First of all, there is no justifying paying an athlete, entertainer or politician some of the exorbitant salaries we read and hear about. That said, it's the world we live in and it's not changing anytime soon.
At some point, I remember reading the best voices in rock music could be compared to sushi. The best of both are served raw, very raw.
Most of the news coverage about tax options in Illinois has focused on income taxes that might be raised as part of a budget deal between lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner. Sales tax changes also are under consideration.
As so often happens in partisan circles, the tactics used against one political party a few years ago are now being turned against the other party.