Illinois Math: Chicago Public Schools has fewer students but taxes go up

By John Ruberry On Friday a friend of this very blogger forwarded a Chicago Tribune Breaking News Alert to me: Chicago Public Schools enrollment drops by nearly 10,000 students. And the year before CPS enrollment slid by 11,000. There are 371,382 students taking classes in CPS schools  In 2002 there 438,589 kids running the halls, … Continue reading Illinois Math: Chicago Public Schools has fewer students but taxes go up

If Only They Weren’t Baking Gay Wedding Cakes in Lynn…

...then I suspect that Yvonne Abraham would be dancing over the corpse of the White Rose Coffeehouse in Lynn On Monday, the cafe was mostly deserted. Many of the people who came in were friends, offering condolences and dropping $10 or $20 into the tip jar. She couldn’t survive more than a few days like … Continue reading If Only They Weren’t Baking Gay Wedding Cakes in Lynn…