Springfield the nation's capital for bad public policy

If Illinois’ Ruling Class is known for one thing it is their tenacious commitment to ideas that don’t work. It is this dogged determination that has made Springfield the nation’s capital for bad public policy. And so the Ruling Class continues to chase their bad bets by doubling down on gambling expansion with hearings for […]

Tis better to have never loved a politician and lost perspective on their rightful role as a vessel for policy choices/ by Dan Proft

“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson There is an exception to Tennyson’s truism: politicians. Tis better to have never loved a politician and lost perspective on their rightful role as a vessel for policy choices. Politicians are properly seen as the means to […]

Chicago water hikes spur suburban revolt

Chicago water hikes spur suburban revolt By Phil Kadner pkadner@southtownstar.com April 14, 2014 9:10PM   Crestwood has been under scrutiny since 2009 when it was revealed that the village supplemented its drinking water supply from Lake Michigan with water from a contaminated well between 1985 and 2007, and then lied about it to regulators. | […]

Google Glass/ computer projects a 25 inch screne

Google Glass is no ordinary eyewear. Weighing a little over 40 grams, it is a wearable computer that can surf the Internet, record audio, shoot video, perform searches, give directions using maps, check emails and appointments. It can also SMS and make phone calls by using Glass as a Bluetooth headset with any Bluetooth-compatible phone. […]

Groups from as far away as New Hampshire are riding out to Nevada to join the cattle rancher

Groups from as far away as New Hampshire are riding out to Nevada to join the cattle rancher whose standoff with the federal government is growing tenser by the day. The groups said they were going to the ranch, some 80 miles north of Las Vegas to stand with Cliven Bundy, who property is surrounded […]

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