Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Soak-the-rich economics almost never works. As tax receipts keep sinking in Illinois, the safety net is tattered; the roads are in disrepair; crime is out of control in Chicago; and the state is home to some of the worst schools in the nation.

When you try to soak the rich, they leave; the state goes bankrupt; and it's the middle class that gets all wet.
I remember there was a proposal to divvy up Illinois and give the pieces to its neighboring states - didn't go anywhere because Illinois' neighbors refused....

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