WJBC: Scott wrong again!

By:  Diane Benjamin Scott Laughlin clarified this morning on WJBC why the local media is useless.  The host hates people who think government should do nothing. Scottie doesn’t realize “those”  people don’t want government doing nothing, they want them doing only the things the population can’t do themselves.  Like fix the roads!  How are the Bloomington […]

Dan Brady: Campaign Cash

By:  Diane Benjamin Comptroller Leslie Munger has a new website to promote transparency.  This one reveals campaign contributions.  The State Board of Elections has this information, but it’s NOT in a usable format.  This website is!  Data can be copied to a spreadsheet without doing any reformatting.  From there is can be sorted, grouped, and […]

Gabriella Calhoun vrs Chicago

By:  Diane Benjamin In case you forgot, Gabriella Calhoun is the young lady from the Denny’s incident that happened in 2013. Her case also led to the discovery of racists comments made by Sgt Shumaker that had been buried by the City.  Sgt Shumaker wasn’t fired, he just got a letter in his file that […]

Education Woes: ISU & Karen Lewis, Chicago Teacher’s Union

by:  Diane Benjamin Illinois State University is hosting Karen Lewis on February 24.  Information can be found here:  http://stories.illinoisstate.edu/university/media-relations/identity-events/chicago-teachers-union-leader-speak/?utm_source=Relay&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Illinois%20State%20News Karen Lewis is known for saying some really bizarre things, but her biography as listed in the article is even more bizarre: She later transferred to Dartmouth College, earning a degree in music and sociology. Lewis […]