Feds Sue Des Plaines over Religious Zoning Rejection

A press release follows from the U.S. Attorney’s Office is on the subject of zoning a religious property. During the debate on the Coral Township zoning request the act cited, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, was mentioned as being … Continue reading

Local Mosque Threatened

Crystal Lake-Cary Patch is reporting that a threatening letter has been sent to the McHenry County mosque. It represents “upwards of 800 households,” according to its web site. Having just posted picture of a Christian’s car magnet I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

An Illinois State Senator who Voted “Present” Too Many Times Now Says “I will not comment on the wisdom of making the decision”

I made many difficult votes as a state legislator during my sixteen years in Springfield. When Barack Obama was state senator he gained a reputation for his “present” votes. There are three votes an Illinois legislator can cast: Yes No … Continue reading