Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

Add a side of candidate petitions to that turkey

November 24, 2015
Add a side of candidate petitions to that turkey

Add a little democracy to your family’s Thanksgiving festivities.

Donald Trump wins, Pat Brady loses – again

November 10, 2015
Donald Trump wins, Pat Brady loses – again

Keeping the “usual suspects” clear of the Trump campaign is helping make my Illinois Republican Party great again.

The Southern: Illinois will pay for Mark Kirk’s nonsense

July 19, 2015
The Southern: Illinois will pay for Mark Kirk’s nonsense

Mark Kirk has become just another loud-mouthed radical who's hoping to overrun the party of Lincoln with anger and spin.

Rauner remains in blatant violation of our Illinois Constitution

July 12, 2015
Rauner remains in blatant violation of our Illinois Constitution

Bruce Rauner must go back to square one and submit a balanced budget as our Illinois Constitution requires him to do as Governor.

ERICKSON: Rauner may be shuffling payroll to hide office costs

January 31, 2015
ERICKSON: Rauner may be shuffling payroll to hide office costs

Bruce Rauner playing three-card monte with governor's office payroll.

TRIBUNE: Rauner keeps blame game campaign theme in office

January 17, 2015
TRIBUNE: Rauner keeps blame game campaign theme in office

Only hours after he was sworn in, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner demonstrated that his blame-the-past campaign theme didn't end Nov. 4.

Democracy has the last laugh over Tom Cross

November 22, 2014
Democracy has the last laugh over Tom Cross

Tom Cross repeatedly said he hated the idea of Republicans voting for Republican leaders, so on November 4 I raced over to my polling place to comply with his wishes.

BIVER: Rauner win has nothing in common with GOP victories outside IL

November 7, 2014
BIVER: Rauner win has nothing in common with GOP victories outside IL

Unlike the Republican victories around the country, Illinois will get what it asked for: more of the same with this time the GOP brand getting the blame.

Why this lifelong Republican can’t vote for Bruce Rauner

November 3, 2014
Why this lifelong Republican can’t vote for Bruce Rauner

Voters like me who didn’t do their homework and promoted a corrupt politician did a tremendous disservice to the state. Well I learned my lesson. I’m saying never again.

Rauner used pension funds in attempt to escape nursing home liability

October 28, 2014
Rauner used pension funds in attempt to escape nursing home liability

Court documents reveal that Bruce Rauner personally authorized a transaction which appears to have involved the flushing away of state pension money as part of a plan designed to allow Rauner and his fellow GTCR principals to escape liability in nursing home lawsuits.