Doug Ibendahl


An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 2)

March 28, 2019
An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 2)

I’m optimistic that if Trump supporters stand up for President Donald Trump in Illinois, he’ll stand up for us. It’s what the man does.

An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 1)

March 22, 2019
An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 1)

The reality is the Illinois Republican Party simply isn’t organized to win elections.

Smollett AND Chicago owe Trump supporters an apology

February 23, 2019
Smollett AND Chicago owe Trump supporters an apology

Many are now saying Jussie Smollett needs to apologize to Chicago. But why? How is the hate exhibited by Smollett towards President Trump and his supporters materially different from the hate many pillars of the Chicago community direct towards President Trump on a daily basis?

Only the Ignorant Blame President Trump for Latest Illinois GOP Disaster

November 25, 2018
Only the Ignorant Blame President Trump for Latest Illinois GOP Disaster

Republicans in other states get it, but the Illinois GOP remains clueless – and cowardly.

Illinois GOP Requires Serious Innovation for Trump 2020

November 19, 2018
Illinois GOP Requires Serious Innovation for Trump 2020

In this age of Trump, it’s not about pigeonholing people by ideology, it’s about doers. That’s what we’re woefully lacking in Illinois.

Bye Bye Bruce

November 4, 2018
Bye Bye Bruce

People ask me if I’m voting for Rauner Tuesday, and I say of course not. I didn’t vote for him four years ago, so I’m certainly not voting for him now when everything I warned about came to fruition.

Thanks to Trump, the GOP Isn’t a Push-Over Party Anymore

October 7, 2018
Thanks to Trump, the GOP Isn’t a Push-Over Party Anymore

Until Trump came along, the GOP’s first instinct was to fold to pressure which of course only emboldened the other side, sending the clear signal that character assassination works.

Illinois State GOP term limit “reform” looks like a scam

August 9, 2018
Illinois State GOP term limit “reform” looks like a scam

Latest example of the kind of pettiness and self-dealing that continues to keep the Republican Party from being a serious winning force in Illinois.

President Trump shows Illinois what actual leadership looks like

July 27, 2018
President Trump shows Illinois what actual leadership looks like

The American people executed a master stroke when they hired a hardworking builder who knows how to get things done.

Hysterical Ninnies owe President Trump an apology

July 19, 2018
Hysterical Ninnies owe President Trump an apology

It is beyond reprehensible that the media failed to do simple due diligence and refused to recognize that Donald Trump has definitively said on many occasions that Russia meddled in our election.