420 Reasons JB is OK

As a Democratic Precinct Committeeperson, I worked for the election of billionaire JB Pritzker as Governor of Illinois. He won. I received no monetary remuneration for my work, despite the whole billionaire thing. I did get some tickets to go see President Obama speak last week, courtesy of the JB Pritzker campaign.

GOTV Obama

It was a 3PM rally with doors opening at 1:30PM. I didn’t need to sit close. I figured I would stroll in about 2:55PM and sit in an upper deck seat. Nope. It was suggested to me that I best be in line at noon … in the cold … in the rain … with my 10 year old, because of this fine print …

Obama Ticket Fine Print

Shouldn’t a billionaire be able to distribute tickets that do guarantee admission?

Governor-elect JB Pritzker seems like a great guy and I love his political platform, which is why I supported him from the primary through the general election. One of his promises has been to legalize recreational pot. I’m all for it, sort of. I just saw this headline …

Pritzker Pot

My only reservation is that after pot becomes legal in Illinois, I’m afraid this headline may show up in our local newspaper …

Jim Flanigan’s Local Business Goes Up In Smoke & Will Close

Clearance Sale on Smoke-Damaged Merchandise

smoke pot

We’ll see how quickly JB makes good on his campaign promise, and how soon after that my business falls apart. The clock is ticking.

420 clock.gif

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s