McHenry County Romney Alternate Delegate on Jack Franks’ Fundraising Host Committee

A friend of McHenry County Blog has forwarded an invitation to Democrat State Rep. Jack Franks’ September 29th fundraising breakfast at Donley’s Wild West Town. The Jesse White Tumblers will perform. As usual Franks provides a list of those who … Continue reading

“More Guns, Less Crime” Book Review

Nine more years of data in this third edition of “More Guns, Less Crime.” When I read the second edition eight years ago, I was pleased that John Lott’s hypothesis of the mid-1990’s had up held. After all, it’s just … Continue reading

Are We Having a Sea Change in Illinois Ethics?

As Niranjan Shah resigned the chairmanship of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, he issued a statement that may be significant. Quoting from the Chicago Tribune article on Tuesday, this caught my eye: “When I became a Trustee…many of … Continue reading