Will it ever be enough? Our tax dollars go to subsidize the breaks big businesses get. They also go to a lot of people who have no desire to work. Then they go to pay political salaries.
The ones that need it the most — military and seniors — get shafted.
Now, Chicago has passed a huge property tax. Sure, once other greedy hands see what a money-maker it is for them, every county in Illinois will be affected.
It’s getting to the point that working, for most people, is financially not affordable or worth it.
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Meanwhile the politicians dream more ways to take our money. The crisis Illinois has is a perfect example. When lottery winners can’t get paid, somebody’s getting their pockets filled.
Bob Anderson, Belleville