Saturday, April 28, 2012
An Obama sign has been proudly planted in front of our home for more than six months. In that time, five signs have been uprooted and two of them have been physically stolen.
Our Obama sign was stolen. Again. It’s no secret that the Brint family supports our current president. In fact, we like the whole Obama clan. My grocery bags have a drawing of Michelle, “First Lady of Fabulous” and my car sports a bumper sticker with a picture of Bo (their Portuguese Water Dog) stating “I Bark for Barack.” An Obama sign has been proudly planted in front of our home for more than six months. In that time, five signs have been uprooted and two of them have been physically stolen. So I write an open letter to the culprit: Dear Vandal, You do not have to like my political leanings. You do not have to like the candidates I choose to support. In fact, you don’t have to like me. But what does it say about your political views …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Tuesday, April 17th is your last chance to file 2011 taxes. Are yours signed and filed?
It’s almost here. Tuesday is the deadline to file your 2011 taxes. According to the Associated Press, the presidential family has filed theirs (they earned $789,674 in 2011) and have released them to the public. So, Patch wants to know, are yours done? Share with us in our poll and sound off on Facebook.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Chapter labels president as anti-Israel as it weighs GOP prospects at Skokie gathering.
Between analyzing the electoral prospects of Republican presidential candidates and ridiculing the "level of mental illness among liberal Jews," members of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) gathered in Skokie last week to discuss how they could help defeat President Obama in 2012. The standing-room only crowd came from throughout Illinois to fill a conference room at Holiday Inn, where they listened to political analysts and Republican scholars offer political red meat against Obama, whom one speaker accused of being "more pro-Palestinian than the Palestinians." Michael Menis, president of RJC's Chicago chapter, told Skokie Patch that his group was alarmed at Obama's policies toward Israel. "There's concern in the Jewish community as …