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[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy of Rep. Peter Roskam, a west suburban Republican, here is a compilation of what editorials and others are saying about President  Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal: Budget Proposal "Whiffed" … "Lacks honesty"… "Raises Taxes by $1.6 trillion"; Even Top Democrats…

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[13 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Sam Pierce Perhaps I try to make things too simple. This may be due to a deficiency in my character or in my intellect. I don’t have the quality of appreciating overly complicated or "nuanced" and convoluted reasoning when…

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[23 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Teri O’Brien Today on the Teri O’Brien show (4-6 pm Central time on Blog Talk Radio), we’ll be discussing the democrats’ predictable and dismissive reaction to last week’s vote in the House to repeal Barack Obama’s unconstitutional health care…

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[17 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Susan Ryan The 97th General Assembly has already rolled out over 200 bills since last Wednesday. Many will die in the Rules Committee. Some will not and we’ll wearily watch and advocate to keep our freedoms and a little…

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[8 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

by John F. Di Leo Living in the Ring So, your boss – let’s call him Joe – is just sitting at his desk, diligently working on his computer… trying to see if his business can make it through another…

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[21 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

By Ghost of John Brown I know I’m late posting this, but a slog through the snow storm last night coming home from a job in Michigan will do that to you. Generally, I haven’t watched 60 Minutes in years,…

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[13 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

When federal gift-giving goes off the rails… By John F. Di Leo Incoming governors of Wisconsin and Ohio, Scott Walker and John Kasich, have announced that they’ll be rejecting federal funds for new rail projects in their states. The federal…

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

by John F. Di Leo Scenery on a suburban road Driving to the airport today, I passed an auto dealership that I had thought was among those closed by the Obama administration last year, but I was mistaken. They had…

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[16 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

by Ghost of John Brown Nifty little function at (of all places) the New York Times. Click here. I fixed the budget in about 5 minutes, myself. Achieved a balanced budget with 93% coming from spending cuts. Have we entered…

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[8 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

It’s really hard not to roll your eyes when reading Progress Illinois’ analysis of the state’s FY2011 budget crisis. A piece entitled "Can Governor Quinn Convince Lawmakers to Fund our Future?" should strike us all as hilarious. When Progress Illinois…