Political Arena

Thank me, I didn’t vote for Topinka

By John Biver

From today’s Sun-Times: The bumper beat: Fans of former state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, who lost a bid to unseat Gov. Blago, tells Sneed they are going to produce bumper stickers stating: “Don’t blame me….

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The Best on Barack Obama

By John Biver

Americans who don’t savor the prospect of a President Barack Obama need to realize he is where he’s at because of the failures of the Republican Party. If elected Republican leadership had been doing their…

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Alaska GOP provides inspiration for Illinois GOP

By John Biver

The Chicago Tribune reported in an Associated Press story today that the Alaska state Republican Party convention “that could have unified a troubled party has descended into infighting.” Horrors! The lieutenant governor, of all the nerve,…

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Candidate vetting for dummies

By John Biver

Illinois rank and file Republican voters can’t afford to spend the next five years they like did that last five years. It’s no longer good enough to blindly trust the men and women who…

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