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Good Guy With Gun Stops Former Student From Shooting Up Illinois School

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/17/2018 at 1:00pm
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School resource police officer Mark Dallas stopped a potential shooting at Dixon High School in Dixon, IL, when he took down a former student who opened fire on the school.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal for Former Illinois Gov Rod Blagojevich

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7:00am 4/17/2018 at 7:00am
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Back in 2008 when Obama was running for president, then Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was busted for trying to sell Obama’s vacated Senate seat. A few years later, he was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.

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In Illinois, synthetic marijuana blamed for 2 horrific deaths from bleeding

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 5:00pm 4/4/2018 at 5:00pm
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Illinois public health officials are sounding the alarm about synthetic marijuana that is being distributed in the Chicago area and the central part of the state. Users have been hospitalized with severe bleeding, and now fatalities are being reported.
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Chicago: “Walk-out” Day High School Students Trash Walmart

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 4:30pm 3/17/2018 at 4:30pm
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Nothing says, “I’m so superior to you that I know what’s best for you” quite like a bunch of SJW teen delinquents using the regressive anti-Second Amendment “walk-out” day as an excuse to display their true character by trashing a local Walmart.

The values we are meant to adopt with meek acquiescence...

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Democratic Party’s Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Party

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 3/3/2018 at 8:00pm
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Politico stated it perfectly: “Dan Lipinski is the kind of candidate Democrats need more of for the party to win the House in November. But the national Democratic Party is refusing to endorse him.”

Lipinski, a pro-life Blue Dog Democrat, has represented Illinois’s 3rd district for seven terms. Activist Marie Newman, whom...

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Bloomberg’s Cook County Soda Tax Repealed Months After its Implementation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:34pm 10/11/2017 at 5:34pm
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Nanny staters are gonna nanny state.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s meddlesome agenda was dealt a blow Wednesday when Illinois’ Cook County voted to repeal its soda tax just months after it was adopted.

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IL Gov. Rauner Signs Taxpayer Funded Abortion Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:30am 9/29/2017 at 11:30am
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Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has angered the party and conservatives after he signed a bill that will allow Medicaid and state employee insurances to cover abortion.

The law will also keep abortion legal in Illinois is the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

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U. Illinois Will Stop Using ‘War Chant’ at Illini Events

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 8/26/2017 at 12:00pm
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The University of Illinois has decided to stop using its iconic “War Chant” music at sporting events. From The News-Gazette:

Athletic spokesman Kent Brown confirmed the decision today after several UI students said they were told to stop playing the drum chant at Thursday’s Illini soccer match by a representative of the...

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Northwestern Prof, Oxford Employee Charged With Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:00am 8/21/2017 at 11:00am
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Authorities have charged professors from Northwestern University and Oxford University with the murder of of hair stylist Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in a Chicago apartment. Authorities found the man dead with 47 stab wounds and cuts. The Guardian reported:

Chicago Police’s Commander Brendan Deenihan told a press conference on Sunday there was instead a more...

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U. Chicago: Everyone ‘Free to Debate, Disagree, Argue’ Without Repercussions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:30am 8/19/2017 at 10:30am
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University of Chicago Dean of Students Dr. John Ellison is sticking to his guns when it comes to free speech. Just like last year, he has reminded all incoming freshman that free speech is tolerated on the campus. From Campus Reform:

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Illinois Gov. Rauner Vetoes Education Funding Bill, Calls it a Chicago School Bailout

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/1/2017 at 5:30pm
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Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed the Democrat education funding bill because he viewed it as a major bailout for Chicago Public Schools (CPS). The Chicago Tribune reported:

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Illinois: Cook County Beverage Tax Will Start on Wednesday

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 3:30pm 7/29/2017 at 3:30pm
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Cook County Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak dismissed a challenge to the county’s beverage tax as unconstitutional, which means the tax will go into effect on Wednesday. From The Chicago Tribune:

In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s ruling, retailers and beverage industry groups lamented the setback, while health groups and county officials cheered....

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With Almost 400 Homicides, Chicago’s Homicide Rate is Outpacing 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:30am 7/25/2017 at 11:30am

Chicago endured six homicides this weekend, which puts the city’s homicides at almost 400 for 2017. The Chicago Tribune puts the number at 391:

There have been at least 391 homicides this year, four more than last year when violence reached levels not seen in two decades, according to data kept by...

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Despite Budget Bill, Illinois Universities Still Have Funding Issues

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6:00pm 7/19/2017 at 6:00pm
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People rejoiced when the Illinois legislature passed a budget bill mainly aimed at education. I blogged about eduction funding for grades K-12 earlier this month. Public universities have their own problems.

Yes, the state has its first budget in two years, but its the first budget in two years:

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Illinois Gov. Rauner, Democrats Prep for Next Battle: Education Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 4:30pm 7/13/2017 at 4:30pm
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Last week, the left in Illinois celebrated when the Senate and House overturned Republican Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the massive income tax hike and budget bill that concentrated on education. This is the first time in three years the cash-strapped state has a budget.

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Cook County Threatens 1,100 Layoffs After Soda Tax Delayed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 11:30am 7/12/2017 at 11:30am
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Officials in Cook County, the home of Chicago, have threatened to pass out 1,100 layoff notices since a judge delayed implementation of a soda tax.

Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak placed a temporary hold on the tax until at least July 21. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said this move has forced...

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Illinois House Overrides Gov. Rauner’s Veto on Tax Hike, Budget Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/6/2017 at 7:00pm
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The Illinois House voted to override Republican Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the income tax hike and budget bill. This is the first budget Illinois has passed in two years.

The House voted 71-42, which is the bare minimum House Speaker Mike Madigan needed, after a security incident delayed the vote for...

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