May 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Reagan Won Illinois. Three times.
Political pundits and party leaders in DC assume that Illinois is a solid Democratic state and cannot be won. Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush are evidence to the contrary. Illinois has certainly changed since [...]
May 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Justice for Voters in the Balance: Transforming the Supreme Court
A decade ago, conservative talk radio host Mark R. Levin wrote Men in Black, warning how the role of the Supreme Court was being politicized to impose liberal progressive policies on America in the courts. [...]
Here is a partial transcript from a recent Rush Limbaugh show. Some party elites insist that they choose the nominee, not voters. It makes one wonder about the purpose of all those debates and primaries. RUSH: Here's an interesting bite. Now, this was on Squawk Box on CNBC This Morning, Becky Quick [...]
What is a Convention of States? Here is the definition from www.conventionofstates.com: “A convention of states is a convention called by the state legislatures for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution. They are given power to do this under Article V of the Constitution. It is not a [...]
Welcome to the first issue of A Time for Choosing: Illinois. Our focus is on the political, social, and economic development of Illinois into a great place to work and live again. Successful people, businesses, and jobs are fleeing Illinois. A century ago, Illinois was one of the most competitive [...]
By Lennie Jarratt Another Common Core-aligned math problem is going viral. A 3rd grade math problem was marked incorrect despite the student finding the correct answer. The question asked the student to find the result of 5 multiplied by 3 using the “repeated addition strategy.” The student wrote “5+5+5” and [...]
2016-03-22T16:36:56-05:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: Education Reform, Issue|Comments Off on Common Core: Where a Wrong Answer can be Right and the Right Answer can be Wrong
First There Will Be a Crash “The sooner we can get to the other side the better” A Time for Choosing recently asked radio talk show host and former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh some pressing questions. Q: “If you have one minute to talk to a group of people, what would [...]
On election night, watch for the Democratic voter turnout relative to 1992 (Bill Clinton) or 2008. Hillary has been doing worse than in her 2008 defeat, with turnout overall down 30% from the 2008 election.
2016-03-22T16:37:25-05:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: Analysis|Comments Off on Voter Turnout: Democratic Perspective