Big Government, Little People or Little Government, Big People

With Tax Day upon us, it is time to reflect on which paradigm our country was founded on. Was it Big Government, Little People or Little Government, Big People? Illinois use to be a great state. It was said that even during the depression, if you couldn’t find a job here, you couldn’t find a […]

For Whom Does the Bell Toll?

This was originally written CIRCA 1970. When you read it you will understand it’s relevance to today. The Communist bloc in Eastern Europe is disintegrating. Nation after nation is rejecting Communism and seeking a democratic form of government. Americans, refugees, and our government are overjoyed. The inhuman excesses of Joe Stalin and his brand of […]

Big Government

It’s official: Illinois has more local governments than any other state in the country. With 6,963 local governments, Illinois has 1,800 more than any other state. Knowing this, it should come as no surprise that Illinois residents pay the second-highest owner-occupied property tax rates in the country, or that it’s the third most corrupt state in the […]

Senseless Big Government Law Robs Medicaid in Illinois

CN recommended from the Heritage Foundation: States are desperate for ways to make their budgets more cost-effective. Illinois found a way—but the federal government won’t let the state implement a requirement that would help repair its faulty Medicaid system. Federal government health care laws are preventing a new Medicaid ID requirement—passed by bipartisan majorities in […]

Big Government Means Small People: Ten ways progressive policies harm society’s moral character

CN recommended by Dennis Prager: While liberals are certain about the moral superiority of liberal policies, the truth is that those policies actually diminish a society’s moral character. Many individual liberals are fine people, but the policies they advocate tend to make a people worse. Here are ten reasons: 1. The bigger the government, the […]