Message of the Day – A Trivet Posted on 06/30/2010 by Cal SkinnerJune 4, 2010 This one was a gift to Illinois legislators from Sears. It quotes from a New York court case which is oh so accurate: "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session." 1 Tucker 248, A.D. Sur. 18 In years past the Illinois General Assembly was almost always in sessio on June 30th. Are we safe today?