Local Transit proves socialism fails

By:  Diane Benjamin We have decades of history proving every form of government eventually fails when those in power do not let the free markets work.  Even capitalism will fail when government interferes and large corporations are allowed to write their own legislation to eliminate competition.  See Net Neutrality for an example, Google was an […]

Illinois is #1

By:  Diane Benjamin WalletHub published a study of State taxation in March.  WallettHub is Tari Renner’s favorite study to quote since in the past they have rated Bloomington as a great place to live.  Those days should be over. https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-to-be-a-taxpayer/2416/#complete-rankings Including the District of Columbia, Illinois ranks #1 with highest tax burden! “Taxpayers in the […]

Yes, Hitler was a socialist

By:  Diane Benjamin April 30th marks the 7th anniversary of BlnNews.  It has evolved over time and will continue to evolve.  One thing I will no longer tolerate is re-writing history to fit somebody’s agenda.  Lately several people have tried to claim Hitler wasn’t a socialist – of course the reason for the re-write is […]

Is ISU teaching Socialism?

By:  Diane Benjamin This guy ran for Normal Town Council – note the shirt: He was wearing this shirt on election night.  He is a graduate of Illinois State University.  So is Jenn Carrillo, a self-called democrat socialist. How many other kids leave ISU as socialists?  Is Illinois State University creating socialists on purpose?  Our […]

No Sweden is not a Socialist County

I realize Bernie Sanders (and other socialists) loves to mislead people, his followers are trying to pass on his lies.  I think three have attempted to comment so far. Sweden and other countries in the area are not socialist, they are capitalist countries with a lot of wealth they decided to redistribute.  They also realized […]

Sorry Jenn, I’m an American

Self proclaimed socialist and social justice warrior Jenn Carrillo posted this yesterday: She must have no idea what alt-right means.  She has no idea what it means to be American either. It proves why voting for her is like voting for Maduro in Venezuela.  It also proves she is unfit for office.  As a former […]