Consolidating Power – Part 2

Beginning in December 2016, a series of AD HOC Committees have been called. The highly questionable interpretation of that simple RULES statement is being deliberately bastardized by one person, allowing wholesale changes to the county board’s business, purpose, and members … Continue reading

Consolidating Power – Part 1

Former McHenry County Board member Ersel Schuster reflects on the Rules changes passed by the McHenry County Board Tuesday night: And the Answer is… Dictatorship Since my last post the following question was asked: “What proposed McHenry County Board Rules … Continue reading

Walkup Reflects on Franks’ “I want to run McHenry County” Ambition

Jack Franks’ Republican opponent for the McHenry County Board Chairmanship wrote the following comment under the article about the ambition Franks’ revealed on Justin Kaufmann’s WGN radio show on Wednesday night: Here is how county government and the county chairman position … Continue reading

Four-Way Republican McHenry County Board Primary Election Looms in District 6

If those who got petitions from the McHenry County Clerk’s office follow through by getting signatures and filing for the GOP nomination for the McHenry County Board in the most rural district, there will be a four-way race. It’s a … Continue reading

Political Motivations

In my Associate Minister’s sermon a couple of weeks ago, entitled, “Wrestling with the Devil,” Pastor Darneather Heath spoke of the temptation of Jesus in his 40 days in the wilderness. Read to the end of this story and you … Continue reading