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I thought it was funny and odd that Crespo would send out a mailer that says something about what Peggy Brothman, Fred Crespo’s Republican opponent in the 44th District supports. He alleges that she is a ‘typical republican’ who supports the ‘insurance lobby’.

But when you look at Crespo’s 2006 handouts from special interest groups, he has $4500 given to him by lawyers and lobbyists.

Brothman, by comparison, has little to report as far as donations.

Crespo received a whopping $80,000+ from Madigan’s machine in order to get him elected.

Isn’t it high time we went back to representative government and starting electing people who aren’t supported by the teacher’s unions?

This is what you find when you research Crespo’s donations to his 2006 campaign:  Total Raised- $170,295

TABLE 1: Top 20 Contributors
Contributor Amount % of Total Sector
ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC PARTY $82,678 48.55% Party
ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF TEACHERS $12,000 7.05% Labor
COOK COUNTY COLLEGE TEACHERS UNION $5,500 3.23% Labor
DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS $5,000 2.94% General Business
STONEGATE PROPERTIES $3,000 1.76% Uncoded
ILLINOIS LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS $2,670 1.57% Ideology/Single Issue
LANG, CITIZENS FOR LOU $2,500 1.47% Party
ILLINOIS TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOC $2,500 1.47% Lawyers & Lobbyists
CHAPA-LAVIA, FRIENDS OF LINDA $2,500 1.47% Party
R & R DEVELOPERS INC $2,500 1.47% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
COMCAST $2,500 1.47% Communications & Electronics
ALTA VISTA PRINTING $2,438 1.43% Communications & Electronics
CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION $2,000 1.17% Labor
WEST SUBURBAN TEACHERS LOCAL 571 $2,000 1.17% Labor
STANDARD PARKING $1,500 0.88% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
SECURE PROPERTIES $1,500 0.88% Uncoded
BROOKSIDE PARTNERSHIP $1,500 0.88% Uncoded
LA KEMESE CORP $1,500 0.88% Uncoded
BRADY CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE $1,250 0.73% Ideology/Single Issue
CHICAGO LATINO 100 $1,000 0.59% Ideology/Single Issue
TABLE 2: Top 15 Industries
Top Industries Total $
Party Committees $82,678
Public Sector Unions $21,500
Candidate Committees $6,250
Business Services $5,000
Real Estate $5,000
Lawyers & Lobbyists $4,500
Pro-Environmental Policy $2,670
Telecom Services & Equipment $2,500
Printing & Publishing $2,438
Pro-Gun Control $1,250
Minority & Ethnic Groups $1,000
Gambling & Casinos $1,000

 Here is what’s been reported so far as donations in his 2008 campaign:

 

TABLE 1: Top 20 Contributors
Contributor Amount % of Total Sector
HARPER, FRIENDS OF $5,000 16.12% Uncoded
ILLINOIS TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOC $2,500 8.06% Lawyers & Lobbyists
NW SUBURBAN TEACHERS UNION $1,250 4.03% Uncoded
W-T ENGINEERING INC $1,000 3.22% Uncoded
PENN NATIONAL GAMING $1,000 3.22% General Business
ILLINOIS REALTORS ASSOC $1,000 3.22% Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
FAR WEST $1,000 3.22% Uncoded
MADIGAN, FRIENDS OF MICHAEL J $600 1.93% Party
ILLINOIS NURSES ASSOC $500 1.61% Labor
IFT COPE $500 1.61% Uncoded
COOK COUNTY COLLEGE TEACHERS UNION $500 1.61% Labor
MIDAMERICAN ENERGY $500 1.61% Energy & Natural Resources
VOLUTEERS FOR DELGADO $500 1.61% Uncoded
WALSH CONSTRUCTION $500 1.61% Uncoded
MOTOROLA $500 1.61% Communications & Electronics
CARPENTER LOCAL 839 $500 1.61% Uncoded
ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF TEACHERS $500 1.61% Labor
BURDICK, SUSAN & PHILLIP $500 1.61% Uncoded
HORSEPOWER PAC LTD $500 1.61% Uncoded
COMCAST $500 1.61% Communications & Electronics
TABLE 2: Top 15 Industries
Top Industries Total $
Lawyers & Lobbyists $3,000
Public Sector Unions $1,200
Real Estate $1,200
Gambling & Casinos $1,000
Telecom Services & Equipment $1,000
General Trade Unions $950
Candidate Committees $600
Electric Utilities $500
Commercial Banks $250
Food Processing & Sales $250
Health Professionals $250
Miscellaneous Services $250
Retail Sales $200
Accountants $200

 

He should be careful what he throws at Brothman, LOL…his record is public and available for all to see.

We can only expect more of the same BS if we don’t find a way of booting the democrats out…Crespo is attached to Lisa Madigan and got over $80,000 in 2006 from the democrat machine here.  

Illinois is sick of debt and democrats only know how to make more of it.  It’s time we returned to representation in government here; their job is to SERVE, not to dictate and spend.  That’s why Peggy Brothman is the girl for me!  She spent 7 years in School District 54, and that’s a success story with a balanced budget.  

Just imagine if someone like that was working for us in Springfield!  I just love the idea of that!

See Peg’s website at electpeg.com

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This is an interesting race, from what I can tell, and we’re getting closer to finding out just what Illinois republicans think.

Peggy Brothman, who has a long career in the school district and served on the Schaumburg District 54 School Board for seven years, and served as president for two-is stepping up to oppose Madigan-financed Fred Crespo, who himself switched parties from Republican to Democrat-back when Parke, a long time republican, was about to retire after some 22 years.

That in itself was controversial.

Crespo is falling in with what’s popular here instead of representing his constituents; the Madigan machine is funding his ads, and he doesn’t have to do any fundraising; whereas Brothman has limited funding and in Barack Obama’s Daley democrat-controlled machine run state, has quite an interesting race ahead in these last few weeks.

Brothman has been successful in her door-to-door campaign, but I think it’s high time to step it up.

Crespo has now been a democrat for a couple of years, and he, too, like Barack Obama, ran on that “change” platform. That’s fitting; he “changed” parties when it was politically expedient.

He is going after the hispanic minority vote, leveraging his Puerto Rican minority background as a victim class, hoping that Illinoisans will buy and pull the lever for him again.

You needn’t look too far to see that democrats in Illinois work to become career politicians who don’t accomplish much except tax and spend.

Most people haven’t heard of Peggy Brothman, but it’s high time Citizens for Peggy Brothman stepped up to the plate and started batting. Peggy is for fiscal responsibility, and her involvement in school district 54 helped; they have a balanced budget.

What have the democrats done in Illinois to balance the budget? They don’t even have those terms in their vocabulary!

It should be easy to dethrone Crespo, if Republicans who are disgusted with the current state of the Republican party in Illinois- come out and vote to change that.

Get off your couches, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to fight for right.

As Peggy says on her website:

The Democrats who are wholly in charge of this state have been given the chance, and they have failed. I believe that people in this area as well as throughout the entire state of Illinois want a new style of leadership. They don’t want politicians anymore, they want everyday people like themselves bringing their common sense attitude to tackle the challenges of state government.

Peggy is our girl!

Get rid of these tax and spend liberals!

And let’s get rid of the tax and spend convert to the democrats; Fred Crespo!

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Here are seven reasons not to vote for Barack Obama.

[1] Obama wants to issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. He even advocated this while in the Illinois Senate.

[2] Obama is for gun control. Are you listening, hunters and folks who just want to protect their family in case their home is broken into?

[3] Obama approves of baby killing (abortion). He voted to lift the ban on partial-birth abortion.

[4] Obama has the former CEO and CFO of the failed Fannie Mae as financial advisors. They helped create this mess, and now they can tell him how to fix it?

[5] In 2005, when George Bush, John McCain and others were calling for tighter controls on lending institutions, Obama and others voted against it. Oh, and don’t blame this mess on Bush. Bill Clinton, a Democrat, was the president who pushed for loaning to those whose credit was less than stellar.

[6] Obama says he is a Christian, but he has also said, “I will stand with the Muslims if the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” (From his book “Audacity of Hope.”) Do you know what the Muslim goal is? World rule and making conversion to Islam mandatory or be killed. The Koran says this is OK.

[7] Obama has the most liberal voting record in the Senate. With Congress under Democratic control, in the interest of good checks and balances, we don’t need a Democrat for president.

Thanks to Ruth Wallen from Henderson, Ky for the tip.

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Source: NRBA

In a powerful video with personal testimonials, key black conservative leaders, including Dr. Alveda C. King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., talk about how their faith influences the policies and politics they support. These black Americans state eloquently why they support Sen. John McCain and cannot, in good conscience, support Sen. Barack Obama. A primary reason cited by these black American leaders is Obama’s radical position on abortion, including the fact that Obama voted four times in the Illinois Senate against the bill that would provide health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion.

Why is the issue of abortion so important to black American leaders? Black communities are being devastated by abortion which is tantamount to black genocide. 35% of abortions in the United States are performed on African-American women, while they represent only 12% of our nation’s female population. According to the 2000 Census, 14 million (17 million as of 2007) African-American children have been killed through abortion. This means that more African-American babies have been killed by abortion during the past 30 years than the total number of African-American deaths from all other causes combined, including AIDS, heart disease, cancer, violent crimes and accidents. This is a crisis in black America that Obama does not care about.

Black Pro-Life Advocate Says Barack Obama Still Misleads on Abortion Votes – This eye-opening website features the words of a leading African-American pro-life advocate who says Obama continues to mislead the public about his votes on an abortion/infanticide bill. Even more troubling is the fact that in July 2007, Obama said: “The first thing I’d do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act.” That bill would make unlimited abortions throughout pregnancy the national law and overturn any abortion limits in all 50 states. The bill would also require taxpayer funding of abortion, eliminate parental notification laws, and end restrictions on partial-birth abortion.

Black Pro-Life Advocate Says Barack Obama Still Misleads on Abortion Votes

View Obama’s Abortion Voting Record – Obama actively opposed the legislation in the Illinois Senate that would have provided health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion. In 2001, he voted “no” in committee, spoke against it on the Senate floor, and voted “present” on the floor. In 2002, he voted “no” in committee, spoke against it on the Senate floor, and voted “no” on the floor. Obama was the sole senator to ever speak against it on the Senate floor. The U.S. Senate passed the federal bill unanimously, with Senators Barbara Boxer and Ted Kennedy speaking in support of it. The pro-abortion group, NARAL, expressed neutrality on the federal bill. On August 5, 2002, President George W. Bush signed it into law.

For four years Obama has said he would have supported the federal version, but that simply isn’t true. In 2003, as chairman of the Illinois Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, Obama voted “yes” on an amendment that made the Illinois version identical to the federal one. However, he then voted “no” on the amended bill.

Senator Obama’s Voting Record

Obama Lied About His Abortion Voting Record During the Third Presidential Debate – An analysis of the third presidential debate shows that Obama lied about his legislative action on abortion.

Obama Lie One: Obama stated that the Born Alive Infant Protection Act “said you have to provide lifesaving treatment and that would have helped to undermine Roe v. Wade.”

Truth: The legislation applied to babies that were born live, living completely outside their mothers’ womb and no longer under any jurisdiction of Roe v. Wade.

Obama Lie Two: Obama stated, “And the Illinois Medical Society, the organization of doctors in Illinois, voted against it. Their Hippocratic Oath would have required them to provide care, and there was already a law in the books.”

Truth: Illinois abortion law to this day only protects babies that survive an abortion who the abortionist deems fit to live. Obama opposed closing this loophole by voting against legislation to mandate a second doctor be present at deliveries of all babies born alive, in order to independently assess their viability.

Obama Lie Three: “I am completely supportive of a ban on late-term abortions, partial-birth or otherwise, as long as there’s an exception for the mother’s health and life, and this did not contain that exception.”

Truth: Note Obama’s slick use of the phrases “late term” and “partial birth” abortions when the issue is about babies “born alive” after a botched abortion. Obama then starts talking about the “mother’s health and life” to deflect attention away from the live baby in need of health care to continue surviving. In 2001, Obama was the only Illinois senator to speak out on the Senate floor against the bill that would provide health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion. What kind of man is Obama who would do that, then lie, straight-faced, about what he had done?

Obama’s Lies

Vatican official attacks U.S. Democrats as “party of death” By Phil Stewart which exposes how the former St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burk who is the head of the Vatican’s highest court, the Vatican’s Supreme Court of the Apostolic Signature, said that the Democratic Party risked “transforming itself definitively into a party of death for its decisions on bioethical issues.” He then attacked two of the party’s most high profile Catholics — vice presidential candidate Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — for misrepresenting Church teaching on abortion. Pope Benedict has been encouraging Catholic bishops to speak out more openly on public policy issues to make the Church’s voice heard.

Vatican official attacks U.S. Democrats as “party of death”

Planned Parenthood: Wanting fewer blacks ‘understandable’ by Bob Unruh uncovers the shocking truth about how Planned Parenthood, the nation’s abortion industry leader, says ‘yes’ when ‘donor’ wants to reduce minorities. The article includes a video showing how a student-run magazine at UCLA revealed an undercover investigation in which representatives of Planned Parenthood admitted willingness to accept a financial donation targeting the destruction of an unborn black baby.

Planned Parenthood: Wanting fewer blacks ‘understandable’

For more information about the National Black Republican Association please visit: www.NBRA.Info

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Here is the video from our Albuquerque, New Mexico rally supporting the McCain/Palin campaign – part of our national, cross-country “Stop Obama Tour.”

After singing the song I penned, “Sarah Smile,” in honor of Gov. Sarah Palin, I began to sing “God Bless America” and was joined with a member of the crowd. The experienced moved me to tears, and I hope it brings inspiration to you as well.

As a black conservative, I am honored to be a part of this national effort to engage the American people in fighting for the future for this nation. Please, come out and join me and my colleagues at the Our Country Deserves Better Committee at our rallies supporting the “Stop Obama Tour.” Full details on our itinerary, including what cities will be in and the time of our rallies can be found – HERE.

And you can also support our national TV ad campaign to defeat Obama in key swing states. Watch the ads – HERE, and then make a donation – HERE.

And another message from Lloyd Marcus:

Hi Guys, The Stop Obama Tour has been AWESOME! We started Wed. Oct 15th in Sacramento. Tonight I’m in New Mexico with four rallies scheduled for tomorrow. While we’re getting a little hate from the Obama zombies, MOST of the people loves us. I’m REAL enjoying meeting the WONDERFUL, hard working good people of faith across our great national. These are the folks Obama supporters call racists and selfish. Please get the word out that I’ll be on Fox and Friends, Wed. Oct. 22nd, 8:40 am

God bless, Lloyd

http://www.LloydMarcus.net

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Question: What is America’s first line of missile interceptor defense that protects the entire United States?

Answer: 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard

Question: What is the ONLY National Guard unit on permanent active duty?

Answer: 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard

Question: Who is the Commander in Chief of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard?

Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska.

Question: What U.S. governor is routinely briefed on highly classified military issues, homeland security, and counter terrorism?

Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska.

Question: What U.S. governor has a higher classified security rating than either candidate of the Democrat Party?

Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska.

According to the Washington Post, she first met with McCain in February, but nobody ever found out. This is a woman used to keeping secrets. She can be entrusted with our national security, because she already is.

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