Illinois

Organize4Palin at the Illinois State Fair

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in Blog, Illinois | Comments Off

Organize4Palin at the Illinois State Fair

Illinois Organize4Palin had the opportunity to interact with fair goers who visited that state Republican tent during the recent Illinois state fair, August 12th-21st.Two of those days, Governor Palin was in Illinois, visiting President Reagan’s boyhood home and his alma mater and visiting Abraham Lincoln’s Presidential museum, which provided us a great discussion point with fair goers. We were blessed with the opportunity to interact with hundreds of fair attendees from Illinois and as far away as Indiana, Wisconsin, Washington...

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Governor Palin Visits the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield

Posted by on Aug 16, 2011 in Blog, Illinois | Comments Off

Governor Palin Visits the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield

On Sunday, Springfield, Illinois had the esteemed privilege of having a visit from a corruption fighting governor. It was a refreshing escape from the corruption and cronyism of the governors who have occupied the governor’s mansion in Springfield in recent years. Governor Palin and her family visited the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Governor Palin shares via SarahPAC: We had a wonderful morning touring the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. About a year ago, I was honored to give a speech before...

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Governor Palin Visits Ronald Reagan’s Childhood Home and Alma Mater in North Central Illinois

Posted by on Aug 13, 2011 in Blog, Illinois | Comments Off

Governor Palin Visits Ronald Reagan’s Childhood Home and Alma Mater in North Central Illinois

As part of her “One Nation” bus tour, Governor Palin visited President Reagan’s boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois.  SaukValley.com reports: “I think the home was absolutely beautiful and so appreciative, speaking on behalf of I think a lot of Americans, that this town has put such effort into the restoration of this,” Palin said afterward. “These volunteers are amazing. This is beautiful.” [...] After visiting the Boyhood Home, Lewis took the group to historic Lowell Park, where a handsome Ronnie Reagan...

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Illinois Organize4Palin at the DuPage County Fair

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Blog, Illinois | Comments Off

Illinois Organize4Palin at the DuPage County Fair

On July 27th-31st,  Illinois Organize4Palin had a booth at the DuPage County Fair in Wheaton. Volunteers had the opportunity to interact with fair goers of all political stripes and across the spectrum of political interest. We handed out candy and Organize4Palin balloons to kids and their families who stopped by the table, and we engaged in discussion with fair goers about Governor Palin and her anticipated run for the presidency. The event afforded us the opportunity to interact with more than 1000 fairgoers, hand out roughly 700 palm...

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Illinois Organize4Palin Speaks with Tammy Bruce

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Blog, Illinois, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Illinois Organize4Palin Speaks with Tammy Bruce

I was blessed with the opportunity to speak to Tammy Bruce about things that we are doing with Organize4Palin in Illinois, the showing of The Undefeated at the Smart Girl Politics Summit in St.Louis, and Governor Palin’s upcoming Tea Party speech in Iowa. This interview took place as part of Tammy’s weekly Palin Report: Amy S and myself were the Illinois Organize4Palin contingency at the Smart Girl Politics Summit this past weekend. We were joined by Organize4Palin volunteers from Iowa, Missouri, and Arizona as well. The...

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Special Screening of ‘The Undefeated’ on Saturday, July 23rd in Chicago!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2011 in Blog, Illinois | Comments Off

Special Screening of ‘The Undefeated’ on Saturday, July 23rd in Chicago!

Big news, folks! There will be a special screening of The Undefeated, put on by William Kelly, Washington Times Communities columnist and Big Journalism blogger, at Noon on Saturday, July 23rd at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State) in Chicago. The doors will open at 11:30 AM, and the film will be followed by a question and answer session with producer, Steve Bannon. You can pre-order tickets...

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Illinois Organize4Palin–Standing for Right in the Bastion of the Left

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Illinois | Comments Off

Illinois Organize4Palin–Standing for Right in the Bastion of the Left

Illinois is often seen as one of the bastions of liberalism—the California or New York of the Midwest.  Rather than cutting spending and reining in government growth during a time of economic downturn and period of massive deficits, our governor grew our state budget and increased state income taxes by 67% and corporate taxes by more than 40%. Especially with the conviction of former Governor Rod Blagojevich earlier this week (the 4th Illinois governor to be convicted of corruption since 1972), we could quite possibly even change our state...

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