Veto Pro Pac

14 Dec 18
Just Above Sunset

Change happens slowly, then all at once. Hemingway has one of his characters say that’s how one goes bankrupt – slowly, then suddenly. That’s how market crashes happen too. Baby boomers know that getting old happens slowly, then suddenly, all at once. Who is that in the mirror? This is a universal principle, one that […]

03 Dec 18
Fred Klonsky

Above, Senator Martinez speaks at a Springfield rally held by the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS). I have written about the Illinois Charter Commission before. It is a very undemocratic idea. The Commission, much like the Chicago board of education, is made up of unelected members. It has the power to overrule a local […]

01 Nov 18
WCCO | CBS Minnesota

With less than a week until the election, Republicans and Democrats are making closing arguments on the airwaves. But many of the campaign commercials are misleading.

31 Oct 18
CBS Boston

We’re less than one week away from election day, with the political ad season is in full swing. 

29 Oct 18
To Inform is to Influence

Many Russian disinformation articles refer to experts or expert agencies to provide validation of a claim. Sometimes the claims are outrageous, sometimes the claims are complete fabrications, and often the claims seem almost legitimate. Until you do a modicum of digging, you know, do good old hardcore research. Apparently, this is what the Washington Post, […]

25 Oct 18
OB Rag

It is a rough and tumble race out there between challenger and Democrat Jen Campbell and incumbent and Republican Lorie Zapf in the District 2 show-down.

Even though Zapf is known through-out the district and has an advantage being the incumbent, registered Democrats have the edge with their 32,000 to 22,500 registered Republicans. (There’s also 27,000 ‘no party preference’ voters.)

So, with less than 2 weeks to go to the November 6 election, who’s on first? And who’s on second?

15 Oct 18
Tiffany Favorites

Special counsel Robert Mueller can’t escape the headlines, or President Donald Trump’s obsessive Twitter feed. But there’s one place the lead Russia investigator has been noticeably absent: the 2018 campaign trail. Mueller and his inquiry are missing from the campaign advertising airwaves in the final sprint to November. Debates have all but ignored the story, […]

15 Oct 18
Go News Viral

Party operatives and candidates say special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is best handled as mood music rather than as a primary argument to be used to drive turnout. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Elections Campaign ads and debates are mostly avoiding the Russia investigation in favor of other issues important to voters. By DARREN SAMUELSOHN 10/15/2018 […]

15 Oct 18
Update Trend News

Party operatives and candidates say special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is best handled as mood music rather than as a primary argument to be used to drive turnout. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Elections Campaign ads and debates are mostly avoiding the Russia investigation in favor of other issues important to voters. By DARREN SAMUELSOHN 10/15/2018 […]

15 Oct 18
Viral Rumour

Party operatives and candidates say special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is best handled as mood music rather than as a primary argument to be used to drive turnout. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Elections Campaign ads and debates are mostly avoiding the Russia investigation in favor of other issues important to voters. By DARREN SAMUELSOHN 10/15/2018 […]