Launch of the Conservative Candidate Network

    A Conservative believes in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values and a strong national defense. The role of government should be to provide people the freedom necessary to pursue their own goals. Conservative policies generally emphasize empowerment of the individual to solve problems. We believe our Declaration of …

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Gov. Rauner urges lawmakers to pass GOP ‘compromise’ budget plan; Democrats scoff

Gov. Rauner urges lawmakers to pass GOP ‘compromise’ budget plan; Democrats scoff By Dan McCaleb, Greg Bishop and Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Image courtesy of BlueRoomStream ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Almost two full years into a budget impasse that has Illinois’ debt soaring and its bond rating plummeting, Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling on …

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Illinoisans express alarm and anger at a government that has failed to align with their interests

Illinoisans express alarm and anger at a government that has failed to align with their interests. Through a variety of segments on Upstream Ideas, Illinois Opportunity Project spokesmen help connect the dots between voters’ visceral understanding that they’re being scammed  and the mechanics of our fixed system. In case you missed them, the following segments discuss recent headlines. Connecting The Dots Revolt …

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