GOP congressweasel to Robert Reich: Trump’s crazy and his followers are all ignoramuses

Former GOP congressweasel to Robert Reich: Trump’s crazy and his followers are all ignoramuses Posted on October 12, 2017 by Jay Baker 106 Shares Socialist former Labor Secretary  Robert Reich took to Facebook Wednesday and posted details of a conversation he supposedly had with a friend who is a Republican former member of Congress that he did not name. According to …

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Taxpayers should flex their muscle, pick their punches

Berg: Taxpayers should flex their muscle, pick their punches By Austin Berg | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo It wasn’t exactly the Boston Tea Party, but it took everything short of dumping Diet Coke into Lake Michigan for Cook County residents to force the repeal of an unpopular tax on sweetened beverages. The county’s penny-per-ounce …

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Abundance of governments is one driver of collar county property taxes

Abundance of governments is one driver of collar county property taxes Consolidating governments in the collar counties could help lower residents’ high property taxes. Consolidating governments in the collar counties could help lower residents’ high property taxes. Illinois’ nearly 7,000 units of government, the most of any state in the country, can be expensive for …

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