Posts Tagged “election”

Orland Park Board arrogantly ignores voters will

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Orland Park Board arrogantly ignores voters will

Orland Park Board arrogantly ignores voters will The Orland Park Village Board is apparently pretending that village voters really didn’t mean to support “change” in the last election, voting to oust 24-year incumbent Dan McLaughlin and replacing him with a little known, well-intentioned challenger, Keith Pekau. The board has named Joe LaMargo, the former head…

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race Republican challenger Keith Pekau easily unseated 23 year incumbent Dan McLaughlin as Mayor of Orland Park in a contest that focused on the mayor’s bid to boost his salary by more than 375 percent and to spike his pension from $30,000 a year to $110,000. By Ray Hanania…

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Election Day, National, State and County Nov, 8

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Election Day, National, State and County Nov, 8

Election Day, National, State and County Nov, 8 Don’t forget to vote if you have not already early voted. You can vote for President of the United States, congress and U.S. Senate, and for statewide offices and cook county wide offices. There are also local referendum on ballots, and voters will also vote for judges…

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It’s about change, not Sanders, Trump or Clinton

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It’s about change, not Sanders, Trump or Clinton

Bernie Sanders should quit the Democratic Party race and run for president as a true Independent. Donald Trump should apologize for his campaign rhetoric that continues to sound more and more racist against Mexicans and Muslims. Hillary Clinton needs to turn against the evil cabal of establishment insiders who run this country with power and…

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Alvarez dumped by Cook County Democrats

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Alvarez dumped by Cook County Democrats

The Cook County Democratic Organization Thursday dumped controversial Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and instead endorsed Kim Foxx. The Democratic Party decision is an expected blow to Alvarez, who has been under political and social siege as a result of her efforts to conceal police violence against teenagers in the African American community. Despite…

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West Suburban mayors endorse Dorothy Brown

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West Suburban mayors endorse Dorothy Brown

West Suburban mayors endorse Dorothy Brown “The Court Clerk’s office has been the most progressive under [Brown’s] administration” On TUESDAY, JAN 12, 2016, West Suburban Mayors, Mayor Joe Tamburino of Hillside, IL, Mayor James Discipio of Lagrange Park, IL, Mayor Sam Pulia of Westchester, IL, Mayor Dr. Frank Pasquale of Bellwood, IL, Mayor Ben Mazzulla…

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Trump: “Nobody’s gonna mess with us”

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Earlier this month, Donald Trump discussed how he would handle being Commander in Chief. “I will rebuild our military. It will be so strong and so powerful and so great… that we’ll never have to use it. Nobody’s gonna mess with us.” The top brass at the Pentagon have been complaining for years that the…

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Trump: “(Weiner) of the great sleaze-bags of our time”

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Trump suggests top Clinton aid passed on classified information to her husband, a disgraced former congressman. Donald Trump continues to throw punches at his opponents during the presidential campaign, this time bringing in a disgraced congressman. While speaking at an event in Massachusetts on Friday night, Trump brought up Huma Abedin – the top aide…

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Graham: Trump is a Complete Idiot

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In a Tuesday morning interview on CNN, Sen. Lindsey Graham says Donald Trump is a “complete idiot” Lindsey Graham also went on to say that if the two face off in the Republican primary in Graham’s home state of South Carolina, “I’ll beat his brains out.” To see the video: Trump’s an Complete Idiot

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