By Warner Todd Huston -
It must be nice to have friends in high places! Ask Cook County, Illinois Board President Toni Preckwinkle who just reaped a huge back room payoff from Da Prez in Washington.
In the best Chicago-style politics, the White House quietly awarded Cook County a $100,000 per year pay off via new Medicaid “waivers.”
For those unaware, Cook County is the home of Chicago, the most corrupt city, in the most corrupt county, in the most corrupt state in the union. It is also the home of President Barack “Scarface” Obama.
Over the past weekend the Obama administration approved a request by Cook County to give the country $100 million a year to care for indigents that come to its hospitals for care.
That’s $100 million in federal tax dollars going right into the county’s pockets. ...More HERE