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Givemeliberty - Proposed Illinois legislation would ban powdered alcohol - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Statism: "Ideas so good they have to be mandated" "We don't need people spiking beverages" Sen. Ira Silverstein you sir are a statist, and upon reading this I spiked my coffee with a little bourbon just because I can.
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You seem to be conflating Private Unions, with Public Unions. I'm quite aware of the difference ... I'm not conflating. Public unions are "worse", imo, because they influence elections. They mostly stand together in "solidarity" under the AFL-CIO banner. You say public unions should not strike, but of course they DO. Blue Flu ... it may be going on right now, to some extent ...…
Givemeliberty - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What would be the harm with going forward and converting pensions to 401k's for any public sector employee who has 10 years or under, and any new hires? Phasing out pensions. This would give the employee more control of their retirement and not unaccountable politicians. This could also be rolled into a way to phase out SS for anyone who chooses.
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Hmmm... I wonder if the "Hands up don't shoot" crowd will care about this one.
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People play stupid games. People win stupid prizes.

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Brady says he might run for Governor again

1 year, 10 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Says he thinks he can build on the support he had in 2010

Illinois State Senator and 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady says he might run again for the state’s top office.

Brady, who lost to current Governor Pat Quinn, says he’s waiting a few more months to jump into the race.

“I’m trying to avoid starting a campaign until June. I’d like through this legislative session because I do believe that some of the issues we’re facing will require bipartisan support and I’d like to keep the campaigning and the politics out of it until after this General Assembly,” said Brady.

Brady, who carried all but four counties in 2010 but still lost the election, said he thinks this election will be different.

“(There’s a) huge number of people in the general election who think we need to finish the job. We came 16,000 votes short and so I think we can build on that. I don’t think you can underestimate the political skills of Pat Quinn. This guy’s made a career and a living off of fooling voters and it won’t be an easy race, but I think this time we’ll get the job done.”

Brady said he thinks Quinn will have a tough primary if Attorney General Lisa Madigan decides to run. He also said he thinks Quinn deserves to lose to her if she does run.

Brady made his comments Thursday on The Morning Meeting on Talkradio 930 WTAD. You can listen to the full interview here.


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