The 5-4 decision released yesterday by the Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act would be comical if it didn’t have such far-reaching consequences. Here we have a majority of the supposedly preeminent minds in American jurisprudence using the most tortured logic imaginable to uphold the ACA as constitutional.
The whole thing hinges on [...]
Residents of Peoria got an interesting insight into Second District Councilwoman Barbara Van Auken’s thinking (and a majority of the Council, evidently) at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. An item appeared before the council in which both the Zoning Commission and staff agreed that a local land-owner, as part of an expansion project, [...]
The Peoria City Council approved a new council district map Tuesday evening. Here it is:
Map “B” was approved by the City Council; click on image to enlarge.
This is the district map known as Map “B.” It was a close vote, with the council as well as the redistricting committee divided. Ayes [...]
It appears that my electricity generator has changed from Ameren to Ameren, and now I’m saving money. Somehow.
As you may know, getting electricity to your home involves two companies (theoretically, at least): the company that generates (or supplies) electricity and the company that delivers electricity. In Peoria, Ameren Illinois delivers your electricity, and [...]