In 2014, 5th district voters in Illinois will have a chance to register their disgust with the seizure of power by the spies at the NSA, thanks to Green Party congressional candidate Nancy Wade. [...]
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
We keep hearing that God will punish communities that allow same-sex marriage.
Well, today God had His chance. The Illinois House just voted to legalize same-sex marriage.
What mighty weather judgment did Jesus and His Dad send to Illinois in response? November temperatures in the fifties, with cloudy skies.
But just you wait! Tonight, it’s [...]
“I stand by my principles as a Christian man, and will govern to the best of my ability by those standards,” says Paul McKinley, but where does that leave the rather sizeable minority of residents of the 2nd district of Illinois who are not Christian? [...]
Her disregard for environmental concerns on the campaign trail suggests that at best, Robin Kelly would have little to contribute on environmental issues. At worst, she may turn out to be another Democratic politician who is willing to support the fossil fuel industry’s polluting “All Of The Above” policy of continuing the drilling for and burning of methane and crude oil. [...]
The Hutarees were popular among their ideological set of militant Christian Americans, and people from across the USA were attempting to establish Hutaree-affiliated groups [...]
Does a rally in Illinois with Green Party candidates indicate Dennis Kucinich will run for President in 2012 as a Green? For this kind of Democratic-Green coalition to hold a political rally against President Obama’s health care policies in Obama’s own home state seems like a sign that it would be foolish for the machine Democrats of Illinois to ignore. [...]
Despite his campaign promise, since he’s entered Congress, Mike Quigley has done nothing at all to support legislation to reform or overturn the Military Commissions Act. Quigley hasn’t been able to follow through. Green Party candidate Matt Reichel becomes a much more attractive candidate as Quigley loses progressive voters’ trust. [...]
Why, the plaintive tone in to-be-Senator Roland Burris‘ voice comes right off the page when you read of his November 2008 phone call to Governor Rod Blagojevich’s brother: “Tell Rod to keep me in mind for that seat, would ya?…. I know I could give him a check myself.”
How embarrassing. But I have to [...]
When Feron’s penny pinching pollution was discovered, he was arraigned on criminal charges, but instead of facing justice, Feron fled the country. It is believed that he is hiding out in Belgium. [...]
The “reports” come in from all over the internet and the papers, day after day after day:
Don Surber of the Charleston Daily Mail:
Democrat Rahm Emanuel put his Chicago residency in the name of a charity to avoid property taxes…
Phil Gremillion at The Daily Advertiser of Lafayette, Louisiana:
Check out his chief of [...]
Alan Augustson, who may be running as a Green Party candidate in the special election to succeed Rahm Emanuel, is asking Illinois liberals if they have finally had enough with the corrupt Democratic Party. Some excerpts from his long statement:
With Governor Rod Blagojevich officially disgraced, another office is added to the list of pending [...]
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