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Letter: Vote for Nybo is 'Vote for Change'

Chris Nybo can tackle hard issues and move Illinois away from its current unsustainable path.

For too long, politicians in Springfield have ignored fiscal realities and taken Illinois to the brink of financial ruin. Anything positive that has been accomplished pales in comparison to the financial neglect of our state. Politicians have focused on playing the game and protecting their turf, rather than serving Illinois and its citizens. Kirk Dillard has been in the Illinois Senate for nearly 20 years. Illinois needs a change, and as voters, we can make change happen.

Chris Nybo is a hardworking parent who cares about his family and his state, as are I and many others. I met Chris after he rang my doorbell going to door-to-door to meet the voters. I believe he is a person who can tackle hard issues and take on the establishment to move Illinois forward and away from our current unsustainable path. I plan to vote for change.

—Karen Smith, Clarendon Hills

Kevin Fitzpatrick March 09, 2012 at 08:39 PM
You know what makes this statement positively inane Frank? I passed tens of thousands of pieces of literature for then Senator Dan Cronin with exactly the same accomplishments on it. Quarry Flood Abatement, York HS, Metra parking garage downtown, Butterfield Road widening (very little of which was done in Lombard Frank, mostly Oak Brook and OBT). I walked all over the 21st Senate District promoting Senator Cronin's work on all of these initiatives. Was there nothing going on in Hinsdale, Downers or Woodridge that the Senator in the next district over was free to only work on things in Dan's district? I did see Kirk take credit for Belmont Road in Downers Grove too back then. This is utter hogwash. It's very Al Gore-ish, this whole taking credit for everything. I do remember a very devastating flood in Elmhurst. I do remember a Junior High Auditorium full of very justifiably upset people in Elmhurst. I remember the Mayor and City Council, including Chris Nybo being there to answer to the neighbors. I remember Jeff Redick explaining the issues with the quarry there. I don't remember Kirk Dillard there. He didn't really belong there, but with all of his outstanding work in Elmhurst, even on the downtown parking, it's hard to imagine he would miss this cataclysmic event. Actually, you're spewing more untruths. I still have the Cronin walk pieces extolling his work on these initiatives. And he did work on them. Nice try here. Elmhurst had a Senator working on this.
Lombard Voter March 14, 2012 at 09:43 PM
It speaks volumes that Dan Cronin has put his support behind Kirk Dillard...especially when the likes of Fitzpatrick did so much for Cronin in the past and thought that Nybo was their new ticket to their continued dipping into the political cookie jar. Oh the lessons one learns....
Kevin Fitzpatrick March 14, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Actually it doesn't speak volumes icky guy. Why don't you confirm your dopey theory with Dan Cronin and see if he spends even a second taking a person like you seriously. I am challenging you to do this. I think he'll set you straight in a hurry. Go ahead.
Lombard Voter March 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM
There's Kevin defending his man again.....bet that keeps the wife happy seeing she pulls a regular paycheck from the state and occasional pay from his campaign coffers. Now that is icky.....
Kevin Fitzpatrick March 15, 2012 at 03:17 AM
You betcha I'm defending my guy. He's one of the most remarkable guys I've ever known in politics. Illinois is better with him!

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