Bruce Rauner

What Voters Need To Understand, And The Media Doesn’t Say Enough, About Trump’s Lies And Deceit

If you were able to subject yourself to viewing any portion of the Republican National Convention, you surely must have…

2 years ago

Opinion: The GOP’s Hypocritical Assault on States and the American People

Last May 15, the House passed a sweeping $3 trillion relief package that would provide another round of stimulus checks…

2 years ago

Opinion: Betsy DeVos’ Uses Pandemic to Intensify GOP Assault on States

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has fit right in with the Trump administration, treating her government position as opportunity to enrich…

2 years ago

Feed the Beast, Starve the People: What’s Really Been Going on with GOP Tax Policy and Strategy

Over the last July 4 holiday, in an infamous moment inspiring public outrage, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was captured…

5 years ago

From Rauner to Trump, GOP Practices Politics of Erasure

The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state…

5 years ago

Chicago Rally Reveals Economic and Human Damage of GOP’s Real Motives and Hypocrisy in ACA Repeal

“What is the best way to decimate a community? Deny its people access to healthcare.” “What is the best way…

5 years ago

Don’t Be Fooled: Existing Extremism Is Not Trump but GOP Establishment

Trump has effectively functioned as a smoke screen for the remarkably consistent orchestration of a Republican scorched earth policy at…

6 years ago

Rauner’s Illinois Portends America’s Disastrous Future Under GOP Rule: Part III of a Series Covering the Illinois Debacle

The GOP has given up on governing and instead dedicated itself to aggressively redistributing wealth to the top at the…

6 years ago

Rauner Tells Illinois Democrats if They Won’t Punish the Taxpayers, He Will: Part II of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.

6 years ago

Republican Redux: Governor Bruce Rauner Brings Ruin to Illinois: Part I of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner is falling in with the strategy we have seen from Sam Brownback in Kansas, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and…

6 years ago

Illinois Gov. Rauner Projects His Hypocritical Conflict of Interest on Democrats and Unions

Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for…

7 years ago

Two Months Into Office, Illinois GOP Governor Rauner’s Approval Rating Under 37 Percent

Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's approval rating is just 36.5 percent, according to a Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.

7 years ago

GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to…

7 years ago

Can State Governments And National Agencies Run Like Corporations? Maybe

Let's look at two different test cases of the GOP's "private flight is right" hypothesis: newly sworn-in Governor of Illinois,…

7 years ago

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn’s Loss The Headline For A Rough Election Night In Illinois

Nine hour voting lines in my hometown city of Chicago wasn't the only unfortunate news coming out of the Land…

8 years ago

Wealthy GOP Candidate For Illinois Governor Wants To Cut The State’s Minimum Wage

The leading Republican candidate for Governor in Illinois, multi-millionaire Bruce Rauner, thinks the state's minimum wage is too high.

8 years ago