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What do you think of this new ad campaign by your governor [link removed]

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Elaine Below is a great letter to the editor on Ill pension mess. Cut off the author's name...Ron Kruger wrote it. [link removed]

The politicians ran on “no new taxes” for years and years while spending went ever onward and upward. Roads and bridges kept being repaired and maintained and pet projects of various political entities funded. ...See More
Dec 1, 2012
therealsped On 11/30/12, Merrillv2 wrote:

> It seems to be sped's contention that people can't complain > government corruption and fraud, since these people voted the > government in. I guess he thinks elected officials can do whatever > they want once elected, and tough shi* to everyone else.

You're entitled to complain. Howev...See More
Dec 1, 2012
Merrillv2 On 12/01/12, therealsped wrote: > On 11/30/12, Merrillv2 wrote: > >> It seems to be sped's contention that people can't complain >> government corruption and fraud, since these people voted the >> government in. I guess he thinks elected officials can do whatever >> they want once elected, and tough shi* to everyone el...See More
Dec 3, 2012
therealsped On 12/03/12, Merrillv2 wrote: > The state owes 43 billion to the TRS. > > This would be tragic save for the fact that teachers are simply not > entitled to a pension they did not contribute to. > > Unless I am shown evidence to the contrary, it is Illinois law that the > teachers have to contribute toward their pension, and the...See More
Dec 4, 2012
Merrillv2 On 12/04/12, therealsped wrote: > On 12/03/12, Merrillv2 wrote: >> The state owes 43 billion to the TRS. >> >> This would be tragic save for the fact that teachers are simply not >> entitled to a pension they did not contribute to. >> >> Unless I am shown evidence to the contrary, it is Illinois law that the &...See More
Dec 5, 2012


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