Dissolve Illinois and federalize the Cubs

As we speak, Illinois is facing a self-inflicted financial crisis that may require some very drastic measures. Who would have believed that Illinois may be on the verge of bankruptcy the year that Cubs' fans are chanting repeat in 2017?  John Kass has a neat idea that should be listened to: Dissolve Illinois.  Decommission the state, tear up the charter, whatever the legal mumbo-jumbo, just end the whole dang thing. We just disappear. With no pain. That's right. You heard me. The best thing to do is to break Illinois into pieces right now. Just wipe us off the map. Cut us out of America's heartland and let neighboring states carve us up and take the best chunks for themselves. The group that will scream the loudest is the state's political class, who did this to us, and the big bond creditors, who are whispering talk of bankruptcy and asset forfeiture to save their own skins. Kass is frustrated, as must be everyone who...(Read Full Post)