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QuincyGuy - GOP fundraiser calls for U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk to drop 2016 re-election bid, backtracks - Quincy, IL N
Keep in mind - this was one contributor - not the Republican Party.
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Why won't Illinois politicians reform their own pensions? That's a good question. They're eager to blame state employees and other government workers for Illinois's budget problems, yet they ignore their own bankrupt pension system, while the tax payers pay year after year to keep politicians in their Cadillac pensions. If Illinois pension reform is to happen then the corrupt politicians…
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Madigan's bill was nothing more political grand standing and was designed to fool the foolish. He thinks the public is stupid, especially his supporters, but anybody with a brain can see through his subterfuge. Madigan and his co-conspirator Cullerton passed a continuing appropriation last year in the hopes of hiding the annual raises from the tax payers and not requiring a vote by the corrupt…
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He warned that walking away from the deal would isolate the United States from its international allies and Iran’s countdown to nuclear weapons “starts tomorrow.” Duh, our allies don't trust us anyway and our enemies don't fear us so what's to lose if we reject this bad deal? The countdown to Iran getting a nuclear bomb started a long time ago, Lurch. And Lurch actually said this, "“I…
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Illinois soybean acres planted up 7 percent, corn unchanged

1 year ago Illinois Ag Connection

Soybean numbers represent the highest planted acreage since 2006

From Illinois Ag Connection:

Illinois corn planted area, at 12.0 million acres, is unchanged from 2013 Harvested area for grain, at 11.8 million acres, is also unchanged from the previous year.

Soybean planted area, at 10.1 million acres, is up 7 percent from 2013. This represents the highest planted acreage in Illinois since 2006 when 10.1 million acres were planted. Harvested area, forecast at 10.05 million acres, is up 7 percent from the previous year.

Winter wheat planted area, estimated at 750,000 acres, is down 14 percent from 2013. Area harvested for grain is forecast at 690,000 acres, down 17 percent from the previous year.

Hay harvested area of all hay is expected to total 650,000 acres, down 2 percent from 2013. This consists of 320,000 acres of alfalfa and 330,000 acres of all other hay.

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