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

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    Gitmo Closing, Thomson Opening

    The federal Bureau of Prisons, Democrat congresswoman Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) 22%, and Sen. “Little” Dick Durbin have formally announced that the CRomnibus spending bill passed last December contained $58.7 million to get Thomson prison in Thomson, IL open. The Prisons warden and the Bureau of Prisons say the first 200 minimum security inmates will be incarcerated at the prison in the | Read More »

    Bloomington, IL Mayor Censured After Tirade Against Tea Party Blogger

    On Friday night the Bloomington city council voted 9-0 to approve a resolution essentially censuring Democrat Mayor Tari Renner after he went on an angry tirade against local Tea Party blogger Daine Benjamin. On Feb 10th Benjamin wrote on her BLNnews.com blog about the previous nights Bloomington city council including noting that Illinois Wesleyan University student’s were in attendance one of whom was friends with Renner’s | Read More »

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger(RINO-IL) Endorses Jeb Bush For President

    It is semi-official Illinois Republican(In Name Only) congressman Adam Kinzinger is endorsing former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to be the GOP nominee for President in 2016 according to his interview with the Bloomington Pantagraph editorial board Tuesday. Jeb, the brother of former President George W. Bush and son of former President George HW Bush, is the leading candidate for the GOP presidential nomination among the | Read More »

    Union Bosses Using Rauner “Fair Share” Order To Fill Ranks

    Bruce Rauner Union bosses in Illinois are using Gov. Bruce Rauner’s executive order from Monday to recruit new members into their ranks. Rauner’s order stopped the collection of “fair share” union dues collection, money taken from the more than 6,500 state workers who have opted to not join a union to pay for union business and activities.  Rauner believes such forced | Read More »

    Dear Supreme Court, If You Strike Down Traditional Marriage, We Can Use Article V To Restore Federalism

    I know that the Supreme Court Justices of these United States don’t care about the opinions of a small time political blogger from Northern Illinois but, opine in your direction I must because what you are likely to do some time during this current term. According to the esteemed Justice Clarence Thomas in a dissenting opinion Monday regarding the rest of the Courts refusal to | Read More »

    Rep. Tammy Duckworth Owes Joe Walsh An Apology After Latest IL Terror Arrest

    ISIS threats against Chicago and White House In 2012 then Illinois 8th district Republican congressman Joe Walsh, a member of the House Homeland Security committee, was taken to task by his opponent Tammy Duckworth over his assertion that Islamic terrorist and their ideology had infiltrated the United States and that it had taken root in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. At | Read More »

    Rep. Aaron Schock Demonstrates What Is Wrong With The People We Send To Congress

    [mc_name name='Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='S001179' ] in his Downton Abbey office Illinois congressman Aaron Schock has been in some hot water the last week and it shouldn’t be all that surprising because Schock is a perfect illustration of what is wrong with the people we send to Congress. The controversy started when the Washington Post reported on Schock’s new | Read More »

    Union Bosses, Democrats Attack Gov. Rauner’s Proposed Reforms

    In a shock to absolutely no one Union bosses and Democrat lawmakers across Illinois are attacking Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed changes to collective bargaining offered in yesterday’s state of the state address. Among Rauner’s proposals are giving state workers the option of not joining a union, allowing localities to hold votes on creating mini right-to-work zones that would allow workers to not have to join | Read More »

    Union Leader: Rauner Right-To-Work Zones “Attack On Workers Rights”

    Dino Leone, President QC Federation of Labor Following Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s announcement Tuesday during a speech in Decatur that he plans to make Right-to-work zones a priority for his first year in office Illinois union leaders, who desperately didn’t want to see Rauner elected, are gearing up to fight Rauner’s proposal tooth and nail.  During the GOP primary Illinois unions | Read More »

    Rep. Pocan(D-WI): Voter Fraud “Manufactured Problem”

    [mc_name name='Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)' chamber='house' mcid='P000607' ](D-WI) Wisconsin Democrat congressman Mark Pocan told the Beloit Daily News this week that voter fraud is a “manufactured problem” so that states like Wisconsin can pass Voter ID laws. “When I was in the legislature I saw the manufactured problems over voter fraud,” he said. “The real fraud is the discussion of voter | Read More »