Conned again in Illinois

April 23, 2014 

Will the people of Illinois ever wake up and realize what a bunch of incompetent con artists we have running our state? Our wonderful Democratic legislature and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have decided to spend $100 million of our money, which we don't have, to help build a library in Chicago for our incompetent president. All other presidential libraries have been built with donated funds.

We have no money for schools or teachers' pensions (although I have a hard time feeling sorry for a group whose union has instructed them to vote Democratic for more than 30 years and the majority have followed instructions).

Doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result is the sign of insanity. We are broke, folks. Wake up, hold your nose and give the Republican Party a try. It can't get any worse.

Let Obama put his library elsewhere and give this state a breath of fresh air. I bet he can't raise enough money to build a doghouse let alone a library.

Steve Gilmor

Glen Carbon

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