The State of Illinois Has A New Governor

The State of Illinois has a new Governor. Republican Bruce Rauner won 
with 51 percent of the vote. Incumbent Governor Pat Quinn lost with 46
percent of the vote. Rauner accepted victory on election night before
Quinn conceded the next day. Here are 12 reasons why Rauner won and is the new Governor, and for the sake Read More …

The outreach African Americans are noticing

By Gianno Caldwell Over the past couple of years I have noticed a true shift in national and local politics. Republicans were historically the party of the African American community in the South from Lincoln until the Civil Rights era. That changed under the Johnson administration largely due to the signing of the Civil Rights Read More …

The Blackmocrats

During the past primary election in March, I provided professional outreach services to Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner to meet and have dialogue with various sections of the Black community. My advocacy was controversial. Chicago Sun-Times writer Michael Sneed called and asked if it were true. Sun-Times “columnist” (a term I use loosely) Neil Steinberg Read More …

Black United Fund: Record of Contribution Speaks Volumes

In recent weeks, we have watched as the Sun-Times commits character assassination against highly respected people in the most cunning ways. Bottom line, the front page “Thug in Quinn anti-violence program accused in teen’s murder” article only aids an elected official like David Reis, to put forth House Bill 6011 to “halt any remaining Fiscal Read More …

Do Chicago/Illinois Democrats Take the Black Vote for Granted?

In the City of Chicago, the Republican Party doesn’t exist for all practical purposes.  In the State of Illinois only because of downstate are there real Republicans. Democrats assume that Black voters will vote in mass for the party because of its history.  All of the black eggs are in one basket.  Why are Blacks Read More …

Beanie Baby Justice – The Light and The Heavy of the Jail Sentence

I am not a lawyer.  I am confused, John Q. Public. It seems to me that America has a double standard of justice. There is an adage stating that when you go to court you don’t know how you are coming out.  Does it depend on the lawyer?  Does it depend on the crime?  Does it depend Read More …