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    Here is the bottom line. Illinois for the last...

    Here is the bottom line. Illinois for the last twelve months added 33,000 jobs

    http://www.deptofnumbers.com/employment/illinois/

    While we here added over 64,000 Jobs in the same time period
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    Yes North Carolina has a high rate of death of...

    Yes North Carolina has a high rate of death of opoid drug deaths.

    But so does Illinois. Illinois is interesting since the majority of it's neighbors Wisconsin, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri do not...
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    No nothing happened, merely realized like you...

    No nothing happened, merely realized like you said that Illinois is a mess. And just to remind myself why I left I come here why I still read the Tribune. So Clam even you realize
    what a dump...
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    Nope have plenty of friends here and there. As...

    Nope have plenty of friends here and there. As usual your ignorance and prejudice about any area outside of GE is pretty consistent. If you have so much experience Clam then you would know that...
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    D41 has seen it's enrollment decline by over two...

    D41 has seen it's enrollment decline by over two percent over the last several years. You can expect further declines as more and more women delay having children or since being child free is now...
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    What Clam you're not support GE Taxpayer...

    What Clam you're not support GE Taxpayer subsidized Fresh Market . Of course with Amazon buying Whole Foods and cutting their prices I guess Fresh Market and those GE tax dollars will be gone. But GE...
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    Was reading the Tribune a couple of weeks ago and...

    Was reading the Tribune a couple of weeks ago and buried in some of your recent legislation was where Suburban residents will have to pony up an additional two percent for the costs of those generous...
  8. Thread: Beer Cellar

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    So if GE is this great place to be why do you...

    So if GE is this great place to be why do you have to bribe businesses to go there. How did that thing with Fresh Market or whatever it was called work out. I remember I went there once or twice and...
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    think the image file here came from "Deliverance"...

    think the image file here came from "Deliverance" which was set in Georgia. Chicago leads the nation in murders. Illinois leads the nation in out migration. Eighty nine out of your 102 counties lost...
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    Illinois where it's OK to shoot up a porch of...

    Illinois where it's OK to shoot up a porch of people provided they're not your relatives.


    Nice using West Virginia in there . Illinois and West Virginia have a lot in common, you're the only...
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    Yes being Illinois they should have killed...

    Yes being Illinois they should have killed everyone in the house and then made off with the loot. Or they should run for office or get a job in the public sector where they could really steal.
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    It appears that your state legislature passed so...

    It appears that your state legislature passed so many new taxes that everyone forgot about the new gasoline tax, up another five cents a gallon. I guess why you don't see many gas stations withing...
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    Illinois currently has the nations highest...

    Illinois currently has the nations highest property taxes.

    Illinois was one of only eight states to see its population decline last year and the only one in the midwest.

    You've seen your...
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    Yes Happy 4th of July. But Illinois has no...

    Yes Happy 4th of July.

    But Illinois has no good options like most bankrupts or people deep into debt. You either are going to see your state go deeper into debt or to see your taxes go up. Or you...
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    You may be the first state in the Nation to have...

    You may be the first state in the Nation to have its bonds rated as junk.

    You may not be able to participate in the Powerball lottery or you can't win prizes valued at more than 25K.

    Many of...
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    Chicago just had it's 310th homicide Charlotte...

    Chicago just had it's 310th homicide
    Charlotte it's 36th
    Chicago's population is roughly three times Charlottes 2.7M versus though ours is growing while Chicago's is shrinking. But you have almost...
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    One Hundred thousand people leave Illinois every...

    One Hundred thousand people leave Illinois every year. Did it ever occur to you that Gordon is leaving for the same reasons the other 100,000 people do . High taxes which are only going up declining...
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    Reading all of this over a superintendent about a...

    Reading all of this over a superintendent about a small suburban school district with under 4000 students I'm reminded of this.

    "In Academia why are the battles so fierce ?"
    "Because the Rewards...
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    I've learned a long time ago to ignore most of...

    I've learned a long time ago to ignore most of these surveys. Since most of them come from various political interest groups looking for additional revenue. But the important items are that education...
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    Oh I'm quite happy. Majority of the people won't...

    Oh I'm quite happy. Majority of the people won't leave for the reasons you mentioned. I do actually think a lot of people have their heads buried in the sand. I certainly don't see much effort being...
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    I think the tag line now is smiles after...

    I think the tag line now is smiles after magnificent smiles or something like that. I was certainly smiling when I crossed the Illinois border. Like so many others.

    According to the Tribune...
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    Chicago will raise property taxes by ten percent...

    Chicago will raise property taxes by ten percent don't know if that gets CPS through the school year. In two years Chicago residents have seen their property taxes go up by some twenty five percent....
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    So you reply to things that bore you. You know...

    So you reply to things that bore you. You know the old saying right . You know what kind of people get bored ? Boring ones.

    So how do you guys plan on digging out of 200B in debt. And where will...
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    Lady Astor. "If you were my husband I would...

    Lady Astor. "If you were my husband I would poison you"
    Winston Churchill "And I would gladly drink it"

    Feelings mutual. Going to love see you guys dig yourselves out of 200B in debt over the...
  25. Thread: All for one

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    No longer a member of the GE community but I was...

    No longer a member of the GE community but I was looking at the thread here and when I saw the link I thought this would be a video of him going ballistic or nuts. But then again as I learned from...
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