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Thousands attend Glenn Beck rally in Chicago suburbs (Mark Kirk Snubs rally Brady, Labno attend)
http://abclocal.go.com ^ | September 18, 2010 | Eric Horng, ABC7 Chicago

Posted on 09/18/2010 4:54:48 PM PDT by Maelstorm

September 18, 2010 (HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.) (WLS) -- Thousands of conservatives and Tea Party supporters gathered for a rally in the suburbs Saturday.

The Sears Center in Hoffman Estates was host to "Right Nation 2010." The headline speaker was cable news commentator Glenn Beck.

Also on the speakers list was Republican nominee for Illinois governor and State Sen. Bill Brady.

There had originally been reports that Brady would skip the event. Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk was not attending.

Saturday's gathering comes just days after Tea Party-supported candidates won primary elections in several states. Approximately 5,500 people purchased tickets for Saturday's event, with prices ranging from $67 to $1,200. Many said they attended as a prelude to the November elections.

Conservatives, libertarians, and Tea Party independents arrived at Saturday's rally by the thousands, all passionate supporters of talk show host Glenn Beck.

"I believe what he says, and he says what he believes. I'm a big fan of his. The country is going in the wrong direction, in my opinion," said Cal Starr, Right Nation 2010 attendee.

Beck's keynote address Saturday comes fresh off his rally in Washington last month.

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady's appearance was criticized Saturday by his Democratic opponent, Gov. Pat Quinn.

"I'm not a big fan of Glenn Beck. I believe in folks who put people together, and I think that's what I've done as governor of Illinois," Quinn said.

Although Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk did not attend, Libertarian opponent Mike Labno did.

"He's not a conservative. He's not a Republican. He's not a Libertarian. He's none of those, and that's what this event is bringing in, is that type of a crowd. Why should he be here?" Labno said.

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Mike Labno is the real conservative in this race. Mark Kirk claims he is an independent and continues to snub the Tea Party. Isn't it time to put him away? Labno is a real working man, a Pro-Life Conservative libertarian. There are three liberals in the race and one conservative. Let's not pass up this fight. They are sabotaging our candidates lets show them some pay back and win.

http://www.labno4senate.com/

Mike Labno for U.S. Senate kwout

1 posted on 09/18/2010 4:54:55 PM PDT by Maelstorm
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To: Maelstorm

There are conservatives in Chicago?


2 posted on 09/18/2010 4:59:01 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

Yes, and in even more of a shock, Chicago has suburbs.


3 posted on 09/18/2010 5:02:43 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Beowulf9

Yes actually Brady the conservative is doing better against Quinn than Kirk against Giannopolis. Right now Illinois has shifted. Labno is the real deal. I’ve been paying attention to him for some time.
He is a credible hard working candidate. He will be getting some major endorsements soon. There are 3 libs and one conservative libertarian running. Labno is the best man for the job. He is a construction foreman, a musician, and more importantly a tea party member.


4 posted on 09/18/2010 5:03:05 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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To: Beowulf9

I’m ONE...so is my husband and we live in the BELLY of the BEAST!! Right downtown....60611.


5 posted on 09/18/2010 5:06:02 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Maelstorm
Mike Labno is impressive. Think the Tea Party Express would endorse him?

Kirk is even more liberal than Castle, & that's saying something.

6 posted on 09/18/2010 5:06:16 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Maelstorm

Shouldn’t someone know why Kirk didn’t attend before ‘putting him away’?


7 posted on 09/18/2010 5:06:16 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Maelstorm

The real conservative?

It sounds as if his only solution to illegal immigration is to shut down government entitlement programs so people can’t complain that the illegals are costing us money.

That is the classic ‘Libertarian Party’ position—and he’s running on the LP ticket. A vote for him would truly be a vote for the Democrat, who is Obama’s hand-picked guy.


8 posted on 09/18/2010 5:08:20 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Ann Archy

“I’m ONE...so is my husband and we live in the BELLY of the BEAST!! Right downtown....60611.”

My deepest sympathies. I hope Beck produces more.


9 posted on 09/18/2010 5:08:49 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

There are a few of us with 606XX zip codes


10 posted on 09/18/2010 5:09:58 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
I would LOVE to see a Libertarian conservative endorsed by the Tea Party outpoll a RINO.

That would be a GOP wake-up call.

11 posted on 09/18/2010 5:14:32 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The fourth estate IS the fifth column.)
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To: Ann Archy

My congressional candidate is from Chicago originally. As I understand it, his son is a crime writer for one of the Chicago papers.


12 posted on 09/18/2010 5:16:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Maelstorm
Kirk ally rips Giannoulias vote ploy

WASHINGTON -- Alexi Giannoulias' Democratic Illinois Senate campaign is talking up a marginal Senate candidate -- Libertarian Mike Labno -- to try to drain conservative votes from his Republican rival, Mark Kirk.

13 posted on 09/18/2010 5:16:20 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Freddd

Sure....but let’s be honest. Kirk is a liberal who hasn’t gone out of his way to endorse conservatives in his race. It isn’t likely he’d choose to attend.

Amusing footnote. Brady is the conservative (he for governor, Kirk is Senate) and Brady is polling better against his Democrat counterpart.


14 posted on 09/18/2010 5:16:49 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (“I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.”---Jim DeMint)
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To: GonzoGOP; Beowulf9

60625 present and accounted for!


15 posted on 09/18/2010 5:21:20 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Ann Archy
I’m ONE...so is my husband and we live in the BELLY of the BEAST!! Right downtown....60611.

I moved out of C(r)ook county in April of '92, I live in Will County now. Still Illinois, but at least I got out from under the C(r)ook county board regime and the Daley influence.

People on this forum would be quite surprised to learn how CONSERVATIVE the collar counties around C(r)ook and Chicago propler are.

16 posted on 09/18/2010 5:26:39 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: usconservative
I know TWO people that are conservative, but we just moved here 2 years ago!!

Before that I lived in downtown Seattle and the precinct I lived in had 759 Democrats and 11 REPUBLICANS!! I was in charge of CALLING them all on Election Day!!

17 posted on 09/18/2010 5:28:51 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: usconservative

I could’ve ridden a horse to the Sears Center. I might’ve passed a few Democrats, but they’d all working lawn maintenance, if you know what I mean.


18 posted on 09/18/2010 5:29:11 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 9YearLurker

The point is to defeat Mark Kirk, who is more dangerous and treacherous than the Democrat.


19 posted on 09/18/2010 5:32:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I think that’s idiotic, but if that’s what you want to do you might as well just vote for the Dem.


20 posted on 09/18/2010 5:34:42 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Maelstorm
Thousands attend Glenn Beck rally

That's sad.

How many dollars did they give to Beck?

Did he he stuff the dollars into his magic underpants?

21 posted on 09/18/2010 5:37:40 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: Ann Archy

Conservative in Chicago IL 60657. I think there may be 2 of us....


22 posted on 09/18/2010 5:42:30 PM PDT by Austin Scott
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To: Austin Scott

Where is 60657??? If I csn’t walk to it, I don’t know it!!!


23 posted on 09/18/2010 5:45:44 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 1rudeboy

I lived in Chicago area for 37 years and the suburbs are very nice and livable. Fantastic golf courses (Cog Hill #4 where the pro’s play a tournament every year is my all time favorite golf course, along with Tiger Woods), huge number of excellent restaurants with every ethnic flavor imaginable. The entire Lake Michigan lake front of the city has parks & golf courses and is several miles long. Lake Shore drive separates the parks and the city buildings for the entire length of lake front. Rush street rocks with trendy bars and Michigan ave has world class shopping. Only reason I left Chicago was weather.


24 posted on 09/18/2010 5:47:57 PM PDT by Undocumented_capitalist (All muslims are not terrorist, but most terrorists are muslims.)
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To: 9YearLurker

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2573067/posts?page=35#35

This will explain the dynamics of the situation and why electing Kirk would be worse than electing the crook.


25 posted on 09/18/2010 6:09:58 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: humblegunner
How many dollars did they give to Beck?

Did he he stuff the dollars into his magic underpants?

Sounds as if you have something in a twist there.

26 posted on 09/18/2010 6:15:42 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

Weather is horrible..I lived there from 59 to 93. Albuquerque now.... Much better weather.... Political climate about the same as Crook County. That might be changing somewhat in November.


27 posted on 09/18/2010 6:18:15 PM PDT by joelt
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To: Maelstorm
Screw Mark Kirk and the rino horse he rode in on. I will never vote for him.
28 posted on 09/18/2010 6:23:43 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Nobody reads tag lines.)
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To: Soul Seeker
Amusing footnote. Brady is the conservative (he for governor, Kirk is Senate) and Brady is polling better against his Democrat counterpart.

Another amusing footnote. Kirk asked for but didn't get, Sarah Palin's endorsement during the primary.

29 posted on 09/18/2010 6:26:44 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Nobody reads tag lines.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
The point is to defeat Mark Kirk, who is more dangerous and treacherous than the Democrat

Kirk's 10 year record as a U.S. Congressman speaks for itself. Yes, I hope he loses too.

An "R" behind his name is completely meaningless.

30 posted on 09/18/2010 6:30:21 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Nobody reads tag lines.)
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To: joelt

At least ABQ has a GOP Mayor & Council... now we just have to sack Heinrich...


31 posted on 09/18/2010 6:34:51 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Graybeard58

Combine”R”


32 posted on 09/18/2010 6:35:25 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Graybeard58

I’m with you! NEVER will I vote for that liberal creep and can proudly say I’ve shunned Kirk for every single election. I was apparently in the minority of republicans who continued to vote for that fraud.


33 posted on 09/18/2010 6:50:45 PM PDT by battletank
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To: 1rudeboy
It said Brady thought about skipping and I am sure he did. On 9-12 he skipped a 9-12 Project Rally in Bloomington at the last minute after promising to attend a few months earlier. His brother filled in and said Bill Brady was attending a 9-12 freedom rally in Chicago instead. Well it turns out Bill Brady also skipped the 9-12 rally in Chicago and marched in the Mexican Independence Parade in Chicago.
34 posted on 09/18/2010 7:02:05 PM PDT by Republic11
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To: 9YearLurker
its only Sept add already I am sick of these third party posters.....

I think there are many plants here on Fr and have been for some time...

and I think the rats are paying people to deliberately thwart Pubs chances in Nov....

35 posted on 09/18/2010 7:24:20 PM PDT by cherry
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To: humblegunner
Glenn Beck is really something....padding his own profits when we could use that money for O'Donnell or Miller or Kelley.....

what a phony....

you watch...while Rush and Sean and Levin are asking us to get involved and to donate, donate,donate, the phony Beck is collecting up to $1200 for his sermons....

seriously, are these Mormons just trying to support their guy?....because I don't get it...

36 posted on 09/18/2010 7:30:44 PM PDT by cherry
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To: joelt

I am in Clark county, WA state now, the weather is much milder than Chicago. Drizzles a lot in in winter but no snow to shovel! WA-3 district is competitive this year with Baird gone. Danny Heck the is hiding his “democrat” party tag on every poster and every commercial. Jaime Herrera (R) is leading him by 3 points.


37 posted on 09/18/2010 7:34:37 PM PDT by Undocumented_capitalist (All muslims are not terrorist, but most terrorists are muslims.)
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To: Graybeard58

Kirk could ride the republican tsunami to eek out a win in deep blue Illinois. We need majority leader McConnell or DeMint. Can’t get there without 51 republicans.


38 posted on 09/18/2010 7:37:52 PM PDT by Undocumented_capitalist (All muslims are not terrorist, but most terrorists are muslims.)
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To: Graybeard58

Kirk could ride the republican tsunami to eek out a win in deep blue Illinois. We need majority leader McConnell or DeMint. Can’t get there without 51 republicans.


39 posted on 09/18/2010 7:37:52 PM PDT by Undocumented_capitalist (All muslims are not terrorist, but most terrorists are muslims.)
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To: battletank
why do you come here to FR?..why?....we're trying to retake the House and the Senate and then we have you third party people who have never done a damn thing except hand elections to democrats....

you gave us Gregoire...you gave us Freakin...you gave us Clinton....

it was a strong Pub contingent that derailed the Clintons in the 90's.....remember that?....

and it was a sole republican back in the early 80's who started the whole modern conservative movement....

so bang your drum on the Dummie site, please...

40 posted on 09/18/2010 7:44:05 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Undocumented_capitalist
Fantastic golf courses (Cog Hill #4 where the pro’s play a tournament every year is my all time favorite golf course, along with Tiger Woods), huge number of excellent restaurants with every ethnic flavor imaginable.

I can throw a rock from my home and it'd land on one of #4's fairways. I've seen Tiger, Vijay Singh and a host of others play #4 over the years but personally I've never golfed the course as I'm just not a golfer.

Looking out over the course is beautiful though!

41 posted on 09/18/2010 7:46:27 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: 1rudeboy
I might’ve passed a few Democrats, but they’d all working lawn maintenance, if you know what I mean.

Every saturday morning they invade my neighborhood, mow the lawns, trim the bushes and do the edging then disappear for another week...

42 posted on 09/18/2010 7:48:45 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: cherry

That’s a new twist. Glenn Beck is draining the Republican coffers. mr.Beck has done a terrific job of exposing the Democrats and Obama.

People choose where they put their money. I’ve heard some “conservative” talk radio guy expouse not supporting Beck’s rally and using the money for a candidate of choice.
Sounds like jealousy to me.

Why the hatred for Glenn Beck? You might hate the Tea Party people as well.
Many are going to the Beck rally.

By the way there is a Cook County and Chicago Tea Party and I am a member and it can be discouraging in Democrat land
but like the FR
we do connect with other conservatives.


43 posted on 09/18/2010 8:14:35 PM PDT by ChiMark
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To: cherry

That’s a new twist. Glenn Beck is draining the Republican coffers. mr.Beck has done a terrific job of exposing the Democrats and Obama.

People choose where they put their money. I’ve heard some “conservative” talk radio guy expouse not supporting Beck’s rally and using the money for a candidate of choice.
Sounds like jealousy to me.

Why the hatred for Glenn Beck? You might hate the Tea Party people as well.
Many are going to the Beck rally.

By the way there is a Cook County and Chicago Tea Party and I am a member and it can be discouraging in Democrat land
but like the FR
we do connect with other conservatives.


44 posted on 09/18/2010 8:14:44 PM PDT by ChiMark
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To: Beowulf9; Ann Archy; Austin Scott; onyx; penelopesire; SE Mom; Liz; maggief; Velveeta; ...

Video

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/dpp/news/metro/glenn-beck-20100912

Apparently, Breitbart got into a yelling match with
some protestors.


46 posted on 09/18/2010 9:24:32 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: All

Twittering Right Nation 2010

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http://twitter.com/emzanotti


47 posted on 09/18/2010 9:32:44 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: usconservative

I played Cog Hill a lot and Joe Jemsek was the owner then.
Joe was very serious about maintaining the 4 courses at Cog Hill in tip top condition. I am sure Joe is gone by now so may be the courses have changed.

#4 course is exceptional because every hole is completely different from others. I could play there after 3pm in summer for $10 in the 1960’s! After the PGA started playing there demand went through the roof since it is a public course. Last time I checked the green’s fee was $155 x 4 players and must be guatanteed with a credit card. My best score there was 87.


48 posted on 09/18/2010 10:00:55 PM PDT by Undocumented_capitalist (All muslims are not terrorist, but most terrorists are muslims.)
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To: STARWISE

Interesting news video. The black news anchor mentioned “hate” how many times? LOL. I lost count.


49 posted on 09/18/2010 11:45:28 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

That’s what’s on the menu for them .. how much
you wanna bet they were paid/incentivized by SEIU
or other unions?

Waiting to find out Breitbart’s reactions. He got
right in front of them in the video.


50 posted on 09/18/2010 11:52:03 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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