The Governor’s Gift to Illinois: Highest Unemployment in the Nation 1

My wife noticed this piece, posted elsewhere by our friend, Megan Baird.  Thanks for the link, Megan!  And heroic work, Governor! Under Rauner, Illinois unemployment rate becomes highest in nation By Curtis Black | May 26, 2016 Under Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois now has the highest unemployment rate in the nation.The […]

Readings: “Job-Killing Obama”, GOP’s Arms-Length Relationship with Facts, Bernie, Gov Rauner, etc

First, let’s compare job-creation records under Obama and under W (courtesy of Dr Krugman): …other things I’ve been reading lately: Still Hating on Obamacare  Consider the Source, Obamacare Edition – The New York Times The latest GOP Debate  G.O.P. Debate: Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz – The New Yorker  The […]

Readings: Rauner Pain for What?, Dems Debate, Partisan Benghazi Cmte/Dysfunctional GOP, Climate Change, etc

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post anything new here.  Here’s some of what I’ve been reading: What is Bruce Rauner trying to accomplish, and how much pain (to regular people) is it worth to him?  Capitol Fax.com – Redfield: Rauner demands are “beyond crazy” and “the worst kind […]

Archbishop Cupich Defends Unions, Criticizes “Right to Work”

Many thanks to our good friend Mark Guethle from PDC30 for pointing us to this recent piece from Channel 7. ARCHBISHOP CUPICH DEFENDS UNIONS, CRITICIZES ‘RIGHT TO WORK’ By Charles Thomas Thursday, September 17, 2015 CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich defended labor unions and criticized politicians pushing for “right […]