About Lennie Jarratt

Small Business Owner, Education Watchdog, FOIA expert, Founder of For Our Children's Future

Josh Turner about and Performing the Star Spangled Banner

Josh Turner talks about singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” Josh Turner performs “The Star-Spangled Banner”

IL Supreme Court Rules Health Benefits Part of Pension

The IL Supreme Court today ruled that retirement health care benefits within the State pension systems are to be considered part of pension benefits that can not be constitutionally diminished or reduced. Paragraph 40 [Emphasis mine] ~ Although some of the benefits are governed by a group health insurance statute and others are covered by the […]

Interview with Harris v Quinn Attorney: The Fight Continues

Even though Pam Harris, mother of a disabled child defeated the SEIU on Monday at the Supreme Court her fight is not over. Attorney, Bill Messenger of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation argued her case before the Supreme Court. The ruling was limited in it’s scope to non public employees, in this […]

Race Based Standards Leaving All Children behind

The Illinois State Board of Education has been granted a waiver to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that will institutionalize racism in our public school system. How is the education bureaucracy doing this? The state is changing the standards students have to meet by “RACE”. Yes, each race will have a separate standard to meet over the […]

Rauner Continues to Save State Money Just Running for Governor

On June 12th Bruce Rauner shared his blueprint for the start of reforming state spending.  Item #2 was a plan to sell the state planes saving the taxpayers $10 million dollars.  Today, Gov. Quinn announced $250 million in budget cuts.  As part of that plan, he is selling 9 of the state owned planes. This […]

Government Unions Join Democrats Againts Rauner

Last week it once again became crystal clear which side the government unions were on in the race for Illinois Governor.  The DGA (Democratic Governors Association) put $1 million into the Quinn campaign. In addition the teacher unions dumped in another $725,000. What does this mean?  It means there is going to soon be a […]

Employers Cannot Be Forced to Violate Their Religious Freedom

In a narrow 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that closely held companies cannot be forced to violate their religious freedom. The case is one where under the ACA (Affordalbe Care Act) aka Obamacare, HHS (Health & Human Services) mandated that employers had to provide insurance that covered abortifacients free of charge with its insurance […]

College of DuPage President Offers Quinn Election Votes for $20 Million State Grant

For the Good of Illinois has broken a bombshell story where the President of the College of DuPage offers Quinn votes in the upcoming election if Quinn will give him $20 million in construction grants. “I needed to identify a project that would help release our state funding. My idea: a Teaching and Learning Center. […]

Breaking: Climate Change Blamed for Missing IRS and EPA Emails

The IRS and EPA have added new revelations about the crashed hard drives and subsequent missing emails. They now claim that global warming caused the rapid overheating and then rapid cooling within the polar vortex caused the metal in the hard drive to fracture. The fractured hard drives made it impossible to recover the missing […]

Cook County Judge Throws Term Limit Initiative off Ballot

From a press release from the Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits: “Today we saw the entrenched special interests that fund and support the political status quo prevail, and the people of Illinois be denied the right to chose for themselves if term limits should be the law in Illinois,” said Term Limits and […]