MIDDLE CLASS ILLINOIS MAY PAY 50% MORE TAXES

March 13, 2009 at 10:11 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on MIDDLE CLASS ILLINOIS MAY PAY 50% MORE TAXES
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MIDDLE CLASS ILLINOIS MAY PAY 50% MORE TAXES: “Quinn said Friday that he plans to hike taxes for families that make more than $56,000 a year.

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Burris Backtracks

February 17, 2009 at 9:17 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Burris Backtracks
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Burris Backtracks: “Sunday afternoon, Roland Burris told a roomful of Chicago reporters that his plainly inconsistent sworn statements about his dealings with cronies of a now-defrocked governor aren’t…inconsistent.

Blagojevich Erased From State Capitol

January 30, 2009 at 10:58 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Blagojevich Erased From State Capitol
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Blagojevich Erased From State Capitol: Welcome sign, nameplate, official state photo removed.

Blagojevich Is Out!

January 29, 2009 at 3:37 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Blagojevich Is Out!
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Blagojevich Is Out! “Senators voted unanimously to convict Blagojevich, 59-0 and shortly thereafter, Quinn was sworn in as Illinois’ new governor.”

59-0, ouch! And he can never hold political office in Illinois again. So… what’s an ousted governor to do now?

Illinois High Court Affirms Burris Appointment

January 9, 2009 at 8:00 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Illinois High Court Affirms Burris Appointment
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Illinois High Court Affirms Burris Appointment: “The court’s opinion states that “no further action is required by the secretary of state or any other official to make the governor’s appointment of Roland Burris to the United States Senate valid under Illinois law.”

Someone in Illinois is happy tonight.

Blagojevich Impeachment Looming

January 8, 2009 at 8:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Blagojevich Impeachment Looming
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Blagojevich Impeachment Looming: “The Illinois House panel investigating Hot Rod BLagojevich recommended impeachment today.”

Will it be successful? Probably, but we’ll see.

Chicagoans go from joy to shame

December 10, 2008 at 4:50 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chicagoans go from joy to shame
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Chicagoans go from joy to shame. “I thought a politician was supposed to be a respectful person…”

The IL govornor’s scandal is apparently nothing new

December 9, 2008 at 10:46 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The IL govornor’s scandal is apparently nothing new
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The IL govornor’s scandal is apparently nothing new: In the old days, buying a Senate seat was not unusual.

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR TRIED TO SELL OBAMA’S SENATE SEAT

December 9, 2008 at 10:02 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ILLINOIS GOVERNOR TRIED TO SELL OBAMA’S SENATE SEAT
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ILLINOIS GOVERNOR TRIED TO SELL OBAMA’S SENATE SEAT: FBI heard Blagojevich say “I want to make money.”

“By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down.”
Proverbs 29:4 (NIV)

ILLINOIS THREATENS BANK

December 8, 2008 at 1:58 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ILLINOIS THREATENS BANK
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ILLINOIS THREATENS BANK: “…will no longer do business with Bank of America until the bank restores credit to the shuttered factory…”

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