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qfingers - Illinois gets below-normal rain and temperatures - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The same applies to saying our measurements now match those earlier (especially to the precision they're claiming). Also applies to the hockey stick graph not going back far enough which is just like saying local/current temps are not indicative because they aren't long enough or wide enough. Temperature collection outside the U.S. was really bad until satellites came along.
Stupid_Dems - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
People with common sense spoke out and they voted the proposed ordnance down. They forgot swords, meat cleavers, cattle prods and brass knuckles. They were in effect banning kids from playing cowboys & Indians. That's probably not PC anymore anyway.
Stupid_Dems - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What else would you expect from the state that gave Obama his start in the 2008 presidential race.
WarCry - Illinois gets below-normal rain and temperatures - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There's also a massive difference between "weather" and "climate", but every time there's a cold-spell, there are always folks who day that "disproves" global climate change. Usually that's a claim made by people looking out their windows as opposed to guys (and gals) doing, you know, science.
Loverofblues - Illinois gets below-normal rain and temperatures - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Temps here. How about global? That is world wide.

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Illinois Cigarette Tax increase becomes a fiscal flop

11 months, 2 weeks ago From heartland.org

Cigarette tax revenue in Illinois is falling far short of the amount projected last year, state officials say

From From heartland.org:

In May of 2012, state legislators approved a $1-per-pack increase on the price of cigarettes, nearly doubling the state’s tax rate to $1.98 per pack, the 17th-highest state tax rate in the nation. However, the tax delivered only $212 million of the expected $350 million for the fiscal year ended June 30.

Governor Pat Quinn (D) said the cigarette tax increase would help sustain the state’s Medicaid program, as well as the School Infrastructure Fund, while also discouraging smoking. But The Heartland Institute, Illinois Policy Institute and other public policy groups predicted the state would fail to receive the projected increase in tax revenue. They noted the likelihood that consumers would try to avoid the tax by buying cigarettes out of state, where taxes are lower.

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