July/04/2013 5:10AM
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Like all good reporters, I will never reveal my sources. But, a friend who spends a great deal of time in Springfield, Illinois, our fine Capitol city, passed on a big Springfield rumor to me. Some background first. Illinois is broke. As I have writen about in this blog, the state is run by Michael Madigan. Nothing Read the full article…

June/14/2013 5:12AM
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Our country is a mess and we have ourselves to blame. We continue to elect the same incompetents over and over. The state of Illinois is broke. The state is short $16 million a day on public employee pensions alone. Michael Madigan, a state repesentative,  has run the state for years. A Chicago Tribune writer Read the full article…

June/12/2010 14:17PM
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Here’s one example of why we as a nation can make little progress and keep losing jobs. Navistar wanted to move it’s world headquarters to Lisle, Illinois where there was a 1.2 million square foot building available. The building had been vacant for years. They would then build a research and development facility next door. Read the full article…