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migraine_in_qcy - Strawman: #Hashtag You\'re It... - Quincy, IL News -
Right.... compared to Biden?
migraine_in_qcy - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News -
Hasn't hurt anyone? Isn't he being tried for murder?
QuincyGuy - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News -
Look at his record to see what he can do. He hasn't had a winning record or close to it ever. A great assistant but not the person to continue with the QND tradition. Being a Alumni doesn't make you a good coach. Bender was a great coach. Connell is a great coach. Douglas was a great coach. Were they Alumni?
Hunyboo - Schaefer prepares for 7th Ward aldermanic primary - Quincy, IL News -
Being a former city worker does that help him or hurt him?
pimpdaddystyle - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News -
It's that 8 years has went by, jeez the guy was working as a an ASA, running the dag gum school board, in the ANG, and now he's on a 5 million dollar bond, hasn't hurt anybody and has ties to the community, no flight risk, (that's what defense would argue if there wasn't a "money crunch"....) The powers that be had their suspicions all the time, why didn't they get…

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Washington ‘Liberty Speaker’ Arrested For Attempting To Intervene In Traffic Violation Case

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[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Gavin Seim, the self-described “liberty speaker” who organized last month’s “We Will Not Comply” rally in Olympia to protest a recently approved gun-control law in Washington state, was arrested earlier this month for disrupting court proceedings. Seim, 29, an ardent proponent…
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Sharyl Attkisson's 'Hacked Computer' As Real As Her Benghazi Hoax

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An investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of Justice confirms what we've been saying all along. Sharyl Attkisson's computer wasn't hacked, but she did have a stubbornly sticky "delete" key. Media Matters: But according to her 2014 book Stonewalled, unnamed sources confirmed for Attkisson…
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Anti-Muslim Protesters Shout Islamophobic Insults At Muslims In Texas Capitol

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Texas Muslim Capitol Day is a good thing and has been going on since 2003. Its function is to have Muslims in the community meet lawmakers and learn about the political process. That's a surprisingly progressive thing to do in Texas, but as usual it turned ugly when conservative Christian protesters…
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Hey, Molly, It’s Not Muslims Threatening State Representatives! You’re Thinking Of The Open Carry Thugs.

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I want y’all to meet Republican State Representative Molly White. Molly is sweet little Christian thing who just got herself elected to the Texas House by the people of Bell County. Molly defeated a moderate Republican incumbent in the GOP primary. Yesterday was Texas Muslim Capitol Day. The event is…
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Let’s Take Apart The Corporate Case For Fast Track Trade Authority

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U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman appeared before Congress Tuesday to make the corporate argument for "fast track" trade promotion authority. The USTR and President Obama are pushing fast-track pre-approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other big "trade" agreements they are…
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Senator McCain Calls Protesters 'Low Life Scum'

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Senator John McCain isn't a happy camper today, but then, when is he ever? The Hill: Protesters from the group Code Pink chanted, "Arrest Henry Kissinger for war crimes!" and raised signs in the air as Kissinger entered the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing room. McCain, the chairman of the committee,…
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Pastor Jailed For Molesting Grandchildren After Claiming He Was Cured Of His Pedophile 'Demons'

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A New York pastor this week was convicted of molesting his grandchildren just as he had been accused of sexually abusing his own children years before. Jurors in Orleans County on Monday found 71-year-old pastor Roy Harriger guilty of molesting two of his grandchildren about 12 years ago, WGRZ reported.…
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SF Public Defender Arrested After She Tells Cops Not To Take Pictures Of Her Client

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A San Francisco deputy public defender was handcuffed and arrested at the Hall of Justice after she objected to city police officers questioning her client outside a courtroom, an incident that her office called outrageous and police officials defended as appropriate. The Tuesday afternoon arrest of…
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Comcast, Time Warner Merger Is Not Going Smoothly

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I, for one, am pleasantly surprised that Comcast may not be able to share its unique blend of extortion and bad customer service throughout the entire country. Via the L.A. Times: Comcast Corp.'s bold move to buy rival Time Warner Cable in a $45-billion deal once seemed inevitable. Wall Street figured…
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Rahm Emanuel And The Selling Of Chicago

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In an excellent, lengthy piece for In These Times (I strongly urge you to go read it all), Rick Perlstein uses Rahm Emanuel as an example of how to transfer the assets of a city into the pockets of pals and donors: So things rest: Most privatization deals fail every public policy test. There’s little…
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 59 minutes ago

@dennisdoddcbs @Boys_Vox Pretty fair assessment.
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 59 minutes ago

RT @Dennis Dodd: Mike Alden stepping down at Missouri. Credit for football, SEC move, facilities. Not so much for bkb, off-field issues. Overall great run.
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 32 minutes ago

RT @Mizzou Athletics: When he steps down Aug. 31, Alden will have the second-longest tenure among athletic directors in #Mizzou history, behind only Don Faurot.
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 37 minutes ago

RT @CBS Sports 920: Mike Alden Stepping Down as Missouri Athletic Director -->