Tag Archives: Economy

Will Illinois Democrats hide out in Beloit?

Since 2010, Illinois has lost a net 650,000 residents to other states The beauty of our federal system of government is that if its citizens are out-voted at the polling place they may vote with their feet. The early returns … Continue reading

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Please help a liberal; raise their taxes

Not one Democrat voted for lower taxes or employee bonuses! The indentured servants at the Stately Manor gathered in front of the Philco to watch democracy in action Tuesday and Wednesday. First the House of Reps and then the U.S. … Continue reading

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Scott Walker tore up Doyle’s fast-train deal but Wisconsin’s economy didn’t crash and burn

Remember when Scott Walker tore up Jim Doyle’s fast-train deal and spurned $810 million in Obama stimulus money? Remember how that was going to wreck Wisconsin’s economy? As Madison’s own Chris Farley used to say, “That was awesome!” Seven years … Continue reading

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