Leave. Just leave. Join the Illinois exodus. No one cares that you're freezing and miserable. Shut up and shiver. If you can't stand the cold, get out of the arctic air mass.
You need to buy some mittens and mukluks, or you need to pack up and go. Either way, no one wants to hear about it.
Winters, we'll tolerate here. Whiners, we won't.
Truth is, we're sweating bigger problems in this state.
What's cooled the affection of the people and businesses here and elsewhere toward this area is the glacial speed with which leaders in Springfield and Chicago have moved to address financial problems and other urgent matters dragging everyone down.
Trying to turn up the...