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Illinois’ House Reps Have More Wealth Than Average Member of Their Electorate

(Here is my very first piece over at The Watchdog….) -By Warner Todd Huston A recent survey of the wealth of members of Congress revealed that, on average, it would take the combined wealth of 18 American households to equal … Continue reading

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Illinois Worst in Midwest for Private Sector Job Creation

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been chronicling all the major failures of the once great state of Illinois and this week we have yet another one. A new tabulation of private sector job creation finds that Illinois created a … Continue reading

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Illinois One of the Worst GDP Growth in Entire Midwest

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois has earned its spot as the state with the worst GDP in the entire Midwest. So, once again we find that Illinois turns out to be one of the worst states in the country for … Continue reading

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Illinois Democrats Are Planning to Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the … Continue reading

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Illinois Ranks as One of Worst States for Losing Citizens

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois keeps racking up those plaudits as the worst of the worst states in the country, this time coming in second of the top states for outward migration. Illinois has seen more of its citizens fleeing … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressmen Roskam & Kinzinger on Obama’s Budget

-By Warner Todd Huston President Obama has released his purported budget plan today and two of Illinois’ GOP Congressmen released statements in response. From Peter Roskam (6th District): “In March, half a million Americans gave up on finding work, and … Continue reading

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Magnum TI and the Case of Illinois’ Fiscal Crisis

It’s been a tough year, 2012. This state economy is in the tank. It’s got something to do with that income tax hike from a year ago: 67%. A ball and a chain for a guy like me. The boys … Continue reading

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Just as Bad: Proof of Ill. GOP Consorting With Union Thugs

-By Warner Todd Huston Trevor Loudon attended last week’s GOP convention and discovered the sad evidence that the Illinois Republican Party is just as bad as Democrats in its desire to consort with extremist, left-wing Marxists and union thugs — … Continue reading

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Homer-Lockport Tea Party Screening of ‘Injustice the Film’ — July 30

-By Warner Todd Huston The Homer-Lockport Tea Party is going to screen a very special movie at 7PM on July 30. The film is titled “InJustice, The Film,” and is a documentary about “greed and corruption in American’s lawsuit industry.” … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressmen on Obamacare Ruling

-By Warner Todd Huston As hard as it is to believe, Illinois has a pretty large contingent of Republican Congressmen roaming the halls of Washington DC. Not surprisingly they have an awful lot to say about the disastrous Obamacare decision. … Continue reading

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