A wonderful state with ZERO Republicans – The State of Illinois. Some interesting data on the ‘state’ of Illinois:
There are more people on welfare in Illinois than there are people working.
Chicago pays the highest wages to teachers than anywhere else in the U.S. averaging $110,000/year.
Their pensions average 80-90% of their income. Wow, are Illinois and Chicago great or what?
Be sure to read till the end. I’ve never heard it explained better.
Perhaps the U.S. should pull out of Chicago?
Body count: In the last six months, 292 killed (murdered) in Chicago and only 221 killed in Iraq — AND — Chicago has one of the strictest gun laws in the entire U.S.
Here’s the Chicago chain of command:
President: Barack Hussein Obama
Senator: Dick Durbin
House Representative: Jesse Jackson Jr
Governor: Pat Quinn
House leader: Mike Madigan
Atty. Gen.: Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike)
Mayor: Rohm Emanuel· The leadership in Illinois – all Democrats.
Thank you or the combat zone in Chicago. Of course, they’re all blaming each other. Can’t blame Republicans; there aren’t any!
Chicago school system: Worst in the country. Can’t blame Republicans; there aren’t any!
State pension fund $78 Billion in debt: worst in country. Can’t blame Republicans; there aren’t any!
Cook County (Chicago) sales tax 10.25% highest in country. Can’t blame Republicans; there aren’t any!
This is the political culture that Obama comes from in Illinois. And he is going to ‘fix’ Washington politics for us?
George Ryan is no longer Governor, he is in prison.
He was replaced by Rob Blajegovitch who is, that’s right, also in prison.
And Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned a couple of months ago, because he is fighting to not be sent to…that’s right, prison.
The Land of Lincoln, where our governors make our license plates.
But you know as long as they keep providing entitlements to the population of Chicago, nothing is going to change, except the state will go broke before the country does.
“Anybody who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.”