District 87 parents fighting the wrong battle

By: Diane Benjamin Has District 87 has gone “woke”? Is Martin Luther King’s dream of a color blind society is dead? Government’s biggest fear is we all get along and we don’t need them. Color blind can’t be tolerated, it was working too well. Americans believe hard work always led to success. Personal responsibility allows […]

“Equity” rears it’s ugly head

By: Diane Benjamin It’s easy these days to figure out where people stand politically. The Constitution states we are created “Equal”, those who want to create victims demand “Equity”. Socialism and communism create “equity” by redistributing wealth, except for those in charge of course. Some will never have enough, those who worked hard for theirs […]

Chicago logic

By:  Diane Benjamin The comment below was made by a person with an IP address in Chicago: FACTS: MLK was opposed to violence of any kind.  He trained the protesters who walked with him not to respond to anyone harassing them.  If any got arrested for failing to follow his instructions he refused to bail […]

ISU/Normal: What you are paying for

By:  Diane Benjamin On September 12, 2001 we were all Americans.  American flags lined neighborhoods.  For one day we were a united country.  It didn’t last. The citizens of Normal sponsored the Racial Equity Summit held yesterday and today: Why are some minorities wildly successful and some aren’t?  Maybe they didn’t “stand idly” waiting for […]

Not In Our Town doesn’t care about truth

By:  Diane Benjamin Not In Our Town has done nothing to correct the #FakeNews on their Facebook page.  The hateful comments below are still on their page with no apologizes. Obviously this Facebook page only exists to create dissension.  Videos of what really happened are all over the internet.  On this Martin Luther King day, […]

ISU is embarrassing . . NIOT?

By:  Diane Benjamin Martin Luther King Day was last Monday, but ISU won’t be holding their annual dinner until Friday.  Maybe even ISU knows this event should not be held on MLK Day since King would never approve of the speakers they bring in. King was a minister.  King was a Republican.  King knew the […]

Illinois State University – the Radicals of McLean County? Update

If you want to voice your opinion:, email: Jay Groves  jrgrove@ilstu.edu Jay approved the contract.   by Diane Benjamin http://illinoisstate.edu/president/speaker-series/fall-2012/jones.shtml See the above link.  Van Jones will be speaking at Illinois State University for the Martin Luther King dinner 1/18/2013.  He will be speaking about the ‘Greening’ of the US economy.  The announcement leaves A […]