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William J. Kelly
William J. Kelly is a senior media relations strategist and producer of Emmy award-winning TV. He is a conservative columnist and contributor to national publications including Communities at Washington Times,, and the American Spectator. A longtime consumer watchdog, Kelly is also the former Executive Director of Taxpayers United of Illinois and the chairman of Free Capitalism Now, a non-profit organization that promotes free market policies. He can be reached at

Entries by William J. Kelly

Why Uber Is Un-American

(18) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 12:02 AM

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Last week, America celebrated the 238th anniversary of its independence. But is American freedom just an illusion? In this age of crony capitalism, does freedom even stand a chance? If the outcome of your life, constraints on your...

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Rep. Joe Walsh Says He Can Overlook Bruce Rauner's Views on Abortion

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 11:10 AM

Chicago, Illinois- Illinois pro-life leaders say they now feel betrayed by GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. Conservative leaders criticized Rauner last week after he skipped an Illinois Right to Life (ILRTL) dinner to attend a pro-choice gala for the ACLU. Rauner reiterated his pro-choice position on abortion Monday...

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Bruce Rauner's Troubling Past Puts His GOP Supporters in an Ugly Position

(5) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 4:54 PM

The last two weeks have been tough on GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner and he has deserved every minute of it. After months of little-to-no scrutiny, Rauner's embarrassing flip-flop on the minimum wage opened a Pandora's box on questions about his ethics and character.

A Pandora's box...

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