Category Archives: Business

Eric Khon Slams Rich Miller as Anti-Capitalist

-By Warner Todd Huston Eric Kohn over at Illinois Mirror has a great piece that highlights the main difference between real capitalism and the sort of crony capitalism (which isn’t capitalism at all) that the left so dearly loves. Rich … Continue reading

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Chicago Math: Three is Only Two

-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying to get … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Millionaire Sen. Dick Durbin Happy to Pay More for Food for Min Wage Hike And Wants to Force You To

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois’ millionaire Democrat Senator Dick Durbin says he’s happy to pay more for his food if workers get a hike in their minimum wage. The super rich Durbin who makes far and away more than the … Continue reading

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Quinn: Make the Tax Increase Permanent or the Disabled and the Dying Get It

-By Dan Proft On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn dressed up the demands of a hostage-taker into a state budget address—again. In advance of the permanently temporary personal and corporate income tax increases he imposed on Illinois in 2011, Quinn argued … Continue reading

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NO Tax Hikes, Illinois: Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $12,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Harmon and his fellow … Continue reading

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Crooked Illinois Dems Sneak Ban of Farm Sold Milk into Restroom Access Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston This is the kind of crap that makes all politics seem crooked, conniving, scheming, and corrupt. With only days to go until the end of the legislative session a Democrat has sneaked in an amendment that … Continue reading

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Americans for Prosperity-Illinois Launches Ad against Governor Quinn’s Proposed Progressive Income Tax

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Calls on Governor to Not Raise Taxes on Illinoisans, Again Naperville, IL – Americans for Prosperity-Illinois today launched its next television ad opposing Governor Quinn’s push for a progressive income tax in Illinois “In passing a … Continue reading

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Ill. Rep. Gutiérrez Likely On Verge of Ethics Charges Filed Against Him

-By Warner Todd Huston New reports suggest that Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D, ILL) is likely expecting to be charged with ethics violations in Washington. USA Today reports that Gutiérrez has already spent some $30,000 in legal fees in preparation … Continue reading

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Illinois Wins Again: Worst Unemployment Record in USA

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois continues to rack up plaudits as one of the worst states in the entire country for every measure that makes a successful state. Bad bond ratings, among the highest for people moving away from her, … Continue reading

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