Good riddance to bad rubbish. He's the culprit who initiated the bill that turned our WBTS battlefields into Marxist indoctrination centers.
Much has been written about the Democratic-crafted plan for U.S. House districts in Illinois next year. Enacted by the Democratic-controlled State House of Representatives and Senate and signed by Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, the plan does nothing short of spell doom for most of the Prairie State’s nine Republican House Members.
Three of the nine GOP lawmakers were thrown into districts with Democratic incumbents and the Chicago-area 10th District of Republican and narrow 2010 winner Robert Dold was made into a far more Democratic district. In addition, there are two situations in which Republican House Members are headed toward collision clashes for a single district: In the new 14th, in which conservative freshman Reps. Randy Hultgren and Joe Walsh will clash, and the new 16th, in which freshman Rep. Adam Kinzinger squares off against twenty-year Rep. Don Manzullo. Again, both are strong conservatives.
In striking contrast, virtually all of the eight Democratic House Members from Illinois are now stronger than they were before redistricting. The Southern Illinois-based district of retiring Rep. Jerry Costello actually grew more Republican and could well by picked up by former lieutenant governor nominee Jason Plummer.
And then there is the strange situation involving perhaps the most famous of all Illinois Democrats in the House: Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.