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[8 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]

Here’s U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s response to an Illinois constituent query on the debt limit vote coming up: Thank you for contacting me regarding the debt limit and the need to address our rising national debt. I am greatly concerned…

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[8 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Ever wonder why some societies thrive economically and others don’t? Economic freedom is a key …

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[16 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

from Warner Todd Huston Rahm Emanuel is now officially sworn in as Chicago’s 46th mayor so we can now officially swear at him. Of course, we all know that today’s ceremony was merely a formality as he was anointed mayor…

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[14 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Teri O’Brien I took the title of this post from the late Milton Rakove, political science professor and chronicler of what has come to be known as “The Chicago Way.” It was the title of one of his books,…

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[20 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

The National Association of Realtors reports that existing home sales nationally rose in March, compared with February. That includes the Chicago area, according to the Chicago Tribune….

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[25 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Ghost of John Brown The major story with the Wisconsin Governor vs. Union smackdown has been in relationship to the budget, but there is another side – influencing elections. The Democrats know that Unions are the best source of…

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[19 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Teri O’Brien Less than a week after proving he can read anything from his trusty TelePrompTer with a straight face by telling us that we must live within our means, the biggest spending liberal in the history of the…

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[19 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Ghost of John Brown In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the US House passed a continuing resolution to cut some $100 billion from this year’s budget, although it looks like it might be more like $61 billion in…

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[16 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

To ensure that state continue to pay unemployment benefits, they can borrow billions from the federal government. Thanks to our state leaders’ (Democrats) gross financial mismanagement, it’s not only the pension funds of retired teachers and state workers that are…