Category Archives: Illinois

Leaving Illinois: How Simple Math Chased Away A Village Mayor & His Family

Leaving Illinois: How Simple Math Chased Away A Village Mayor & His Family | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-01/leaving-illinois-how-simple-math-chased-away-village-mayor-his-family Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois has become the armpit of the USA, with no redemption in sight…

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Spotlight Danville, Illinois, My Home Town: Bankrupt

Spotlight Danville, Illinois, My Home Town: Bankrupt – Mish Talk https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economics/spotlight-danville-illinois-my-home-town-bankrupt-sDRUoZ0y2E2s-kolbEzx6w/ Re-posted from Mish Talk. Geoff Geoff Comments: Unfortunately, Danville looks to be the norm, rather than the exception… Under-funded pensions and poorly run states & municipalities create a bleak … Continue reading

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llinois Pioneers Election Manipulation at the State Legislative Level

Illinois Pioneers Election Manipulation at the State Legislative Level https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/07/illinois_pioneers_election_manipulation_at_the_state_legislative_level.html Re-posted from American Thinker. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois State politicians take the prize for corruption in local politics, nationally…  

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Illinois Taxpayers Face $172 Million Bill For ‘Obama-land’

Illinois Taxpayers Face $172 Million Bill For ‘Obama-land’ | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-03/illinois-taxpayers-face-172-million-bill-obama-land Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: President Obama continues to insult the American people in general and Illinois residents in particular by imposing incredible economic hardship just … Continue reading

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One Year Later: Illinois On The Verge Of Downgrade To Junk; Its Residents $5 Billion Poorer

One Year Later: Illinois On The Verge Of Downgrade To Junk; Its Residents $5 Billion Poorer | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-28/one-year-later-illinois-verge-downgrade-junk-its-residents-5-billion-poorer Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois is careening towards bankruptcy, and no one seems to care…

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Illinois’ Regressive Pension-Funding Scheme Exposed

Illinois’ Regressive Pension-Funding Scheme Exposed | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-11/illinois-regressive-pension-funding-scheme-exposed Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Citizens of Illinois be, be forewarned…

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Gun Confiscation Begins in Illinois

Gun Confiscation Begins in Illinois https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/03/gun_confiscation_begins_in_illinois.html Re-posted from American Thinker. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois is more Banana Republic than a US state…

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It’s Baaaaack: The Illinois “Privilege Tax” Bill!

It’s Baaaaack: The Illinois “Privilege Tax” Bill! | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-01/its-baaaaack-illinois-privilege-tax-bill Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois taxes showing all the profitable businesses the door…

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Illinois Unveils Another Shocker: Sell $107 Billion In Debt To Fund Insolvent Pensions

Illinois Unveils Another Shocker: Sell $107 Billion In Debt To Fund Insolvent Pensions | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-27/illinois-unveils-shocker-sell-107-billion-debt-fund-insolvent-pensions Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Greece is an economic catastrophe to the EU, Illinois is an economic cataclysmic nightmare for the … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Illinois: High Taxes And Low Economic Freedom Have Led To State Crisis

The Incredible Shrinking Illinois: High Taxes And Low Economic Freedom Have Led To State Crisis | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-24/incredible-shrinking-illinois-high-taxes-and-low-economic-freedom-have-led-state Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Unless Illinois voters start electing Conservatives, it’s going to get uglier (think Argentina)…

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