Bean.  Re;publican Joe Walsh and Green Party … Continue reading

Walsh Urges Supporters to Arrive at Tonight’s Walsh-Bean Joint Appearance Early

The”debate,” sponsored by the Lake County League of Women Voters starts at 6:30 tonight at Grayslake High School. In an email, Republican Joe Walsh urges supporters to come early (6 PM) because “Ms. Bean may very well bus in people … Continue reading

Melissa Bean’s Groundhog Day Is October 20th

Congresswoman Melissa Bean has agreed to come out of her Bean Bunker on October 20th. She will actually appear on the same stage as her opponents Republican Joe Walsh and Green Party candidate Bill Scheurer. It won’t be in McHenry … Continue reading