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Old Today, 06:37 PM
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Location: United States Of Retardistan
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Another Dog****ocrat success story!!!!

Public-Union-thuggery, the piggish gift that keeps on giving!
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Old Today, 06:42 PM
 
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Another Dog****ocrat success story!!!!

Public-Union-thuggery, the piggish gift that keeps on giving!
Illinois like another beautiful place run into the ground by big spending liberals, Puerto Rico.

"Illinois is deep in debt. It's got a public pension system that is not far behind Puerto Rico's in terms of potential insolvency," Brannon said. "It's made promises to a whole lot of people that it simply cannot keep and the current legislature has shown itself uninterested in dealing with the situation. I think that how we deal with Puerto Rico is how the market is going to see a potential Illinois solution."

https://ilnews.org/news/state_politi...9d60487ca.html
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Old Today, 07:01 PM
Status: "Fly the W and NOW I know what the P stands for!" (set 8 days ago)
 
Location: Suburb of Chitcago
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Republican Governor needs to get some work done is what it sounds like.
Gov. Rauner has been trying to get it done. Madigan and everyone else in the machine need to GO.
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Old Today, 07:08 PM
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where can I read about this? do you have an article?
Here's one:

What Rauner is up against — the Boss - Chicago Tribune
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Old Today, 07:31 PM
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This explains the debt to some degree:

How Illinois politicians consciously created these debt and pension crises - Chicago Tribune
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Old Today, 07:39 PM
 
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I was talking to an Illinois State Trooper he told me they won't accept government credit cards at gas stations anymore.
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Old Today, 07:45 PM
 
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Propping up your mess with debt suddenly became in favor under Reagan, who turned the United States from the largest creditor to the largest debtor nation on earth to spend money on Magic Fairy Star Wars Sky Shields that would protect us from The Russians. Only George Bush II would outspend him by financing two wars with massive debt while cutting tax rates; a result of which saw United States credit rating downgraded a scant few years later. I guess we can see where he gets his debt and spend tendencies from...
I have fixed your quote by adding the bolded portions.
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