Pantagraph and Social media

By: Diane Benjamin Yesterday the Pantagraph printed an editorial called: Commentary: Social media is hurting America, and 2019 is the year we need to do something about it It was supposedly from the Dallas Morning News with no names attached.  Read it here if you missed it:    https://www.pantagraph.com/opinion/columnists/commentary-social-media-is-hurting-america-and-is-the-year/article_10a43651-9261-5463-8009-d67ea18be67c.html Yes, they claim social media is hurting […]

Media is destroying democracy! (Rauner)

By:  Diane Benjamin We aren’t a democracy, but I might as well use the language of the left.  It fits. It’s bad enough the Pantagraph refuses to do investigative reporting, but now the media is threatening to throw an election for MONEY. Cities 92.9 knows Bruce Rauner is lying in his endlessly running commercial claiming […]

Freedom of Worship? Really? Update

By:  Diane Benjamin I came across an interesting article today about Bloomington.  It claims Bloomington, not Bloomington-Normal or McLean County, is in the top 10 small cities for educated millenials.  With 2 colleges and a major employer like State Farm, it probably is.  (Even if State Farm is moving jobs out). The article notes 40 […]

1st Amendment attack

By:  Diane Benjamin The Bill of Rights was added after the Constitution was ratified.  Many States would not have signed the Constitution if the first 10 amendments were not promised.  The Rights of individuals took presidence over the rights of government. Amendment 1 Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the […]

The War on Free Speech

by Diane Benjamin 1st amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. If you didn’t know, overpass […]