Coffee Break 8-16-17

Illinois Politics: The Gift that Can’t Stop Giving

As readers know, deedspeakout is a new blog – five months young and counting – and its core mission is to follow daily developments of note in policy/politics relating to health, the environment, justice and education at the national level.

When we began blogging, we planned to provide periodic updates about newsworthy developments in our home state of Illinois.

But events have conspired to alter the original plan for the past few weeks, and we’re devoting almost all our reading and thinking time to political machinations in the Prairie State. This is because what’s happening in Illinois right now is indicative of the larger struggle to control our country’s future direction—and almost nobody in national political reporting has actually caught on to this. Continue reading “Coffee Break 8-16-17”