Posts tagged "Jim Tobin"

Do you think that you could live on a $427,000 pension?

That’s what a retired University of Illinois professor rakes in. According to Jim Tobin, of Taxpayers United of America, a bunch of others also are pulling in the kind of pensions that the Illinois public employee pension system simply cannot sustain. His press release reads: The most outrageous pensions in all the Illinois state pension... Read more »

Put a speed camera on every block for all I care

… and among these unalienable rights are life, liberty and driving as fast as we damn well please. Thus, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plans to install cameras on some city streets to nail speeders has provoked bellyaching by drivers who claim some sort of right to race past schools and parks. I suppose if you pinned them... Read more »

Illinois revenues skyrocket

Believe it or not,  Analysis of Illinois revenues for the first eight months of fiscal year 2010 shows an increase of $15.3 billion from the same period in FY2009. Comparing the same eight months against a healthier FY2008, revenues are still up $5.3 billion, or 13%. Read it in on the National Taxpayers United of... Read more »
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