Friday, July 15, 2016

Thank You for Reading My Blog!

Thank you; Дякую; Спасибо; 謝謝; Danke; Je vous remercie; Teşekkür ederim; Dziękuję Ci; Ευχαριστώ for the 1,000,000+ Page Views, and a very special thank you to Fred Klonsky, Ken Previti, John Dillon, and Bob Zahniser! 



  1. Since I love statistics, here are the Total Page Views per year:

    2011: 27,602 (began March 11)
    2012: 150,261
    2013: 311,281
    2014: 221,691
    2015: 174,027
    2016: 115,138 (for Jan 1 - July 15 at 1,000,000)

    (The average is 512 page views per day).

  2. Glen,
    Thank you for all the wonderful insights and poetry you have shared with us. The battle to protect our pensions will still continue. Your thoughtful research and responses to those who try to strip away our benefits has been inspiring. I admire what you have done. Thank you.

  3. Congratulations on hitting both of your blog milestones!

  4. Thank you for the time and effort that you have put into this blog over the years to help keep us informed. Greatly Appreciated

  5. Glen, I appreciate your tenacious pursuit of facts, figures and never ending commitment to the teachers of Illinois. Time for you to do for yourself what you have done for others. Hope you pursue your defi ition of leisure.

  6. No, thank you! You most definitely provide a wonderful service for all of us.


  7. Would you kindly comment on this article? Thank you!

    1. The aforementioned article is a brief summary of Madiar's analysis. Read the commentary on this post: “Welching on public pensions is still not an option for Illinois” (July 10, 2016). I hope this is helpful.