Tag Archives: Illinois

The Trouble with Socialism: Illinois Taking Over Collapsing Obamacare Co-op


One day after Hillary Clinton nodded her approval endlessly, as Sen. Bernie Sanders declared their party’s embrace of socialism, this news. From The Chicago Tribune: Illinois moved Tuesday to take control of Land of Lincoln Health to begin an orderly shutdown of the insurance company, meaning about 49,000 people will lose their health coverage in the coming months. The state ...

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Chicago Worse Than Iraq. 16 Shot, 5 Killed in 12 Hours


Chicago Shootings Show Spike Lee May Have Had a Point When He Called His Movie “Chirac”   Mayor Emanuel? Bueller? From the Chicago Tribune:  Sixteen people were shot in Chicago over a 12-hour period Monday, including two along a Safe Passage school route in the West Englewood neighborhood, according to authorities. Five died in the shootings — from Cragin on the Northwest ...

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Sen. Dick “Eddie Haskell” Durbin in 2009: VA Does Not Deny or Ration Care

From the essential Illinois Review,  a flashback to the time when the contemptible pudgy huckster (H/T to the late Steve Neal, the Chicago Sun-Times veteran political reporter who came up with this perfect moniker), Dick “Eddie Haskell” Durbin was fighting to foist Obama’s heinous health care scheme on us, and as IR says “blasted” Republicans for criticizing government-run health care. ...

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Gun Bans being considered this week in these Illinois Communities… Is yours? Attend a Meeting!

A “Legislative Alert” from Illinois State Rifle Association.  Our suburban politico’s are attempting last minute draconian “Gun Bans” before their clock runs out…  Here is the link from ISRA, along with a listing of the Villages and Communities affected…   Brutus URGENT ALERT – Will your town try to ban your rifle this week? Attend one of these meetings! Monday Night Meetings ...

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Illinois to get Concealed Carry… But not you Chicago.

Despite the big win for the 2nd Amendment, and Illinois residents in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, it seems that Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Chicago Police Superintendent Geri Mc Carthy want to decide the issue of concealed carry for you.  They will decide if you really need a gun.  (Maybe if you beg they will let you ...

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No Easter Egg Roll, but Food Stamps for Immigrants, and Free Phones for Drug Dealers?

Earlier today, the White House floated its latest phony crisis, the possible cancellation of the White House Easter egg roll. From Politico: The next casualty of sequestration could be the Easter Bunny – at least according to a White House e-mail that recently landed in Capitol Hill inboxes. The White House warned Congress that budget uncertainties could nix the annual ...

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Attention, supporters of the 2nd Amendment: GUN CONTROLLERS ARE ON THE MOVE IN CHICAGO’S NORTHERN SUBURBS (Note: you can follow my live twitter stream of the State of the Union speeches on your smart phone if you have one, so no worries.) WHAT: Village Council Meeting to Consider Gun Bans, Licensing, and Registration WHERE: Northbrook Village Hall, 1225 Cedar Ln, Northbrook, ...

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These Gun Grabbing Weasels Are Relentless! Your Action Needed!

I cannot believe these anti-freedom, Constitution-trashing weasels on the Left. As I always say, they are like cockroaches who scatter when you shine the lights on them. Well, here we go again, and this time our friends at the Illinois State Rifle Association are shining a light on their plan to pass a gun ban ON A SUNDAY, as in ...

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