Big Spending Environmentalists running Normal

by Diane Benjamin First Fact:  The whole Global Warming, Global Cooling, Climate change propaganda that is bankrupting the entire globe is being slowly debunked by actual science – see prior post: https://blnnews.com/2012/06/25/significant-evidence-that-mankind-has-an-insignificant-impact-on-the-climate-of-planet-earth/   If you really do believe in global warming, how many billions or trillions of dollars are you willing to spend with no guarantee the […]

An American Verse

T’was the night before elections, And all thru’ the town, Tempers were flaring And patience was down. I, in my bathrobe With a cat in my lap, Had shut off the TV, Tired of political crap. When all of a sudden, There arose such a noise,  I peered out my window,  Saw Obama and his […]

Another Letter the Pantagraph Refused to Print-Update

Explanation from the Pantagraph:  (like we all haven’t seen lie filled letters printed from the left) From: Pantagraph Letters <[email protected]> To: Charles Nicholson <[email protected]> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 9:27 AM Subject: RE: Letter to the Editor It is your letter; I cannot tell you how to write it. But to ME, it comes off as borderline racist; get […]

Obama, Clinton, Rice lied – Americans DIED

Benghazi – September 11th 4 Americans died, including our ambassador, in a terrorist attack on our consulate. On September 26th, long after everybody knew-including Obama- Associated Press was still reporting a stupid video caused a protest to get out of control. The President blamed the video at the United Nations September 25:  http://cnsnews.com/news/article/us-president-speaks-un-about-youtube-video-posted-june Obama and Clinton go on […]

Today’s Communist Party USA – YOUR Party, YOUR Voice!

Is wasn’t that long ago that communists in the United States were hunting for treason.  Today they make YouTube videos. If you don’t understand that people DIE under communism – take a refresher course: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_killings_under_Communist_regimes Do we hold freedom and liberty in so little regard today that communism is now celebrated? Congressman Allen West was […]

Agenda 21

So, you thought the local activists were making it up?  Blowing Normal’s role in enacting Agenda 21 out of proportion?  So, is Dick Morris making it up too?  He wrote a whole book on it-sounds like he’s been eavesdropping on our local conversations: Agenda 21: Obama’s Plans For America By DICK MORRIS Published on DickMorris.com on October 9, […]

Liberal minds

Once again, the real newscomes from OUTSIDE the United States Oil companies face heavy fines: Wind farms get a free pass Seven oil companies have recently been charged in federal court with killing migratory birds that died after allegedly landing in oil waste pits in western North Dakota. The charges involve 28 dead birds that […]

Miller Park Zoo and YOU

by Diane Benjamin Citizens and Politicians alike need a RESET!  Any tax dollars government has they STOLE from YOU. Radical statement?  YES.  But what is the role of government?  A Coliseum?  A Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts?  Total re-build of downtown Normal? Isn’t the REAL purpose of government to protect our rights?  Anybody read […]

Venezuela versus Us

Hugo Chavez won another election, even though the economy in Venezuela under the self declared socialist, Chavez,  is a disaster.  Inflation is at 21% and food shortages exist due to price controls.  Crime is rampant, the murder rate is the highest in the world.  The national debt has tripled and class warfare is encouraged by […]

Why I Do Not Like the Obamas

by Mychal Massie The other evening on my twitter, a person asked me why I didn’t like the Obama’s? Specifically I was asked: “I have to ask, why do you hate the Obama’s? It seems personal not policy related. You even dissed their Christmas family pic.” The truth is I do not like the Obamas, what they represent, […]

Chris Koos and Green Koolaid

by Diane Benjamin At a breakfast this morning, Mayor Chris Koos talked endlessly about electric cars, the numerous charging stations he plans to bring to town, and how much he loves his EV. Evidently he doesn’t realize nobody else wants an all electric car, but it’s YOUR money being invested in charging stations nobody uses.  Even if […]

Fly On The Wall – County Clerk

When buzzing in my ear is too great to ignore – I must report! Recently some representatives from the League of women Voters went to the County Clerks Office to get poll watcher credentials – not a new thing for them. Kathy Michael tried to block their efforts, saying she had the authority to deny […]

Comments on the film 2016

By Bob Correal I had the displeasure of seeing 2016 the movie yesterday. But not in the way you may think. You would think that as a former Obama fan, it would have been a right-wing propaganda filled experience. A waste of my time. It wasn’t! It is not about taking over the auto industry […]

Vetting Dr Gill x 312,567,678

Okay, just seems like that many times.  If you love our President – Gill is your guy! Tonight’s debate was a lively exchange. It’s clear Mitt Romney will say anything, including lie, to win the election.I support President Obama’s plans to protect Social Security and Medicare, increase access to college and hire more teachers. Please help […]

Historically low energy prices can’t last

by Diane Benjamin If you get electricity from a co-op like CornBelt Electric, you probably get Illinois County Living magazine every month.  The October Edition has a scary commentary – title is the the same as this post.  It was written by Mark Pruitt, former Director of the Illinois Power Agency, currently with Power Bureau , LLC, […]

Debate 1 – Here We Go!!!

By Craig Andresen on October 3, 2012 at 7:12 am Domestic Policy. That’s the topic of tonight’s first debate between the contenders for the presidency. Domestic Policy. Obama will be spinning faster than the centrifuges in Iran. He’s tried NOT to talk about Domestic Policy as the economy continues to drag itself along, barely alive. […]

Fly on the Wall

When buzzing in my ear is too great to ignore – I must report! Dr. Gill – calling Dr. Gill – anybody home? Are you afraid to debate Rodney Davis?  I want to hear your thoughts on ANYTHING other than socialized medicine! You are running for the US House of Representatives, not the head of […]

IL: State’s debt equals $55K for every private-sector worker, report says

By Jayette Bolinski | Illinois Watchdog http://watchdog.org/57850/il-states-debt-equals-55k-for-every-private-sector-worker-report-says/ SPRINGFIELD — Every private-sector employee in Illinois would have to pony up more than $55,000 each to pay for all of the state’s accrued debt, according to a new analysis. Illinois has $271.1 billion worth of debt, among the worst states in terms of total debt, according to a report […]

Gitmo Illinois

Durbin and Quinn: Thomson prison sale will happen THOMSON, Ill. — Illinois’ top leaders say the federal government will purchase Thomson Correctional Center in western Illinois for $165 million. The prison’s sale has been stalled for years, most recently because of opposition from a Virginia Republican who chairs a subcommittee overseeing the Bureau of Prisons. Congressman Frank Wolf rejected the sale request […]

Fly On the Wall

When buzzing in my ear is too great to ignore – I must report! The RICH do fare better in Bloomington than us commoners! Have a problem with traffic on East Washington, (eek they are too close and going to fast by  my house) – just call city hall!  Stockton and Hales will HIRE special […]

More on Amendment 49-Constitutional Amendment

Illinois amendment would eliminate constitutional protections CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – A little-publicized amendment to the Illinois Constitution on this November’s ballot could have a big impact on the pensions and health care of state workers if Illinois voters approve it, a University of Illinois expert in legal policy says. According to John Kindt, a professor emeritus […]

Laughing at the US-Germany

The world IS laughing at the American government, And maybe for some of the right reasons… These floats were part of the annual Carnival Parade in Germany watched by an estimated three million people in three German cities including Dusseldorf . Like being a laughing stock for the world? Verified at:  http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/parade.asp