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Tag: "Illinois"

Illinois Senate Passes Redefinition of Marriage Bill

Illinois Senate Passes Redefinition of Marriage Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Nov. 5, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — The Thomas More Society, which has been at the forefront in defending traditional marriage in Illinois, issued the following statement on House passage of Senate Bill-10′s redefinition of marriage: “While we believe it regrettable that Illinois legislators have now purported to redefine marriage as something different from the […]

concealed carry in Illinois

Illinois to allow concealed carry

The land of Lincoln will finally join all other U.S. states in allowing its citizens to carry concealed handguns after the Illinois legislature overrode a Governor’s veto by a wide margin. The State Senate voted 41-17 to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s ill-conceived and unconstitutional veto of an earlier bill allowing citizens to carry handguns outside […]

IL Rep Mike Bost erupts over change in Concealed Carry bill

IL Rep Mike Bost erupts over change in Concealed Carry bill

Illinois State Rep. Mike Bost goes ballistic on the Illinois House Floor, outraged that Democrats tried to sneak in an Amendment to the Concealed Carry Bill “…your side of the aisle keeps trying to make ploys instead of dealing with the real issue. Keep playing games!” A Democrat Replies: “We don’t want someone like that […]

Chicago Teachers Union President: ‘Off With Their Heads!’

Chicago Teachers Union President: ‘Off With Their Heads!’

Oh, the tolerance that oozes from the hypocritical leftists! Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis giving the keynote speech at the Illinois Labor History Society’s 2012 Union Hall of Honor, where she talks about the 19th Century Union leaders being “ready to kill” those who opposed the unions in that day. When someone claps, she […]

Is The Illinois Election Rigged?

Is the Illinois GOP Primary election rigged?  We don’t know, here at CDN, but it’s a question that was asked over at SGTReport.com.  They’re reporting that the election results for tonight’s Illinois Primary were posted a full 24 hours early on a Chicago ABC website.  What’s interesting is that these results were pretty detailed.  They […]

The “Everyone Gets a Trophy” CF Bowl Game

The college football bowl season has been a long-standing mainstay of American tradition where even the most casual of sports fans gather around their TV sets over the holidays to enjoy the best college football teams from across the country engaging in exciting, highly competitive gridiron battles. Historically, the best teams in the nation are […]

Senate Approves Massive Electric Rate Hike for Illinois Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 29, 2011  – Today’s Senate vote approving SB 678 promises to leave Illinoisans paying at least $286 million in annual costs for the next 30 years to pay for the Taylorville Energy Center, a power plant that Illinois doesn’t need. If passed by the House and signed by the Governor, this tremendous cost would devastate Illinois’ economy, destroying […]

Small Explosion At Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Fox News is reporting that a level one hazmat response was ordered at Chicago’s O’Hare airport this morning after reports of a small explosion in a baggage claim area of terminal one of the United Airlines terminal. Chicago firefighters and police are on the scene, but presently, there have been no evacuations at this time. […]

Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina Viewed as Best States for Business

California, New York and Illinois Ranked as Worst for Business NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina are viewed as having the best business climates among the 50 states, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives released here today. The poll pinpointed California, New York and Illinois as the U.S. states with the least favorable business climates. Conducted by […]

My Personal Rant to Senator Dick Dirbin – (D-IL)

Dear Senator Durbin: I’m weird like that… I have this notion that when the American People elect one of their own – citizen – to be represented in Congress, this position elevates said citizen to a higher standard. So in my simplistic way of thinking, it goes like this: When you reach the level of […]

Blago Convicted, Asks “What Happened?”

It appears as though former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich may have just had the realization that he is not just waking up from a very bad dream! In fact, he seems to be having to face the fact that his life has become a nightmare. From the beginning of this Chicago-style drama Blago has said the […]

Death Penalty Abolished in Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn, of Illinois recently signed into law the abolishment of the death penalty, and he also commuted all death row inmates sentences to life without  parole. When the abolition law takes effect July 1, Illinois becomes the 16th state without a death penalty. This issue can be very dangerous politically, as it has both fierce support and opposition in […]

Illinois Legislators Increase Taxes 66% and Cut .. Nothing

In the 2010 election, Illinois voters chose to keep a Democrat controlled State House and Senate, although by a slimmer margin than in years past.  How unfortunate for workers in the land of Lincoln. As The New York Times reported, State legislators pushed through and passed a massive 66% tax increase in the hours before […]