The path to a fortune: Get fired from an Illinois public college

By Thomas Lifson:

The Chicago Tribune chronicles an astonishing list of academics who have received huge payouts from Illinois state-owned institutions of higher education or remained collecting six-figure salaries after losing their jobs. Many of them failed in their jobs but made threats of litigation, so they were bought off with taxpayers’ money. That’s a lot easier than airing dirty laundry. You wouldn’t want those hiring decisions to come under scrutiny, now, would you?

Everybody wins…except the chumps that pay taxes.

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