Category Archives: political satire

Economist says Illinois’ progressive income tax could exacerbate poverty, income inequality


“The U.S. economy was booming, poverty rates were falling across the country, poverty rates actually increased in the state of Connecticut. And 70 percent of that increase in poverty rates could be directly accounted for by the change to a … Continue reading

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How Will Legal Pot Work in the Workplace?


With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading

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Illinois Pot Industry Buzzing With Union Drives—-Union Label on Weed


The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor. Legislation (H.B. 1438) legalizing cannabis for recreational use Jan. … Continue reading

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Inflated Costs Boost Costs to End Users as Trucking Companies are Hit Hard by Increased Taxes in Illinois


Drivers aren’t the only ones frustrated with the increase in the Illinois gas tax, trucking companies also fear this tax increase could cost them thousands.  Illinois lawmakers voted to increase the fuel tax, to pay for the $45 billion capital plan.That … Continue reading

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Western Illinois University President Is Forced To Resign and Gets 2 Years of Paid Salary and a Professorship—-Don’t You Just Love Illinois Government !!!


Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said his final day on the job will be June 30, 2019, ending a presidency marred by employee layoffs, declining student enrollment, and increasing tensions between the administration and faculty. Dr. Thomas made the … Continue reading

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Illinois’ New Budget Has A Shortfall of $4 Billion Dollars


Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading

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Illinois Capital Projects Plan All About Pork Barrel Projects Such as Dog Parks and Pickleball Courts, Not About Collapsing Bridges and Road Potholes


Pickleball courts, dog parks and grants for an arts program led by House Speaker Michael Madigan’s wife are on a lengthy list of lawmakers’ pet projects paid for by a massive gambling expansion and tax hikes on smoking and parking. … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois


TThe Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois . Without serious efforts to rein in the appetite of government for real estate tax dollars the future will see a new wave of … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Oppose the ‘Pritzker Tax’


Over the next nearly 17 months, Illinois Democrats will try to persuade voters to profoundly amend the Illinois Constitution. Call their proposal the “Pritzker Tax,” placed on the Nov. 3, 2020, ballot thanks to exclusively Democratic votes in the spring … Continue reading

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Illinois Extends It’s Role As The “Nanny State”


This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading

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