Pembroke, IL. - If you think the recession has hit hard where you live, consider the little Northern Illinois town where almost half the working age adults are out of work. It’s called Pembroke. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports.
Imagine a community so deep in the hole, the government has fired the police force and closed two of three elementary schools. It’s happened in Pembroke, a little town of some 3,000 in eastern Kankakee County near the Indiana border.
It’s a town where these days, many folks don’t rebuild after a fire. The charred remains just sit there.
Mayor Sam Payton puts it this way: “I’d say we’re the forgotten community.” [...]
Czarboe doesn't care. It's the socialistic ways and means.
The post is a good read, but...
[...] In the video, Strickland is running for re-election by trying to piggy back on Obama's sinking popularity along with his health care reform ideas. Helloo? Granted, that's an efficient idea given that Strickland's headed down the drain. But is it smart politics? Does he even know there were two Governor's races where Obama got heavily involved and both Corzine and Deeds lost? Forget Ohio, he's way gone from there. Can you say "Earth to Ted"? [...]
In the second blockbuster Quinnipiac poll out today, Governor Ted Strickland’s hopes for re-election look dim indeed — but that’s not the main takeaway from the survey. Democrats successfully turned Ohio from red to blue in 2006 and 2008, but the love affair with Barack Obama and the Democrats has come to an end. Obama’s job-approval ratings on issues has dropped precipitately, and as his fortunes fall, so do those of his party [...]
Bottom line? Czarboe is tanking across this Nation and we MUST stop PelosiCare, ObamaCare and ReidCoCare to save the Nation. Go read those posts and let me know what you think.
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