People, I am greatly relieved.
Ever since he got into the presidential race, (to plagiarize myself) I wrote “this clown is dangerous.” I feared a Donald Trump victory, however unlikely, would lead us into a more xenophobic, racist, authoritarian society whose main beneficiaries would be the 1 percent, maybe even the .01 percent of which he claims to be a part.
Little did I know that he–and he alone–can solve all our problems, domestic and international, right after taking... Read the full story »
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Here’s a multiple-choice question: If you are one of 110 elected Democratic legislators in Springfield, 71 in the House and 39 in the Senate, to whom are you subservient and from whom do you take your orders?
(a) House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.
(b) Legislative staff.
(c) Political campaign staff.
(d) The Democratic Party of Illinois.
(e) Your constituents.
(f) None of the Above.
If you answered (a), (c) or (d), you are a shrewd observer of the Illinois political... Read the full story »