Numerous things that don’t need their own story

By:  Diane Benjamin If you didn’t attend the showing of “Scramble the SeaWolves” last night at the Normal Theater, you missed a great movie.  It told the story of Navy helicopter crews who provided defense in Vietnam.  Didn’t know the Navy had helicopters?  Until this movie most people didn’t.  The SeaWolves formed out of need […]

BHS – Scoundrels & Liars

By:  Diane Benjamin This BHS and student walkout story is getting more serious. __________________________________ If you missed the previous stories, catch up: __________________________________ 1) From the District 87 website about FOIA requests: Note:  they want to charge .15 cents for FOIA requests after the first 50 pages. The email below is in response […]


Reprinted with permission from Guns Save Lives: Age limits, bump stock ban, extended waiting periods and a ban on body armor and “high caliber” ammo Mike Madigan has quite a lineup ready for Illinois’ residents this Wednesday.  Despite government’s failure in Florida to protect those kids from a savage sicko, Madigan and the Chicago Democrat […]

Was fertilizer banned when McVeigh killed 169?

By:  Diane Benjamin Isn’t heroin illegal Pantagraph?  How’s that working out?  You just did a series on it! They couldn’t help themselves.  Today they called for more gun control.  Gun control is nothing more than an attempt to keep guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens. News Flash: Criminals don’t care what laws you […]

Obama wants gun control

By:  Diane Benjamin I hear the Obama speech from the Oval Office tonight will contain his Executive Action plan to impose gun control.  Violating the Constitution has never bothered him, this will be no exception. In honor of his speech, here’s some things I found this week about why the Founder’s instituted the 2nd amendment: […]

Fly on the Wall: Jeers to the Pantagraph

Jeers to the Pantagraph for printing a Chicago Tribune editorial titled:  “Gun decision was a vote for violence” Pardon, your left wing ideology is on display again!  A complete explanation of why the article is insane isn’t necessary for thinking people, but a little information is: The article is chocked full of polls saying the America people […]

Mark Kirk – brain damage?

Mark Kirk sent the following email after his YES vote for a gun control bill that failed yesterday in the US Senate: Dear Friends, Last week, I met with Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy who highlighted an unfortunate statistic: 40 percent of guns were purchased without a background check. I have made it one of […]

Columbine Survivor Letter to Obama

Mr. President, As a student who was shot and wounded during the Columbine massacre, I have a few thoughts on the current gun debate. In regards to your gun control initiatives: Universal Background Checks First, a universal background check will have many devastating effects. It will arguably have the opposite impact of what you propose. […]

2nd Amendment Rights!

Boy Uses Dad’s AR-15 to Shoot Invader Off-Duty Female Sgt. Lisa Castellano De-arms Gunman At Movie Theater After He Shot A Man In The Chest ‘Polite’ burglar offers to trade items with people he robbed Carjacker Killed By Gun Permit Holder Would-be home invader killed Gun Owner Kills Burglar If you need more […]

Report: In Virginia, more guns, less crime

As gun ownership has increased dramatically, gun-related violent crimes have gradually decreased over the past six years in the state of Virginia, according to a new analysis. From 2006 to 2011, the total number of guns purchased in Virginia increased 73 percent, while the total number of gun-related violent crimes decreased 24 percent over that […]

An open letter to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

By: Charles Nicholson Dear Governor Quinn:   I read your statement in an article today (7/31/12) in the Chicago WLS news stating, “I’ve sworn an oath to uphold our constitution, every single amendment,” and “I believe in it, the right to bear arms.  But I also believe there is a right to public safety.”  Governor, […]