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Casinos need to get their act together

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Casinos need to get their act together

Casinos need to get their act together Chicago is planning to build at least one new casino possibly more. Hopefully the city will do a better job than Indiana which has the worst, dirtiest casinos in the Midwest. Government should put more restrictions on casinos and give more money back to the public By Ray…

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The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan

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The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan

The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan JB Pritzker has been lobbying hard to get the legislature to adopt his “Fair Tax” plan, but that plan is just a cover for 18 other big tax hikes that are waiting to slam your pocket book. The Pritzker “Fair Tax” will replace the Flat Tax with…

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game Once again, Pritzker thinks money will not only buy him into statewide office but it will also pull the wool over the eyes of Illinois taxpayers. Pritzker’s new income tax plan changes the flat tax to a graduated tax that would open the door to significant tax increases on…

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor In politics, it’s rarely about who is great but rather about who is better. And in the race for Chicago Mayor between Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot, the “better” candidate is Preckwinkle. Although I have some issues with her past policies,…

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

Illinois financial problems are a national joke Illinois is ranked as the 49th Worst State in the country when it comes to taxation, according to WalletHub.com. So the last thing someone should do to address the state’s collapsing economy is to increase taxes. The driving force behind Illinois’ financial troubles are the politically driven pensions…

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Suburbs must stand up to Chicago’s Tax Grab

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Suburbs must stand up to Chicago’s Tax Grab

Suburbs must stand up to Chicago’s Tax Grab Forcing suburbanites to help cover the budget needs of Chicago has always been a problem with Chicagoland politics. It needs to stop. It’s not that I don’t like Chicago. I Love Chicago. I was born there. But like most people born there, I fled to crime, the…

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