Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Priorities People!

  • Gov. Pat Quinn this afternoon floated a desperation plan on pension reform, throwing his support behind a bill that would set up a commission to decide how to fix Illinois' financially failing government worker retirement systems.

    Conventional efforts to craft a compromise on pension changes have gone nowhere during the lame-duck session. The new measure filed today would set up an eight-member commission appointed by the four legislative leaders. The panel would issue a report on pension system changes that would become law unless the General Assembly voted to overturn it.

    Testifying before a House panel, Quinn said the measure represents "extraordinary action" to break the gridlock. It is modeled after federal military base closing commission reports to Congress. "We must have some sort of movement," Quinn said.
Great idea! Form a committee! A committee of scapegoats who everyone can blame when the ship finally sinks.

Luckily, the Legislature has some massive achievement they can hang their hats on, right?
  • The Illinois House today approved a measure to allow illegal immigrants to get temporary driver's licenses, sending it to a supportive Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

    The 65-46 vote came after a lengthy debate in which backers and foes laid out their cases.

    Rep. Dennis Reboletti, R-Elmhurst, cited numerous concerns about public safety. Opponents questioned why fingerprinting isn't part of the legislation. Republican Rep. Randy Ramey of DuPage County said too many issues are left unanswered.

    “There are going to be far too many people who will get these cards,” Ramey said. “There’ll be fraud, abuse.”

    House Republican leader Tom Cross, however, supported the measure saying Illinois should be a place welcoming to immigrants "who want to work, who want to be part of our communities. We should work with them, not fight with them."

Then how about they follow, oh we don't know, the rules?  Communities have rules, laws and such you know.  That's part of what makes them "communities."

Nice job Cross, you piece of garbage.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

With regard to pensions.

The taxpayers did their job to fund the pensions. The police, fire, teachers, public workers and their unions did their jobs.

The political apparatus that stole the money, diverting it to their no-bid contract cohorts are trying like hell to pit the evil, greedy, public workers and their unions against the taxpayers.

If they can get away with it the politicians will be off the hook with the pension theft.

With regard to Illegal Immigrant drivers licenses we wonder what politically correct tag we are going to use now. We can't call them undocumented aliens anymore. They'll have documentation!

What a nice "Broken Windows" law enforcement strategy and slap in the face it all is. We showed them. We're a nation of's your drivers license. Screw all the people standing in line waiting to come into the country the right way. HAHAHAH what fools you all are. That's not how you do it. Kick the doors to the nation open and demand your rights!!


I mean after all. That's how desperate the city is for money. Don't kid yourself it's all about the money.

1/09/2013 12:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The driver's license law is bad news.

No fingerprinting, no passport required, Matricula Consular cards OK.

By the way, the Mexican Consulate in Chicago has already announced extended hours next week. No joke.

1/09/2013 12:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So, Cross wants to welcome and eventually support the illegals and freeloaders, but deprive us of our pensions. Sweet.

1/09/2013 12:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mayor Washington was right when he said of quinn"the man is an idiot,always trying to get his name in the newspaper with his acts of gross stupidity"

1/09/2013 12:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What part of ILLEGAL don't they understand???!!! They are here ILLEGALLY. They shouldn't be afforded the same privileges that people who came here legally are, not to mention the actual citizens that were born here. Illegals sponging off the system, not paying taxes back into it, bleeding it dry...yeah give them a license too. What a joke. No wonder why Illinois is broke.

1/09/2013 12:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What ever you do the Code of Silence must be maintained when it comes to the Chicago Casino's and the estimates of how much revenue they will bring in.

Keep you mouths shut. Radio silence.

If any of those estimates should leak out it's gonna eff-up the pension crisis talks, and the union give backs, the shared sacrifice crap that is being pedaled.

Stick to your scripts!

We have no money. Pension reform, pension reform....


The Downtown Tower of Bullshit.

1/09/2013 01:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

change pension rules for future hires and honor promised benefits for current employees. easily passed. done. no court challenges.

1/09/2013 02:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This has become a witch hunt on public workers and their pensions.
How about the focus of the witch hunt shifts to every politician who ever voted to misappropriate funds that were earmarked for pension contributions in the past? Let them be held accountable instead of now trying to screw the poor workers who have nothing else but their meager pensions to rely upon.

1/09/2013 02:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There have always been temporary DL's called TDL's. One could get one for 90 days twice without a social security number, just a fake Immigrant card and fake birth cert.

1/09/2013 04:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Mt Greenwood Hillbilly said...

Illinois politicians self-preservation instincts hold more sway than the state constitution and their oath of office does.

1/09/2013 06:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fuck them. I'm of Mexican decent my grandparent's became citizens through the Hull House. We all speak ENGLISH no Spanish. You want to be in my country? Then follow the fucking rules. I hate you fucking people. Telling me I should be ashamed of my parents for not teaching me YOUR fucking language. In case you didn't notice your in my country not yours!

1/09/2013 06:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

FYI. The pension legislation went nowhere and would not have included CPD pensions.

1/09/2013 07:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Illinois politicians,federal ones too,do not want to follow the Constitution or the laws of the land.Then why should any of us?

1/09/2013 07:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pension. Nobody deserves a public pension at a rate of the job they been exempted to or appointed to by someone they know. Nobody deserves double and triple public pensions. Nobody should be getting a pension they were able to buy. (Daley and while lot of others). Cut off all those and that erases a lot of debt right off right away. A pension system should never be underfunded. If we had social security. Can a private business underfund there social security payments? No! Someone would end up in jail! Why ain't this the case here???

1/09/2013 08:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Jesse White gonna waive the thirty dollar license fee or will the state "eat"
the costs ? Who will train them on the "Rules of The Road" ? In the rush to convert the resident illegal aliens to the registered voter base, the Quinn/White Combine did not consider the ramifications of what they are foisting on the citizens of Ilinois.

1/09/2013 09:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just watch. Now with a drivers license, illegals will take local and state jobs away from citizens. IDOT and CDOT will start highering illegals to fill jobs and replace current workers for less pay all with taxpayer money. Rhams already looking for private companies to privatize city union jobs. So a big thanks to all the unions who keep us voting democrat.

1/09/2013 10:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is time to quickly buy some rental property in Pilsen and thereabouts because the Spanish/English road maps from Mexico to Chicago are already being printed up.

Soon there will be a large influx of new "immigrants" and someone needs to be here to greet them and to rent them apartments and get them on the bus to get their brand new Illinois Drivers Licenses.

You may see "illegal immigrants" but others see gold in the streets. There's money to be made lads, let's get on with it.

1/09/2013 11:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Acevedo should be forced to leave cpd for condoning illegal activity.

1/09/2013 12:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

With regards to the driver's licenses for illegals, I would say that besides all the money the state is going to make off this, it will make it that much easier for all those now documented illegals to vote in the next election.

1/09/2013 04:18:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pilsen has more white people than brown. That money train is pulling out of the station.

1/09/2013 05:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cross is a pile of shit, he was the same asswipe who tried to back door our pention with Rahm trying to get on our pention commity.

1/09/2013 05:33:00 PM  
Anonymous P.O. Randy Stevens, 018th District said...

Without fingerprinting, what will an illegal immigrant do when their Illinois D.L. becomes suspended or revoked? Simple! Just apply for a new one under a different name.

Our Illinois legislators tie with California for the dumbest and most degenerate human beings ever to hold public office.

1/09/2013 05:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love my country, but I am so saddened by what the politicians have done to the citizens of this country. Both sets of my grandparents came here legally. They worked hard, were too proud to take a handout from anyone. I never learned how to speak their native language, as they were so proud to be Americans, we only heard English spoken in their homes, even if it as one would say, broken English at times. My one grandmother raised her children, took care of her home, and went to night school so that she could become a better American. I remember how proud they all were and how fortunate they felt that they could come to America. My grandparents always told me they owed so much to this country. Sadly, today the immigrants feel that our country owes them. We won't need a war to come upon our soil to make the U.S. fall....I'm afraid our politician's and their extreme liberal process will be the fall of this great country.
It angers me that this country doesn't take care of the returning vets who have fought for this country, but somehow have all the resources available for illegals.

1/09/2013 07:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Silly question...

Are car insurance agencies required to provide service to licensed drivers? Or can they legally decline for any or no reason?

Cause I tell ya... Licensed or not, I don't see any illegal staying put at the scene of an accident where they are at fault, period.

1/09/2013 07:20:00 PM  
Blogger The Keesing Bandit said...

Avocado needs to come back to the bathhouse to get a shot of reality .

I know exactly where he will take his shot .

Now, kees me you fool!!!!

1/09/2013 07:39:00 PM  
Blogger The Keesing Bandit said...

I don't want Quinn to kees me

1/09/2013 07:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Fuck them. I'm of Mexican decent my grandparent's became citizens through the Hull House. We all speak ENGLISH no Spanish. You want to be in my country? Then follow the fucking rules. I hate you fucking people. Telling me I should be ashamed of my parents for not teaching me YOUR fucking language. In case you didn't notice your in my country not yours!

1/09/2013 06:47:00 AM

chiil out dude ,its not that serious. listen, the dept will and is offering the stress mgmnt classes starting this month at hartgrove. and will offer it every month, you should sign up.

1/09/2013 07:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Christ is this USA and Illinois screwed up. We should be deporting illegals. Now we give them everything.

I think I will go to Mexico and ask for a drivers license and health care, schooling, voting, etc. They will find my ass dead in the ocean or mountains.

1/09/2013 08:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Every one of these elected pieces of political garbage should be impeached for violating their oath of office "to uphold The Constitution". Lisa Madigan has made herself impeachable by not prosecuting ANY of these sniveling politicians for even suggesting that illegal ALIENS (calling them "immigrants" is like calling a streetcorner drug dealer a pharmacist) be allowed to get a legal driving permit of any sort. Sanctuary Cities?! Being here undocumented is a Federal crime. Can't imagine why we aren't able to report illegals to ICE anymore...

1/09/2013 10:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
FYI. The pension legislation went nowhere and would not have included CPD pensions.

1/09/2013 07:23:00 AM

Uh, THIS time, you mean.
And, of course, NEXT time, when they succeed and take MY pension away, you will be the only special person left on the Department whose pension goes untouched.
I don't know if you're naive or just plain stupid.

1/10/2013 12:51:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"I don't see any illegal staying put at the scene of an accident where they are at fault..."

1/09/2013 07:20:00 PM

Arterial street. Night. One carload of illegals collides with another carload of illegals. Population density sufficient that that is actually a more likely outcome than not.

Car A disabled, diagonally across lane. Occupants of Car A leap out, rapidly remove license plates, and pile on top of everyone in Car B, which disappears.

Mutual support.

Police arrive later, scratch their heads, call for a tow.

1/10/2013 01:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is to our Leader Mike Shields
"Why are we waiting for Madigan to try and wreck our pension plans. "Why arent YOU (F.O.P.)suing the STATE for UNDERFUNDING THE PENSIONS FOR 30 YEARS (Madigan and Daley's rule )forcing the state to find a way to fix it with out short changing our pensions.. How about the money from the Red Light Cameras and Speed Cameras being directed FULLY to the underfunded ( politicaly caused )pension short fall. How about selling Midway Airport and ALL THE MONIES BEING SENT DIRECTLY TO FUND THE (POLITICALY CAUSED ) UNDERFUNDED PENSIONS...Wake up SHIELDS , Oh and sue them before the golf outing or it might never get done...

1/11/2013 09:58:00 AM  

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