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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Del Mar has failed Cook County GOP: Time to Go

Aaron Del Mar is a disaster as Cook County GOP Leader.  Illinois Review has more
1. There are no Countywide candidates for office in 2014. The current leadership had no role in recruiting the countywide candidates in 2012, either.  Those persons came out of Chicago, not the suburbs, and were recruited by Republicans in Chicago, not the Cook GOP leadership.
2. Judicial Retention Endorsement.  In return for a $7,500 contribution to the Cook County GOP, Mr. Del Mar recorded a robocall endorsing all judges running for retention in Cook County in 2012.  The fact that …

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

During Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s first press conference last week, some analysts said she made a major mistake. Supposedly, she put an actual time limit on when the Fed may start to lift the federal funds rate.

 
 
She said it would be “around six months” after the Fed ended any further purchases of bonds for its Quantitative Easing program. This could be true, but she used enough qualifiers that it became clear six months is not a hard target.
The Fed dropped its 6.5% jobless rate as a trigger point for raising …

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Throughout the state on April 16th, newly-elected county chairmen will pick members of the Illinois Republican Party’s State Central Committee. The State Central Committee districts are determining by congressional district boundaries, allowi…

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Daily Caller reports:

An art exhibit currently on showcase at the University of Michigan charts the glamorous history of abortion.

The “4000 Years for Choice” exhibit celebrates abortion as a “life-sustaining act,” reports The College Fix. Previously, the artist has called the practice “a gift from God.”

A University of Michigan webpage describes the exhibit as “an exhibition of posters about the age-old practices of abortion and contraception as a means to reclaim reproductive freedom as a deeply personal and life-sustaining act existing throughout all of human history.”

The webpage is sponsored by the women’s studies department.

Why should taxpayers be forced to fund public education??

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources may never recover from the reign of terror imposed by former Govs. George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich. Both Ryan and Blagojevich ended up in prison for financial improprieties. What they did to the IDNR should&…

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Rod Blagojevich – by 19,000 votes out of more than 3.6 million cast. Brady tried again this year but finished third in the primary. (PHOTOS: Governors’ offices up for grabs in 2014). The case for Quinn’s vulnerability is simple: He’s the leader of a …

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

But that’s not stopping Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel from asking for a full report on this week’s oil spill to be given to the city and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. “I’ll expect a full accounting to the public and the city of Chicago of …