The Politicians in the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Parade

First among the politicians at the Johnsburg parade was McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. Unlike other parades, there were not four motorcycles accompanying him.  Usually there are two from the Sheriff’s Department and two from the McHenry County Conservation District. … Continue reading

The Postman Is Your Precinct Committeeman

I started noticing it when I looked at Friday’s mail. Republican candidates are sending mailings to puff themselves up. Or just to let us know they exist. Candidates can’t count on precinct committeemen anymore. Besides GOP political organizations in the … Continue reading

Politics at the McHenry County Fair

While two twelve-year-olds were enjoying Skinner (no relation) Carnival’s $15 for all the rides you take in four hours’ deal, I wondered around the opening day of the McHenry County Fair looking for political and religious booths. If only our … Continue reading