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NBC 5 Chicago to Air Interview Featuring Central Illinois Family Who Experienced Mortgage Nightmare First Exposed by Illinois Family Institute Investigative Report
By   |   03.08.10
Did Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan Lure Families Into Default Or Foreclosure? On January 4th, 2010 the Illinois Family Institute (IFI) posted an exclusive report titled: Obama Administration’s“Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan” Actually Putting Homeowners In Default or Foreclosure. This...
Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan: When Unemployment Benefits Run Out, Foreclosures Will Go Up
By   |   03.01.10
On January 4, 2010 the Illinois Family Institute posted an exclusive report titled: Obama Administration’s “Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan” Actually Putting Homeowners In Default or Foreclosure. The story detailed how a central Illinois family was told they were eligible...
When Unemployment Benefits Run Out, Foreclosures Will Go Up
By   |   03.01.10
On January 4, 2010 the Illinois Family Institute posted an exclusive report titled: Obama’s “Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan” Actually Putting Homeowners In Default or Foreclosure. The story detailed how a central Illinois family was told they were eligible for...
Obama Wants to Rescind “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Military Policy
By   |   02.05.10
Members Of The Military Do Not Agree In December of 1992, even before he began his first term as President, Bill Clinton announced a controversial policy related to the service of homosexuals in the military called, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”...
Durbin & Burris Cancel Weekly Constituency Breakfast Meeting: Coincidence?
By   |   01.22.10
Today, hundreds of thousands will gather in Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life in protest of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which legalized abortion in America. The nation’s highest judicial body handed down this controversial...
March for Life: Durbin & Burris Cancel Weekly Constituency Breakfast Meeting: Coincidence?
By   |   01.22.10
Today, hundreds of thousands will gather in Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life in protest of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which legalized abortion in America. The nation’s highest judicial body handed down this controversial...
Mainstream Media Or Lamestream Media Regarding Information About Political Candidates & Issues
By   |   01.05.10
IFI Voter Guides Help Voters Make Informed Decisions At The Poll There are those who believe America is at its zenith as a nation. They claim “tolerance”–which was a result of the cultural revolution of the 1960’s and 70’s–has made...
Obama’s “Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan” Actually Putting Homeowners In Default or Foreclosure
By   |   01.04.10
In a way, the following story is not breaking news. There have been reports in the media regarding problems with the Obama administration’s plan designed to assist homeowners. The “Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan” was implemented to give relief to...
Illinois Lottery Ad Offensive to Christians
By   |   12.11.09
Promoting An Addiction and False Hope It is clear the Christmas season represents different things to many Americans. Some see the season as an opportunity to attack Christianity and manipulate this part of the year to serve their agenda. Others...
Dominant Media Fails In Its Duty To Report On DCFS: Horror Stories Abound
By   |   11.02.09
A little over a year ago, I wrote a column regarding the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) supposed confidential hotline.  The DCFS hotline itself was a means by which Illinois citizens could report cases of child abuse...
Health Care Reform Bill Will Eventually Provide Benefits To Illegal Immigrants, If Congress Has Its Way
By   |   10.01.09
Liberal Media Does Not Tell Whole Story The issue of President Barack Obama’s proposal that would reform America’s health care system has certainly received a great deal of attention. However, sometimes, it’s what the liberal press doesn’t reveal that is...
Bambenek Put-Back Amendment: Illinois Reformer Strives To Put More Power In “Hands Of The People”
By   |   09.23.09
Illinois citizen and activist John Bambenek began a petition drive on Wednesday to place a state constitutional amendment on the November 2010 general election ballot. 
 
The initiative is titled the “Bambenek Put-Back Amendment”.  Bambenek, a political reformer and resident of...
AARP’s Support for National Health Care Reform Leads to Mass Member Exodus
By   |   08.26.09
Other Senior Groups See Vast Increase in Membership Founded in 1958, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has been the primary organization representing individuals over the age of 50. According to AARP, the group has a membership of 40...
Media Feeling Financial Crunch: Management Looks For Ways To Diversify In Age Of Internet
By   |   08.04.09
Earlier this year, it was revealed that a number of American newspapers were either greatly downsizing, solely publishing on the Internet, or completely going out of business.  [IFI Media Watch, 04/02/09:  Local and National Newspapers in Deep Financial Troubles: Is...
Health Care Reform, Cap & Trade: Media Must Do Better Job Of Informing Americans About Landmark Bills
By   |   07.04.09
In a democratic republic, good governance is dependent upon an informed citizenry. This is more than a clever saying or catchy motto. The Constitution’s framers gave special consideration to the press in the First Amendment. The Founding Fathers did this...
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