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Dr. Garen Wintemute
Michael April 24, 2014 at 10:29 pm
I wish all you stupid Liberals would stop trying to take guns away from normal people. We'reRead More AMERICANS, it's our right, and I'm not giving up my rights for idiots that are afraid of guns. You should move to places where they have strict gun control, the paradises known as Mexico and Cuba. Love it or leave it, morons.
MGB April 24, 2014 at 10:49 pm
latest Racist A-hole that conservatives love......................Read More //news.yahoo.com/cliven-bundy-stands-by-racially-charged-comments---that-s-exactly-what-i-said-192309857.html
Vic April 24, 2014 at 11:07 pm
I think he should research where to get a better set of dentures...
Plainfield during the April 2013 rainstorm.
danderson,derrick April 24, 2014 at 07:56 am
liars! using "climate change" nonsense as the scapegoat for the flooding. the whole reasonRead More why there were no problems pre 1970's is...there was no one living in most of these areas. will county didnt start to really boom the way it has till a few years ago when cook county got too expensive to live in.
State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), House Minority Leader
swimmer April 24, 2014 at 07:48 pm
Subsidies and tax breaks and incentives for corporations. Exactly
Independence666 April 24, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Incentives such as tax breaks for purchasing "fule efficient" cars?
swimmer April 24, 2014 at 08:15 pm
Fule effecient? Yeah, that's it
Grumpy Old Man April 22, 2014 at 07:25 am
I should have said no Ford Foundation grants. There will always be foundations giving out grants.Read More Hopefully they won't do as the Ford Foundation did and give a grant to Jeff Ford and his gang.
Edward Andrysiak April 22, 2014 at 01:09 pm
Well, here comes more get rid of the guns talk. You seldom hear why the gangs are at war. The reasonRead More is market share. It's about money. That is how they support themselves. So, let's concentrate on removing what the fight over...drug sales, prostitution and the like. Rid the neighborhoods of that and there will be less to fight over. Squeeeeeze their profits down to zero and there will be less violence!
Daniella Ruiz April 23, 2014 at 02:27 pm
Hey Oprah, where are you?? out in the streets helping these thugs find a new way of life?? with allRead More that cash and negro power behind you, you should be able to fix this in one show.
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JLO April 21, 2014 at 02:03 am
It would be wonderful if the editors actually knew English sentence structure when posting a storyRead More Take a closer look at the first paragraph for example.
Infamous Steve April 21, 2014 at 10:28 am
I thought that was a little difficult to read....lol almost like street talk.
Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Bob April 24, 2014 at 12:48 pm
Wow...you guys are nuts. And I am conservative......a "kid" did something he should notRead More have. A parody doesn't harm other people like he was doing. I do not think anyone would want this "kid" to do it to them and their family. Teach the young man right from wrong w/ the proper punishment.....and chill out people....geeezzzz.....
voice of america April 24, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Bob,I don't where you come from maybe russia, Iran I know the leader over there did the same thingRead More to his people. We are not the mayor or police chief, don't take the job if you can't take what comes with it. I am sure the Mayor said to the incumbent, I can do this job better then you, trust me vote for me, not everybody! the kid did not trust him saw who he really was. the kid is a hero, he brought the true colors of the mayor out, and the kid was wright. Now he got to go. and the police chief with him.
The Other Christine April 24, 2014 at 03:38 pm
Bob... If someone said I was smoking pot with a prostitute I would have to sue them for defamation.Read More That is the proper punishment. And that is what we are trying to explain to you. He didn't yell fire in a crowded theater... that would have the potential to harm other people. They mayor, judges, and police were overzealous at least, or acted criminally at worst. I can't imagine how you think it's acceptable for the police to raid someone's house over a satirical twitter account... this is not Nazi Germany.
President Obama
stanley seigler April 24, 2014 at 10:17 pm
@McCloud, your data is confusing, perhaps if you provide the ref/link from which the data came [theRead More source] i can better appreciate your position ... surely the data didn't come from rushannunbreitbart whole cloth +++ hmmm!
stanley seigler April 24, 2014 at 10:44 pm
@McCloud, your data is confusing, perhaps if you provide the ref/link from which the data came [theRead More source] i can better appreciate your position ... surely the data didn't come from rushannunbreitbart whole cloth +++ hmmm! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> +++ THE DATA I FIND SHOWS: http://www.statisticbrain.com/jobs-created-during-each-presidency-term/ FYI: +++ BO 2009-13: 1.2M jobs created [5 yrs] +++ W 2001-09: 1.1M jobs created [8 yrs] +++ CLINTON 1993-2001: 22.7M jobs created [8 yrs] +++ REAGAN 1981-1989: 16.1M jobs created [8 yrs] <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< +++ the DEM years yeilded mo jobs created than GOP years.
Jason McSweeney April 24, 2014 at 10:49 pm
McCloud, did you post this? "Reagan was left with Carter's mess, 22% interest rates 10.8%Read More unemployment 2% GDP 800 DOW index over 400 US hostages in captivity" So you blamed the previous President (Carter) for the current (Reagan's) economy and faults, is that correct? So when I bring up Bush's policies for the current Obama economy, you can't comprehend? Really?
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Harry Benson April 16, 2014 at 02:27 pm
Why? Hasn't it already been proven that the Mexicans can either climb it or dig under it?
Dense much? April 16, 2014 at 03:55 pm
A million dollars well wasted.....
Infamous Steve April 17, 2014 at 10:21 am
LMMFAO Harry!!!!
The existing courthouse was built in the 1960s. Credit: File photo
Infamous Steve April 15, 2014 at 09:22 am
Yea, you take the court house out of the ghetto and I'm sure they will all be devastated... ManyRead More officials — including Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante — have pushed to keep the courthouse downtown. "The impact for Joliet would be devastating" if the courthouse were to leave, Winfrey acknowledged. "We are not trying to do that," she added, saying the county board actively supports the revitalization of downtown Joliet.
Volunteer workers chip in their services by shoveling mulch during the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Community Volunteer Workday in 2013. This year’s event will be held on April 26 at Whalon Lake. Credit: Submitted photo
Infamous Steve April 14, 2014 at 08:50 am
Yea, what about the Hammel woods dog park? that is in such poor shape, It's not even funny. You knowRead More it is bad when even a forest preserve officer makes the comment,"you know, they just built two new dog parks. You think they'd spend some money on this one."
Seer April 10, 2014 at 12:05 am
Heroin was tough to get before we invaded Afghanistan beccause the Taliban outlawed it- now the CIARead More runs the poppy field show over there and our streets are flooded with H.
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Infamous Steve April 7, 2014 at 09:15 am
And this isn't going to create a controversy?!?!?!?!
Pat April 7, 2014 at 04:01 pm
From what I can see, there is no shortage of people wanting these jobs, so what does that tell you?Read More For what its worth, I say no!
stanley seigler April 24, 2014 at 03:56 pm
@russ foster, re: 'Can you tell me exactly was was wrong with my former insurance policy'?Read More >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> +++ if you liked it probably nothing...but you cant make policy based on russ' experience ... if cancelled , why? (specific reasons) +++ i can tell yall-etal what was/is wrong with our health care system pre BO-care: 1] 30-40 million uninsured; 2] insurance companies could deny coverage due to pre exixtings; 3] 26 yo denied coverage under parents plan (if under 26 yo's, were they covered on yo former?); 4] insurance companies could cap cost (was there a cap on former?) 5] etc google ACA more advantages. <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< +++ now can anyone tell us (at least me) why they believe the pre BO-care sysrtem was/is better than socilized medicine ... universal heath care ... practiced in most western democracies. AND which rank higher, by WHO, in quality and lower in cost than we do (WHO ranks USA 37th in quality and NUMBER ONE in cost)! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> rankings probably outdated but close enough for talking points
McCloud April 24, 2014 at 08:06 pm
Sounds like he prefers the totalitarian way Russ, what you want or need can't make policy on that.Read More Whats that? You lost your insurance, too bad. Whats that, you now have to pat twice as much, too bad. You are just going to have to get used to funding another monster welfare slush fund. too bad.
stanley seigler April 24, 2014 at 11:42 pm
@mccloud, re Sounds like he prefers the totalitarian wayRead More >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> +++ hyperbolic hype implying our democracy or social democracy in any way resembles totalitarianism (eg, soviet union communism, nazi fascism) is lunacy and indicates a complete mis-understanding of the forms of government. <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< +++ further, the monster welfare comment indicated an utter lack of compassion for the least. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> finally it indicates no comprehension that health care is a right and a mandate of the government to provide for the general welfare of its citizens.
Judge Cynthia Brim in her Cook County booking mug and in happier times on a recent talk show appearance.
Bob Wadas April 1, 2014 at 03:21 pm
She was actually a very good judge !
Ed60062 April 8, 2014 at 09:39 pm
Funny how everyone thinks she shouldn't be a judge but, as was pointed out earlier, few bothered toRead More vote no on the retention ballot.
Magilla Gorilla April 13, 2014 at 09:09 am
Wow. If they had an asterisk by her name on the ballot that symbolized a connotation regarding herRead More illness, I am sure people would have voted No. Most people that vote are either politically ignorant or corrupted anyway. Either way, the voting system is a fraud. SHOW HER THE MONEY, cuz, as far as I can tell, the vast majority of public servants have more than a few screws loose anyway... Birds of a feather flock together.
Prominent cigarette displays in a Walmart. | Credit to anti-smoking advocacy site badadvertising.org
Mike Es. March 30, 2014 at 11:16 am
Maybe we can make up the tax my LEGALIZING MARIJUANA!
Marie MANCERA March 30, 2014 at 07:46 pm
Already, there is TOO MUCH Government interference in the private life of us Americans, why don thisRead More gov agents worry about schools, high taxes, etc. Ms. Madigan has a lot of nerve asking for stores to stop selling cigarettes, at the time the state is legalizing marihuana, Cook county is the highest tax in the state, etc.etc.
karen erickson March 31, 2014 at 07:29 am
If they're gonna ban tobacco products, they should also ban junk food & pop along with alcohol!
Sohan L. Khungar March 28, 2014 at 09:39 pm
Bring jobs by encouraging new businesses, expanding existing ones, encourage R&D, internshipsRead More for students and teachers, give incentives for hiring, particularly the unemployed, encourage home ownership, energy conservation, incentives to get off the vices, like drugs. Convert firearms to ploughs and high tech tools, cars and robots. These will all add revenues and taxes, and we could go back to the good old days of 2 or 3% state income tax. Look at the states with zero state income tax: WA, TX, FL, Arizona, NM, Oegon and others: they are all pro-business, which means more jobs and sales/excise taxes. I hate going to Chicago to pay outrageous parking fees. No such problem in beautiful suburbs like Oakbrook. Bring more jobs to suburbs and the country side. Give incentives to farmers. Why are more ag businesses in Iowa, WI and MN than in IL? I want to start a business which in 3-5 years could add as many as 100 jobs. I went to my village: no incentives! Wyming is giving us "no taxes for 10 years". Wake up IL politicians!
J. Geoff Rove April 10, 2014 at 08:01 pm
"There is also a lack of interaction with state workers, which contributes to low morale amongRead More them and negatively affects the day-to-day management of state government,” Please, at least the Ryan Cronnies are OUT. Only new TOLLROADS around here during 26 YEARS of Thompson, Edgar, Ryan gang.
jim April 10, 2014 at 08:11 pm
@Sohan the days of 2 or 3% are long gone. Look for property taxes to take a big jump over next 5 toRead More 10 years to pay for the pension mess and the politic ans that think money grows on trees ( they see a leaf and think its a dollar)