Democracy and contested elections aren’t very popular within the New Trier Caucus, But if you’re tired of high taxes and not thrilled with being told who you must vote for, this year promises to be different for voters looking for a more transparent and responsive government. For the 2017 election season, New Trier Township has some new candidates, Kathy Myalls, Bob Costello, and Stacey Woehrle, running as independents, who are upsetting the status quo of high taxes and big spending in the district.
For the first time in voter memory, New Trier Township …
New Trier Seminar Supporter
“My sense is that this day is overwhelmingly popular across political lines, and that the opposition, although clearly well organized and very vocal, is very small.”
Superintendent Linda Yonke
Yonke, asserting that while the district and administration has been getting a lot of phone calls and emails, the vast majority of them are supportive.
“Of course I’ve heard from some people who disagree, but the communications I’ve received are overwhelmingly in favor of having the day as planned and feel that it’s an important topic for their children to consider,” …
Kathy Myalls, Bob Costello, and Stacey Woehrle are independent candidates for the New Trier Township Board of Trustees.
Learn more about Kathy, Bob, and Stacey and their plans for New Trier Township here.
Gail Szulc has announced her candidacy for Wilmette District 39 School Board.
Gail has an impressive resume
District 39 resident for 30 years
-Retired award winning principal of top performing Chicago Public School
-Featured in Business Week
-Former Leadership Coach for new principals in Washington, DC.
-Illinois Board of Education state school review team member for Chicago.
More information here
New Trier High School has recently come under fire from conservative parents over an upcoming civil rights seminar that some parents say is lacking conservative voices.
Robert Blackwell wrote the post below on Facebook regarding the seminar:
I am a black parent of a child at New Trier
I am offended that Black Lives Matters was invited to speak at the school.
This organization does not represent black people and is not the morale equivalent of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference which was led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This is from the Black …
As late as 2012, Senator Cory Booker was in favor of School Choice. Now he takes the Democrat Party line in opposing even the slightest school choice programs.
Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert
Asma al-Assad is glamorous, young, and very chic—the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies. Her style is not the couture-and-bling dazzle of Middle Eastern power but a deliberate lack of adornment. She’s a rare combination: a thin, long-limbed beauty with a trained analytic mind who dresses with cunning understatement. Paris Match calls her “the element of light in a country full of shadow zones.” She is the first lady of Syria.
Syria is known as the safest country in the Middle East, possibly because, as the …
From North Cook News
For Marxist terrorist Oscar Lopez-Rivera, “chief bombmaker” and “kingpin” of the Chicago-based cell of Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), the road to justice started on a spring Friday afternoon in Glenview, Illinois.
In May 1981, Glenview police pulled over his 1977 green Buick for a routine traffic violation. Inside, they found a member of the FBI’s Most Wanted List, a man who had been a fugitive from the law for five years.
The FBI missed Lopez-Rivera during a raid of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin FALN hideout in April 1980. …
From the Christian Post
A decision forcing a Christian-owned bed and breakfast to pay a same-sex couple $30,000 for refusing to host their wedding ceremony will stand.
A 3-member panel of the Illinois Human Rights Commission refused to hear an appeal in a decision compelling TimberCreek Bed & Breakfast to pay a fine for declining to host a gay wedding on their property, although they have hosted opposite-sex weddings in the past.
TimberCreek owner Jim Walder told The Christian Post that they took issue with the panel decision and were planning to appeal …
November 3 2008: Barack Obama Elected President
November 3, 2008: Tom Balanoff negotiates sale of Senate seat with Rod Blagojevich
Blagojevich met with a labor union official who said he was in contact with Obama and had suggested his adviser Valerie Jarrett be appointed to the Senate seat.
December 1, 2008: Obama meets Blagojevich in Philadelphia
December 8, 2008: Emanuel called Blagojevich Chief of Staff John Harris again and later told the FBI that Obama said on Dec. 7 that he was concerned about Senate Candidate D being appointed. Someone from the Tribune tells Blagojevich that the …