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America’s Future? Look to Illinois

Pistol Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 5:43 AM
Its barely possible that states going bankrupt, like Il and Ca, will provide enough warning, or enough ire over proposed bailoust with money from solvent states, to wake up a few more taxpayers. The rub is that the number of taxpayers seems to be going down, even as the population increases.

Somewhere along the line I remember a song about how you can take the kid out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the kid. Guess one could write a song, you can take the kid out of Chicago but you can’t take Chicago out of the kid.

In October of 2008 my warnings went unheeded regarding candidate Barack Obama. All one needed do to see America in four years was to look at Blagojevich’s Illinois. It turned out worse than imagined.

Blagojevich’s Illinois was reeling in corruption, political favoritism, extra constitutional mandates, and unfunded pension liabilities...