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it more difficult for them to profit from information they have, but us little people don’t.   Last month congress repealed the part of the legislation requiring internet disclosure.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 […]

Corruption on Display – Bloomington City Council

by Diane Benjamin The opinions voiced by Alderman Stearns and Purcell were completely ignored by all other members of the City Council tonight.  Steve Purcell stated he would be a NO vote to seat Mathy because the process of choosing him was unfair to Kevin Lower who actually got petitions signed and has been out campaigning for months. He […]