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Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count
ONCEMORE1 - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This goes well beyond the "hanging chad" debacle, this is a deliberate effort to weight the results in favor of the Democrats. The size of the target on a touchscreen is easily manipulated so that if the D spot is half or most of the screen and the R spot is a tiny area of the actual "sweet spot", the results are controlled by the administrator and not the voter-------who just "happens" to be…
ONCEMORE1 - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If there was a chance in Hell your Third-Party candidate might actually win, I'd be right there with you, but you have to face the fact there ISN"T. Why is it that the typical Third Party frontrunner, usually Libertarian, shares many ideals with the Republican Party, siphons votes away from the Republicans and even receives support from the DNC and Unions to do so? The folly in…
qfingers - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jarosch above inadvertently elucidated the reason why minimum wage is BAD. He says people would leave his store to work somewhere with higher wage....but when everybody pays minimum wage there are no other high-paying jobs. If you get rid of minimum wage businesses would pay what people are willing to work for and wages would vary...some up...some down...and overall employment would increase.

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DECATUR — Scott Fredericksen set out four years ago with the goal to help Archer Daniels Midland Co. better connect its Decatur plants with the country’s major railroads to provide enhanced global access for its products.

As the ribbon was cut Thursday to open its intermodal container freight shipping and receiving facility, Fredericksen said ADM has since realized the potential the location has not only to expand its own business but for other companies to take advantage of the opportunities that have been created.

The opening ceremony was held at 3095 E. Parkway Drive amid 250 acres of land at ADM’s vast Decatur processing complex, with rail cars and the nearby Caterpillar Inc. facility as a backdrop.

“Ten years from now, I hope we look back to see this as a turning point that ushered in a new wave of growth,” said Fredericksen, ADM Transportation president. “We look forward to seeing it reach its full potential.”

The project started when ADM bought a Canadian National rail yard with tracks running into its corn processing facility. Norfolk Southern Corp. tracks ran to the soybean processing facilities in ADM’s west plant but, without the rail yard, Fredericksen said ADM had difficulty connecting between both railroads.

ADM now has direct access from the ramp to both railroads along with another of the country’s seven major railroads, CSX. It continues to have indirect access to the remaining four, Fredericksen said.

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