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    Prominent Birther Loses Again As IL Judge Dismisses Challenge Against Ted Cruz

    Lawerence Joyce of Poplar Grove, IL is one of the most prominent birthers in the country. The hospital pharmacist and occasional lawyer was among those who challenged Barack Obama’s eligibility to be President in 2008 and into 2009. Those challenges against Obama went absolutely nowhere. Flash-forward to 2016 and Mr. Joyce is continuing his birther crusade this time against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. In January | Read More »

    The Mega Powers

    How can Ted Cruz and or Marco Rubio defeat Donald Trump? Thursday’s debate in Texas gave us all a glimpse of what has to happen. As Rush Limbaugh put it on his show Friday the tag team of Cruz and Rubio hammering away at Trump truly struck a nerve with him, and it has rattled him. Cruz and Rubio have put aside their differences for | Read More »

    Is Sen. Mark Kirk Afraid Of His Primary Opponent James Marter? You Betcha

    Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk is the most vulnerable incumbent seeking reelection in 2016 and his precarious position coupled with his lingering health issues related to his stroke several years ago has caused the states Junior Senator to become deathly afraid of even being in the same room as his conservative primary challenger Oswego businessman James Marter. Last Saturday the LaSalle county Tea Party hosted a | Read More »

    The SCOTUS Folding Begins: Sen. Kirk Looks Forward To Obama Nominee

    Monday Illinois RINO Sen. Mark Kirk had an op-ed published by the Chicago Sun-Times on the topic of the vacancy created 9 days ago by the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Sen. Kirk wrote that he “looks forward” to vetting, holding hearings, and ultimately having the Senate take a vote on President Obama’s future SCOTUS nominee. Lamenting “The volume of rancor and partisanship” in Washington | Read More »

    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 »