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Because even if it's "wet enough" such fires are still extremely hazardous to surrounding property. Embers can float a LONG way and there's plenty of dry wood...like all the other piles laying around, eh?).
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Salon calls conservatives right-wing nuts and they think they're the sane ones. Talk about delusional, the left wing radicals support the killing of babies, they think the Iran nuke deal is good for America, they believe Obamacare is working, they think Obama is doing a good job with 10.8% real unemployment, the lowest labor participation rate in 38 years, the worst racial division in 50 years…
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Good lord how long does it take to notify the next of kin???
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Hence the reason it's the third phase?
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You talking about the 12 year old that was killed in the north end?

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Celebrate? Monday is Tax Freedom Day in Illinois

1 year, 3 months ago By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog

All money earned to that point goes towards taxes

Illinois workers have to get to the end of the day Monday before they can start working for themselves.

Illinois’ Tax Freedom Day, the day workers have earned enough to cover their federal, state and local tax bills, is Monday.

Travis Akin,executive director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, says part of the blame is the state’s judicial hellhole.

“The hidden lawsuit tax,” Akin explained, is an estimate of the cost of what it costs taxpayers to litigate the thousands of cases that go through Illinois’ courts each year.

“The latest figure is $857 per person, per year,” he said.

Akin said taxpayers see their property tax bill each year, and they notice when more money is taken out of their paychecks. But taxpayers don’t see the true cost of the courts.

“These are the costs that are built into the price of goods and services,” Akin said. “When a company is sued, they don’t absorb those costs. Just like when we raise taxes on businesses, those costs are passed along.”

Akin said Illinois’ judicial hellholes — Madison County, St. Clair County and Cook County — do nothing to trim the cost of the judicial system.

Akin’s group has long pushed for tort reform and is critical of what it calls jackpot justice in Illinois and across the country.

Illinois taxpayers are the seventh to the last in the nation to reach Tax Freedom Day.  New Jersey has the latest Tax Freedom Day, May 9.


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