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We say governor Pat -- its own Fantasy Island with its latest plan to cut spending joining us now it's Kristina Rasmussen from the Illinois policy -- There's no way to think it's gonna pass right this is absolutely no way.
Now there really -- -- at governor Quinn did not inspire the confidence that the taxpayers and businesses at this stage we're hoping Terry C.
I'm Wednesday when governor -- gave his budget speech he said that Illinois rendezvous with reality has finally a riot I was glad to hear it -- has statement years had been living in a fiscal lot lonely and for the last three years.
Remember this is -- time that's not stately areas engage on a stimulus back spending spree.
What's really concerning -- even -- governor -- rhetoric has finally come around the budget reality in his documents don't match the town many gave on Wednesday.
I could tell -- Quinn has taken a page from a lot of politicians are saying one thing like hey we're gonna lower corporate taxes from 35 to 28% but when people do the math and it's pretty simple math you find out you're paying more now less is that -- -- whole game plan now the sell the public one thing.
But in reality go for something else in this case going for a bailout from the federal government.
Well you've got it he's telling -- -- we -- spending reform the when you look at the budget numbers this budget is actually growing spending it's larger than last year.
We know that Medicaid and pensions is where the problem is ads on pensions he's putting together a working group -- we know what the problem is and we know what the solutions are.
I Medicaid has budget documents actually have placed colors and then instead of numbers.
That essentially say maybe we'll figure this out later I last year governor -- floated the idea of a federal bailout.
He didn't repeat that call this year because I think he knows it would be a popular with not only the taxpayers in this state by taxpayers elsewhere.
But I don't think he's truly understand the reality in the situation that we're -- and how to get out of that in even if he knew how to get out of that.
I'm sure that that state leaders here one expend the political capital necessary.
To actually implement those solutions -- specially election year.
We're down to December 30 seconds Christina but the fact of the matter is even though he's not out really asking -- is and that the only in game.
Or what what other -- -- could there be.
I think it's a very likely one and that's why we need to try to nip that in the but right now.
Remember that this state Democrats in Illinois have a business model and it's essentially extracting as much as possible from the private sector.
And re distributing it to various groups well -- extracted almost all they can from that and that economy here in Illinois.
And now when that crumbles in the are gonna look elsewhere for support possibly the federal government.
And that's why we need to take action now in state to fix our problems so we don't ask the taxpayers of Wyoming or Florida -- its access to -- -- figure out our problems we need to take care of those are getting.
I -- a -- Illinois lawmakers and a business model sounds -- oxymoron to me thank you so much present ever really appreciate it --
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