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“Pity The Nation Whose People Are Sheep………”


Lawrence Ferlinghetti decades ago wrote and it gives me chills to read it today: “Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots … Continue reading

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Oppose HR 1025 Which Calls For A Progressive Income Tax in Illinois


  UPDATE:    Yesterday, state representatives moved Speaker Madigan’s progressive tax resolution to the House floor. Please submit a witness slip in opposition of HR 1025 which calls for a progressive income tax in Illinois. HR 1025 is the Bill … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change Are Coming to LASEC, with the First Step Being Taken By The Illinois Senate Education Committee by a Vote of 13-0


Late this afternoon, on a vote of 13-0 Amendment 1 to SB 2344 sponsored by Senator Mulroe was approved by the Illinois Senate Education Committee.    This Amendment when it completes its journey through the Illinois General Assembly and is … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Norridge SD 80 Parents Fight for Special Education Education at Enger———Status of SB 2344 Amend 1 Sponsored by Senator Mulroe


The Amendment to SB 2344 to guarantee access for Special Education Students for an education at Enger School is scheduled for Hearing, today, April 24, 2018, at 4 pm in front of the Illinois Senate Education Committee in 212 Capitol, … Continue reading

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Spending bill could quash Minor League Baseball players’ wage claims


I really hope fans get as upset by this proposed legislature, which would keep minor leaguers’ salaries from increasing, as they did about the new MiLB extra-inning rules. A massive government spending bill that Congress is expected to consider this … Continue reading

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#NationalSchoolWalkout #Enough March 14, 2018


Student protests for stricter gun laws are set for 10 a.m. in every time zone one month after the Parkland school shooting. Follow live updates cnn.it/2Hz0F5K It’s a shame when children feel compelled to speak up because adults have failed … Continue reading

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Five Lake County residents indicted on election-related charges


The five defendants, who were indicted Wednesday by a Lake County Grand Jury, join three other defendants in more high-profile 2016 alleged election fraud cases. Former Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd faces five counts of perjury based on allegations that … Continue reading

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Senator Schumer asks Pentagon to name new destroyer after Irish immigrant, Vietnam hero


Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) will officially call for the Pentagon to name a warship after an Irish immigrant who was awarded the US Navy’s highest medal of valor during the Vietnam War, and died in 1967 on one of … Continue reading

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Chicago Loop Robberies Up 106%


Off-duty officer was struck in the face with a bottle and robbed in River North this weekend. Muggings there are up 50% this year. Loop robberies up 106% this year. http://www.cwbchicago.com/2018/03/off-duty-cop-mugged-in-river-north-as.html

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