It would be easy to take shots at healthcare.gov. But who needs more of that; plenty of electrons have already been killed in that regard. How about we bring it a little closer to home for government failure. Yes, we’re Ron Swanson mode.
- ITEM – Neighboring school district Riverton cut their elementary school art program this year.
- ITEM – Springfield class sizes continue to grow and at my kids’ school they’re averaging 27 kids per class.
- ITEM – Even in the neighboring wealthy school district Chatham, they’re dipping into their funds and considering selling some land assets to fun operations.
For Part II of this exhibition we go to the highways and byways, where rural roads outside the small town of my youth will soon become nearly impassable. The combination of bad weather and no repairs in years will turn back the clock to Great Depression-like conditions. Meanwhile, bridges around Illinois age towards structural failure. Continue reading