Cook County Asessments – What Did Harold Washington Say?

Read an article in the Chicago Sun-Times today in which Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she is still supporting Cook County Democratic Party Chairman Joe Berrios for re-election as County Assessor. Two studies by academics have shown that … Continue reading

Arrogance of Soda Pop Social Engineeers Revealed in Compromise Suggested as Repeal Impending

When the soda tax was first proposed by Cook County Board President Toni  Preckwinkle it was promoted as a tax on  “sweetened” beverages. Yet, it included diet pop, but not Starbucks coffee. Now, WBBM Radio says tax defender Elissa Bassler, CEO … Continue reading

Who Should Pay for Policing in Unincorporated Areas?

I’ve long wondered why those living in municipalities are forced to subsidize the police services of those living in “the country.” DuPage County allows those living in unincorporated areas apparently pay extra for better police coverage from its Sheriff’s Department. … Continue reading