Governor, pass budget reforms before shifting funds or transferring local fund reserves

Chuck Sweeny writes in the Rockford Register Star, “With Illinois on the verge of running out of money to pay day care centers, court reporters and prison guards, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday a solution can be found easily, by shifting money from the state’s hundreds of special funds into the General Fund.” Governor, isn’t skimming off special fund monies to support day care, court reporters, prison guards and other “essential” General Fund services the same excuse your predecessors, Rod Blagojevich and Pat Quinn used? Wasn’t this...

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Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Husband – Sweartheart real estate deal

As verified by snopes.com @ http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/blum.asp The US has entered into a contract with a real estate firm to sell 56 buildings that currently house U.S. Post Offices. The government has decided it no longer needs these buildings, most of which are located on prime land in towns and cities across the country. The sale of these properties will fetch about $19 billion. A regular real estate commission will be paid to the company that was given the exclusive listing for handling the sales. That company is CRI and it...

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White House knew Obamacare Claims were false – what a sleaze!

According to Fox News Morning Report, even as President Obama was assuring voters prior to the 2012 election that “you will keep your health insurance” under Obamacare, the White House knew that between 40 percent and 67 percent of individual policy holders were going to lose their coverage under the law now moving toward final implementation. An NBC News investigation revealed that Obama officials were already forecasting 7 million people would lose their insurance under the president’s plan, even as Obama was reassuring voters nervous about...

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National news quick on Tom Delay’s conviction but ignore acquittal

  The national network news media, ABC, CBS, and NBC were quick to broadcast stories of the conviction of Tom Delay, which was news, but it would be fair to say that they should have been just as quick to broadcast his exoneration at the appellate court level – NOT! Excerpt: Back in 2010, when ex-House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was convicted on money laundering charges related to campaign fundraising, all three network morning and evening news shows made sure to tell their viewers. On their November 24, 2010 evening newscasts, all...

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Detroit bankruptcy caused by decades of liberal policies

Detroit is a showcase for the liberal agenda — and now it is bankrupt. More than 50 years of control by big-government liberals and union bosses have left a once-great American city crippled. Excerpt: Democrats have dominated the city council, and there’s been a Democratic mayor since 1962. One-party government quickly became bad government, featuring liberal policies such as sweet benefits for government unions. For decades, Detroit kept kicking the can down the road: unaffordable borrowing, state grant schemes, raising taxes to the...

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