Yep, People are leaving

By:  Diane Benjamin Source:  https://www.ilnews.org/news/economy/for-first-time-population-in-all-illinois-metro-areas-declines/article_11f6e1c6-613f-11e9-910f-b70b85966b74.html Excerpts: U.S. Census data released Thursday showed the population in every one of the state’s metropolitan areas declined in the past year for the first time. The Chicago metropolitan area, which includes suburban cities and portions of Wisconsin and Indiana, reported the largest population decrease in the nation, shrinking by […]

Off to Hawaii!

By:  Diane Benjamin Bills and Payroll for Monday:  http://www.cityblm.org/home/showdocument?id=21630 See the agenda for the US Conference of Mayors here:  https://www.usmayors.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/USCM-Honolulu-Agenda-041519-WEB.pdf Note the “Best practices” sessions.  They want everybody to think what works in Los Angeles will work in Bloomington.  Only fools think “best practices” can be determined by people not familiar with local conditions.  Tari […]

More Local Dems hilarity

By:  Diane Benjamin Can 97% of taxpayers in Illinois pay less in taxes while the State plans to spend more?  The local Democrat Party must think citizens have ZERO common sense: They don’t mention Springfield is planning to give financial aid to illegal aliens too. The FLAT income tax has been continually increased.  The State […]

Local Transit proves socialism fails

By:  Diane Benjamin We have decades of history proving every form of government eventually fails when those in power do not let the free markets work.  Even capitalism will fail when government interferes and large corporations are allowed to write their own legislation to eliminate competition.  See Net Neutrality for an example, Google was an […]

Normal: Whining and Crying

By:  Diane Benjamin The Normal Town Council meeting last night was over TWO hours long.  Not because there was heavy discussion of spending, it was tribute night for departing Jeff Fritzen and RC McBride.  The election is still stinging the establishment!  The are worried about “the plan” and should be. The $100 a month lease […]

Local Democrat Hilarity

By:  Diane Benjamin Posted on Facebook today by the McLean County Democrats: If people got smaller refunds it is because they paid less in all year!  Please check the total federal taxes you paid in 2017 compared to the total you paid for 2018. Question:  Why would anybody let the government use your money all […]