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).


    Northern Illinois University Consultant Paid $495K For 18 Months Of Work

    A consultant for Northern Illinois University was paid $495,000 in salary and travel expenses in what I can only describe as a get rich quick scheme. According to information obtained by the Northern Star student newspaper through FOIA request shows that NIU and President Doug Baker paid consultant Ron Walters $463,000 in salary from July of 2014 to December 31st of 2014.  The university also | Read More »

    Delusional: Lindsey Graham Likes His Chances In Iowa

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) 47% was in Coralville, Iowa Saturday.  The latest in a steady stream of Republican and Democrat presidential hopefuls visiting the state that is home to the nations first presidential votes next year in the Iowa caucuses. Graham is expected to make his decision about running for the Republican presidential nomination in May. During his Saturday visit the | Read More »

    Dan Barker, Freedom From Religion Foundation: Religion Harms Equality, Women’s/Gay Rights

    On Wednesday evening the Northern Illinois University Secular Student Alliance had the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Dan Barker, as their guest speaker. During a more than hour-long talk about religion, atheism, the work of the FFRF, and the establishment clause of the First Amendment Barker said in part that the students in attendance and his organization cared about the “inequality and the | Read More »

    Joe Walsh: Amnesty Could Get Rep. Adam Kinzinger(R-IL) Primaried Like Eric Cantor

    At Tuesday’s LaSalle county Tea Party meeting former congressman Joe Walsh talked about congressman Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) 47%‘s support for amnesty and how that could lead to him being primaried the way Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) was in 2014. As the night unfolded several people lobbied Walsh to be the person that challenges Kinzinger.   Kinzinger is | Read More »

    OFA Climate Change Leading To Lower Crop Yields, USDA 2014 Record Year For Crops

    This week Obama For America, also known as Organizing For Action, aka President Obama’s permanent campaign team has been doing an NCAA style tournament bracket for climate change deniers featuring Speaker Boehner, Iowa congressman Rep. Steve King (R-IA) 78%, and others who do not buy into the liberal fallacy of man-made climate change/global warming. In today’s email concerning OFA’s midwest portion of | Read More »

    Attorney For Illegal Immigrant In Fatal Hit-n-Run Wants Charge Dropped Citing 5th Amendment

    The attorney for Maria Romero, an illegal immigrant, wants the most serious charge against her dropped on constitutional grounds, namely the fifth amendment and its “right to remain silent”. Romero is accused of driving the SUV that struck and killed 17-year-old Emilio Perez of Villa Park on Interstate 88 near Joslin, IL on March 8th of last year.  Romero is charged with leaving the scene | Read More »

    Rep.Kinzinger(R-IL): Important To Show Republican Support For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    Monday at the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition event in Chicago congressman Adam Kinzinger said that is was important for the Republicans and business leaders in attendance that the show their support for comprehensive immigration reform. Among those speaking at the event where Republican congressman Bob Dold, Aaron “Downton Abbey” Schock, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) 18%, and Gov. Bruce Rauner.  All of whom | Read More »

    Jeb Bush In Iowa: “I’m Not Going To Back Down” From Supporting Common Core

    According to the Associated Press, former Florida Gov. and leading GOP establishment Presidential candidate Jeb Bush said at a fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa that, “I’m not going to back down” from his support of the Common Core education standards. Bush said, “Raising expectations and having accurate assessments of where kids are is essential for success, and I’m not going to back down on that,” | Read More »

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger Continues His Support Of Executive Amnesty During Friday’s DHS Funding Fight

    During Friday nights round of voting to keep 30,000 non-essential Department of Homeland Security employees from being sent home(with back pay) Illinois Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger continued to display his support for President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty, which is at the heart of the DHS funding fight. After a vote to keep DHS funded for a 3 week time frame while the House and Senate | Read More »

    Gitmo Closing, Thomson Opening

    The federal Bureau of Prisons, Democrat congresswoman Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) 19%, 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 »