Chicago mother’s joint custody of son ripped away by Cook County Illinois judge because she is not vaccinated against COVID-19

Does anyone still believe we are not living in a dystopian nightmare? Cook County judge James Shapiro asked a mom if she was vaccinated during a child support hearing. This question was not prompted by the child’s father or his attorney. The mom answered no because she had bad...

Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger publicly admits he is not a patriot

Everyone in the 16th Congressional district of Illinois needs to vote this asshole out. At first I thought Kinzinger was posturing for a run at Illinois Governor. Now I think he’s just drunk on media bullshit and needs to go. He should be embarrassed to be from Kankakee, Illinois....

It’s immoral to give millions to incentivize vaccines when your state is broke

The Chicago Tribune asks the question, “Is it ethical to offer lottery entries in exchange for people to get vaccinated?” The answer is no. Especially when the state in question is Illinois and is drowning in hundreds of billions in pension debt. How about asking this question of Fat...

Pritzker expands Chicago Teachers Union power

Good old JB is batting a thousand these days. As if the Chicago Teachers Union doesn’t already have enough power in the city the wise sage that is JB Pritzker decides to up the ante. The Chicago Teachers Union is lauding Gov. J.B. Pritzker for restoring its ability to...

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker increases pension obligations

How do you take a pension system that is only 18.4% funded and make it solvent? Well, you make the pensions more generous of course. Previously, a Chicago firefighter born on or after Jan. 1, 1966, would receive a non-compounding annual 1.5% cost-of-living adjustment to his or her pension,...

Georgia to join other free and open states on Thursday

Hopefully this isn’t April Fool fake news. The governor said Friday that his administration will outline plans to roll back the remaining coronavirus restrictions, which include capacity limits, restrictions on large-scale gatherings and dozens of safety guidelines for restaurants, bars, entertainment venues and other venues. “Georgians know the right...

Illinois’ economy and its illustrious governor in one cartoon

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Chicago is so flush with cash it can provide Guaranteed Basic Income to residents

Some genius Chicago aldermen have the brilliant idea to provide a “Guaranteed Basic Income” to city residents. Alderman Gilbert Villegas, Alderwoman Maria Hadden and Alderwoman Sophia King introduced the resolution to the Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development of the Chicago City Council. “Distributing cash directly to Chicago...

Why Georgia needs to remain red

I come from Illinois where the government never met a tax or fee it didn’t like. Living in Illinois for 53 years, never has a proposal been pushed to reduce taxes of any kind. We had one case where the state raised the income tax rate from 3% to...

Goodbye Chicago

It kinda hurts writing that headline. But, it’s true. I’m leaving Chicago for what I hope are greener pastures. I have mixed emotions about it but also feel the change is long overdue. The tldr version of everything below is that I’m tired of Illinois’ multiple levels of corrupt...