Posts tagged "Pension Abuse"

Scrap Public Pensions

Scrap Public Pensions
There has been one budget deficit after another – in one state after another due to runaway Pension Debt. And as much as I would like to say that the main problem is abuse, it isn’t. Yes it is true that pension abuse is rife in some places including Illinois. But the real issue with... Read more »

Illinois Senate President Cullerton Wants Shot At Pension Reform? What A Laugher!

Illinois Senate President Cullerton Wants Shot At Pension Reform? What A Laugher!
Illinois Senate President wants a shot at pension reform? Really? What a laugher considering this comes as nothing more than another preemptive¬† pre-election strike to convince the duped voters of this state that he has somehow changed his colors and miraculously gotten a heart. Let’s face it – John Cullerton is the epitome of the... Read more »

A Thunderbolt Finally Hits Illinois Lawmakers On Pension Abuse

A Thunderbolt Finally Hits Illinois Lawmakers On Pension Abuse
One has wonder what in the hell took so long for Illinois Lawmakers to finally realize that their actions have contributed to rampant pension abuses. And I seriously doubt that the latest Chicago Tribune / WGN Investigation was the first revelation given lawmakers over the decades either. Whatever the case – at least today Illinois... Read more »
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Latest Tribune Investigation Confirms Lawmakers Defraud Taxpayers

Latest Tribune Investigation Confirms Lawmakers Defraud Taxpayers
What have I told you over and over again? Illinois Lawmakers make laws to enrich themselves! And the sad thing about it is that Illinois Voters continue to turn a blind eye by voting these same thieves back into office – time and time again. Talk about perversions centering on pain! But hey, I have... Read more »

54 Double-Dipping Retired Chicago Cops Just The Tip of Pension Abuse Iceberg

54 Double-Dipping Retired Chicago Cops Just The Tip of Pension Abuse Iceberg
According to the Chicago Sun-Times there are 54 Double-Dipping Chicago Cops living the high life since their retirement. I would certainly never begrudge anyone from enjoying their earned pensions after serving a career long enough to get it, but it does bother me when there appears to be a policy in place which allows retirees... Read more »