We have a horse race for attorney general . . .

From AG candidate Paul Schimpf in an email pitch this morning: We have gotten to this point [ leading Lisa Madigan downstate and statistically tied in the collar counties.  Overall, only down 16 points, with four and a half months left in the race. ] because of the undeniable truth of our message:  Illinois desperately needs…

Hillary Clinton on being ready for gay marriage

Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
Hillary Clinton defending self on charge of coming late to gay “marriage” support, arriving only when politics demanded it: “You know, somebody is always first,” Clinton said. “Somebody is always out front and thank goodness they are. But that doesn’t mean that those who join later, in being publicly supportive…

Chris Cleveland tells it true?

43rd Ward Committeeman who challenged Aaron Del Mar for GOP county chairman reacts to claim that county GOP’s fielding no candidates was a plan to thwart Dems: “Democrats have infiltrated the Republican Party, and they’ve urged us to lay down and keep quiet. This is offensive beyond belief,” Cleveland said. “Any Republican who thinks we…

Feeling bad about how things go these days?

Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
Have a look at three of fifteen (15!) signs the middle class is dying: #5 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 36 percent of Americans under the age of 35 own a home.  That is the lowest level that has ever been measured. #6 Right now, approximately one out of every six men in the…