The Madigans—father and daughter—are confident that the Illinois Supreme Court will rule the $31 billion capital bill is constitutional.
So what gives them such confidence?
Gentle readers, that is no typo; Madigan gave over a MILLION dollars to retain Kilbride on the bench.
The fact that Kilbride is now Chief Justice is just icing on the Madigan cake.
As I’ve mentioned before, Kilbride was nobody’s idea of a legal scholar—he had an unsuccessful private practice and he was basically operating on the fringes of the Rock Island County legal community.
But the Democrat Party and their Big Labor paymasters saw something special in Kilbride—he was a lawyer who could be bought and would STAY bought. So they poured massive amounts of $$$$ into his initial campaign—giving him a car and a driver to go around the district promoting himself.
Democrats control the Supreme Court and all other branches of Illinois government; no matter what the law says, does anyone really doubt Kilbride will come through for his paymasters on the capital bill issue?