They may win this time, but their days are numbered. Someone is going to pull a "REGAN" on them. Probably next June. Tea party will come up with something nasty. And the rest of the country will follow.
I think it will be successful, not because the stated conclusions offered after the yes and no outcomes are anything close to an accurate or complete picture, but because it's in Illinois. The lack of realistic politician promises to supporting voter blocks will probably see it bankrupt and looking for a national bailout not long after California.
This week, it appears that President Obama got the Senate to give him “fast-track” authority for the Transpacific Partnership and the House isn't far behind.
Thom at Dad & Mom's house when they were both still alive, circa '90s
At Mondragon - both the mountain and the cooperative city - in Spain (written about in "Threshold" book)
With His Holiness The Dalai Lama, at His home in Dharamsala, India (Synthesis Dialogues - made into a movie narrated by Harrison Ford)
A few minutes before the new President was sworn in
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