Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Remember These Names

Voted for the soda tax:
  • Luis Arroyo Jr., D-Chicago;
    Jerry "Iceman" Butler, D-Chicago;
    John Daley, D-Chicago;
    Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, D-Chicago;
    Edward Moody, D-Chicago Ridge;
    Stanley Moore, D-Chicago;
    Deborah Sims, D-Chicago;
    Larry Suffredin, D-Chicago.
Voting against the tax:
  • Richard Boykin, D-Oak Park;
    John Fritchey, D-Chicago;
    Bridget Gainer, D-Chicago;
    Gregg Goslin, R-Glenview;
    Sean Morrison, R-Palos Park;
    Timothy Schneider, R-Bartlett;
    Peter Silvestri, R-Elmwood Park;
    Jeffrey Tobolski, D-McCook.
Absent (and now dead, thereby evading responsibility):
  • Robert Steele, D-Chicago
Prickwrinkle broke the 8-8 tie herself, so blame rests almost entirely with her. Keep this list around and we'll try to republish it closer to election time.

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49 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Iceman & Chuy got to go.
Re-publish around election time: freedom
of the press.

8/08/2017 12:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Simpler, Do Not Vote Democrat.

8/08/2017 12:22:00 AM  
Anonymous 29 and a day said...

I was in the Jewel today Skokie Blvd and just south of Golf Rd.

I noticed many displays of soda prominent in their placement. and at slightly reduced prices.

But they all had signs warning of the tax. Same with sweetened juices

It didnt look like the stuff was moving

I hate Cook County

8/08/2017 12:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget, vote "Do Not Retain" on all the judges.

When all the judges fear being fired, they will police the incompetent hacks, perverts, and criminal apologists.

8/08/2017 12:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The usual suspects voting for a tax. My surprise was that there were some demorats who voted against the tax.

8/08/2017 01:16:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Daley and Suffredin, true scumbags. The other morons you can understand.

8/08/2017 01:48:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those Democrats must go!

Time for a Republican Cook County president!

By the way, this Sanctuary County really sucks!

8/08/2017 01:56:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Some of you guys here wanted Chuy for mayor, makes Rahm look like a true blooded Chicagoan. He, that commie prez of teachers union, and Toni-y sleep in the same bed. I am surprised Daley let this pass and did not buck her. mmmmm
The ghetto folks and Latino will buck Toni and Rahm come election. He is done.

8/08/2017 02:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...




Destroying the middle class, one tax at a time.


8/08/2017 02:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Haven't we learned not to trust those who give themselves ridiculous nicknames. Seriously, these alder-thugs are pathetic.

8/08/2017 04:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what the heck are FOUR republican's doing in elected positions where they are allowed to vote on anything?

R-party is a huge, giant H8 group & should be banned outright

The nerve.....

8/08/2017 04:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You will see Bridget Gainer's name again....

8/08/2017 06:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep voting for Democrats. It's the Chicago way; and as a bonus they give people free shit by taking those that get up and go to work each day.

8/08/2017 06:03:00 AM  
Blogger Mr. SouthSide said...

Thank you to the great unwashed for voting these fools in.

8/08/2017 06:52:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This tax made my family stop the drinking any sugary drinks sold in crook county we will still drink some we will never buy any from here simple as that! Went to a restaurant the other day we ordered water as a matter of fact I recently retired my wife and I finally decided to move we are looking at South Carolina taxes on property our 1/4 of what we pay here Taxes and everything else Are reduced the quality of life is much better time to go all this shit hole is getting worse and worse!

8/08/2017 06:54:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bought some Tropicana lemonade yesterday and got taxed on that, wont make that mistake again.

8/08/2017 06:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks john daley.........

please retire like your brother did.

nobody in bridgeport is voting for your dumb @ss anymore.

8/08/2017 07:39:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

people say dont vote democratic....

the reality is, most elected spots go unopposed.

the republican party needs to step up and start running candidates to fill these spots.

either way, taxwinkle is gone!!

8/08/2017 07:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chicago values

8/08/2017 08:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(OT) Breaking news Record Number Of Officers Leaving Dallas Police Department

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2017/08/07/officers-leaving-dallas-police-department/

where are they going:DALLAS (CBS11) – Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata and others sounded the alarm months ago: Now, by the end of this month, Mata says 72 Dallas Police officers will leave: 70 percent of them are retiring and the other 30 percent are going to make more money at other departments. “We’re losing some of our most experienced detectives: The investigator you want to come out and solve that homicide, that you need to come out and solve that sexual assault.”

Listen to story most experienced are leaving how many are leaving in Chicago? What are the real raw numbers? Kevin graham come on, your so silent on everything, did they get to you already kid? How about that pension payment due was that made yet?

8/08/2017 08:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Google is my friend........it can find all KINDS of grocery stores outside the county lines.......

My true sympathy lies with all the "worker bees" who will lose their jobs at the Chicago/Cook County grocery stores when the
revenue and sales dry up due to this tax......Jewel, Mariano's, Meijers, Walmart, Costco, et al. will see at least a 25-35% drop in sales
within months.....because if I have to drive outside the geographical limits of this tax-me-to-death city and county, I will be doing ALL my shopping there.....

8/08/2017 09:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget, vote "Do Not Retain" on all the judges.

When all the judges fear being fired, they will police the incompetent hacks, perverts, and criminal apologists.

8/08/2017 12:35:00 AM

Sometimes that particular portion of my ballot is the only one fully filled out.
I ALWAYS vote to toss them out. Often times, the ballot is so fixed with unopposed races that this seems to only way to contest.

8/08/2017 10:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The democrats have killed Chicago and Cook County and they are finishing off Illinois. Democrats are the reason Chicago, Illinois is the laughing stock of the United States.

8/08/2017 10:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you SCC. Now all readers should make sure that they are properly registered to vote and that they cast an early ballot at their convenience. Don't wait until Election Day only to have a family emergency which prevents you from voting. And vote no on all judges!

Retired .38 spl +P

8/08/2017 11:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ed Moody = Madigan hack. Collector of pensions. Not trustable. I'm surprised everyone has forgot what twin brother Fred did a couple of years ago.

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2012/03/15/furious-madigan-challenger-says-campaign-signs-stolen

8/08/2017 11:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Study: Philadelphia Tax Makes Soda More Expensive Than Beer
Tax falling short of projections, forcing Philadelphians to buy soda outside of city

BY: Elizabeth Harrington
August 8, 2017 5:00 am

Philadelphia's tax on sugary drinks has made soda more expensive than beer in the city.

The Tax Foundation released a new study on the excise tax last week, finding that the 1.5-cent per ounce tax has fallen short of revenue projections, cost jobs, and has forced some Philadelphians to drive outside the city to buy groceries.

http://freebeacon.com/culture/study-philadelphia-tax-makes-soda-expensive-beer/

8/08/2017 11:52:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Notice how all the votes for it were from Chicago. It's not even a Chicago tax. If you haven't realized it yet, its us against them

8/08/2017 12:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The only decent guy in that bunch is Tobolsk on dem side. Fritchey voted no but he scum.

8/08/2017 01:17:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://freebeacon.com/culture/study-philadelphia-tax-makes-soda-expensive-beer/




Just some info on another city that imposed this tax

8/08/2017 01:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

pete silvestri for cook county commissioner, retired deputy chief of the Westchester police department and now the mayor of Westchester for cook county sheriff

8/08/2017 01:55:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

bridget gainer please give me a break another 19th ward political hack

8/08/2017 01:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wood dale and bensenville are calling you! Road trip from tax land

8/08/2017 03:37:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Steele would have went along with Two-Pension Porkwinkle as usual.
Arroyo was the actual decider, he changed his mind at the ballot box and a brief John Daley encounter.
Let's hope at least his Non EBT Link holder constituents can remember.
Arroyo also voted for Teo-Pension Porkwinkles 1% tax increase in 2015 too.
NW sider Silvestri (R) voted against both increases as did;
Fritchy
Boykin
Goslin
Gainer
Schneider
Sufredin can't ever make up his mind, votes No before he votes Yes to tax increases.

8/08/2017 04:16:00 PM  
Blogger Jack Trumpblood said...

President The Donald has those names written down. Each will be severely bitch slapped.

8/08/2017 04:43:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The evil 9 must go and get a real job.
I drive 1 1/2 hours to work everyday just to pay my bills and now drive to Lake county for coke? be serious dissolve cook county.

8/08/2017 05:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am surprised that "Madigan" allows a Republican in Illinois, they must be Rhinos.

8/08/2017 05:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

On the news tonight on Fox......
Another city which instituted the "sugary soda tax" has failed to produce the expected big revenue......it has resulted in only losing jobs, in the city's grocery stores, because people (and folks) who actually PAY WITH MONEY are driving outside the city to purchase their groceries and sodas.
It's Philadelphia.......and the study by a think tank in Washington DC (The Tax Foundation) says the tax is not only 24 times more for soda than for beer and alcohol, it was instituted to pay for Pre-K education. HOWEVER.....of the $39 million collected for the year, less than half went for education.......
Guess Philadelphia has a bunch of thieving politicians like we got here......
DuPage County is now my go-to shopping destination.......

8/08/2017 07:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

6:54: We love our law enforcement in South Carolina. You'd be warmly welcomed and promptly thanked for your service, especially considering where you worked.

8/08/2017 07:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Toni P. often lunches at the Petros Restaurant on LaSalle St. stop in and buy her a nice cold Yoo-Hoo why don't-cha?

8/08/2017 09:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"I was in the Jewel today Skokie Blvd and just south of Golf Rd..."
(8/08/2017 12:31:00 AM)

–. For the love of God man... It's The JEWELS, like Mac Donald's and Skins & Bins.
You're not really from Chicago are you?

8/08/2017 09:28:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Study: Philadelphia Tax Makes Soda More Expensive Than Beer"
(8/08/2017 11:52:00 AM)

- oh the alcoholic beverage tax is next, believe that.
Alcohol and tobacco consumption ara real "health" concerns.
But since EBT-LINKS isn't accepted, they get taxed on these products.
It may not qualify as a Share the Wealth money grab at this time - but PrickWanker is working on it.
Gasoline, motor oil and all petroleum based products too since production is up and prices are low.

Basically every Chicago Cook County Liquid has a tax attached to it.
Even your urine, unless you don't flush and go in the alley.

8/08/2017 09:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I googled the Commisioners who voted yes. A website (illinoissunshine.org) popped up. All of the following yes votes had received a minimum $10,000 "donation" from Preckwinkles, recently. Look at Sims, Moody, Chuy Garcia and Arroyo for sure.

Oh, Foxx has received $250,000, and many other money "donations" from Preckwinkle.

It's right there in black and white. Bought and paid for. Crook County style.

8/08/2017 11:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Fred Moody (Commisioner Ed Moody's brother)......
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2012/03/15/furious-madigan-challenger-says-campaign-signs-stolen

8/08/2017 11:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank You SCC for the Info , Yeah that SOB Daley & Chuy Garcia would be in there , Wait till Election Time , Especially that Frickin Bullwinkle and her Daughter Kim

8/09/2017 01:34:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The blame does not lie with Preckwinkle casting the tie-breaking vote. The blame lies with the other eight idiots who put her in a position to be able to break a tie. Blame all 9 of the morons who voted for this.

Also, interesting fact: if you order your coffee with cream and sugar, they will charge you the sugar tax. If you order your coffee with just cream and then put the sugar in it by yourself at the side table, no tax.

8/09/2017 04:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Saw that "toilets" pritzker, picked Prickwrinkle's former criminal justice advisor as his running mate for governor. He really likes that progressive politician roll that he thinks everyone likes. Too bad he couldn't use some of his money to buy a clue...

8/10/2017 08:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's a first for me, person from Madigan's office asked if it would be alright to place his sign in from of my house. My wife was standing next to me in the doorway and told Madigan's man, fuck-no. I was going to say OK and later dump the sign, but the wife went crazy on this guy. We had alley lights for over three months out, Madigan and the rest raised the State Taxes, the City's Bag Tax, and the Soda Tax by the County are all part of the Dem's. The poor guy just turned around without saying a word and walked away.

8/10/2017 11:15:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep this post on top , these money grabbing do nothing politicians have to go .
Alderthieves must be reduced by 50%. Total waste of taxpayer $$$

8/11/2017 03:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just another excuse to push people out of this city and state. The Democratic machine is doing a great job, aren't they!!!

8/15/2017 05:57:00 PM  

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