Monday, March 9, 2009

In Illinois, Freedom is Just a Word

Freedom's just another word for nothing in Illinois. A fine post today from Chicago Bungalow tells us that Illinois compares poorly to other states in terms of economic freedom, personal freedom, overall freedom. We all know that corruption costs the citizens of Illinois money, and lots of it. But is the government intrusiveness characteristic of Illinois Democrats also costing us our freedom and our ability to prosper? The Mercatus Center, George Mason University, has published a new study that ranks American states on the level of economic, social, and personal freedom... Get over to CB to read the George Mason Univ. study, as well as more of CB's own good observations. RELATED: Unfree in Illinois - Steve Chapman Chicago is a Miserable Place America’s 10 most miserable cities Chicago, city of broad strictures -- Chicago Tribune Chicago News Bench RSS Feed Cool Stuff...