Rep. Jo Bonner to resign for Univ. of Alabama job
"It's a done deal, and I'm about 90 percent sure that's the job he's getting," said one Alabama operative.
Wed May 22, 2013
IRS employees union generous to lots of Illinois Democrats, 1 Republican
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Reductio ad Trotterum
Leo Strauss had Donne Trotter's number. Strauss was the University of Chicago professor who coined the term reductio ad Hitlerum .
Thu May 09, 2013
Jacksons' Crimes "Made Our Democracy Shiver"
Excerpts from letters to U.S. District Court Judge Robert L. Wilkins, regarding the sentencing of Jesse and Sandi Jackson: "I have known Jesse Jr.
Illinois' newest congressman boasts she was 'Made N Ny'
Robin Kelly , who gained national renown due to the millions of dollars spent on her race by a SuperPAC operated by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.... "MADE N NY" license plates on a Volvo ... Kelly obtained the license plates for her car in 2011, long before she ran for on's seat.
Chicago anti-gun politician’s arrest shows true gun control hypocrisy
Today's arrest of Illinois State Sen. Donne Trotter by authorities at O'Hare International Airport for having a gun in his carry-on bag is a revealing look at the hypocrisy of anti-gunners, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said.
Wed May 08, 2013
Report: Jackson failed to file disclosure form
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. failed to file the required disclosure form required by federal ethics laws after his resignation, records show.
Kelly struggles with time in Benghazi hearing
Newly-elected 2nd CD Congresswoman Robin Kelly - who replaced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr - made an embarrassing national questioning debut today in the heavily-watching congressional hearing on the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Huffington Post
'Charming' Jesse Jackson Jr. Deserves Break, Says Politician
Rep. Marcia Fudge asked a judge to go easy on Jesse Jackson Jr. WASHINGTON -- Rep.
Ohio lawmaker urges mercy for Jackson Jr., cites karaoke skills
Asking for mercy for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to a federal judge last month calling Jackson intelligent, charming and entertaining the "highlight of our karaoke nights." The correspondence from Rep.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Daily Caller
Democrat who vowed to send Nikki Haley 'back to wherever the hell...
South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian, who said Friday that he intends to help send Indian-American Republican Gov.
Sat May 04, 2013
Milwaukee Courier Online
Law of the Land: Corrupt politicians shame legacy
"They betrayed everything we worked for," says Jocelyn Cooper, 84, her delicate voice firm with rage.
Wed May 01, 2013
Gov. Haslam's former boss to oversee Pilot probe
Brad Martin , the newly appointed interim president of the University of Memphis who once hired Gov.
"My kind of town, Chicago is"
After receiving several e-mails with a "Chicago" theme, I decided to post two of the best.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Huffington Post
Robert David Jaffee: Jesse Jackson Jr.'s 'Bipolar Disorder' Should Be Evaluated by Prosecutors
To paraphrase the late Ronald Reagan, there they go again. Reagan, who used that line in a completely different context against Jimmy Carter in 1980 and Walter Mondale in 1984, could not have imagined a time when another Democratic politician would join a list of bad actors in attributing his atrocious behavior to mental illness, specifically ... (more)
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Rahmaland: One Shooting Every 6.3 Hours
There have been 441 shootings and 100 homicides in the city of Chicago so far this year, according to a blog that tracks crime in Chicago.
The Daily Caller
Ballot-fraud convictions shed light on Obama's '08 Illinois campaign
Two former Illinois Democratic Party officials have been convicted on multiple counts of election fraud, in a case that puts a strange light on President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign in the Land of Lincoln.
Integrity: Harder to Come By?
What is happening to us? We've had an overabundance of low-integrity events over the last year.