Fly on the Wall: Another not so smart alderman

From an email sent by Jim Fruin, Bloomington alderman: From: Jim Fruin <>  Date: 07/28/2013 8:07 AM (GMT-06:00)  To: ‘David Hales’ <>,’Barb Adkins’ <>,’City Council and Mayor’ <>  Cc: ‘Bobby Kerns’ <>,’Alex McElroy’ <>,’Craig McBeath’ <>,’Kathryn Buydos’ <>  Subject: Transparency – section on website  I’d suggest that Campaign contributions be easily accessible on our website. We need to […]

Fly on the Wall: the black churches program

The program for troubled west-side youth is getting glorious reviews – by the organizers.  The council members who voted against it are getting vilified by none other than Rob Fazzini: The city council members who voted for the small financial investment should be proud of these impressive results.  Thanks to the Mayor and those who […]

Hot weather and climate change–a mountain from a molehill?

Climatism: A Mad, Mad, Mad World by Steve Goreham CHICAGO, July 3, 2013 — On Sunday, Death Valley temperatures reached 129oF, a new June record high for the United States, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas reached 117oF, tying the previous record set in 1942 and 2005. National Geographic, NBC News, and other media […]


Expert witnesses totally dismantled warmism July 22, 2013 by Marc Morano   During yesterday’s Environment and Public Works hearings, Sen. David Vitter asked a panel of experts, including experts selected by Boxer,“Can any witnesses say they agree with Obama’s statement that warming has accelerated during the past 10 years?” For several seconds, nobody said […]

The area Communists

by: Diane Benjamin Today there is a letter to the editor in the Pantagraph that Marxists, Communists, and progressives will love. The title is “Flat tax unfair to the poor”. I could start with “Life isn’t fair”, put the concept goes much deeper. History lesson: America has had a revolutionary effect on the WORLD! Through […]

Fly on Wall: How Obama won

From another email making the rounds: Subject: Prophesy Fulfilled H.L. Mencken (born 1880 – died 1956) was a journalist, satirist, critic, and Democrat.  He wrote this editorial while working for the Baltimore Evening Sun, which appeared in the July 26, 1920, edition: “As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, […]