Posts tagged ‘Dan Hynes’

When Headlines Attack

by , posted on Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 8:08 am

The headline from this CNN story couldn’t fail to catch my attention:

Illinois: Our very own Greece?

Well, maybe it’s unfair to call it an attack, as things may be progressing to Greece-bad here. The story is worth a read, although not really new news to anyone in Illinois paying attention.

Here’s Dan Hynes responding to CNN for the article:

“We’re leveraging our future and that’s not the correct approach, but it was what was chosen out of a lot of bad options.”

One truly believable aspect of this quote is that there are no options you could technically define as good.


Fight for a Fair Budget – Final Hours of the Fiscal Year

by , posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 at 11:57 am

Candle Light Vigil, Thompson Center, Chicago, June 29, 2009. From across Chicago and Illinois, hundreds gather to mark the names and programs that will be cut out of the new budget in the final hours before the end of the fiscal year. This will eliminate vital community programs and devastate thousands of families.