Fazzini makes news in Canada!

by:  Diane Benjamin h/t CS (again!) Why is Canada providing more news than our press?  Canadian press knows the game, but not the media here?  Note the date on the article! Did anybody doubt Fazzini was recruited by Paradigm not only because he was an alderman. but also gullible? Via Vancouver Observer: A waste-to-energy spin […]

Uptown: Crony + Debt = Recovery?

By:  Diane Benjamin Crony capitalism is a term describing an economy in which success in business depends on close relationships between business people and government officials, commonly seen in within governments that practice Mixed Economics. Today Mary Ann Ford of the Pantagraph reported on a study by a group called Good Jobs First.  They touted […]

Normal’s debt

by:  Diane Benjamin To absolutely no fanfare, Normal issued their financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2014.  Bloomington has yet to issue theirs for the year ended April 30, 2014.  Tip:  If the private sector took this long, investors would be demanding a government investigation! The notes are the most interesting part.  Like […]

McLean County Board-VOTE!

by:  Diane Benjamin Does anybody remember when McLean County was the conservative bastion of Illinois? Those days are long gone, but you can help repair the damage done by people who think government solves problems.  They don’t, they just throw YOUR money at it. The County strongly believes in looking for money from the Feds […]