McLean County Government corruption

by:  Diane Benjamin Your elected County Officials have been keeping citizens in the dark for years. They don’t believe you have the right to know details about the people you elect, if the elected are qualified to do their job, or if they are fiscally responsible.  Worse, the information is not available under the Freedom […]

Illinois is worth fighting for

Every once in awhile someone will ask, “Scott, why are you so critical of Illinois?” My response is simple: I love it here. This is the state where I was born and where I was raised. During my adult life, I’ve lived in five states and the Land of Lincoln is hands down the best. Mind you, a state […]

New study confirms economy was destroyed by Democrat policies

BY: ROBERT MOON A new study from the widely respected National Bureau of Economic Research released this week has confirmed beyond question that the left’s race-baiting attacks on the housing market (the Community Reinvestment Act–enacted under Carter, made shockingly more aggressive under Clinton) is directly responsible for imploding the housing market and destroying theeconomy. The study painstakingly sorted through failed home […]

Why Congress is hated

In 2011, 60 Minutes exposed that insider trading was legal for members of congress, but illegal for everyone else.  Congress quickly passed legislation making it more difficult for them to profit from information they have, but us little people don’t.   Last month congress repealed the part of the legislation requiring internet disclosure.  http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-04-27/news/ct-edit-stockact-20130427_1_long-dormant-bill-insider-identity-theft  This protects them […]

Fly on the Wall: Liberal Media

I think the problem has been located!  Sunday op-ed by Gary Sawyer of the Pantagraph: Gary was trying to explain why being a reporter is a great job, even though it was rated as the WORST job of 2013.  Quote: In all likelihood, the information we create on a daily basis is read by . . . […]