Land of Lincoln: The third-world casa on the prairie

In a recent blog post here at American Thinker, Thomas Lifson chronicles the tale of Harvey, Illinois, a failing community where government officials havestolen everything not nailed down.  Now, having exhausted all sources of revenue, the municipality is facing insolvency.

Well, why wouldn’t the people in charge of Harvey take liberties with the public treasury?  The state legislature just broke the Illinois bank in a recent spending bill, setting the example for these minor potentates.

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