Here in Illinois our indicted ex-governor, feckless legislature, relatively long-lived one party dominance, and piquant tendency for corruption all get blame – not undeserved – for the wretched state of the state budget. But as the brilliant Indianapolis blogger Doghouse Riley notes, the situation in Indiana, overseen by a former Bush II OMB director and periodically discussed but hardly likely 2012 Republican presidential candidate, isn’t much better.