The People's Republic of Illinois is the home of the corrupt Hyde Park socialists Obama, Axelrod, and Jarrett. The Machine controls the bulk of the state house. This is the reason Estase has always said that the cloaca maxima of Shiitown empties into Springfield. The junior senator, Mark Kirk, who is on record saying that confirming Federal judges is "a waste of time," now is wasting his power on passing the Amnesty Bill. This is to make up for his record of rock-ribbed conservative votes, like when he voted for gay marriage. What use are Illinois Republicans, assuming there actually are any?