Thursday, July 16, 2009

I phink not -- "Calling it 'The Big Willie' fine with Willis CEO"

Calling it 'The Big Willie' fine with Willis CEO

(Crain's) — Call it "Big Willie," Joseph Plumeri says of his latest high-profile acquisition, the naming rights to Sears Tower.

The Time has Come

The day is nigh. People from all walks of life are flocking into Columbus, OH for what is known as the Spades Marathon. By popular demand (ok, Briggs), we will attempt to live blog or something on annudder blog,, because this one has fallen upon hard times or the Twitters has obliterated it.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sober. Responsible. Progressive.

Your state government!

Video poker is the linchpin for a huge construction spending plan favored by Quinn and Illinois lawmakers. The plan would be financed by borrowing, with at least half the revenue stream for annual debt service on bonds to come from video poker and new initiatives at the Illinois lottery.