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Guided Transfer support account for the two week period after transfer. Safe to delete if the support period is over.

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We … Continue reading

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DCFS is Broken, Half Measures Won’t Do

I’ve driven by this gate on Dean Street, south of Woodstock, a million times. As the crow flies, it’s about 2 miles from my house. Little did I know that this road would soon become part of  one of the … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

Back in the early ‘90’s, a client of mine bought an old lodge up on Crane Lake in Minnesota and spent a small fortune fixing it up. It became a go-to destination for my dad, my brothers and me to … Continue reading

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The Ever-Too-Short Route to Chaos

“When statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties…they lead their country by a short route to chaos.” – Sir Thomas More, “A Man for All Seasons” . From this morning’s “Illinois Playbook”: . The … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My House Colleagues: The Progressive Income Tax Won’t Work

As we move into the new week and the prospect of considering the resolution to place the progressive income tax on the 2020 ballot, I’d like to add an additional objection to its passage.   It won’t work.   The … Continue reading

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