Restoring respect for individual voters and traditional American values.
The Constitution anticipated that informed voters would defend their liberty and maintain a limited federal government. It's time to do it.
The scope of change necessary to restore America to founding Constitutional principles is daunting, if not overwhelming. To many, it seems hopeless. It is hard to even know where to start. The fight seems likely to last for many years, if not decades. We have been on the wrong path for roughly a century as "progressives" steadily undermined so many of our basic principles and values, either slowly or recklessly as in the Obama years..
As a recent article in Hillsdale College's…Continue
Posted by Bruce Donnelly on April 18, 2015 at 11:00am
Please participate in the Land of Reagan straw poll at http://www.landofreagan.com/polls to indicate your first and second preferences for President in 2016 at this point, and any candidates who you firmly oppose.
We have been conducting this online poll since the November election to identify early preferences among voters who self-identify as seeking another Reagan as the Republican nominee in 2016.
You can see the recent poll…Continue
Posted by Bruce Donnelly on January 10, 2015 at 5:51am
SUMMARY: FROM 2009 - 2014
The Rise and Impact of the Decentralized Tea Party Movement
In 2009, the Tea Party movement grew explosively as Americans reacted angrily to the exponential and unsustainable growth of government, including wasteful "stimulus" spending and the takeover of the healthcare industry. People who had never been involved in politics before suddenly chose to "stand athwart…Continue
Posted by Bruce Donnelly on January 6, 2015 at 2:30pm
Thank God for t he principled leadership and vision of the American Foundeers, whose brilliant Constitution made it possible for voters to rein in and change their government without having to fight another Revolution against it.
As the actual facts about the 2014 election start to emerge, one thing is already clear. American voters were not inclined to simply do as they were told by liberal media talking heads, politicians, party leaders, pollsters, and political consultants or…Continue
More than a quarter of the attendees at the Freedom Summit Chicago, hosted by conservative talk radio station AM560,…Continue
Posted by Bruce Donnelly on October 26, 2014 at 11:30am
A Republican voter in Schaumburg checked how his ballot was registered.
He had voted straight Republican, but the voting machine registered it as straight Democrat.
They ran it again, with the same result. The election judge claimed it might be a "calibration error".
There were similar allegations in 2010 when these machines were used in Nevada to elect Harry Reid.
These machines should not be approved for use in federal elections, but are still used in Cook…Continue
Posted by Bruce Donnelly on October 23, 2014 at 10:17am
The terrorist attack in Paris today is a reminder that the violent Islamist terrorists will continue to target innocent and defenseless people, and police protection is not sufficient to stop them. Gun control laws also make civilians easy targets…Continue
Started by Bruce Donnelly Jan 7.
A controversial bill may pass in the General Assembly in November unless voters protest vehemently in Springfield with every House and Senate member they can reach.Our local representatives, Sen. Dan Duffy and Rep. David McSweeney, firmly oppose…Continue
Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Oct 18, 2014.
The 2014 election is now less than 6 months away.This should be as important an election as 2010.We can finally vote Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin out of office.We can also make progress at changing the General Assembly so that Bruce…Continue
Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly May 6, 2014.
This forum will share recent links to inform parents about problems with the Common Core education standards. If you find useful links to share with others, add them as comments. There have also been prior blog posts on this subject. Use the…Continue
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Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Nov 26, 2013.
Last night, Obama and John Kerry announced what they called a "historic deal" with Iran, which Israel has already branded instead as a "historic mistake" today.I certainly think Israel's judgment is far more trustworthy these days than Obama's.I…Continue
Started by Bruce Donnelly Nov 24, 2013.
Be sure to remind all of your friends and neighbors to register in time for the next election, and take advantage of the opportunity to sign up for voting by mail. Elections have consequences. We need to improve voter turnout in Barrington.
Here is a link where you can confirm your voter registration and new districts and voting precinct.…Continue
The producers of the movie Atlas Shrugged - Part 1 have started taking DVD orders for delivery in November 2011.
They have also announced that Atlas Shrugged - Part 2 will be released in fall 2012.Continue
How are Republican presidential candidate preferences changing locally?
A survey of Barrington Tea Party members was taken right after the May 5 debate in South Carolina on Fox News, and again after the June 13 debate on CNN.
This has now been updated through a similar survey after the August 11 debate in Ames,…Continue
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