Monthly Archives: October 2010

More sustainable stupidity

With the state legislature located in Sangamon County, you’d think we’ve already filled our quota for hosting economic disasters.  Apparently not.  As outlined in the 10/09/2010 State Journal-Register, a U.S. subsidiary of a German outfit is working on siting a … Continue reading

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Green Party gets machined in Chicago

The best stories aren’t always on the front page. On page 14 of the 10/15/2010 State Journal-Register is news that the Chicago elections board had mis-spelled the name of Green Party candidate Rich Whitney, who would coincidentally tend to pull … Continue reading

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Social Security — diamond anniversary turns to lead

[Submitted/published State Journal-Register] If you were wondering how long the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme could last, the answer is official:  75 years. With the September 30th fiscal year end, Social Security, born in 1935,  also just marked the final year … Continue reading

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