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[18 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

BLOOMINGTON – In the Bloom ington Pantagraph Monday, Erick Erickson reminded 13th CD voters that Democrat candidate David Gill (photo right), an emergency room physician, was fired from a hospital for supporting physician-assisted suicide. Gill’s views…

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

For nine years hotel workers have been picketing in front of the Congress Hotel in the South Loop in what is now the longest hotel workers strike in American history. In 2003, workers represented by…

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[23 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

When Springfield’s hunger for more revenue permits the whim of a bureaucrat to replace written law. by John F. Di Leo Roman life in the 5th century B.C. was pretty good, relatively speaking. Roman society had freed itself from the…

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[19 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

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The City of Chicago, like many other political jurisdictions and sub-divisions is facing difficult…

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[27 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Just as the initial benefits of our bedraggled, hard-won health-care reform act are kicking in, the nation’s greedy health insurance companies are acting like, well, greedy insurance companies—proving again how much we really needed the public option that they helped demolish.
First off, a number of companies simply stopped offering “child-only” policies, especially for ailing kids with pre-existing conditions. That’s because one of the great benefits of the new law that just went into effect would make it mandatory for companies to insure those kids.

Fortunately, according to the New York Times, …

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[22 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

This Sunday, one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People will address this year’s senior class at Gonzaga College High School in Washington. For Sister Carol Keehan, here’s a suggestion for an inspiring topic: “How to make it big.”

As president of the Catholic Health Association (CHA), the largest group of not-for-profit health care facilities in the country, Sister Carol, as she’s called, delivered an 11th-hour endorsement of President Obama’s health care reform bill. Herseal of approval appeared to give the legislation a Catholic blessing. It even earned Sister Carol one …

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[25 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Who in his right mind would be against health insurance for every child in Illinois?
Certainly none of the politicians, health care providers, labor unions and special interests that in 2005 so enthusiastically bought into then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s All Kids program. Certainly not tens of thousands of illegal immigrants, the major beneficiaries of the program. From Citizen Action/Illinois to the Illinois Hospital Association, from the Chicago Teachers Union to the Peruvian Cultural Center, they all hailed it as some kind of nirvana.

They were wrong. Now, five years later, All Kids has …

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[11 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

Touchy-Touchy Capitol Fax. Part I.
Understand that Dr. Eric Whitaker, one of President Obama’s best friends, was not subpoenaed. Just his emails and medical records from the Illinois of Public Health which he ran under Rod Blagojevich. The pro-Squid, pro-Obama Capitol Fax objects to the headline by the Sun-Times: One of Obama’s Closest Friends Part of Federal Probe. Not that the headline says they were subpoenaed but it’s too vague. Again: Whitaker wasn’t subpoenaed but his papers were.

And, tsks-tsks Capitol Fax it takes to the 7th paragraph for the …

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[26 Mar 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

The anger is genuine and needs no mongering. Democrats and Republicans detest the Obama Care Bill. I am a Democrat and my neighbors are Democrats. We do not like this force fed boondoggle any more than a poor goose likes having corn forced down its throat.

Ironically, the very same band of nitwits in public life who hate smoking, fat kids, fois gras and American History crafted the Obama Care Legislation and stand poised to make America go the way of Greece, Ireland and Portugal once the Obama …

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[26 Mar 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Convicted felon Robert Creamer, who wrote the blueprint for the Democrats’ health care reform campaign, attended official health care signing celebrations in Washington, D.C. yesterday. He was joined by numerous activists and “community organizers” who have had their sights set on nationalizing health care and have finally achieved it. Creamer’s spouse, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, was one of the bill’s most vociferous proponents.

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