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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

How to stop mentally ill political terrorists? For starters, stop giving them tenure, commencement speaking gigs, and parade floats
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 15, 2017

Please note I am not talking about people I disagree with, I mean literal terrorists. Ayers, Dohrn, Angela Davis, Oscar Lopez Rivera.
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 16, 2017

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[2 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

This 22-year-old thinks he has the solution to clean up plastics in our oceans. His company has raised $31.5 million since 2013 pic.twitter.com/WYf7jDGhLx
— CNN International (@cnni) June 1, 2017

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[29 May 2017 | One Comment | ]

From the Free Beacon
Nearly half of the campaign expenditures made by Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) during the first quarter of 2017 went to his wife, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
Soraida Gutierrez, Rep. Gutierrez’s wife, who was a registered lobbyist in the state of Illinois from 2003 to 2009, has been on the payroll of Gutierrez for Congress, the congressman’s campaign committee, since 2010. She has been paid hundreds of thousands of dollars since first appearing on the payroll.

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[19 May 2017 | One Comment | ]

The Tribune is having a hard time describing a convicted terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera, who led a bombing spree in the 1970’s
“After three decades behind bars, Puerto Rican nationalist returns to Humboldt Park”
In real life, Mr. Rivera had a violent way of acting as a “nationalist”, referred to as being a “terrorist” outside of the incumbent media.

Here’s a the son of one of Mr. Rivera’s victims
López Rivera was a longtime leader of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, known by its Spanish acronym FALN, a group claiming support for Puerto …

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[2 May 2017 | One Comment | ]

From Chicago FOP Blog
A bombshell federal court ruling that a former Cook County State’s Attorney and one of his former top assistants will be deposed in a key landmark wrongful conviction case gone wrong has been virtually ignored by press throughout the Chicago area.

The news media, once generating near-hysteria at the release of Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, has blacked out the story, including an announcement last week that former Cook County State’s Attorney Dick Devine and prosecutor Tom Gainer, a former top Devine prosecutor who is now …

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[30 Apr 2017 | 2 Comments | ]

Wilmette resident Mark Weyermuller and his lawyer, Daniel J. Kelley have continued their Illinois State Board of Elections complaint against the self-styled ‘Wilmette Friends’ political action committee, amending their initial claims with further evidence.

Weyermuller and Kelley have asked that the $15,000 spent by political film maker Paul Traynor be investigated for linkages to the ‘Wilmette Friends’, via the similar composition of their organizers and researchers.  The complainants also are asking for an evaluation of the claims by ‘Wilmette Friends’ that political consultant Dave Lundy was not acting as political consultant …

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[18 Apr 2017 | One Comment | ]

Kicking off a campaign for Governor, Sen. Daniel Biss dances with noted agitator, Rep. Jan Schakowksy

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[5 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

With precincts 100% reported, Jake Leahy has officially been elected as a member of the board of education for Bannockburn School District 106, the K-8 School serving Bannockburn residents. With four candidates on the ballot, he was the top vote getter in the race. Results showed Leahy with 10% more votes than the next closest competitor.
Jake Leahy will become the youngest elected official in Illinois when he takes office on May 2 and the youngest school board member in Illinois history (Congressman Aaron Schock was elected to the Peoria board …

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[4 Apr 2017 | One Comment | ]

From Pat Hickey
Here’s some fun, Kids! Try and find any reference to Susan Rice in any Chicago News Paper! Warts will disappear before you do.
http://chicago.suntimes.com/section/politics/
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/
From the St. Louis Fed and Twitter

From Jan 2001 to Sep 2016, newspaper publishing lost over half its employment, from 412k to 174k. https://t.co/JaNUTk8g2Upic.twitter.com/6f7WDLXy8q

— Catherine Rampell (@crampell) April 3, 2017
Perhaps if newspapers tried to report newsworthy events rather than acting as PR Agencies, they might be taken more seriously.

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[3 Apr 2017 | 2 Comments | ]

Yet another PAC has surfaced in Wilmette, supported the Economy Party, the New Trier Township political party claiming to be against PAC participation in local elections.

The Citizens for NT Fairness, filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections on March 14, 2017. The Wilmette Friends Political Action Committee has yet to file with the ISBE.