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samthebutcher - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
A few of the parents of kids on this team are the ones who may be lacking maturity . Most people with ties to QND know who those specific parents are, and I hope the ones who know them really let their feelings show. Crazies, just like at QHS can sometimes run the show.
samthebutcher - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
yes, last years team was a great example of a team going to state and the talent was there, no one predicted they would go that far. No one.
qfingers - Strawman: #Hashtag You\'re It... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
She's hardly the voice of the right wing...She can be fun to listen too sometimes...much like the left enjoys the rantings of Nancy Pelosi, Gore, and their ilk. Nobody is going to pick Palin for any position. The media have succeeded in demonizing her and she's not done herself a lot of good either.
CoolEdge - Council tables insurance vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
thanks for the added details still seems to me he should take credit or blame, and any efforts to build plausible deniability is political, somewhat dishonest, and wasteful. But "that's politics". People finally voted for change, a Republican even. That might rock the establishment boat a little, and Moore is pretty young, but time will tell if the voters were on the right track. Hopefully…
DMtnDew - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'd like to see what Bonness can do. Sounds like he has plenty of experience and he is QND alumni.

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Poll shows Illinois voters overwhelmingly favor term limits

9 months, 3 weeks ago By Ben Yount, Illinois Watchdog

Voters have managed to rotate elected leaders in Springfield with some regularity

There are nearly 80 news faces in the Illinois statehouse since voters chose a governor four years ago, but even that’s not enough turnover to satisfy most voters in the state.

A new poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows that 79 percent of voters support term limits of some kind.

“People are so unhappy with Illinois’ gerrymandered redistricting and politics that the only tool they feel they have for rotating the crops in Springfield is a term limits measure,” said director David Yepsen.

Voters have managed to rotate elected leaders in Springfield with some regularity.

Illinois Watchdog compared the current roster, for the 98th General Assembly, with a roster for the 96th General Assembly, which served from 2008 to 2010.

In the Illinois House, 52 lawmakers (44 percent) are no longer serving. In the Illinois Senate, 23 lawmakers (38 percent) have moved on or moved away.

House Speaker Mike Madigan, D-Chicago, remains. He’s been speaker for nearly 30 years, and term limit supporters have targeted him and other “career politicians.”

“One thing that’s important to note, term limits will not give us a citizen legislature,” said University of Illinois political science professor Chris Mooney.

He said if the Legislature is weakened by term limits, the governor’s powers would grow. But still, Mooney said, Americans by-and-large like the idea of term limits.

“It goes back to Thomas Jefferson,” Mooney said. “Harvest the crops, put down the plow and head down to the state capitol for a couple of months and bring some common sense to government.”

The Simon poll may indicate if term limit supporters can get a term limit question on the ballot, voters may overwhelmingly support it.


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