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The DOA Report March 8, 2021

So, let’s catch up on the Kane County Board – an always fascinating bunch – and their enduring Metra Board appointment follies. By Jeff Ward A happy political ending? Yes! Because before the ink was dry on his official appointment papers, former County Board member...

The DOA Report March 4, 2021

Let’s catch up on all the news that is news. Maybe they should hold class in bars. So, despite the statistical details of the disease remaining materially unchanged since mid-January, and the sad fact that Illinois ranks dead last in second vaccine doses administered,...

Podcast: Aurora Mayoral Candidate John Laesch – Part I

Union carpenter, community activist and green-enthusiast is challenging incumbent Richard Irvin and fellow challenger Judd Lofchie. We speak with Aurora mayoral candidate John Laesch, union carpenter and community activist, about his challenge to Aurora mayor Richard...

On School Boards, Superintendents, and Teachers Unions

None of which are exactly setting the world on fire, so let’s get right to that vast disappointment. By Jeff Ward Who NOT to vote for D303 School Board In one of the worst cases of political tone deafness I’ve evert seen, the St. Charles, Illinois, teachers union,...

The DOA Coronavirus Report – February 26, 2021

Apparently, the demise of the perpetually offended and outraged culture has been greatly exaggerated. Since I made the mistake of responding at length to the persistently annoying and generally dangerous progressive nanny-staters on social media, I thought I’d make it...