Dick Durbin knew all along that Blagojevich was selling off the seat.
This would only be a bombshell if it had been unexpected. AP Exclusive: Blago talked to Durbin about Senate CHICAGO (AP) – Just two weeks before his arrest on corruption charges, then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich floated a plan to nominate to the U.S. Senate the daughter of his biggest political rival in return for concessions on his pet projects, people familiar with the plan told The | Read More »
Hi, Sasha, Malia. Got a second?
It’s a pretty cool place for people your age, from what I’m told. Anyway, I just thought that you should know: do you know Sarah & James Parker? They go to your school. Yeah, them. Are they nice? I’ve never met them, so I don’t know. I do know that their parents really can’t afford to send them to your school without assistance; it’s called | Read More »
Obama’s Senate seat to stay vacant
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, says president-elect Obama’s Senate seat will stay vacant until Democrat Governor Blagojevich is removed and a new appointment can be certified: “At this point we’ve clearly reached an impasse,” Durbin told reporters at his Chicago office. That’s Democrat speak for the courts don’t see things our way. Durbin also said the “Senate cannot waive a | Read More »
Mr. President, ignore Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Do NOT commute George Ryan’s sentence.
Note: “former Governor” is a title of trust and respect, and Ryan has forfeited both. Please refresh your memory of the details of his criminal activities before you read on: it’s necessary to understand Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL)… well, “failure” is a nice, non-judgmental word, I suppose. John Kass likes “foolish”: Just before Thanksgiving, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) moistened his finger and, as he has | Read More »
Dick Durbin’s Daughter Passes Away
Sometimes we get so caught up in politcis that we put aside the fact that the people we either support strongly or oppose with every last breath are human beings just like us. I just saw on CNN.com that Dick Durbin’s daughter passed away earlier today. Even though we disagree with Durbin on pretty much all of the political issues, no parent should have to | Read More »
The Case Against U.S.Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) annd Why he Shouldn’t be re-elected
Here are some of the Reasons U.S. Dick Durbin (D-IL) shouldn’t be re-elected! Sen. Dick Durbin is Pro-Choice on Abortion. Sen. Dick Durbin was against the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and for Censure. I guess Sen Durbin believes that lying under oath to any judge is ok if your the President of the U.S. and aDemocrat. The truth is that lying under oath is | Read More »
Sauerberg for Senate! Rail on Durbin!
The latest in the Dick Durbin saga shows another huge gap between the liberal and conservative approaches to our energy situation. His suggestion? Put more money into building Amtrak cars. pin drops OK, seriously, Durbin thinks that by expanding capacity of Amtrak, we can help people who find gas prices to be too high. However, this is not really a solution as much as it | Read More »