Jon Osterman

Jon Osterman

He isn't dead. That's just what they want you to think. He actually escaped to Argentina and rumor is he lives in a Bavarian-style mansion at the northwest end of Nahuel Huapi Lake, near the border of Chile.

Jon Osterman

Who cares if people don't want him to declare an emergency at the border. Remember how no one asked me if I wanted Obamacare? Enjoy your wall!

Jon Osterman

The people who work at Wal-Mart can’t answer your questions. It’s blank stares and mouth breathing all around.

Jon Osterman

Why can't we spend maybe $10,000 and build a pedestrian crossing for the railroad tracks?

Jon Osterman

How about we do what should have been done decades ago: PUBLICIZE the tollway instead of privatizing it. We PUBLICIZE it by turning it into a public asset, i.e., we bulldoze the tollbooths and turn it into regular interstate highway that the federal and state governments maintain with motor …

Jon Osterman

Paying to settle lawsuits is supposed to be a punitive effect to convince people to do things correctly. As I mentioned above, we can't hold the actual people making the decisions accountable for their actions. The closest thing is to have monetary penalties that (in theory) should make peop…

Jon Osterman

That's a good thing! The City of Chicago doesn't get to ram things right through in violation of laws going back over 100 years to protect park space from being used for private ventures.

Jon Osterman

The check that is supposed to be in place is that police and prosecutors are supposed to have honesty and integrity in what they do for their jobs. The three days of hearings in this case demonstrate lots of dishonest people involved. It’s a culture full of institutionalized indifference tha…

Jon Osterman

Who said anything about lawsuits against businesses? This is likely to be a lawsuit against the City of Bloomington, McLean County, and the State of Illinois.

Jon Osterman

The prosecution will do what they did in the Lockmiller murder case: They’ll just decline to prosecute and then spend all their time quietly complaining that they had the right person the first time and some judge let them off on a technicality.

One of the most dangerous positions you …