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The importance of independents

This is an updated version of a post I made on December 17th on my previous blog. I live in the 8th Congressional District of Illinois, in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. For 35 years, the 8th District was represented by Phil Crane, one of the original conservatives. The district voted for George W. Bush by 56% to 42% in 2000 and by 56% to 44% in 2004. That made it the most Republican district i... »

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog. I’m a 56-year old resident of Palatine, Illinois. I’m running for State Representative from the 54th Legislative District. I’m planning to use this blog to share my thoughts about government, politics, and anything else I think you might find interesting. I’m not new to blogging. I’ve been maintaining a blog for more than two years on the MyBarackO... »