Business Unfriendly

As Illinois businesses have had a chance to digest Gov. Pat Quinn’s 67-percent tax hike and similar business-unfriendly policies, the verdict is becoming ever more clear. Many are simply leaving. Illinois now has the nation’s highest rate of job losses. In Chicago, meanwhile, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is threatening to sue companies that are setting up offices elsewhere in an effort to avoid the onerous taxes of Cook County. Instead of lowering the taxes to keep the businesses, Emanuel would rather sue the job-creators and drive them out entirely.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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