Posts Tagged ‘other news’

ANOTHER Cook County Republican candidate encounters voting problems

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Monday, when GOP 12th sub-circuit judicial candidate James Paul Pieczonka went to the Arlington Heights Village Hall to vote, he was surprised to find the signature on Cook County Board of Elections’ files didn’t look at all like his.
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Judge uses error-filled left-wing conspiracy website in voter ID opinion

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CHICAGO – Federal Judge Richard Posner of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago strongly disagrees with Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Posner blasted the law in a dissenting opinion to the court’s decision to not rehear arguments in a voter ID lawsuit before a judicial panel made up of the entire court. In writing his decision, Posner turned to an obscure website and a collection of misconceptions to prove his point.
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Environmentalist report compares Montana to Mongolia

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MISSOULA, Mont. – A recent report on Montana carbon emissions from an environmentalist group laments the fact that Montana emits as much carbon dioxide as the country of Mongolia, a country where one-third of its residents did not have access to electricity as of 2009.
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Chicago-based federal judge envisions ‘rape license’ for ‘right to rape’

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CHICAGO – Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the pro-”gay marriage” left when, by way of a “legal analysis” free from the troublesome constraints of logic, case precedent, biology, tradition and reality in general, he managed to somehow divine a long-hidden constitutional “right” for two dudes to get “married.”
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Liberal radio host compares voting for Hillary Clinton to a colonoscopy, chewing on aluminum foil

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MADISON, Wis. – Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may be an early frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but not everyone on the Left is excited about it. John “Sly” Sylvester, an outspoken pro-union liberal radio talkshow host in Madison, added his voice recently to the growing chorus of liberal and Democrat concern about Clinton’s potential bid for the White House.
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Anti-coal policies causing Florida electricity rate hikes

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Duke Energy seeks nearly $2 million in Florida electricity rate hikes to pay for a new power plant made necessary by environmental restrictions. The electricity rate hikes became necessary as environmental restrictions force the closing of two coal power plants providing Floridians with inexpensive electricity.
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UPDATE: Dem activist on Perry grand jury doubles down

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AUSTIN, Texas – A Democratic activist who served on the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) insists she doesn’t see anything wrong with serving on a grand jury involving a high profile political leader and being heavily involved in partisan state politics.
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Teamsters threaten ‘Top Chef’ star: ‘We’re gonna bash that pretty face in, you f*cking whore!’

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BOSTON – Some things never change. After nearly 15 years of trying to clean up a reputation marred with corruption, shake-downs of the film industry, as well as violence, Boston’s famous Teamsters Local 25′s public face turned very ugly earlier this summer when the popular Bravo network show Top Chef rolled into Beantown using non-union production assistants and drivers.
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