Tinley Park Hammered for Killing Low Income Housing for “Race-Based” Reasons

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Justice Department Obtains $410,000 Settlement of Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Tinley Park WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced that it settled a lawsuit against the Village of Tinley Park, Illinois, a … Continue reading

Exhibit A of Zane Seipler’s Wrongful Termination Suit

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog posted the latest motion in the ongoing wrongful termination suit brought by former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler against the man who fired him, Sheriff Keith Nygren. That’s the suit involving racial profiling by Nygren’s … Continue reading

McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren Reveals Internal Report on Targeting Latinos

At least that is what I have been told Sheriff Keith Nygren did for the two Heralds. No press release, but, predictably, the outcome of the investigation as to whether minorities were targeted for traffic tickets was, “NO WAY, JOSE!” … Continue reading

A Day in Zane Seipler’s Court Case Against Sheriff Keith Nygren – Part 2

Yesterday, I related the first part of what I saw in Federal Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney’s Rockford courtroom last Friday. We ended with the attorney for Sheriff’s Deputies Greg Pyle, Chris Jones and Jeremy Bruketta trying to keep his clients, … Continue reading

Crime Fighting – Mayor Daley Just Doesn’t Get It

Received the third edition of John Lott’s “More Guns, Less Crime” yesterday. Eight years ago I read the second edition down in Florida before starting my Libertarian Party campaign for Illinois Governor. The book was a real eye-opener then. The … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Challenging Keith Nygren for McHenry County Sheriff

The McHenry County Sheriff’s race just got more interesting. July 29th, Gus Philpott announced he was running for sheriff on the Green Party Ticket. Now, former sheriff’s deputy Zane Seipler, a resident of Woodstock, has announced his candidacy for the … Continue reading