Posts Tagged ‘Illinois’

Illinois elects first Black speaker after decades of Madigan rule

“Today will be the last time I talk about us as Democrats and Republicans,” Welch said in a speech to lawmakers after becoming speaker. “I want to talk about us as being united. We are going to work together to be united.” Chris Welch speaks to lawmakers at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., during […]

Illinois Republican Congresswoman Mary Miller Condemned for Telling Trump Supporters, ‘Hitler Was Right’

Rep. Mary Miller told a rally of Trump supporters that “Hitler was right on one thing.” Photo: Screenshot. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker on Wednesday called “unfathomable and disgusting” the comments made by a newly-elected Republican Congresswoman that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was “right on one thing.” Speaking to a rally of supporters of outgoing […]

University of Illinois faculty and staff reject efforts to suppress Palestinian freedom and solidarity

As faculty and staff within the University of Illinois system, we are writing to renew our outrage at the rampant anti-Semitism and racism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We condemn all forms of racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, anti-Blackness, xenophobia, and other forms of hatred and dehumanization. We are also deeply concerned about the way […]

Illinois Democrats threaten Michael Madigan’s decadeslong hold on power

“This reflects a big change in what people in Illinois are expecting out of government,” Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, who defeated a machine-style politician two years ago, said Friday. “Basically, we have one of the last old-school political machines in the country. Madigan’s a lineal descendant of that tradition and people don’t think it […]

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Parties with Biden Election Crowd Despite Calling for State to Lock Down

Illinois’ Democrat Gov. JB Pritzker is once again making grave proclamations about shutting his state down due to the coronavirus. Still, despite the draconian measures to “save lives,” the governor was also seen partying in crowded Chicago streets last week celebrating Joe Biden’s purported 2020 election win. Photos of the gov. partying with Chicagoans showed […]

Jews at Illinois college faced ‘unrelenting’ anti-Semitism, complaint says

JTA — A complaint filed with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleges that Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “faced an unrelenting campaign of anti-Semitic harassment.” A Friday statement announcing the complaint said that Jewish and pro-Israel students in the past five years “have been subjected to an alarming […]

Viewer films "landspout" tornado near Pearl, Illinois

     Rex Kindheart captured a fantastic look at a “landspout” tornado near Pearl, Illinois Tuesday evening. So what exactly is a “landspout” tornado? They are called “landspout” tornadoes because they form on the surface of the ground then stretch up into the thunderstorm cloud. They are usually very weak and don’t live very long. This […]

Illinois Police Just Claimed if Marijuana is Legalized, They’ll Have to Kill Their Police Dogs

(Support Free Thought) – Chad Larner,  the training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, Illinois said in a recent interview that police departments throughout the state may have to euthanize drug dogs if marijuana is legalized. Larner said that it would be abusive to retrain the dogs and that it could […]

Illinois Senate votes to require LGBT history curriculum be taught in schools

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Illinois Democrats Pass Bill Forcing Kids To Attend Obscene LGBT Classes

Democrat lawmakers in Illinois approved a bill Wednesday that requires children as young as 5 to attend obscene LGBT sex education classes at school. The Illinois Senate approved Bill 3249, which will force public schools to teach children about gay sex. Christianpost.com reports: “[It] requires every public elementary school and high school to include in […]

Big Pharma Synthetic Marijuana Leaves 2 Dead, 89 Hospitalized In Illinois

So far this month, 89 people have been hospitalized and 2 left dead after ingesting synthetic marijuana produced by Big Pharma, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The users ingested an FDA-approved version of synthetic cannabis known as K2 or Spice. Herb.co reports: Synthetic cannabis is a man-made chemical compound designed to act […]

Residents of Illinois Village Have 60 Days to Surrender Guns Or Face $1000 a Day Fine

Residents of Illinois Village Have 60 Days to Surrender Guns Or Face $1000 a Day Fine Board of trustees passes ordinance to disarm residents Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com April 5, 2018 Residents of Deerfield, Illinois have 60 days to turn in their “assault weapons” or face fines of up to $1000 dollars a day. Earlier […]

Illinois Holocaust denier wins Republican nomination for Congress

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Univ. Of Illinois Graduate Student Workers Strike, Occupy President’s Office

Univ. Of Illinois Graduate Student Workers Strike, Occupy President’s Office Above photo: From UI GEO. NOTE: An update on day 10 of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Graduate Employees Union ( GEO ) strike. The longest strike in the history of the University of Illinois. Yesterday evening, March 6, after a march on the residence of the […]

World reknowned Illinois community college political science professor and author found dead in a double murder suicide

Two boys and their father were found dead in their bedrooms from gunshot wounds Saturday morning in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide about three miles south of Cherry Valley. The home in the 4600 block of Chandan Woods Drive is owned by local professor and nationally renowned political expert P.S. […]

Illinois’ Debt Crisis Foreshadows America’s Financial Future

January 30, 2018 By Clint Siegner Those wanting a glimpse into the future of our federal government’s finances should have a gander at Illinois. The state recently “resolved” a high-profile battle over its budget. Taxpayers were clubbed with a 32% hike in income taxes in an effort to shore up massive […]

Radioactive waste continues to leak from Illinois power plants: BGA report

nsnbc : An investigation by the US Better Government Association (BGA) found that Illinois nuclear power plants reported at least 35 accidental releases of […]

Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Killed Himself During Standoff With Police

FAIRFIELD, Ill. — A former Wayne County, Illinois sheriff’s deputy killed himself during a standoff with police Thursday night. Police were called to Lee Rankin’s home north of Fairfield on Thursday night to investigate a domestic disturbance. Rankin’s wife and children were able to flee the home as the situation escalated. Court records show Rankin’s […]

[WATCH] Chance The Rapper Live Streams Illinois State Police Traffic Stop

Chance the Rapper streamed a police traffic stop live to his Instagram followers to ensure officers treated him fairly. Chance, real name Chancelor Bennett, and his two-year-old daughter Kensli were passengers in a car driven by the tot’s mother Kirsten Corley when they were stopped by Illinois State Police officers on Sunday afternoon, according to […]

Israel lobby forces progressive out of Illinois governor’s race

Ali Abunimah Lobby Watch 7 September 2017 Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, right, was on Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss’ gubernatorial ticket for a week, before Israel lobby pressure forced him off. (via Facebook) Pressure from the Israel lobby has forced a promising progressive politician out of the 2018 Illinois governor’s race. Only a week ago […]

Democratic candidate for Illinois gov’r fires his running mate over BDS

This is an incredible story about the power of the Israel lobby inside Democratic Party politics, and in Chicago. Daniel Biss, a progressive state senator contending for the Democratic nomination to be governor of Illinois, has cashiered his running mate over Israel issues — two days after Illinois congressman Brad Schneider revoked his endorsement of […]

Large dark being seen gliding over Elgin, Illinois

     I received the following account from a witness (BW). The location was 2531 Technology Dr. in Elgin, IL. Here is the initial report, with updates & edits I included after I had the opportunity to interview BW by telephone: I may have seen the being gliding west, away from Chicago. I work in Elgin […]

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but […]

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. The Federal Reserve could do a round of QE for Munis. Or the state could turn its sizable pension fund into a self-sustaining public bank. ***** Illinois is insolvent, unable to pay its […]

The Illinois lottery just imploded, declaring it can no longer pay large winnings

(Natural News) Not even the Illinois state lottery pool is safe from the financial collapse that is taking place in the Land of Lincoln. Illinois lottery winners are no longer guaranteed their winnings and will have to wait for lawmakers to pass a budget before there is the possibility that they can collect their cash. […]

Bankrupt Illinois Slams Citizens With 32% Income Tax Hike, More to Come

This article by by WARNER TODD HUSTON was originally published at breitbart.com. As the state of Illinois edges near becoming the first U.S. state to ever be rated junk bond status, the Democrat-controlled legislature of the bankrupt state of Illinois has just voted to slam its citizens with a hefty 32 percent hike in state income taxes. After […]

Illinois Prosecutor’s ‘Vigilante’ Police Force Ruled Illegal

CHICAGO (CN) – The Illinois Supreme Court vacated a woman’s drug-trafficking conviction, ruling that a police unit operated by an Illinois county state’s attorney’s office, independent from the county’s regular police force, had no authority to make traffic stops. In 2011, former LaSalle County State’s Attorney Brian Towne formed […]

7 Fast Facts About the Economic Collapse of Illinois

July 3, 2017 By Daisy Luther The state of Illinois is in big trouble. In fact, they’re facing an economic collapse. Some pundits are calling them “The Venezuela of the United States.” They owe $14,711,351,943.90 in overdue bills. This does not count their day-to-day operating expenses – this is money that should […]

The total financial meltdown of Illinois draws near; the first of many states plunging into fiscal collapse

(Natural News) It appears that far too many years of waste, corruption, and entitlements have sent the state of Illinois on a downward spiral into total financial failure. Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has declared that the state is now entering “banana republic” territory, and that even the Illinois lottery is thinking about bailing as there […]

Illinois Man Arrested For Threatening To Assassinate Trump On Facebook

“Guess what Trump? I’m waiting for the right time…and I KNOW your (sic) Putin’s (expletive)! The secret service now has a heads up as to my plan to assassinate Trump…let’s see if they act.” U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Vincent Pescitelli said Pickett’s post constituted a threat to “take […]

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