|Illinois electoral process is unfair|
Most people have no idea that Presidents are not elected by individual votes. They are elected by an electoral process. For those not knowing what this means, it is a process by which Illinois selects "delegates" to vote for a president.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
|Price to be paid for uninformed votes|
I watch a lot of politics on television. At least that's what my wife thinks. Sometimes I think she might be right particularly when what I see ticks me off and I yell at those spouting complete BS about what's going on in the U.S.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
|14th Amendment should be changed|
I've seen a lot on TV and in newspapers about the illegals in the country and that they are protected under our Constitution.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
|Sites with 'no guns' sticker may be most dangerous|
I read the article in the Dec. 4 paper about the gun debate and both political parties taking sides on the issue. So? What's new there.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
|Phillips responds to letter on state fiscal mess|
I want to thank Dane Ecton for taking time to voice his opinion and his concerns (Letter to the Editor, Nov. 23 Daily News). We need more people to be engaged in the political process and I certainly applaud Mr. Ecton's efforts to get involved.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
|'Clarity' is what's needed to fix state
I am writing to address our legislators' role in the recent financial crisis facing the State of Illinois. As a political science graduate student at Eastern Illinois University and a constituent from Robinson, I believe their representation of our district's interests has been lacking.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
|Quilts of Valor recalls 'homefront' support
Sunday I was privileged to attend the "Quilts of Valor" program at Robinson High School. For those who are unaware, this program was the culmination of many months of work by a very dedicated group of quilters.
Thursday, November 12, 2015