August 24


Blagojevich trial January 2011?, Judge James Zagel, Public defenders, Citizen Wells open thread, August 24, 2010

Blagojevich trial January 2011?, Judge James Zagel, Public defenders From the Chicago Tribune August 23, 2010. “At a private meeting last week with lawyers in the case, U.S. District Judge James Zagel said he was eyeing January for a second trial and suggested he would appoint two attorneys for Blagojevich at taxpayer expense, according to sources familiar with the matter. Blagojevich’s legal team of seven lawyers was paid from his campaign funds for the first trial, but taxpayers will have to foot the bill for the retrial because the $2.7Read More

Jan Schakowsky, Illinois Representative, Illegal aliens, August 24, 2009 press conference, No respect for the law, Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, What about US citizens' rights?

Is there something in the water in Illinois? I have heard from reliable sources that drug use among politicians in Chicago is rampant. Obviously there is no respect for the US Constitution or rule of law. And all of this is coming from the “Land of Lincoln.” So what is Representative Jan Schakowsky of IL on? She obviously has no respect for the laws of the US! “From Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s (D-IL) remarks at an August 24, 2009 press conference held in Chicago by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant andRead More

Trent Franks town hall meeting, August 24, 2009, Franks did not say lawsuit?, pursue looking into Obama birth certificate,, Trent Franks believes Obama born in Hawaii?, Franks town hall statement

The Trent Franks town hall meeting on Saturday, August 22, 2009, in Kingman, AZ is stirring up a lot of controversy. According to the Mojave Daily News, Franks was reported as saying: “Franks said there was not enough evidence that Obama is not an American citizen. He did say there was a lot of conflicting evidence of Obama’s citizenship and that he was considering filing a lawsuit, the only congressman to do so. Franks asked why the president did not simply produce a birth certificate.”” The Citizen Wells blog hasRead More