The state of Illinois is in trouble. We’re the California of the Midwest — and it’s not because we have lovely beaches. We’re moving faster every day to becoming the same failed state, financially and politically.
Gov. Pat Quinn is thinking of doing what he eventually has to do: layoff state workers and reduce the size of the state apparatus. Heartland’s Bruno Behrend, wearing my sport coat, explains how obvious is this (because Illinois’ corrupt government is awash in waste) at about the 2:30 mark of the video below.