Illinois Election Law provides for a complaint process, titled a D-4 to bring violations of the campaign disclosure act to the attention of the State Board of Elections. A D-4 was filed today by lawyer Dan Kelley with the Illinois State Board of Elections representing Wilmette Resident Mark Weyermuller in a complaint against the ‘Wilmette Friends’ who are engaging in electioneering without registering as a political organization with the State of Illinois.
Specifically, the complaint... Read the full story »
Marty Maloney, the current acting mayor of northwest suburban Park Ridge, is over-worked, underpaid, unappreciated, unknown and, according to his April 4 opponent, Lucas Fuksa, is inept, devious, disingenuous, non-transparent and unaccountable. That’s a huge mouthful of negativity.
The conundrum confronting Fuksa is simple: How do you convince voters to throw out an “acting” incumbent nobody knows, in an election where nobody cares? Maloney is “Mayor Nobody,” which makes attacking him... Read the full story »
WARNING: This column contains Freudian language.
The ascension and behavior of Donald Trump have given rise to a cottage industry of amateur and professional psychoanalysts who explain Trump along with the amateur and professional political analysts. None have examined him personally, but we hear terms such as “narcissist,” “pathological liar” and “sociopath” tossed around like dice on a craps table.
All this calls to mind “What Makes Sammy Run?” a... Read the full story »