Government by what FEELS good

The Bloomington City Council hasn’t learned any lessons. This week the City Council rushed through a summer project for juvenile offenders with no measurements to judge success or failure.  Next August or September, a kid or two will appear before the Council and rave about how the program changed his life, then a permanent program […]


Reported by:  Illinois Review MADISON WI – Parents in Wisconsin took their concerns about the federal Common Core Standards and its curriculum to the state’s lawmakers last week. The argue against the data mining, computerized testing, questionable academic standards and nationalized curriculum. Illinois parents have picked up the effort, and last week the Stop Common […]

More Common Core: Watching YOU!

Rotten to the Core: The Feds’ Invasive Student Tracking Database by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 (This is the fourth installment of a continuing series on nationalized academic standards known as the “Common Core.”) While many Americans worry about government drones in the sky spying on our private lives, Washington meddlers are already on […]

If you live in Bloomington . . .

Watch the City Council proceedings from last night – especially the funding of the Black Church project.  First their is a line of Pastor’s and citizens begging for the money.  Then find out what Alderman Stearns and Lower really said before the vote. This was a project thrown together without even exploring private funding.  The […]

We are all just pawns on a chessboard

by:  Diane Benjamin Government says gas prices are too low – government makes sure they go up so you don’t drive as much. Gas taxes go down because you aren’t driving as much, so government wants to tax electric cars, maybe all vehicles, by the miles driven. Government doesn’t like fossil fuels, so it hands […]