Update on IL-02: Democrats starting up their internecine primary war.
Do you know what the most terrifying thing is about this Politico article (“Blacks fret free-for-all for Jesse Jackson Jr. seat*”)? It’s the very last paragraph: “There’s going to be a lot of people running no matter what,” [soon-to-be former Democratic Congresswoman Debbie] Halvorson said. “This is the chance of a lifetime. Open seats don’t come along very often.” ‘Open seats don’t come along very | Read More »
RS Interview: Brian Woodworth (R CAND, IL-02).
IL-02 is the district of Jesse Jackson Jr… we think. I’m not exactly being facetious, here: Congressman Jackson essentially went into seclusion three weeks ago, and nobody knows where he is. I mean, seriously:, the continued absence of the Congressman is making the local papers and television; the reason given is ‘exhaustion*’ – which is not the same as ‘looming indictment.’ You can tell the | Read More »
The UAW Ultimatum: Let us in or we’ll huff and we’ll puff and tear your house down…
First, came the Japanese—Datsun, Toyota and Honda. Then, came the Germans—Mercedes and BMW. Then others came as well. Each foreign competitor having taken more and more of the UAW’s slice of the pie. Somewhere along the way, it finally dawned on the UAW’s leaders that foreign imports were cleaning their clock—and, worst of all, setting up their own UAW-free shops right in the union’s own | Read More »
Home Stretch: Isaac Hayes (R CAND, IL-02).
We’ve talked with Isaac before (here and here); given the latest shenanigans that his opponent has gotten himself into, it seemed like a good idea for us to check in with him again. Isaac’s site is here. Moe Lane