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Stupid_Dems - Bill Clinton to address workers at pro-Quinn rally - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Hell yes! democrats will vote any womanizing politician. They don't care about ethics, never have. The party that supported slavery and abortion, the party that trashes our military and vets, the party that destroys major cities with their socialism.... Yeah some track record!
1950Brutus - Bill Clinton to address workers at pro-Quinn rally - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Can you explain how one gets blamed for good stuff happening?? The reason they unjustifiably get blamed for the bad stuff is because they unjustifiably take the credit for the good stuff. You are lecturing us about being "truthful" when talking about Bill Clinton?? "I'm sure you were better off then you have ever been financially" - are you a world class athlete in conclusion jumping??
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
One example ... the advanced math program for some reason let the new guy take on the calculus class, and he worked hard, had kids over to his house for extra work, and iirc, had his kids do better than any before on achievement tests. I tested out of eight hours of college calculus after his class. Next year I went to the upper bleachers where he was sitting during a Blue Devil game, to see how…
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With everything we have going on in this state and they are on a raw milk kick? Americans have been buying and selling farm produce at the local level for centuries, just leave it alone. Why do they always have to step in and put their grubby little paws on every frickin thing we do? I am a consumer of raw milk, and I am capable of nourishing my own body, leave me and my farmer alone and do something…
pjohnf - Bill Clinton to address workers at pro-Quinn rally - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So does that mean your okay with a lying adulterer, accused of sexual assault, disbarred lawyer, lying, impeached ex-president?

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Cullerton spokeswoman: "It's still going to feel very draconian"; Madigan interview from Sun-Times

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Unwilling to extend the state's temporary income tax increase or make deep cuts in state programs, Illinois lawmakers are working on a budget plan that would keep spending at current levels in the next fiscal year.

Although the so-called "middle of the road" budget plan may be more palatable to election-minded lawmakers, the new approach nearly guarantees Gov. Pat Quinn will have to navigate some serious financial potholes as he runs the state and plots his re-election chances against Republican Bruce Rauner.

The proposal, for example, won't account for rising wages, higher health insurance bills and other unavoidable cost increases in the fiscal year beginning July 1, meaning even a flat budget in some state agencies could still seem like a significant cut — especially once the temporary tax hike expires at the end of the year.

"It's still going to feel very draconian," said Rikeesha Phelon, spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago. "The agencies will have their challenges."

The latest twist in the annual rite of spring budget-making came as lawmakers returned from a weekend break to try and wrap up the legislative session by Saturday's scheduled adjournment.

For months, Quinn has warned of a financial doomsday if the state's 5 percent income tax is allowed to roll back as planned to 3.75 percent on Jan. 1.

House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, told reporters Monday that the lack of support for extending the tax hike or for making big cuts in state services had lawmakers trying to craft a spending blueprint that relies on natural revenue growth and other accounting moves to keep state government muddling through another year.

Madigan said schools would receive flat funding under the new proposal, but neither he or Senate Democrats could specify how tax dollars would be divided up among agencies that oversee prisons, mental health facilities and other state programs.

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