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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.
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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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City of Quincy Arts Awards nomination deadline approaching

2 years, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

Awards to be presented in January

 The 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards will be honored with framed original artwork from the art students of Jennifer Teter, director of education, Quincy Art Center. 

Awards will be presented at the January 8, noon meeting of the Quincy Rotary Club held at the Holiday Inn, 4821 Oak. 

The deadline for nominations is Monday December 10. Forms are available at the Quincy Society of Fine Arts office, 300 Civic Center Plaza, or online at www.artsquincyforyou.com. 

Nominations for the 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards will be accepted in four categories: 

(1) Arts Organization: A nonprofit organization that has made a substantial impact on the cultural development of this area demonstrated through exceptional artistic achievement, outstanding programming or other leadership activities. 

(2) Individual Artist /Teacher: A living artist or teacher, residing in Adams County, who has made a significant contribution in his/her artistic discipline and to the arts in Quincy and Adams County in Illinois. 

(3) Business Leadership: A local business or corporation that has demonstrated a significant commitment to the arts, recognizing the imperative role of public/private partnership. This commitment may be in the form of financial, personnel and/or research. 

(4) Individual Volunteer Leadership: A volunteer who has consistently supported the arts through a commitment of personal time, energy and devotion. 

The 2011 City of Quincy Arts Award winners were:

* Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, Arts Organization

* Media Development and ETC Computerland,Business Leadership

* John Gebhardt, Volunteer Leadership

* Brandon Thomsen, Individual Artist/Teacher

 

For additional information call the Quincy Society of Fine Arts @ 217-222-3432.


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