I just want to congratulate the Peoria City Council on accomplishing something I really thought was impossible. According to the Journal Star, the Council has managed to find a deadline that Gary Matthews was able to meet. This is no small feat. It only took three and a half years, three redevelopment agreements, and [...]
Crises lead to permanent shifts in the tolerable limits of the true size of government. Crises break down the ideological resistance to Big Government by (1) providing occasions for the improvement of command-and-control mechanisms, which renders them less obnoxious; (2) discrediting the conservative domino theory, with its implications that all civil and political liberties [...]
Here are some random thoughts about gas prices and the future of the City of Peoria that I wanted to throw out there for your consideration.
Gas prices are now $4.09 per gallon in Peoria. It’s not a record high, but it’s getting close.
Have the higher gas prices changed how much [...]
If you haven’t noticed, Billy Dennis has been on a crusade against Rush Limbaugh. Lately he’s taken to putting up post after post after post of “stupid” Rush Limbaugh quotes–about one an hour. I thought, just for fun, we’d turn the tables and see if there are any “stupid” Billy Dennis quotes we could [...]
I’ve been getting press releases from a Democrat candidate for the 18th Congressional District, Matthew Woodmancy. They invariably include a disclaimer that goes like this:
Matthew Woodmancy has a criminal record for a foolish act and is paying his fines and has moved on with his life. He is ready to serve, ready to [...]
The Journal Star recently published the following quote regarding the Wonderful Development:
“The developer doesn’t need a reminder from the council of the hard deadline in place,” Mayor Jim Ardis said. “He knows he has to deal with any obstacles and put us in a position to close by the end of the month. [...]