From Illinois PBPA FB Page –
The fat cat CEOs have now admitted that they worked to get Illinois’ bond rating lowered to pressure the legislature to cut public pensions. It gets better – – Rumors are now surfacing that the Governor and/or his top staff also encouraged bond rating agencies to “assist” them in pushing pension reform through the General Assembly by making public downgrade warnings at crucial times during the legislative process. . . . These developments make one wonder – how much of this “crisis” is real and how much of it is manufactured?
Tipping the scales against Illinois – Chicago Sun-Times
While watching White Sox players embarrass themselves yet again this week, my sad eyes turned to a private club behind home plate. The slogan “You got a guy” was plastered all over the front of the club, which is run by a Chicago ticket broker.