The way forward must involve compromise. I know that you sent me to Washington to get results. That is why I voted to go without pay if we cannot pass a budget. If you didn't do your job you wouldn't get paid, and neither should Congress
Leaky pipes can be a politician's best friend. Good government remains good politics. Gov. Quinn announced a loan to the city of Chicago to replace seven miles of aging, leaking, wheezing water pipeline with a "jobs, jobs, jobs" message.
Will we continue to accept a subservient relationship with big corporations? Or will we restructure our relationship with corporations so instead of us serving them, they begin to serve us. The question is clear. The answer is up to us.