Matt Burden (Blackfive) is running in Illinois

If you’re a conservative who’s been out in the internet for any length of time, you know Matt Burden, of Blackfive.  Matt has always served his country, first as an Airborne soldier, and lately as a voice for conservative and military thought in the ever-more important blogosphere.  Matt is now making the leap to the next level of service, as he is running for the Illinois House of Representatives.  Matt’s feeling is that, as the National election has put us at the mercy of the worst Illinois politics has to offer, it’s up to Illinois to start serving up the best.

Unlike the last round of Illinois politicians, about whom we knew little (and the more we know, the less we like), Matt is an open book.  His service and his beliefs are there for everyone to see — and, I hope, for most to appreciate.

Because his personality and his beliefs speak for themselves, Matt really only has one major hurdle to cross, and for that he needs your help.  Yup, folks, at the end of the day, it’s always about money.  No matter how good your message, if you’re unable to reach the voters, you may as well sit in a dark closet and twiddle your thumbs.  If you are interested in supporting Matt’s candidacy, whether or not you live in Illinois, you can go here.  I suspect I speak for Matt when I say that no donation is too small.

Good luck, Matt.  I’m rooting for you!

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  1. says

    I’m rooting that his political enemies all get purged. And when I say purged, I mean NKVD purge, not the firing for show ACORN or the Left engages in.

    That whole state needs to be cleared out. Regardless of how many dead bodies it takes.

  2. suek says

    Hurray!!

    I’ve been hoping for this! I really think that the biggest gain we’ll have from the Iraq War – in the long run – is the leaders serving in that conflict returning home with a strong focused intent of eliminating corruption in this country. They will be the politicians of tomorrow – I pray for their strength not to yield to the corruption that will be offered to them…it may be more of a struggle than even the days in Iraq.

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