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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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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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Illinois Ranks Among Worst Five States for Business

-By Warner Todd Huston California beat Illinois, but not by a whole lot in the worst of the worst category. ChiefExecutive.net has posted its list of best/worst states to do business in and Illinois ranks 48 of our fifty. Only … Continue reading

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Red Light Cameras: Government’s ‘It’s For Public Safety’ Lie

-By Warner Todd Huston Red light cameras are a mixed bag across the USA. Big cities love them, small cities increasingly less. But one thing is universal where ever they are tried. The whole thing is about revenue generation, not … Continue reading

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We Finally Didn’t Rank as Worst: Chicago 14th Rudest City

-By Warner Todd Huston Finally. Illinois isn’t coming in as the absolute worst of something. This time is is rudest American city as ranked by Travel and Leisure magazine. Chicago did rank into the top 20 rudest cities, but the … Continue reading

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Another Win for Illinois: Now Worst Debtor State

-By Warner Todd Huston On the same day that it was reported that the checks sent to Illinois lottery winners had bounced, another more serious announcement was made. Moody’s investment service had cut the state’s credit rating from A1 to … Continue reading

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Help Stop The High Cost of Federal Regulations

-By Warner Todd Huston (The House of Representatives is voting on this bill today…) One of the reasons that our economic recovery has been so slow is that the Obama administration has opened a continuous avalanche of regulations affecting jobs, … Continue reading

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