In Greek mythology, a cornucopia is a horn of plenty, a metaphor for fullness and abundance. It’s the proverbial goat’s horn overflowing with whatever one wishes or desires.
In Illinois’ mythology, where the gods have decreed that political power is all-Democratic, all of the time, yet another cornucopia awaits. In the upcoming 2014, 2015 and 2016 election cycles, Democratic prospects are abundant and overflowing, while the Republicans’ are non-existent. Here’s an analysis,... Read the full story »
Like Rip Van Winkle, imagine you went to sleep on October 9, 2007 and didn’t wake up until yesterday. On 10/9/2007, equities were at record highs: 14,165 for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 1,565 for the S&P 500.
You slept right through a housing bust, a financial panic, the deepest recession since the Great Depression, the passing (and upholding) of Obamacare, multiple bouts of debt-limit brinksmanship, two fiscal cliffs, the European financial “crisis,” a tsunami in Japan, the BP... Read the full story »
Social media provides the means to have conversations with people you may otherwise have never met, as well as with people you wish you would have otherwise never met.
Mr. Morrison and his friends at SEIU make sport out of pushing around disabled children. A few short years ago, it was Mr. Morrison who attempted to intervene between the parents of disabled children and their children by forcing public sector unionization on private home health care workers (thankfully he failed).
Such a moment occurred... Read the full story »