Echoes of Blagojevich

The second trial of disgraced ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich is but an echo of the first. Who cares the second time around? It’s not front page news. No Saturday Night Live skits about his hair and swear words. “If Illinois politicians … Continue reading

Union Attacks Mike Tryon

Who says politicians only use direct mail during elections? Here’s a piece from a labor union who was Governor Rod Blagojevich’s biggest contributor ($1.7 million). Blagojevich returned the favor with an Executive Order allowing the organizing of 70-some thousand home … Continue reading

Joe Williams Quoted in State Board of Education Article on Home Schooling

Future McHenry County Regional Superintendent of School Joe Williams is quoted in an article on Home Schooling published by the Illinois State Board of Election. Here’s his two paragraphs: “Joe Williams, ROE #44 assistant superintendent in McHenry County and also … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Sticks Melissa Bean with Corruption Stick

When your opponent has taken $28,000 in campaign contributions from a veteran Democratic Party congressman who has just been charged with multiple “No-No’s” by the House Ethics Committee, I suppose it’s not beyond the range reasonableness for the GOP challenger … Continue reading

Politicians Tempted to Inflate Accomplishments – Part 2

Yesterday I digressed to relate how I didn’t brag about being an employee of the Executive Office of the President when Lyndon Johnson was in office when I ran for McHenry County Treasurer in 1966. How could that have helped … Continue reading