The lame-duck pollys in the Illinois Legislature want to use their Demoblican majority to raise the state income tax 66 to 75-percent to address the state's massive deficit.
In addition- the pollys are raising the corporate tax- as well as doubling the cigarette tax (welcome to Missouri Illinois smokers!).
One HAS to wonder- in light of the ongoing Recession (Depression)- how long politicians can try balancing local- state and national budgets on the backs of an already strapped citizenry.
I've got to wonder how LONG before America's middle to lower-income population literally snaps?