So said the state supreme court yesterday, telling the legislature to come up with a fix by April. The governor's office estimates $5 billion will be needed over the next four years to meet the supreme court's demand.

And keep in mind: The demand is merely that the legislature meet its constitutional obligation to adequately fund basic education in this state.

Which the legislature hasn't been doing for some time now.

So, where to find $5 billion?

Oh, look! Here's a way to get $5 billion.

And look! Here's another way to get $5 billion.

Mystery solved.