Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

State GOP Chair fails to deliver for wealthy donor’s kid

March 21, 2012
State GOP Chair fails to deliver for wealthy donor’s kid

The voters of the 42nd Ward were right to reject Tommy Smithburg.

Santorum nails it about Illinois GOP

March 19, 2012
Santorum nails it about Illinois GOP

Rick Santorum's earned my vote.

Vote for Santorum!

March 19, 2012
Vote for Santorum!

I stand by everything I’ve written about both Newt and Rick – but it’s time to choose – and a Rick Santorum statewide victory will help undercut Romney further and that has to be job number one.

POLITICO: In Illinois, Santorum fights GOP Establishment

March 17, 2012
POLITICO: In Illinois, Santorum fights GOP Establishment

Rick Santorum says Mitt Romney is the archetypical establishment pol, backed by the entire state GOP establishment.

IL GOP Chair embarrasses Party with frat boy endorsement

March 17, 2012
IL GOP Chair embarrasses Party with frat boy endorsement

42nd ward voters are disgusted to learn that just four years ago, Tommy Smithburg was at the center of a fraternity hazing scandal.

If you like the job performance of these IL Republicans, you’ll love Mitt

March 15, 2012
If you like the job performance of these IL Republicans, you’ll love Mitt

It’s always fun to see failed politicians endorsing other failed politicians.

Newt needs to pick a fight with the lying Republicans

March 11, 2012
Newt needs to pick a fight with the lying Republicans

Newt Gingrich needs to add the intramural fight aspect to his campaign. And there’s nowhere better to do that than in Illinois.

42nd Ward race turns ugly: Smithburg lies, Kelly replies

March 7, 2012
42nd Ward race turns ugly: Smithburg lies, Kelly replies

A three-way race for 42nd Ward Republican Committeeman has taken a particularly nasty turn thanks to one of the challengers, 23-year-old Tom Smithburg.

Recent HHS mandate is only the latest threat to religious liberties

February 16, 2012
Recent HHS mandate is only the latest threat to religious liberties

It’s heartening to see people waking up to the threat to religious liberty, but I’m stunned that many seem to think this latest threat is a new phenomenon.

AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

February 15, 2012
AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

IL Gov. Pat Quinn says he doesn't know if he would support legislation giving same sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.