Ask most farmers, they’re over President Trump’s Trade and Tariff War.
Ask businesses, both small and large, the growing uncertainty in the Trump economy is making life more difficult.
Ask working families, they’ve not received much if any of the benefits of the Trump-Republican massive tax cuts that have created historic Trillion Dollar Deficits.
It would be difficult for anyone to defend let alone to fight to prolong these failing economic policies for our rural communities. Continue reading Rep. Shimkus is Retiring
There is so much mistaken in “Jesus Made Adam and Eve, Not Adam and Steve.” It appears this statement was intentionally crafted to be political, divisive and discriminatory. Continue reading Challenging Extremism at Home
There should be no reason we cannot discuss issues without it descending into a disrespectful shouting match. #GaitherForIL Continue reading Discussing Politics and Religion
On this Thanksgiving Day, I find myself feeling amazingly grateful for all of the wonderful people I’ve met over the last few years. Your strength, stories and experiences remain with me every day.
Our country has been through many periods of prosperity and challenges. We have much to be grateful for and much to give thanks for in these more divisive times. We’ve faced far greater challenges. We will make it through these as well. Continue reading Being Grateful, Giving Thanks