Current Events

Trump-Shimkus Care a Bad Deal for Americans

If our local medical professionals have such negative opinions about Trump-Shimkus Care, shouldn’t we be a bit concerned about the negative impacts it would have on the citizens of Illinois? “I’m just gonna leave this right here How...

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Illinois’ Problems Are Beyond Party

Here is my Letter to the Editor of my hometown newspaper, The News-Progress. When I was in high school, I actually wrote sports stories for them, as well as co-writing an exposé with a classmate regarding the costly...

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Update on White County Fracking Permit

The fracking permit in White County has been placed on hold. In fact, Woolsey will have to resubmit their application. A letter was posted on the IDNR, Illinois Department of National Resources, website with the details. From SAFE:...

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Energized and Refocused after GA Loss

There’s much to learn from the special election loss in Georgia tonight. For being the most expensive House of Representative race in history, it ended up being about a 5-point race. Money can’t buy an election. Neither can...

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21 June 2017

Solidarity after Alexandria Shooting

The Alexandria, Virginia Congressional shooting shines a spotlight on the intersection of mental health treatment, access to healthcare, extreme political rhetoric, and an absence of common ground approaches in government, in the media, and in public discourse. Anyone...

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