Macomb, IL – If what passes for news on cable TV and talk radio covered "third party" politics, President Ron Paul's coalition government would be moving Constitutional lawyer Barack Obama from his Senate seat to the Supreme Court and Patrick Buchanan would be heading a commission investigating U.S. corporations who move operations overseas and hire undocumented immigrants when Americans are jobless - all after two successful terms by President Ralph Nader. Alas.
Fort Madison, IA – President Barack Obama chose the home of one of the largest employers in Southeast Iowa to speak about the need for a clean energy economy. Siemens produces giant wind turbine blades at its plant along Highway 61 near Fort Madison.
President Obama said Siemens and its 600+ employees are setting the standard for the future of clean energy.
Macomb, IL – The Republican candidate for Illinois Treasurer wants to use the office as a bully pulpit.
"Today you do not find the two financial officers of the state - the comptroller and the treasurer - being vocal in regards to the activities of government that are hampering job growth," said State Senator Dan Rutherford during a stop in Macomb.