Back form the north!

By:  Diane Benjamin Hubby and I took a trip to Wisconsin this weekend.  If you head up 39 and cut through Belvidere to avoid the Rockford traffic, good news.  Wisconsin has resurfaced their stretch of Highway 76 to Clinton. Some observations: In Illinois, instead of fixing the roads they put up signs.  We saw a […]

Illinois is now a Sanctuary State

By:  Diane Benjamin It’s official!  Illegal immigrants can now live, work, and take your tax money without fear.  The Constitution gives the feds the right to control immigration, since laws don’t matter in Illinois Democrats have usurped the Federal government. Living as a legal citizens in Illinois means you get to pay expenses for people […]

IDOT conspires with Connect Transit

Since common sense isn’t allowed on the Connect Transit Board, I can’t ask a simple question.  Why not plan routes so people don’t have to transfer buses?  I know one answer:  No transfer and they don’t get counted twice as riding. From: Jeff Holtke <jholtke@connect-transit.com> Date: Fri, May 17, 2019 at 11:46 AM Subject: CONNECT TRANSIT TO […]

Yep, People are leaving

By:  Diane Benjamin Source:  https://www.ilnews.org/news/economy/for-first-time-population-in-all-illinois-metro-areas-declines/article_11f6e1c6-613f-11e9-910f-b70b85966b74.html Excerpts: U.S. Census data released Thursday showed the population in every one of the state’s metropolitan areas declined in the past year for the first time. The Chicago metropolitan area, which includes suburban cities and portions of Wisconsin and Indiana, reported the largest population decrease in the nation, shrinking by […]

Witness Slip needed today!

  By:  Diane Benjamin The movie Unplanned will be coming to Galaxy 14 Cine, the date has not been posted yet.    It is rated “R” only because it has a 20 second sonogram video of a baby fighting for it’s life. Take your teenage kids, we can end the slaughter of children with facts.  […]

How bills get passed in Illinois (slimy)

By: Diane Benjamin Both the House and Senate do this. Deliberation and discussion are too difficult when leadership wants something slammed through. None of this is new. There are likely many more examples than those listed below. It’s called SHELL bills. The bill below was introduced by the Senate President Democrat John Cullerton. New bills […]