Articles Archive for April 2016
From the Tribune
Letters in support of Dennis Hastert
Forty-one of the 60 letters submitted in support of Dennis Hastert in advance of his sentencing on hush money charges were released on April 22, 2016.
Jean Hastert p. 2
Joshua Hastert p. 4
Ethan Hastert p. 7
Dale Hastert p. 11
Chris Hastert p. 14
Dale Anderson p. 16
Gregory Busch p. 19
Mike Chapman p. 21
James Coulas p. 23
Tom Delay p. 25
Theodore DeRousse Jr. p. 27
Therese DesCoteaux p. 29
John DeWolfe p. 32
John Doolittle p. 34
David Dreier p. 37
Thomas Ewing p. 39
Tyrone Fahner p. 41
David From p. 43
Gary Goines p. …
Problem and Solution—II
“Swedish Govt Spends Millions Telling Citizens to Eat Insects to End Global Warming”—headline, Breitbart.com, April 28
“Whistleblower: Cockroaches Served for Dinner at Chicago-Area VA Hospital”—headline, ConservativeReview.com, April 27
Read more in the WSJ
image Edward Hines Sr.
Illinois stripped former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert of his teacher’s pension on Wednesday, but his sentencing for a federal financial crime linked to past sex abuse will not cost him a second, more lucrative state pension.
The state Teachers’ Retirement System moved swiftly after Hastert’s sentencing by ending his $16,622-a-year annuity from 16 years of teaching in a far western suburb of Chicago, where the sexual abuse to which he admitted occurred.
But Hastert will not lose his $28,025 annual pension from his six years as a member …
* We talked yesterday about how opioid use is soaring in the Metro East.
There is a bill out there which would make abuse a bit more difficult by using some new technology…
A coalition of physicians, law enforcement agencies, addiction survivors and substance abuse counselors urged state lawmakers during a press conference Tuesday to […]
* Jolene Burdge’s brother had confided to her that Dennis Hastert had molested him, and she says she confronted Hastert with the information after her brother’s wake in 1995. She then attempted to tell the public about Hastert’s dark secret in 2006. Roll Call tells us what happened…
Burdge said the Foley scandal convinced […]
Miracles of Socialism, Chapter 1,392: Venezuela runs out of money to print more money https://t.co/GBUt3Yx0Sf— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) April 28, 2016
The Washington Examiner reports:A former NASA climate scientist will go toe-to-toe with business tycoon Warren Buffett this weekend over a shareholder’s climate change resolution slated for a vote at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha.Buffett…
The New York Post