Category: Illinois Politics

After 37 Years, Illinois Democrats Elect a New House Speaker

Written by Hon. Jeanne Ives

Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) is no longer the Speaker of the Illinois House. He has been replaced by State Representative Emanuel Chris Welch (D-Winchester). I would withhold the applause or hope that things in Illinois will change.

First, Welch has been a reliable ally of Madigan since Welch was first elected in 2013.

Second, Welch saved Madigan from investigation by an Illinois House panel.

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SPOTLIGHT: Like Arrows In the Hand of a Warrior

Written by Monte Larrick

Finally, 2020, the year many have proclaimed the Worst. Year. Ever, nears the finish line. Joining us for the last podcast of this extraordinary year is Ben Smith, the producer of Spotlight. Ben is a 20-year-old college sophomore, part-time employee of IFI and IFA, and the son of Executive Director, David Smith. Follow Ben on Twitter @realbs19.… Continue Reading

The True Voice of American Women

Written by Eva Miller

Republicans have been stereotyped for years as the party of “old, rich white men,” which   Democrats have exploited to win over young female voters. The greater number of Democrat women elected to Congress as compared to Republican women was used against Republicans. For example, in the 2018 Primaries, a record 102 women were elected/re-elected to the U.S.… Continue Reading

This Fall’s Biggest Crime is Thanksgiving

Written by Daniel Horowitz

Thanksgiving and Christmas might be canceled for the first time ever by tyrannical governors and mayors, but they won’t cancel the weekend shootouts that are increasingly victimizing children in major cities. Those shootings tend to be the worst over holiday weekends. Yet, in what has become the ultimate dystopian governing outcome, our elected officials are criminalizing life itself while greenlighting violent criminal activity.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: How To Swing an Election, Illinois Style

Written by David E. Smith

Two hundred and two years after achieving statehood, Illinois – the Land of Lincoln – is more commonly associated with political and electoral corruption than with Honest Abe. Voter fraud is a sad reality that few people are willing to stand against, but, thankfully for Illinois, Carol Davis, chairman of Illinois Conservative Union, is fighting for a fair and honest election process.… Continue Reading

Election Update: What We Know So Far

Written by David E. Smith

The final results of this week’s election may remain unknown for days or weeks with five or more states still counting ballots. Our continued prayers are needed today and throughout the upcoming week for honesty and fairness to prevail. Pray that voter fraud of any type would be exposed. The Bible tells us in Proverbs 20:23 that the Lord hates unequal scales.… Continue Reading

2020 Election Information for Judges

Written by Kathy Valente

The 2020 General Election is here! Voters in Illinois are heading to the polls to elect the next President, U.S. Senator and numerous other legislative offices. One section, however, that is often overlooked are judicial candidates. With the recent onslaught of pervasive rulings that have come from various judicial branches, it is painfully clear that this portion of the ballot cannot be overlooked.… Continue Reading

Teachers Paid to Walk for Liberal Candidate in Your District

Schools stay closed and students have to endure the struggles that come with e-learning, while the teacher’s union pays the very same teachers your tax dollars are paying. But AFT isn’t paying them to teach, rather to work for a progressive political campaign against a conservative Christian.

 

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Citizens for McCullagh
Thomas McCullagh
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October 29, 2020

AFT PAYS TEACHERS TO WALK DOOR TO DOOR AFTER SHUTTING DOWN DISTRICT SCHOOLS IN FEAR OF VIRUS

Tom McCullagh questions ethics of AFT and opponent

Shorewood, IL – On October 28, 2020, State Senate Candidate Thomas McCullagh was presented internal emails from the American Federation of Teachers Union revealing the solicitation of local teachers to walk for Meg Cappel’s campaign.

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Dishonesty, Deceit, Mike Madigan, and Judy Cates

by James M. Odom, Esq.
Senior Policy Analyst, The Illinois Family Institute

“You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns…they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.” Deuteronomy 16:18

Justice David Overstreet is running for retention for Illinois Supreme Court in the 5th District. By the deceitful accusations in her advertising against him,  his opponent, Judy Cates, has demonstrated her partisan political bias by knowingly misrepresenting a decision in order to follow the party line and steal your vote by whatever means necessary.… Continue Reading

Rep. Bailey: The Progressive Punishment Tax is WRONG for Illinois!

Written by State Representative Darren Bailey

In addition to the candidates on the November 3rd ballot is an important issue that will have a far-reaching impact on Illinois. Voters will be asked to consider changing Illinois’ income tax from a flat tax to a graduated or “progressive” tax.

The Democrats have labeled it the “Fair Tax” and it is a fraud.… Continue Reading