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wowser beat me to the punch... John, after reading Reagans column, just flip over to Leonard Pitts racist, anti semitic, rants the Pantagraph generously defines as op-ed journalism and that should make you feel better.

Typical Illinois approach to any revenue issue in this state....how do we generate MORE $$$$$$$$.
With people leaving in droves, you would think that would lead to budget reductions, less spending, and less services needed for a shrinking population. Not in Illinois brother, the only re…

Council to consider doubling fee to "register" your existing business with the city. Added revenue will allow us to hire two asst. city managers, and still have enough money leftover to buy another gross of pink flamingos

YIKES...! What has this PC world come to that the humor writer gets criticized for trying to be, well, humorous. Amanda, when a man holds the door for you, do you screech at him to stop treating you like a weak and inferior human, and then admonish him and say I can open my own damn door …

Unfortunately, instead of giving Pritzker a 2 year sentence for tax fraud and an orange jump suit. Cook County instead will have enough frequent voters and dead people visit the booth multiple times to install another Chicago crook as our next governor. New taxes and fees will ensue enmass…

Rich, please write a column worth reading. Being a water boy and apologist for the Pritzker campaign is not good journalism, though it is a break from the endless poll numbers you normally regurgitate in this space, which mean even less to the readers. How bout next week you delve into JB's…

Nice to see Dominoes finally catching up with the trend curve, but a small family owned pizzeria in Downs, Papa G's Pizza, has been doing this since they opened 5 years ago. Maybe the Pantagraph could start highlighting local businesses in lieu of national chain franchises and realize the &q…

Not sure how calling out a tax cheat running for governor amounts to "political grandstanding" in your view, but hey, it is Illinois after all. Guess when you cheat the taxpayers here it should be applauded, not prosecuted

Feckless leadership with no plans other than to double down taxes and fees on those who cannot leave, or are forced to stay in this broken city and state. Safety cited as one of the reasons a councilman supported, what an insulting joke you are sir. all of these businesses you are stealing…

Get used to articles like this... As residents and small business owners in this sorry state continue to flee in droves, the only answer gubmint has is to double and triple taxes and fees on those dumb enough to stay behind in what Forbes describes as the worst state in the nation to locate …

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