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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

* Legislation to abolish the death penalty in Illinois just passed a House committee 4-3.
* The Tribune recently editorialized in favor of the legislation…
The last prisoner executed by the state of Illinois was Andrew Kokoraleis, who died by let…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

UPDATE 3x: House Republicans Mathias, Mulligan and Myers and Democrat Dugan are out today. The civil union proponents need the votes of Mulligan and Dugan — we may see the vote on SB 1716 delayed. May force the delay all…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

by John F. Di Leo Scenery on a suburban road Driving to the airport today, I passed an auto dealership that I had thought was among those closed by the Obama administration last year, but I was mistaken. They had…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

* From Mark Brown’s column today…
Sun-Times reporters Tim Novak and Abdon M. Pallasch report that a single individual, Arthur J. Hardy Jr., is listed as the circulator who gathered some 7,000 signatures on nominating petitions for two mayor…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Under current federal law, any sort of marijuana use or sale is a criminal offense, but 13 states have de-criminalized the use or possession of small amounts. Selling it is still illegal everywhere except in states where it is used…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

It was no surprise that The New York Times, the Axis Sally of our media was available with its mouth watering for the WikiLeakdump of 230 stolen million documents from federal files that jeopardized U.S. security and endangered American lives while the Wall Street Journal and CNN turned the pro-terrorists down.

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One of the very best things to happen to the Catholic Church has been the courageous commentator-scholar Michael Voris who will appear at the next Catholic Citizens of Illinois luncheon forum Dec. 10 at the Union League Club—where I hope …

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

* The Catholic Conference of Illinois is apparently so concerned that the civil unions bill could pass the House today that it has issued a statement offering to compromise…
The statement reiterated that the Catechism of the Catholic Church teach…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

December brings the biggest showdown with Illinois’ and possibly the nation’s most gluttonous corporate freeloader: the corn ethanol industry.Symbolically, the upcoming battle of budget hawks against ethanol’s special pleaders is as significant as the fight over continuing the Bush tax…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

American Majority’s focusing on training and equipping new leaders, building on the idea of liberty, freedom and renewed focus on limited government for a wave of thoughtful leadership at the local level. AM’s Ned Ryun explained what they’re doing at…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

The video.Related posts: Pat the Nutcase, Pat the Coyote, Pat the CougarHere’s the baby book. You know. For babies. Previous post: ‘Smithsonian Christmas-Season Exhibit Features Ant-Covered Jesus, Naked Brothers Kissing, Genitalia, and Ellen DeGenere…