Proud member of the Tea Party in Illinois. Conservative blogger( and author of two Ebooks on sale now at Amazon(The Arena of Ideas and We Can Do Better).


    Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan’s Campaign Spending Problems

    After spending the last few weeks joining with the Edgar County Watchdogs, the Illinois Times(Springfield), Open The Books founder Adam Andrzejewski, and David Giuliani of the Ottawa Times digging into the myriad of campaign spending irregularities contained within new Auditor General Frank Mautino’s state records it is about time that the man who made Mautino Auditor General got some scrutiny as well; that being Speaker | Read More »

    Tennessee Legislature Approves Article V Application

    Tennessee Legislature Approves Article V Application

    Thursday the Tennessee legislature became the first state in 2016 to approve an Article V application calling for a Convention of States to propose reform amendments to the Constitution that would reign in a run away federal government. Tennessee’s actions come weeks after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled his Texas Plan to convince state legislatures around the country to join in the state based effort | Read More »

    Birther Challenge Against Ted Cruz Dismissed By Illinois Board Of Elections

    Birther Challenge Against Ted Cruz Dismissed By Illinois Board Of Elections

    The Illinois Board of Elections of Monday ruled on a birther challenge to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s eligibility to be on the Illinois March 15th primary ballot.  The board said that, “Further discussion on this issue is unnecessary.” As they rejected the challenge, as well as another separate challenge against Sen. Marco Rubio. Popular Grove lawyer Lawrence Joyce brought the challenge, he was one of the | Read More »

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger(RINO-IL): People In Washington Don’t Like Ted Cruz

    Appearing on the Justin Kaufmann show on Chicago’s WGN radio Monday night as the Iowa caucus results were rolling in Illinois RINO congressman Adam Kinzinger said that, “People in Washington don’t like Ted Cruz because we know him.” Kinzinger, Jeb! Bush’s campaign co-chair, was pushing how Jeb! would rebound in New Hampshire and South Carolina following in dismal 6th place showing in Iowa, and went on the | Read More »

    Citizen Watchdogs, Not The Chicago Media, Bringing Down Illinois’ New Auditor General, A Madigan Lt.

    For 25 years Frank Mautino was the Democrat state Representative for Bureau and LaSalle counties in North Central Illinois. Since 2011 Mautino was Speaker of the House and Democrat Party Boss Michael Madigan’s, Deputy Majority Leader, the number 3 Democrat in the Illinois House.  In October Mautino was appointed by Madigan and approved by the Democrat controlled legislature to a ten year term as the | Read More »

    Crackpot Birthers With Law Licenses

    The crackpot birthers  are out in full force now against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz thanks to the antics of Donald Trump. This birther nonsense was stupid and pointless over a week ago and it is sadly only getting worse because some of those crackpots who believe in the ridiculous notion that Ted Cruz, or Marco Rubio for that matter, aren’t natural-born citizens, when everything says that | Read More »

    TX Gov. Abbott Releases Texas Plan, Endorses Article V Convention Of States

    Speaking at a public policy meeting in Austin, Texas Friday Gov. Greg Abbott released his “Texas Plan” a 100 page package of 9 potential amendments to the Constitution that would restore liberty and revive the system of checks and balances in our federal government. Abbott’s plan echo’s that of nationally syndicated talk show host and author of the best selling The Liberty Amendments Mark Levin, | Read More »

    Chicago Dem State Rep’s Want SCOTUS To Take Away Right To Keep and Bear Arms

    3 Chicago Democrat state Representatives have introduced a resolution that ask the Supreme Court to over turn the Heller ruling, among others, and find that the 2nd amendment doesn’t give an individual that right to keep and bear arms. Rep.’s Emanuel Welch, Pamela Reaves-Harris, and Jaime Andrade jr. are pushing the measure. HR 0855 blames the Heller ruling for the proliferation of gun violence in city’s | Read More »

    Obama’s Final SOTU Preview: Guantanamo Closure Plan

    While others are looking back and writing about the year that was I’ve got my focus squarely on what is to come in 2016 and one of the first big things that will happen is President Obama’s final State of the Union address. Two of the major items that Obama is likely to cover during his remarks to a joint session of Congress on January | Read More »

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger(R-IL) Fine With More Gun Background Checks

    Once a moderate, always a moderate. Illinois RINO congressman Adam Kinzinger told the Ottawa Times this week during a swing through the southern portion of the 16th congressional district that he would be perfectly fine with more background checks to purchase a firearm, so long as they were constitutional. What???! U.S. , R-Channahon, said he is not opposed to having an “open debate” on whether or not | Read More »