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What is With Illinois?

Ed52 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 2:28 PM
There are least 2 similar economic laws that Illinois and California have ignored. 1. "There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch!" There is always a payment by somebody at some level and at some time for whatever is being provided. 2. "You cannot consume more than you produce." The "you" in this case is a plural pronoun encompassing a population growing from family to town to county to state to nation until no resources are available for redistribution.

Living in California, it is difficult to find fault with other states. California has 12% of the US population, but over 30% of the nation's welfare recipients. California recently voted to increase the tax burden - actually, some non-tax paying Californians decided to raise taxes on other tax paying Californians - on both individuals and corporations. California is the land of job killing Cap And Trade. It is the land of corruption, so ingrained it's generational, political and moral graf.

Illinois is closing in fast.

Standard & Poors recently lowered Illinois' credit rating from A to A-, which puts it in...